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MLB Free Agent Rumors: Dodgers Joining Chase with Yankees, Red Sox for Yoan Moncada
January 14th, 2015 at 1:50 PM
About a week ago, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox were considered to be the favorites for Cuban slugger Yoan Moncada. Now, there's a third team in the mix for him. ***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Dodgers are now expected to join the chase for Moncada, as Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees and Red Sox ‘Heavy Favorites’ for Yoan Moncada
January 9th, 2015 at 9:04 AM
UPDATE: Tuesday, January 13 at 10:50 p.m. ET Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that the other Yoan, Moncada, has not yet been cleared by the United States government, so he can't sign with a team just yet. However, Moncada does have some workouts setup with unknown teams: Source: Yoan Moncada still...

Will the New York Yankees Get 2013 Stephen Drew or 2014 Stephen Drew?
January 7th, 2015 at 4:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees resigned Stephen Drew to a one year deal, which initially seems puzzling given how abysmal Drew was last season. It looked like the Yankees were going to let Rob Refsnyder and Jose Pirela duke it out during Spring Training for the second base position, but Drew's...

MLB Hot Stove: Possible Outcomes for New York Yankees After Signing Stephen Drew
January 7th, 2015 at 6:00 AM
If you heard an explosion somewhere near you or in the distance on Tuesday night, it was likely the collective sound made by the heads of New York Yankees fans who didn't want to see Stephen Drew back in pinstripes. ***PHOTO2*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports first had the news of the...

A Refresher Course: John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and the New York Yankees
January 6th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz were all inducted into the Hall of Fame today. Although only Johnson actually pitched for the New York Yankees, all three pitchers are tied into the Core Four era. Johnson helped defeat the Yankees in the 2001 World Series before coming to the...

Former New York Yankees CF Johnny Damon Announces He Plans to Retire in 2015
January 5th, 2015 at 4:39 PM
Johnny Damon has been trying to make his way back to Major League Baseball for the past few seasons, but he hasn't had any success latching on to a new team since he last played with the Cleveland Indians in 2012. ***PHOTO1*** Because of this Damon has announced that he will retire...

Yankees’ Brian Cashman Tried to Trade for Rick Porcello, Wade Miley at Winter Meetings
December 12th, 2014 at 9:41 PM
Now that the 2014 version of the baseball Winter Meetings have concluded in San Diego, many fans of the New York Yankees are starting to get restless. ***PHOTO1*** T--hey saw the Boston Red Sox make moves for their starting rotation, they saw the Los Angeles Dodgers remake their entire starting lineup and...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Houston Astros Interested in Yankees’ Stephen Drew
December 12th, 2014 at 6:16 PM
Thus far, the Houston Astros have had a tough time convincing some players to come to what has been a losing franchise in recent time; Andrew Miller spurned them to sign with the New York Yankees and David Robertson only negotiated with them because he needed leverage and eventually got...

Comparing the Contract Years of David Robertson and Jonathan Papelbon
December 9th, 2014 at 3:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees knew they would have a giant hole to fill at the back of the bullpen with the retirement of Mariano Rivera in 2013. While it was widely acknowledged that David Robertson had the ability to be an MLB closer, he had never stepped into that role...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Aren’t Interested in Jon Lester; May Prefer Max Scherzer
December 9th, 2014 at 1:32 AM
While Jon Lester has yet to make his decision on where he might sign, some thought the New York Yankees could sneak into the discussions and snag Lester with a major offer. ***PHOTO1*** That offer is not happening, as Marly Rivera of ESPN Deportes has reported that the rumors of the Yankees...

David Ortiz ‘Angry’ at Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez; Hasn’t Spoken to Him in a Year
December 5th, 2014 at 2:42 AM
In the past, David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez were once really close friends who used to spend a lot of time on and off the field together, talking before games, after games, hanging out at charity events. ***PHOTO1*** That was until A-Rod got tacked with a 211 game suspension last summer and...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees ‘In’ on Jon Lester; May Have Made ‘Large’ Offer
December 3rd, 2014 at 10:26 PM
Up until Wednesday night, the teams that were in the lead for Jon Lester were the Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants. It seems though as if they will have rather large company entering the chase for the top lefty starter on the market. ***PHOTO1*** Matt Abbatcola of...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees in Serious Pursuit of Orioles’ Andrew Miller; Could Get 4 Years
December 1st, 2014 at 9:33 AM
The New York Yankees have been preparing for the possible departure of David Robertson, but they have someone in mind to take his place just in case that does happen. ***PHOTO1*** Buster Olney of ESPN New York reported early Monday morning that the New York Yankees are in serious pursuit of Baltimore...

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...