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Why New York Yankees Didn’t Bid on Cuban Defector Rusney Castillo
August 24th, 2014 at 11:40 AM
While the New York Yankees were heavily involved in scouting Rusney Castillo from day one, they were not one of the teams to make the Cuban outfielder an offer. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Yankees didn't even place a bid, despite reports to the contrary saying...

Boston Red Sox Sign Rusney Castillo to 7-year, $72.5 Million Contract
August 22nd, 2014 at 11:22 AM
UPDATE: Friday, August 22 at 12:06 p.m. ET The original contract figures for the Castillo-Red Sox deal were slightly off, as it turns out Castillo has signed a seven-year deal worth $72.5 million, per Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com: Sox agree on 7 year 72.5m deal with Castillo , joins club this season:...

Boston Red Sox Favorites for Rusney Castillo; Yankees Falling Out of Picture
August 22nd, 2014 at 10:14 AM
There is plenty of competition for Cuban-born outfielder Rusney Castillo, but it appears the Boston Red Sox are trying vigorously to sign him and are emerging as the favorites in the sweepstakes. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says the Red Sox are still "heavily involved" and are attempting to beat out...

MLB Rumors: Yankees Seen as Favorite to Land Jon Lester; Red Sox are ‘Long Shot’
August 20th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
While it is believed to be a long shot for Oakland Athletics starter Jon Lester to return to the Boston Red Sox in free agency after the season, the New York Yankees are one of the teams said to be the favorites to land him. ***PHOTO1*** Lester, who was traded before the...

Rusney Castillo ‘Moving Quickly’ to Sign; Reports Differ on Favorite to Land Him
August 18th, 2014 at 8:34 PM
Rusney Castillo was expected to make a decision on which team to sign with this week and the Cuban defector is trying to work as quickly as possible to make that decision. ***PHOTO1*** Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald has the latest: Heard Cuban OF/INF Rusney Castillo is moving quickly toward a decision....

Roger Clemens Reacts to Hall of Fame Questions; Pedro Martinez Supports Rocket
August 14th, 2014 at 4:26 PM
Former New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens talked to reporters on Thursday when he was inducted into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame. ***VIDEO1*** The topic? Performance-enhancing drugs, of course. Clemens was asked if he should be in the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown when it's his time and The Rocket basically...

New York Yankees Likely to Support MLB COO Rob Manfred as Next Commissioner
August 12th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
The vote for who will be Major League Baseball's next commissioner after Bud Selig retires will come down on Thursday and the New York Yankees are likely to support MLB's current COO, Rob Manfred. ***VIDEO1*** Manfred made headlines in the past few years as he was one of the major players in...

Reporter Asks New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda If He Will Use Pine Tar Again
August 11th, 2014 at 5:53 PM
Michael Pineda spoke to the media on Monday after it was reported that he would start on Wednesday versus the Baltimore Orioles, and the New York Yankees starter was asked if he would continue using pine tar. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, Pineda was suspended for 10 games earlier in the season after he...

MLB Rumors: Chicago Cubs, not New York Yankees, Considered Favorites to Sign Oakland A’s Starter Jon Lester
August 11th, 2014 at 2:33 PM
Ever since the Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester to the Oakland A's at the trade deadline last month, people have started to wonder if the New York Yankees will be the team to land Lester once he becomes a free agent in the winter. ***VIDEO1*** Because Lester was dealt from Boston...

Albert Pujols Trolls Mike Napoli After Angels Beat Red Sox in 19 Innings (Video)
August 10th, 2014 at 9:36 AM
This one will give New York Yankees fans a reason to smile on Sunday. ***VIDEO1*** The Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox were embroiled in a 19-inning game on Saturday night when Albert Pujols finally ended it with a walk-off home run to give LA a 5-4 win. But Pujols wasn't done there....

New York Yankees Sign Rich Hill to Major League Contract; Takes Matt Thornton’s Roster Spot
August 5th, 2014 at 4:02 PM
With Matt Thornton being claimed off waivers by the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, the New York Yankees had an extra roster spot available and needed another left-hander for their bullpebn. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees have added 34-year-old veteran Rich Hill to their bullpen, as they signed him to a major league contract, as...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Likely to Claim Phillies’ Cole Hamels If Placed on Waivers
August 3rd, 2014 at 4:35 PM
Last month, the New York Yankees were offered Cole Hamels last month around the trade deadline, but the Philadelphia Phillies were demanding several top prospects in exchange for their ace in a return deal. ***VIDEO1*** Despite not trading for Hamels last month before the July 31 trade deadline, the Yankees are still...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Roofs Home Run After Clearing Green Monster (Video)
August 2nd, 2014 at 7:20 PM
Mark Teixeira is no stranger to hitting mammoth home runs and the New York Yankees first baseman launched another one out on Saturday versus the Boston Red Sox that ended up on a roof outside of Fenway Park. ***VIDEO1*** Tex creamed the homer from the right side of the plate, and the...

Stephen Drew Goes 0-for-4 in New York Yankees Debut; Lose to Boston Red Sox 4-3
August 2nd, 2014 at 12:32 AM
On Friday night, Stephen Drew would be playing in front of the typical crowd at Fenway Park that he would normally play in front of during the 2014 season. Only this time, it was in a different uniform. ***VIDEO1*** Fresh off being traded to the New York Yankees in exchange for Kelly...

Stephen Drew to Make Debut for New York Yankees Vs. Boston Red Sox on Friday; Will Bat 8th in Lineup
August 1st, 2014 at 4:31 PM
Just 24 hours after being traded from the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees, Stephen Drew will make his debut for the Yankees, and ironically enough, he will be playing against his old team in his debut. ***VIDEO1*** The lienup was released by Yankees manager Joe Girardi just hours before...

Stephen Drew Comments on Trade to New York Yankees and Playing Second Base
August 1st, 2014 at 4:18 PM
Stephen Drew spoke to the media for the first time since being traded from the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees, which was quite the surprise deal considering it was on nobody's radar and it happened between two rivals. ***VIDEO1*** The first obvious question he was asked and answered was...

Martin Prado, Stephen Drew Trades Make Rob Refsnyder’s Future with Yankees Cloudy
August 1st, 2014 at 7:20 AM
Hot-hitting New York Yankees prospect Rob Refsnyder's chances at making it to the big leagues in 2014 were already slim, but the acquisitions of Stephen Drew and Martin Prado have sealed the deal for this season and maybe next as well. ***VIDEO1*** General manager Brian Cashman has already said his wish was...

Martin Prado, Stephen Drew First Look in New York Yankees Uniform
July 31st, 2014 at 6:14 PM
The two newest New York Yankees at the Major League Baseball trade deadline are infielder Stephen Drew and utility man Martin Prado. Drew comes over from the Boston Red Sox, while Prado is coming from the desert with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Yanks gave up Kelly Johnson for Drew and prospect...

Boston Red Sox Trade Stephen Drew to New York Yankees
July 31st, 2014 at 3:50 PM
The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have actually made a trade with one another, as Boston will send infielder Stephen Drew to the Bronx for Kelly Johnson. ***VIDEO1*** Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com broke the news: confirmed: Stephen Drew to Yankees — Gordon Edes (@GordonEdes) July 31, 2014 This is the first time the...

MLB Trade Rumors: Boston Red Sox to Move Jon Lester and John Lackey
July 29th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, July 30 at 12:52 p.m. ET The Boston Red Sox are in full sell mode before the July 31 MLB trade deadline. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting that both Jon Lester and John Lackey could be moved in the next day or two: To be clear: Source not saying...