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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...

Kevin Long, New York Yankees Explain What Biggest Problem on Offense Is
August 16th, 2014 at 9:35 AM
The New York Yankees offense again failed to produce any runs on Friday night after a 5-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. ***PHOTO1*** New York has one of the worst offenses in baseball, and because of that the return of Michael Pineda and eventually Masahiro Tanaka won't do...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka to Throw Off Mound on Saturday
August 15th, 2014 at 5:54 PM
The next step in Masahiro Tanaka's bid to return to the New York Yankees will happen on Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** After throwing off flat ground multiple times during the week, Tanaka is now ready to toss a 25-pitch session from the bump, per Meredith Marakovits of the YES Network: Masahiro Tanaka (through translator) said...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Responds to Hal Steinbrenner’s Comments Over His Future
August 15th, 2014 at 12:05 PM
On Thursday, New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner was more committal on Alex Rodriguez's future with the team as opposed to his long-time general manager Brian Cashman's. ***PHOTO1*** Then again, when the team you built and spent over $500 million to do so is in danger of failing to make the postseason...

New York Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner Won’t Commit to Retaining Brian Cashman as General Manager
August 14th, 2014 at 1:03 PM
There could be some changes coming to the New York Yankees following the 2014 season, especially if the team fails to make the playoffs for the second straight season and for the third time since 2008. ***PHOTO1*** While Joe Girardi is likely safe as manager because of signing a four-year deal at...

Matt Thornton Reacts to New York Yankees Allowing Washington Nationals to Claim Him
August 13th, 2014 at 11:09 AM
Matt Thornton, as was the rest of the New York Yankees Universe, was shocked to see the Yankees allow the Washington Nationals to claim him. Matt thornton pic.twitter.com/OhzCGcU3BE — Brian Lieber (@brianlieb14) August 7, 2014 Thornton spoke to Dan Martin of the New York Post about being placed on waivers by the Yankees...

David Robertson Says New York Yankees Made Mistake not Signing Him in Offseason
August 7th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
The New York Yankees and their closer, David Robertson, will be at a crossroads this offseason when the 29-year-old becomes a free agent with the opportunity to leave the only team he's ever known. ***VIDEO1*** New York could keep Robertson in two ways: offer him a qualifying offer at around $14 million...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman “Won’t Rule Out” Manny Banuelos, Others Being Called-up
August 5th, 2014 at 6:47 PM
Now that the New York Yankees have let Matt Thornton go to the Washington Nationals, the team needs a new left-hander in the bullpen and just so happens to have a few options in the minors to fill the void. ***VIDEO1*** Yankees general manager Brian Cashman named a few young players he...

Yankees Have Target Date for Masahiro Tanaka Return; 2nd Rehab Step Completed
August 5th, 2014 at 5:38 PM
The New York Yankees have a target return date for Masahiro Tanaka, and although we know what month it will take place in, we don't yet have the exact date. ***VIDEO1*** Yankees general manager Brian Cashman admitted he is looking at a date in September, but he won't give anything more specific,...

New York Yankees Prospect Manny Banuelos Finding His Form; Won’t Be 2014 Call-up
August 3rd, 2014 at 3:09 PM
The New York Yankees have had nothing but troubles with their top pitching prospects over the years and Manny Banuelos was certainly heading down that same road. I still DK: Manny Banuelos pitches. I take a picture. The mystery is, I don't know who took the photo of US. #Yankees — Jessica...

New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka to Get Update on Injured Elbow on Monday
August 1st, 2014 at 11:59 AM
UPDATE: Sunday, August 3 at 6:04 p.m. ET Manager Joe Girardi updated the media on Masahiro Tanaka, who is scheduled to have an exam on Monday to determine how his injured elbow is responding to treatment. If all goes well, Tanaka can start playing catch, per Erik Boland of Newsday: Girardi said...

Martin Prado Reacts After Trade to New York Yankees at MLB Trade Deadline
July 31st, 2014 at 8:34 PM
Martin Prado is one of the newest members of the New York Yankees and he has now spoken about the deal that sent him from Arizona to the Bronx. ***VIDEO1*** First, Prado explains where he was when he found out he had been dealt, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: “I was getting a...

MLB Trade Deadline Passes; New York Yankees Could Look to August Waivers for Pitching Help
July 31st, 2014 at 6:12 PM
So the 4p.m. deadline for baseball's trade deadline came and went and some of the big named pitching on the market found new homes; David Price went to the Detroit Tigers and Jon Lester went to the Oakland A's along with John Lackey and Justin Masterson both going to the...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Reacts to MLB Trade Deadline Moves
July 31st, 2014 at 5:53 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman was busy making incremental upgrades to the roster before 4 p.m. struck on July 31, which is the deadline for trades in Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** Before even making the deals for Stephen Drew and Martin Prado, Cashman had to ask his bosses to take...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees and Rays Still Talking David Price Deal
July 31st, 2014 at 3:28 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, July 31 at 3:34 p.m. ET Nightengale has updated his earlier report with the news that the Yankees are just "dabbling" in Price talks: The #Tigers, #Mariners and #Pirates are the three front-runners for #Rays ace David Price, while #Yankees have dabbled in talks. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July 31, 2014 Ken...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Looking for Rentals at Deadline
July 31st, 2014 at 8:53 AM
While the New York Yankees do have their ears open for any potential blockbuster deal, it looks as though general manager Brian Cashman is sticking to trades for smaller, rental types in order to bolster his roster. ***VIDEO1*** That's the latest from Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com: The Yankees want to upgrade their talent,...

Luis Severino Making Double-A Look Easy as Yankees Prospect Dominates Again
July 30th, 2014 at 10:25 AM
Much of the talk surrounding the New York Yankees and general manager Brian Cashman at the trade deadline will involve making some kind of big deal, and any deal such as that would require the Yanks to let go of their best pitching prospect, Luis Severino. ***VIDEO1*** Severino continues to build his...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Won’t Give up Much for John Danks
July 29th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, July 30 at 7:14 p.m. ET You can pretty much squash any hope that the Yankees will get John Danks from the Chicago White Sox as general manager Brian Cashman has no interest in picking up Danks' salary, per Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News: A lot of...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies Make Cole Hamels Available; New York Yankees Must Inquire
July 28th, 2014 at 5:06 PM
The overwhelming belief has been that Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Philles is not available for trade before July 31, but now it seems the Phillies are changing their tune and have put the talented left-hander on the market. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Morosi of FOX Sports has the latest: Sources: Phillies have made Cole...

MLB Trade Deadline: New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Wise to Prioritize Offense
July 28th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Since their starting five started dropping like flies, the New York Yankees' main focus has been on starting pitching. So much so that many people don't realize it's offense that is their biggest concern. ***VIDEO1*** If you don't agree with that then you don't agree with the Yankees' general manager, Brian Cashman. Cash...