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New York Yankees RF Carlos Beltran: I Just Want That One World Series Ring
February 17th, 2014 at 3:55 PM
Last season, Carlos Beltran got his first taste of playing in the Fall Classic with the St. Louis Cardinals, but fell short of his first championship when they were defeated by the Boston Red Sox. After spending two seasons in St. Louis, Beltran wanted one last chance at an opportunity to...

New York Yankees to Pursue Texas Rangers RF Nelson Cruz If Carlos Beltran Signs Elsewhere: Report
December 3rd, 2013 at 8:06 PM
Before Tuesday, the New York Yankees were viewed as the front runners to land Carlos Beltran of the St. Louis Cardinals. The Kansas City Royals have thrown a wrench into those plans for the Yankees. On Tuesday, Beltran and his representatives were in Kansas City to discuss a possible deal for...

New York Mets, GM Sandy Alderson Met with New York Yankees CF/RF Curtis Granderson on Sunday: Report
December 2nd, 2013 at 7:04 PM
With the New York Yankees making a full-court press for St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran to be their starting right fielder, they have essentially moved on from their right fielder from last year in Curtis Granderson. Granderson was a free agent-to-be in 2013 and spent most of the year on...

It’s a Numbers Game: Why the New York Yankees Should Choose Carlos Beltran
November 29th, 2013 at 10:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** Even as a 34-year old outfielder, Carlos Beltran doesn’t disappoint. In his two-year stint with the St. Louis Cardinals, he averaged .282 while accumulating 56 home runs and 181 runs batted in. With him turning down the Cardinals’ qualifying offer, and with the New York Yankees being his top...

New York Yankees Interested in Return with Curtis Granderson for 2014 Season
November 21st, 2013 at 5:55 PM
When Curtis Granderson rejected the New York Yankees' one-year qualifying offer for $14.1 million this past month, most thought that it was the end of his four-year tenure with the team, but that might not be the case at all. Yankees GM Brian Cashman spoke to the media on Thursday and...

Report: New York Yankees are “Definitely Interested” in Signing St. Louis Cardinals RF Carlos Beltran
November 12th, 2013 at 1:27 PM
With Curtis Granderson turning down the New York Yankees qualifying offer for one-year and $14.1 million for the 2014 season, the team is turning their attentions to the guy they want for right field. Bryan Hoch of MLB.com, who is currently down in Orlando, Florida covering the MLB General Manager Meetings,...

Curtis Granderson Turns Down New York Yankees Qualifying Offer; Will Likely Sign Elsewhere in 2014
November 11th, 2013 at 4:04 PM
On Monday, Curtis Granderson's time with the New York Yankees may have come to an end, as he turned down their one-year, $14.1 million qualifying offer, as Andy McCullough of the Newark-Star Ledger reported. Granderson, who missed 101 games in 2013 with two separate broken hand injuries from getting hit by...

Carlos Beltran Turns Down St. Louis Cardinals Offer; Could New York Yankees Now Be in His Sights?
November 10th, 2013 at 12:53 AM
On Saturday afternoon, Carlos Beltran made a decision for the 2014 season as he decided to reject the St. Louis Cardinals qualifying offer, which would have paid him one-year and $14.1 million. With Beltran turning down the Cardinals offer, it shows that Beltran and the Cardinals will part ways after two...

Report: Curtis Granderson Considering Accepting New York Yankees $14.1MM Qualifying Offer for 2014 Season
November 7th, 2013 at 1:22 AM
Before the start of the 2013 season, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Curtis Granderson would not be back with the New York Yankees as he was entering the final year of his contract as a 32-year-old outfielder who was looking for one final pay-day on the free agent...

Report: Atlanta Braves C Brian McCann a “Priority Signing” for the New York Yankees
November 6th, 2013 at 10:53 PM
One of the key positions that the New York Yankees drastically need to address this offseason is the catcher position; especially since they let Russell Martin leave on a two-year deal to the Pittsburgh Pirates and never made a serious attempt to re-sign him. Letting Martin go without a contract offer...

The Complete 2014 Offseason Guide and Plan for the New York Yankees in Free Agency
November 5th, 2013 at 5:48 PM
When the clock struck midnight on Tuesday, that officially began the free agency period for Major League Baseball and the start to the 2014 season for all 30 teams. The one team that has reportedly been willing to spend big-time money this winter is the New York Yankees, who could be...

New York Yankees Make $14.1MM Qualifying Offers to Robinson Cano, Hiroki Kuroda, Curtis Granderson
November 4th, 2013 at 7:05 PM
On the eve of free agency, the New York Yankees took care of a little bit of housekeeping by making three qualifying offers to some of their own players; second basemen Robinson Cano, starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda and outfielder Curtis Granderson as Andy McCullough of the Newark-Star Ledger reported on Monday. With...

Report: New York Yankees Very Interested in Cincinnati Reds CF Shin-Soo Choo
October 23rd, 2013 at 5:00 PM
The New York Yankees are planning on an epic spending spree that could go up to and even exceed $300 million; part of which will include retaining second basemen Robinson Cano, but the team has quite a few of targets. Some of those include Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann and Japanese...

Report: New York Yankees Management to Meet This Week; Targeting 5 Potential Free Agent Players
October 22nd, 2013 at 9:10 AM
While they are watching the Boston Red Sox compete in the 2013 World Series which starts up this week, the New York Yankees are planning on a potential mega spending spree; likely to top as much as $300 million in salaries. It makes sense for the Yankees to want to spend...

Report: St. Louis Cardinals’ Carlos Beltran Interested in Signing with New York Yankees for 2014 Season
October 15th, 2013 at 3:17 PM
It seems like Carlos Beltran and the New York Yankees rumors will never go away; and once free agency starts this winter, they will only pick up again. Nine years ago, Beltran was the hottest free agent on the market and would have taken a discount to play for the Yankees,...

Report: Chicago White Sox Interested in Curtis Granderson; Still Prefers New York Yankees Return
October 8th, 2013 at 1:01 PM
Before getting injured and missing 101 games in 2013, Curtis Granderson likely would have been one of the top free agent outfielders on the market next month. But after getting plunked on the hand twice and only being able to play in just 61 games for the New York Yankees this...

Report: Curtis Granderson Looking to Return to New York Yankees in 2014
October 3rd, 2013 at 9:12 AM
One of the toughest injuries the New York Yankees had to deal with in 2013 was Curtis Granderson, who missed 101 games with two separate hand injuries. On the very first day of spring training, Granderson was drilled on the hand, causing it to break and forcing him out until May....

If Los Angeles Dodgers Put Matt Kemp on Trading Block, New York Yankees Should Inquire This Winter
September 30th, 2013 at 4:39 PM
The New York Yankees are in a serious need of a roster overhaul and need to inject some youthful talent who can make a difference on the team and help them get back to the postseason. While their main priority in the offseason is re-signing Robinson Cano, the team needs to...

Mark Reynolds’ 14th Inning Home Run Gives New York Yankees 2013 Season Finale Win Over Houston Astros
September 29th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
On Sunday afternoon, most New York and New Jersey fans had all eyes on the New York Giants and the New York Jets, but a few thousand miles away, the New York Yankees had to finish their regular season and play their 162nd game of the regular season against the...

Adam Lind’s 3-Run Home Run Sinks New York Yankees in 6-2 Win for Toronto Blue Jays
September 20th, 2013 at 12:09 AM
The last thing the New York Yankees needed was another loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, as every single game they have going down the stretch of the month of September is so crucial to their hopeful playoff run.   ***PHOTO1***   On the mound for the Yankees on Thursday night was the struggling...