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Yankees GM Brian Cashman Sued for Spying on E-Mails, Trying to Commit Mistress
January 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has more than just on-the-field problems in 2015, as his alleged former mistress, Louise Meanwell, is filing a lawsuit against the Yanks' front office man. ***PHOTO1*** The suit says that Cashman not only hacked and spied on Meanwell's e-mails, but he also contacted the woman's...

The Significance of Passing on Max Scherzer
January 22nd, 2015 at 9:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Brian Cashman never indicated that he would be interested in offering a big contract to free agent pitcher Max Scherzer. It turned out that Cashman was being candid, as the Yankees did not end up placing a bid on Scherzer. The Washington Nationals ended up giving Scherzer a 210 million...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Seriously Pursuing Cole Hamels
January 19th, 2015 at 3:56 PM
If you were hoping the New York Yankees were going to pursue Cole Hamels this offseason in a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, you can pretty much put that thought to bed. ***PHOTO1*** Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that while the Yankees have inquired about the Phillies ace, they are not...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Would “Love” Max Scherzer; Tigers Seen as Favorites
January 15th, 2015 at 4:48 PM
While most of the New York Yankees' front office has denied the team's intent to sign a high-priced free agent like Max Scherzer this offseason, rumor has it the team would be thrilled to sign him. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and President Randy Levine have both said signing Scherzer is...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Owner Doesn’t Rule Out Signing Max Scherzer
January 14th, 2015 at 5:08 PM
Hal Steinbrenner struck a slightly different tone than his general manager when speaking about increasing payroll to sign a big-name free agent this offseason. ***PHOTO1*** In the past few months, both general manager Brian Cashman and President Randy Levine have all but denounced signing a big-name pitcher like Max Scherzer, who would...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Explains Why He Hired 2 Hitting Coaches
January 14th, 2015 at 10:23 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman had another first in his career when he hired two hitting coaches for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** The Yanks parted ways with former hitting coach Kevin Long during the offseason, who left for the Mets in Flushing. It took the Bronx Bombers a long time...

The Decline of the New York Yankees Offense
January 12th, 2015 at 5:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees elected to hire two new hitting coaches to replace Kevin Long. Jeff Pentland will take over as the official hitting coach with Alan Cockrell coming onboard as the assistant hitting coach. The Yankees are hoping that the new coaches will help refresh the Yankees anemic offense....

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Acquiring ‘Moveable Pieces’
January 11th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is moving the franchise in a different direction, making trades for younger players who can give the Yanks a future. ***PHOTO1*** It's something the fanbase has been asking for, and the Yanks' GM is in the process of delivering. Cashman recently spoke about the moves he's...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yoan Lopez Drawing Strong Interest from Yankees
January 10th, 2015 at 7:20 PM
UPDATE: Tuesday, January 13 at 10:47 p.m. ET Yoan Lopez is now off the market as the Arizona Diamondbacks have scooped him up, courtesy of Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com: (Updated) Source: Yoan Lopez's deal with #Dbacks is for $8.27MM. He turned down $9MM to sign with Arizona. — Jesse Sanchez (@JesseSanchezMLB) January 13,...

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...

Shawn Kelley Hints New York Yankees Have More Moves Coming After Trade with Padres
December 29th, 2014 at 6:24 PM
The most common question after the New York Yankees pulled the trigger on a deal that sent reliever Shawn Kelley to the San Diego Padres for prospect Johnny Barbato was: is there something bigger in the works for the Bronx Bombers? ***PHOTO1*** Well, according to Kelley himself, general manager Brian Cashman admitted...

The Remarkable Consistency of Hiroki Kuroda
December 29th, 2014 at 4:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** When Hiroki Kuroda decided to return to Japan and pitch for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp, the New York Yankees lost a pillar of their starting rotation. Kuroda pitched three seasons for the Yankees, consistently making his starts, eating innings, and giving the Yankees a chance to win games. Kuroda's departure...

New York Yankees Won’t Decide on Hitting, 1st Base Coach Until January, According to Brian Cashman
December 23rd, 2014 at 1:22 PM
The New York Yankees still have two coaching vacancies to fill for the 2015 season; hitting coach and 1st base coach. Those jobs became available when Kevin Long was fired and Mick Kelleher retired. ***PHOTO1*** The first base coach job has not garnered as much attention for the Yankees as the hitting...

Comparing Dellin Betances’ Projections to the New York Yankees’ Recent Closers
December 22nd, 2014 at 4:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees enjoyed remarkable consistency at the closer position with Mariano Rivera. He locked down the ninth inning from 1997 to 2013 and was incredibly durable, suffering his only major injury in 2012. When Rivera tore his ACL in early 2012, Rafael Soriano took over as the Yankees'...

Chase Headley Turned Down More Money to Stay in New York
December 17th, 2014 at 2:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees signed Chase Headley to a four year, 52 million dollar contract. However, before Headley was signed, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that Headley had a four year 65 million dollar offer on the table. Headley therefore took approximately 13 million dollars less to remain a...

Alex Rodriguez Plans to Beat Chase Headley for New York Yankees’ 3B Job in 2015
December 17th, 2014 at 1:27 PM
Alex Rodriguez might be the only person on the planet who still thinks he can play everyday. It's true the embattled New York Yankees star still thinks he can man the hot corner and beat out Chase Headley for the starting job in 2015, showing true delusion at its finest. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez...

Chris Capuano Guaranteed Spot in New York Yankees’ Rotation, Says GM Brian Cashman
December 17th, 2014 at 9:25 AM
UPDATE: Wednesday, December 17 at 4:24 p.m. ET Chris Capuano had an opportunity to play in Japan if the Yankees didn't come calling, but the 36-year-old left-hander decided to stay in the Bronx once he was offered a contract, per Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com: "I love Japan, but if you get the...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman on Alex Rodriguez: We Look Forward to Him Being a Tremendous DH
December 16th, 2014 at 5:53 PM
On Monday, the New York Yankees solidified their infield with the signing of third basemen Chase Headley to a four-year, $52 million deal, which now makes him the everyday third basemen. ***PHOTO1*** Headley takes the reigns of the returning Alex Rodriguez, who was suspended for the entire 2014 season and was one...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman: We’re Crossing Our Fingers with Masahiro Tanaka’s Elbow
December 16th, 2014 at 3:09 PM
Heading into the summer, Masahiro Tanaka was cruising his way to not only winning the American League Rookie of the Year Award, but possible the American League Cy Young Award. Then an elbow injury de-railed his success and put him on the disabled list for two months. ***PHOTO1*** A slight tear of...