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MLB Rumors: New York Yankees and Free Agent SP Max Scherzer are Talking
November 18th, 2014 at 9:28 AM
It appears the New York Yankees and their notoriously stingy owner, Hal Steinbrenner, may decide to spend some money on more than just their own free agents this winter. ***PHOTO1*** CBS Sports' Jon Heyman is reporting that the Yankes and top free agent starting pitcher Max Scherzer have had talks since the...

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...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Again Listed as Trade Option for Phillies Ace Cole Hamels
November 7th, 2014 at 3:26 PM
Back in the summer, we heard Cole Hamels name attached to the New York Yankees in trade rumors quite often. Of course, the Yankees never made a move for him. ***PHOTO1*** Hamels was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs when the Philadelphia Phillies placed him there in August, but the two...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Targeting A’s Starter Jason Hammel, Reunion with Chris Capuano
November 6th, 2014 at 9:17 AM
The New York Yankees are interested in a starter from the Oakland A's this winter, although it's not the starter most would want or think considering they're not pursuing top-flight pitching options. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported on Wednesday night that the Yankees are interested in right-handed starter Jason Hammel;...

MLB Trade Rumors Predicts Max Scherzer, Hanley Ramirez to Yankees; David Robertson to Cubs
November 2nd, 2014 at 11:43 PM
Every season, the popular site MLB Trade Rumors runs its Top 50 Free Agent Predictions article just before the start of actual free agency, this year, free agency will begin on Tuesday at midnight. ***PHOTO1*** In the article, it has a few bold predictions for the New York Yankees making several big-time...

Eric Hinske Turns Down Yankees Hitting Coach Job; Will Remain with Cubs as Coach
October 25th, 2014 at 1:08 AM
When Chili Davis decided to take the Boston Red Sox hitting coach job over the New York Yankees, the team then turned to a former player of theirs to see if he had any interest in it for 2015. ***PHOTO1*** As it turns out, Eric Hinske, who was a member of the...

Former New York Yankees 1B Coach Mick Kelleher Retires from Baseball
October 20th, 2014 at 9:22 AM
Recently fired New York Yankees first base coach Mick Kelleher is hanging up his cleats and will no longer coach in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Sweeny Murty of WFAN reported the news, announcing that Kelleher was retiring after 46 years in baseball, 16 of which were spent with the Yankees' organization: Former NYY...

MLB Trade Rumors: Cole Hamels Will Get Dealt; New York Yankees Should Avoid
September 2nd, 2014 at 9:37 PM
With Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro striking out at the Major League Baseball trade deadline, the team is certain to attempt a major unload of players during the offseason in order to start the rebuilding process. ***PHOTO1*** The most attractive of those players is ace Cole Hamels, who currently sits on...

Boston Red Sox Favorites for Rusney Castillo; Yankees Falling Out of Picture
August 22nd, 2014 at 10:14 AM
There is plenty of competition for Cuban-born outfielder Rusney Castillo, but it appears the Boston Red Sox are trying vigorously to sign him and are emerging as the favorites in the sweepstakes. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says the Red Sox are still "heavily involved" and are attempting to beat out...

Cuban Free Agent Rusney Castillo Likely to Sign with Chicago Cubs, not New York Yankees: Report
August 19th, 2014 at 6:42 PM
It looks like the Chicago Cubs, not the Philadelphia Phillies, may have appeared to be the new front runners to land Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo. ***VIDEO1*** Buster Olney of ESPN reported on Tuesday night that the Cubs appear to be the team to land Castillo, beating out five other teams for his...

MLB Rumors: Chicago Cubs, not New York Yankees, Considered Favorites to Sign Oakland A’s Starter Jon Lester
August 11th, 2014 at 2:33 PM
Ever since the Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester to the Oakland A's at the trade deadline last month, people have started to wonder if the New York Yankees will be the team to land Lester once he becomes a free agent in the winter. ***VIDEO1*** Because Lester was dealt from Boston...

MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago Cubs, not New York Yankees, Awarded Waiver Claim on Phillies’ Cole Hamels; Trade Doubtful
August 8th, 2014 at 12:04 AM
UPDATE: Sorry Yankees fans, but not only were the New York Yankees not even close to getting Cole Hamels off waivers, they never even put in a bid for him. ***VIDEO1*** Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun Times reported on late Thursday night that the Chicago Cubs in fact were the only team...

MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago Cubs, not New York Yankees, May Have Claimed Phillies’ Cole Hamels Off Waivers
August 7th, 2014 at 11:53 AM
Late last night, it was reported that Philadelphia Phillies lefty ace Cole Hamels was claimed off waivers by an unknown team and some wondered if the New York Yankees were that unknown team. ***VIDEO1*** If the rumors and reports are true, the Yankees weren't even close to landing Hamels on waivers. The...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees and Cubs Talking Deal for Jake Arrieta
July 27th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
The New York Yankees have their sights set on adding another starting pitcher as they are discussing a trade that would send Chicago Cubs' pitcher Jake Arrieta to the Bronx. ***VIDEO1*** George Ofman of WBBM radio reported the rumor: Sources: Yankees have discussed Jake Arrieta. Told it would take an offer the Cubs...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Making No Progress in Hunt for Starting Pitcher
July 19th, 2014 at 5:42 PM
Either the New York Yankees are doing a fantastic job at keeping things close to the vest or general manager Brian Cashman has nothing going on in terms of bringing in a top-notch, impact starter before the Major League Baseball trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** With July 31 rapidly approaching, rival general managers around...

MLB Trade Rumors: Edwin Jackson Isn’t Worth New York Yankees’ Time
July 19th, 2014 at 2:06 PM
The New York Yankees are searching high and low for starting pitching with no results to speak of yet. ***VIDEO1*** That's likely because the Yanks and general manager Brian Cashman are unwilling to part ways with some of their top prospects in order to land that big-name starter.  So instead expect...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Interest in Cole Hamels About More than 2014 Season
July 17th, 2014 at 12:23 PM
It's nice to think that the New York Yankees' interest in Philadelphia Phillies starter Cole Hamels is about getting over the hump in 2014 in order to make Derek Jeter's final season at least a playoff season, but it's about much more than that. ***VIDEO1*** FOX Sports' Jon Morosi figures the Yankees...

New York Yankees Ranked as Most Loved and Hated Team in Major League Baseball
July 15th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
The New York Yankees are widely loved throughout the United States of America—but they are also not surprisingly the most hated team in Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** According to a Harris Poll that ranked the most beloved teams in MLB, the Yankees finished first and have done so every year since 2003....

New York Yankees Officially Release Alfonso Soriano; was Designated for Assignment on July 6
July 15th, 2014 at 12:17 AM
The New York Yankees had 10 days to either trade, option or release Alfonso Soriano after they designated him for assignment back on July 6. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees weren't able to find a trade for Soriano, especially since he still had a no-trade clause in his contract and obviously, he wasn't accepting...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Have Called Chicago Cubs Asking on Shortstop Surplus
July 9th, 2014 at 11:34 AM
Following the blockbuster trade last week that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs to the Oakland A's, the Cubs now have a bit of a surplus at shortstop, especially after acquiring Addison Russel from Oakland. ***VIDEO1*** The Cubs already have an MLB proven shortstop with Starlin Castro, whose...