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Adam Warren Reportedly Set to Start New York Yankees’ 1st Spring Training Game
February 28th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
You can throw Adam Warren's hat into the ring as a guy who could potentially start for the New York Yankes in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Marly Rivera of ESPN Deportes is reporting that Warren could get the nod as the Yanks' first starter in spring training games: Adam Warren will probably be the starter...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Frustrated by Tons of Alex Rodriguez Questions
February 26th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
If you were at New York Yankees spring training this year, you would think Alex Rodriguez is the only player on the team. ***PHOTO1*** That's because Yankees writers are obsessed with asking and writing about the 39-year-old slugger, who is returning from a year-long suspension after being involved in the Biogenesis scandal. But...

The New York Yankees Picked the Wrong Time to Be Frugal
February 23rd, 2015 at 4:47 PM
***PHOTO2*** The New York Yankees could only watch today as prized Cuban infield prospect Yoan Moncada took his talents to Boston. Moncada was supposed to be the future for the Yankees. He was supposed to bolster the farm system and lead a new generation of prospects. Instead, it's likely that the...

Sticking to His Guns: Brian Cashman’s Offseason Thus Far
February 12th, 2015 at 4:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees entered the 2014 offseason with the same bland rhetoric they usually emphasize before free agency. They said that they would take a look at ways to improve the roster. The Yankees gave no indication that they would be in on the big free...

Alex Rodriguez Meets with New York Yankees on Tuesday, Apologizes for Past Actions
February 10th, 2015 at 11:50 PM
Last week, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman confirmed that Alex Rodriguez wanted to meet with the team and upper management and apologize for the grief and trouble he has caused over the last couple of years; mostly due from the PED issues and the year long suspension he...

Alex Rodriguez to Meet with New York Yankees, Reports of Team Denying Meeting ‘Untrue’
February 6th, 2015 at 11:57 AM
Well, well. Looks like the two sides might be ready to play nice after all. ***PHOTO1*** Last month, the New York Yankees rejected a meeting at the request of their third basemen/designated hitter Alex Rodriguez; the meeting request came after he met with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred to clear the air on...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Doesn’t Guarantee Stephen Drew Starting Job
January 29th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
While it appears New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman plans for Stephen Drew to be the everyday second baseman for the team in 2015, he certainly isn't guaranteeing it. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman recently inked Drew to a one-year deal after the Bronx Bombers acquired the free-agent-to-be last season in a deal with...

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...