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New York Yankees LF Alfonso Soriano Pondering Retirement from Baseball After 2014 Season
February 19th, 2014 at 11:15 PM
When the New York Yankees made the mid-summer deal last July to re-acquire Alfonso Soriano from the Chicago Cubs, it could not have worked out more perfectly for them, as Soriano was a spark in the lineup and at times, almost unstoppable with the bat. ***VIDEO1*** In just 58 games with the...

New York Yankees One of Five Finalists for Free Agent Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka: Report
January 21st, 2014 at 3:25 PM
The negotiation period for teams to offer a contract with free agent Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka ends on Friday at 5p.m. with teams trying to lure the 25-year-old with a hefty contract and hopes of pitching for a championship. The New York Yankees have been all-in on Tanaka from day one...

New York Yankees, 4 Other Teams Have Offered Masahiro Tanaka Contract; Deal Exceeds 6 Years, $100MM
January 18th, 2014 at 9:57 PM
With less than a week left for teams to negotiate a deal with Japanese starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, teams are putting in their offers for the 25-year-old with hopes of landing him for 2014. The New York Yankees are one of five teams who have submitted an offer to Tanaka, as...

Rakuten Golden Eagles Will Post Masahiro Tanaka with New York Yankees Strongly Interested
December 25th, 2013 at 1:07 AM
It had seemed like the New York Yankees were going to have to scrape the bottom of the barrel for starting pitching options due to Masahiro Tanaka possibly not getting posted and allowed to come to the United States. But low and behold, a Christmas miracle. Tanaka's team, the Rakuten Golden...

Seattle Mariners Won’t Pursue New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi for Vacant Manager Job
October 9th, 2013 at 7:14 AM
Joe Girardi has been the top name of quite a few team's list as a must-hire manager for the 2014 season. The New York Yankees, the team he's been with for the last six seasons, desperately wants to retain him and have an outstanding offer for a new contract on the...

Report: Joe Girardi Torn Between New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs Managing Jobs
October 8th, 2013 at 2:01 PM
Most people thought by the beginning of this week, Joe Girardi would have given the New York Yankees his answer on whether he would be coming back to the team or not for 2014 and beyond. That has not been the case though. Andy McCullough of the Newark-Star Ledger reported on...

Report: Chicago Cubs Willing to Match, Outbid New York Yankees Offer for Manager Joe Girardi
October 7th, 2013 at 3:41 PM
The talk about Joe Girardi and the Chicago Cubs has been hot and heavy over the last month and continues to gain steam. Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune has reported that president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer are willing to match the New York Yankees offer on a contract,...

Could New York Yankees Be in Cards If Los Angeles Dodgers Don’t Bring Back Don Mattingly?
October 7th, 2013 at 8:04 AM
The New York Yankees 2013 season has been over for a week now, but it hasn't stopped the chatter for the future plans for 2014 and beyond, especially who will be managing the team. Right now, the Yankees and general manager Brian Cashman would love to have Joe Girardi back with...

Report: Washington Nationals Interested in New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi; Requesting Permission for Meeting
October 6th, 2013 at 1:55 AM
The sweepstakes for manager Joe Girardi is really starting to pick up over the last week and may get very interesting as he is picking up options. The New York Yankees are trying to retain their manager before his contract officially expires and would be free to speak to any team...

Report: New York Yankees Make Contract Offer to Manager Joe Girardi; Await Decision
October 4th, 2013 at 9:31 PM
The New York Yankees would like to retain their manager Joe Girardi, who is currently one of the top managers on the market right now as he is a free agent. On Friday, the Yankees put in their offer to keep Girardi, as Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York reported and...

Report: Chicago Cubs Heavily Interested in Hiring New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi
October 2nd, 2013 at 5:29 PM
It's been widely expected that Joe Girardi would be interested in the now vacant Chicago Cubs managerial job once it opened up due to Dale Sveum being fired this past Monday. On Wednesday, Buster Olney from ESPN reported that after New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman met with Girardi's agent and confirmed...

Report: New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Interested in Chicago Cubs Job “If They’re Interested”
September 28th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
For the last two weeks, there's been a lot of speculation about Joe Girardi's managerial whereabouts and interests for next season, as the current New York Yankees manager will become a free agent on Monday after the regular season ends this Sunday. The one job that most people feel that he would...

Report: New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi “70-30″ on Bronx Return, Could Have Interest in Chicago Cubs Job
September 23rd, 2013 at 11:37 PM
With the final week of the 2013 regular season upon us and the New York Yankees playoff chances dwindling down each day, it's been speculated on if Joe Girardi is managing his final games in the Bronx after six years. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees manager is a free agent after this season, as his...

New York Yankees Trying to Lure First Baseman Derrek Lee Out of Retirement
March 11th, 2013 at 10:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** As the New York Yankees weigh all options to replace holes at first base and third base, especially with the absence of first baseman Mark Teixeira, who will be out until mid-May with a strained wrist, is it possible the Yankees go to a retired veteran? While the Yankees do have a previous Gold...

Yankees Claim Russ Canzler Off Waivers from Cleveland Indians; Designate Dickerson for Assignment
January 4th, 2013 at 9:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** In another low-risk move similar to the signing of former Atlanta Brave Matt Diaz, the Yankees claimed journeyman Russ Canzler off of waivers from the Cleveland Indians Friday afternoon.  In lieu of this move, the Yankees designated outfielder Chris Dickerson for assignment.  If the Yankees aren't capable of finding a...

New York Yankees Among Ten Teams Interested in Chicago Cubs’ Ryan Dempster
July 15th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
As Chicago Cubs starter Ryan Dempster continues his dominant scoreless inning streak, which is now at 33 consecutive innings after throwing six shutout innings on Saturday, contending teams continue to show interest in acquiring the veteran before the trade deadline on July 31. Ten teams are currently eyeing Dempster, with...

New York Yankees Eyeing Starters Ryan Dempster, Matt Garza of Chicago Cubs
June 16th, 2012 at 9:57 AM
As the last-place Chicago Cubs look to trade veterans and get younger before the July 31 trade deadline, the New York Yankees could make an offer for Ryan Dempster or Matt Garza, as both starters have garnered interest from New York.  ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, the Yankees, along with the Los Angeles Dodgers, were...

New York Yankees Interested in RHP Matt Garza of Chicago Cubs
June 1st, 2012 at 5:04 PM
If the New York Yankees decide to acquire a starting pitcher before the trade deadline, Matt Garza of the Chicago Cubs will be their top choice, reports Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. ***PHOTO1*** Garza, 28, is 2-3 with a 4.22 ERA this season. The Yankees are interested in Garza because of his proven...

Hiroyuki Nakajima Approaches New York Yankees About Sign-And-Trade Possibility
December 15th, 2011 at 12:15 PM
Shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima and his agent, Greg Genske, have approached the New York Yankees about the possibility of a sign-and-trade, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The Yankees won negotiating rights to Nakajima earlier this month, giving them 30 days to sign the 29 year-old to a contract. ***PHOTO1*** If the Yankees and Nakajima can not agree on a...

New York Yankees Claim Chicago Cubs’ Carlos Pena Off Waivers
August 24th, 2011 at 6:01 PM
The New York Yankees have claimed Chicago Cubs' Carlos Pena off waivers. This means that the Yankees and Cubs can now negotiate a trade involving Pena being sent to New York. If the two teams can't work out a deal, Pena will remain with the Cubs for the rest of the season. ***PHOTO1*** Pena has...