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MLB Rumors: New York Yankees and Free Agent SP Max Scherzer are Talking
November 18th, 2014 at 9:28 AM
It appears the New York Yankees and their notoriously stingy owner, Hal Steinbrenner, may decide to spend some money on more than just their own free agents this winter. ***PHOTO1*** CBS Sports' Jon Heyman is reporting that the Yankes and top free agent starting pitcher Max Scherzer have had talks since the...

MLB Rumors: Yankees with “Significant” Presence at Yoan Moncada Workout
November 16th, 2014 at 8:13 PM
The New York Yankees have whiffed (whether intentionally or not) on every recent Cuban defector to enter the states, and infielder Yoan Moncada could be the next one the Yankees come up short on. ***PHOTO1*** The 19-year-old Moncada worked out for several teams in Guatemala on Wednesday, showcasing his ability to field...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees a Dark Horse for Free Agent SP Jon Lester
November 15th, 2014 at 7:45 PM
While the New York Yankees will undoubtedly look to bolster their offense before the start of the 2015 season, don't rule them out just yet in the hunt for a top-notch starting pitcher. ***PHOTO1*** Three names will garner the most attention this offseason in the starting pitching market: Max Scherzer, James Shields...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Mets Interested in New York Yankees SS Stephen Drew
November 13th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
The New York Yankees have kept tabs on Stephen Drew, as they are interested in him, but as a fallback option in case they don't land someone else. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees aren't the only team in New York interested in Drew's services, as Joel Sherman of the New York Post has reported...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees Continue to Stay Away from Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval
November 12th, 2014 at 3:23 PM
As early as Wednesday, the report is that the San Francisco Giants and the Boston Red Sox were the final two for the services of Pablo Sandoval, who is looking for a six-year deal in free agency ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees were once reported to being tied to having interest in...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: ‘Mutual Interest’ Continues with Chase Headley, New York Yankees
November 3rd, 2014 at 7:57 AM
When the New York Yankees traded for Chase Headley back in July, it was basically a three-month audition to see what he can do as their third basemen and the audition went pretty well in which the Yankees would like to bring him back for 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Headley, who will officially be...

MLB Trade Rumors Predicts Max Scherzer, Hanley Ramirez to Yankees; David Robertson to Cubs
November 2nd, 2014 at 11:43 PM
Every season, the popular site MLB Trade Rumors runs its Top 50 Free Agent Predictions article just before the start of actual free agency, this year, free agency will begin on Tuesday at midnight. ***PHOTO1*** In the article, it has a few bold predictions for the New York Yankees making several big-time...

Former New York Yankees 3B Kevin Youkilis Announces Retirement from Baseball
October 30th, 2014 at 3:53 PM
In the year of the retirements, several people who were on the New York Yankees or who once played for the New York Yankees have been announcing their retirements from baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Derek Jeter. Bobby Abreu. Octavio Dotel. And even first base coach Mick Kelleher. On Thursday, another former Yankees player has...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Boston Red Sox Interested in Pursuing Yankees 3B Chase Headley
October 30th, 2014 at 8:31 AM
Now that the 2014 World Series is officially over, teams have the next five days to prepare their game plans for free agency and the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** The Boston Red Sox are apparently focusing on adding a third basemen for next year and they have several of the top targets on...

New York Yankees Hire Former Red Sox’ Greg Colbrunn for Class-A Charleston Hitting Coach Job
October 25th, 2014 at 12:32 AM
After Chili Davis was hired by the Boston Red Sox and Dave Magadan was told he wouldn't be hired for the job, one of the potential candidates thought of for the New York Yankees hitting coach job was the guy that Davis was replacing in Boston; Greg Colbrunn. ***PHOTO1*** Colbrunn resigned as...

Boston Red Sox Kept Chili Davis Away from New York Yankees by Offering 3-Year Contract
October 24th, 2014 at 11:42 AM
Chili Davis had narrowed his selection for a hitting coach position down to two teams; the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. In the end, Davis ended up choosing the Red Sox, while the Yankees continue their search for a new hitting coach in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** What was the ultimate deciding...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees’ CC Sabathia Likes Jon Lester, Would Want Him as Teammate
October 23rd, 2014 at 9:16 AM
The three biggest names on the pitching market heading into free agency are Max Scherzer, Jon Lester and James Shields. The New York Yankees are expected to pursue at least one of them to help their starting rotation that suffered a multitude of injuries in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Because he can't be offered...

Dave Magadan Won’t Become Yankees Hitting Coach; Chili Davis Chose Boston Over NY
October 20th, 2014 at 5:54 PM
The New York Yankees have notified Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan that he will not be the team's next hitting coach. ***PHOTO1*** Anthony McCarron of New York Daily News has the latest: Dave Magadan has been told by the Yankees he's not going to be their hitting coach. — Anthony McCarron (@AnthonyMcCarron) October...

Boston Red Sox Hire Chili Davis as Hitting Coach; New York Yankees were Interested
October 20th, 2014 at 1:07 AM
You can cross off one of the bigger names that the New York Yankees wanted for their hitting coach job in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** On late Sunday afternoon, it was announced that the Boston Red Sox would be hiring former Oakland A's hitting coach Chili Davis to be their next hitting coach; as...

MLB Rumors: Kevin Long in Talks with Mets, Blue Jays, Braves About Hitting Coach Jobs
October 13th, 2014 at 8:10 PM
Former New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long wasn't expecting to stay out of work for very long after being fired as the team's hitting coach this past Friday. ***PHOTO1*** As it turns out, he's not only getting interest, he's got multiple teams interested in him for their vacated hitting coach spots,...

Former New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Comments on Future Plans
October 13th, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Many inside the New York Yankees Universe couldn't imagine teams actually wanting former hitting coach Kevin Long after the team's abysmal offensive season in 2014, but that clearly isn't the case. ***PHOTO1*** Experts around the league say Long, who was let go by the Yankees last Friday, is well-respected by Major League...

MLB Rumors: Boston Red Sox Could Be Landing Spot for Former Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long
October 13th, 2014 at 10:31 AM
With Kevin Long now officially on the market for teams to interview as a hitting coach now that he's been dismissed as the Yankees hitting coach, teams are already lining up with potential interest. ***PHOTO1***-+ The New York Mets were already one team that had reported interest in Long. Now another team...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Red Sox, not Yankees, are Early Favorites for Royals’ James Shields
October 10th, 2014 at 11:52 AM
The Kansas City Royals would love nothing more than be able to retain ace starter James Shields, but given how well he's been pitching in the postseason, along with the fact that he's one of the top three starters on the market next month, that may just not happen. ***PHOTO1*** And given...

Ben Affleck Refuses to Wear New York Yankees Hat on Set of Movie ‘Gone Girl’
October 3rd, 2014 at 10:08 AM
Ben Affleck's love of the Boston Red Sox has been very apparent throughout his life in the public eye, so there was absolutely no way he'd be able to wear a New York Yankees hat in any capacity. ***PHOTO1*** In this instance, "Gone Girl" director David Fincher wanted Affleck to wear the...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Says Time is Right for Him to Retire from MLB
September 29th, 2014 at 7:53 AM
In case you had any doubts about Derek Jeter's desire to call it quits at the end of this season, don't because the New York Yankees Captain is ready to retire from Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter told the media after the last game of his career finished with a 1-for-2 day,...