Tagged: ‘Chicago Cubs’

MLB Hot Stove: Yankees Interested in Trading for Cubs’ Starlin Castro, but not for Brett Gardner
November 20th, 2015 at 5:44 PM
Earlier in the day, it had been reported that the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs were talking about a trade that would swap Brett Gardner for Starlin Castro; a trade that would have filled a need for each team. ***PHOTO1*** However, there are currently no talks amongst the Yankees and Cubs...

MLB Hot Stove: Yankees, Cubs Talking Brett Gardner for Starlin Castro Trade
November 20th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
UPDATE (1:31 p.m.): Maybe the Yankees and Cubs aren't talking a deal that involves Brett Gardner for Starlin Castro after all, which is what Jon Heyman from CBS Sports is now reporting. ***PHOTO2*** When the hot stove heats up, it really does burn, and with it not even Thanksgiving yet, the rumors have...

New York Yankees and Players Fail to Recognize Ernie Banks’ Death at Age 83
January 24th, 2015 at 5:32 PM
A true Major League Baseball legend passed away on Friday when Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died at the age of 83, but if you were following the New York Yankees on social media, you wouldn't have known anything happened. ***PHOTO1*** That's because the team has been absolutely silent on the passing...

New York Yankees to Hire Jeff Pentland as Hitting Coach, Alan Cockrell as Assistant Hitting Coach
January 11th, 2015 at 3:37 PM
UPDATE: Tuesday, January 13 at 10:38 p.m. ET Former Yankees manager Joe Torre gave new hitting coach Jeff Pentland a great endorsement, per Sweeny Murty of WFAN: New NYY Hitting Coach Jeff Pentland was Joe Torre's HC in LA. Torre says: "He's a guru. He absolutely loves to teach and talk hitting." —...

Chicago Cubs, Jon Lester Agree to 6-Year, $155 Million Deal; Yankees Never Made Attempt
December 10th, 2014 at 2:04 AM
One year ago, the Chicago Cubs missed out on landing Masahiro Tanaka. But a year later, the Cubs finally got the ace pitcher they were looking for all winter long. ***PHOTO1*** On late Tuesday night, the Cubs have signed former Boston Red Sox and Oakland A's lefty ace pitcher Jon Lester to...