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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...

Do the New York Yankees Need Chase Headley to Approach His 2012 Production Levels?
December 15th, 2014 at 3:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees addressed the incessant uncertainty surrounding Alex Rodriguez by resigning Chase Headley to a four year contract. The soon-to-be 40 Rodriguez cannot be relied upon for much these days, except for a juicy tabloid headline now and then. Brian Cashman wisely chose to invest in a player...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Optimistic About Mark Teixeira’s Health
December 15th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is apparently a very optimistic person because he actually believes Mark Teixeira will be able to stay healthy in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** This after a 2014 campaign that saw Teixeira play in 123 games while battling wrist problems and other minor issues that have turned the...

New York Yankees’ Chase Headley Deal Blocks Prospects from Regular Playing Time
December 15th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
As the New York Yankees finalize their four-year deal with third baseman Chase Headley, the pact ends any hope of regular playing time for one of the organization's top young prospects. ***PHOTO1*** The deal that Headley signs will be worth $52 million and was first reported on by Jon Heyman of CBS...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Max Scherzer’s Price ‘Out of Yankees Range,’ According to Brian Cashman
December 15th, 2014 at 10:44 AM
Last week, it had been reported through league sources that the agent for current free agent pitcher Max Scherzer, Scott Boras, had requested an eight-year, $216 million deal from the New York Yankees. Before that, Scherzer was looking for at least $200 million in a contract, which would make him...

Yankees’ Brian Cashman: Alex Rodriguez is Working Very Hard, Still Trying to Hit Baseball Weight
December 11th, 2014 at 5:19 PM
Recently, the New York Yankees sent strength and conditioning coach Matt Krause down to Miami to visit Alex Rodriguez and see how the returning slugger has been handling his workouts in preparation for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** While at the baseball Winter Meetings, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman spoke to the media...

New York Yankees Never Made an Offer to Brandon McCarthy; Max Scherzer Rumors Continue
December 11th, 2014 at 4:18 PM
***PHOTO2*** Yankees.com reporter Bryan Hoch tweeted that the New York Yankees never made an offer to free agent pitcher Brandon McCarthy. It seems that the Yankees were not comfortable giving McCarthy the contract he was looking for. ***PHOTO1*** McCarthy came to New York in exchange for much maligned starter Vidal Nuño. McCarthy had...

Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees’ Rotation Depth
December 10th, 2014 at 5:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The health of Masahiro Tanaka's elbow remains critical to the potential structure of the New York Yankees' 2015 starting rotation. Before his injury, Tanaka was sensational in 2014. He showed the stuff of a true top of the rotation ace while also validating the 155 million dollar deal given to...

New York Yankes Continue to Monitor Alex Rodriguez’s Status; Trainer to Visit A-Rod Soon
November 21st, 2014 at 1:54 PM
Even at 39-years-old, the New York Yankees are still making a pretty big investment into Alex Rodriguez, especially since they are on the hook for the rest of his three years and $61 million. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod is returning to the Yankees after missing the entire 2014 season due to serving a season-long...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Open to Signing 2 Starting Pitchers This Offseason
November 21st, 2014 at 8:54 AM
The starting rotation of the New York Yankees is usually a priority for the team and heading into the winter, it could once again be a focal point for Brian Cashman. ***PHOTO1*** Masahiro Tanaka, last year's signee, missed two months with a slight ligament tear and was able to avoid surgery for...

Hiroki Kuroda’s Future with New York Yankees Cloudy; Expected to Pitch in 2015
November 17th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
While Hiroki Kuroda is expected to pitch in 2015, it isn't quite clear what team he will choose to do it with. ***PHOTO1*** One person who expects Kuroda to pitch again in 2015 is New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, who said so to Brendan Kuty of NJ.com: Brian Cashman said he...

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...

Manny Banuelos Has Chance to Make New York Yankees Starting Rotation in 2015
November 15th, 2014 at 6:35 PM
Coming into spring training 2015, New York Yankees pitching prospect Manny Banuelos will have a chance to make the team's starting rotation. 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 Quiroli (@heelsonthefield) November 29, 2012 Yankees...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman: 2015 Payroll Will Be ‘Very High, Very Impressive’
November 14th, 2014 at 10:35 AM
There's been chatter about if the New York Yankees will spend high like they normally do in the winter or if they will scale back and focus more on player development. ***PHOTO1*** Some aren't buying the Yankees not spending; Scott Boras sure isn't because he doesn't think it's the Yankees way or...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman: Alex Rodriguez Shouldn’t Be OK Accepting Reduced Role in 2015
November 12th, 2014 at 11:23 PM
When Alex Rodriguez comes back to the New York Yankees for the 2015 season, he'll be coming back a year removed from a season-long suspension and over 21 months since he took an official at-bat for the team. ***PHOTO1*** The doubts in his return is why the Yankees are trying to get...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman: Carlos Beltran Should Have Gotten the Elbow Surgery Back in May
November 11th, 2014 at 12:41 PM
Carlos Beltran's first season with the New York Yankees in 2014 was an extreme disappointment, but it was mostly due to injuries that kept the 37-year-old from playing at the high level he's normal to. ***PHOTO1*** In their annual Subway Series against the New York Mets back in May, Beltran felt discomfort...