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Yankees’ David Robertson Will Get ‘Jonathan Papelbon Money,’ According to an N.L. Executive
November 21st, 2014 at 3:49 PM
Some people thought it was crazy and insane for New York Yankees closer David Robertson to seek out "Jonathan Papelbon money" as far as a contract goes (four years, $50 million range), some don't think it's as crazy for Robertson to be seeking that kind of money this winter. ***PHOTO1*** Andrew Marchand...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Bringing Back David Robertson Seen as ‘Priority’
November 17th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
In a rather disappointing 2014 season for the New York Yankees, one of the few bright spots was the back end of the bullpen; especially Dellin Betances and David Robertson. ***PHOTO1*** While Betances is under the Yankees control for a while, Robertson is a current free agent and looking for big-time closers...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Colorado Rockies Aren’t Pursuing New York Yankees’ David Robertson
November 13th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
The Detroit Tigers recently dropped out of the race for New York Yankees closer David Robertson, who is reportedly looking for Jonathan Papelbon-like money, which is around four years and $50 million. ***PHOTO1*** And while the New York Mets may or may not be in on Robertson this winter, as they are...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees’ David Robertson Seeking Jonathan Papelbon-Type Contract, Money
November 12th, 2014 at 1:07 PM
If David Robertson had accepted the New York Yankees qualifying offer, he would have been the the highest paid closer in baseball history for one season at $15.3 million. ***PHOTO1*** But instead, Robertson has bigger goals in mind as far as a contract goes, as he's reportedly looking to become the highest...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Mets Could Be in Play to Make Run at Yankees’ David Robertson
November 12th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
Last night, we found out that the Detroit Tigers were one of the reported six teams in on New York Yankees closer David Robertson and that the Tigers have officially dropped out of the race because they have picked up Joakim Soria's option for 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Now it's a foregone conclusion that...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Detroit Tigers No Longer Pursuing Yankees Closer David Robertson
November 12th, 2014 at 12:36 AM
Last week, we knew that at least six teams were in on New York Yankees closer David Robertson; one of which is obviously the Yankees themselves, who had their qualifying offer rejected by Robertson on Monday with hopes of getting a multi-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** On late Tuesday night, we found out the...

David Robertson Rejects New York Yankees 1-Year, $15.3M Qualifying Offer
November 10th, 2014 at 5:27 PM
Last Monday, the New York Yankees offered David Robertson a one-year, qualifying offer worth $15.3 million for the 2015 season; an offer he had a week to decide on. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, the Yankes closer made his decision, and as Jack Curry of the YES Network reported, Robertson rejected the offer and...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: 6 Teams Strongly Interested in Yankees’ David Robertson
November 3rd, 2014 at 10:48 AM
While the New York Yankees are expected to present David Robertson with a one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer on Monday, they're going to find some aggressive competition for their closer on the free agent market. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News has reported that there are no fewer than...

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...

New York Yankees to Extend David Robertson $15.3 Million Qualifying Offer on Monday
November 1st, 2014 at 12:28 AM
David Robertson said that if the New York Yankees want to keep him past the 2014 season, it wouldn't come cheap, as he did once offer to give the Yankees a hometown discount in the past, but because they didn't make him an offer, he's not giving them the luxury...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: David Robertson Likely to Remain with New York Yankees in 2015
October 9th, 2014 at 3:04 PM
With Dellin Betances emergence as a dominating reliever in 2014, it made David Robertson's future with the New York Yankees in doubt, especially because he's a free agent in waiting. ***PHOTO1*** The plan likely was that the Yankees would offer Robertson a one-year, qualifying offer, Robertson would turn it down and then...

MLB Qualifying Offers Raised to $15.3 Million This Offseason; up from $14.1 Million Last Year
October 7th, 2014 at 5:45 PM
Over the last couple of years, Major League Baseball has raised how much the qualifying offers have been for free agents who are eligible to receive them. This winter, they will be raised again for those eligible to receive one. ***PHOTO1*** The league announced on Tuesday that the qualifying offers teams can...

Yankees’ David Robertson: Alabama’s Nick Saban is Better Leader than Joe Girardi
October 2nd, 2014 at 2:45 PM
It's no secret that current New York Yankees closer and impending free agent David Robertson is a huge University of Alabama fan, being that he's from the state, attended the college and played his baseball there before coming to the majors and loves their football program. ***PHOTO1*** So while appearing on a...

Joe Girardi Thinks Dellin Betances is Ready to Be New York Yankees Closer in 2015
September 28th, 2014 at 8:57 AM
If David Robertson leaves in free agency after the 2014 season, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi believes Dellin Betances is ready to step up and take over the job. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson will likely be offered a one-year qualifying offer that could pay him upwards of $15 million, per George A. King...

New York Yankees RP Dellin Betances Shut Down for Rest of Season
September 27th, 2014 at 12:33 PM
New York Yankees reliever and 2014 breakout star Dellin Betances has been shut down for the final two games of the 2014 season after reaching his innings limit. ***PHOTO1*** David Lennon from Newsday has the latest: Betances done for season. Girardi said he's pitched enough innings for this year. #yankees — David Lennon (@DPLennon)...

New York Yankees’ David Robertson on Blown Save to Orioles: I Pitched Like Crap
September 15th, 2014 at 10:38 AM
On Sunday night, the New York Yankees had a chance to earn a split with the first place Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards; a split that would have given them a lot more confidence heading into the final two weeks of the season. ***PHOTO1*** Brian McCann had just hit a go-ahead home...

David Phelps Will Go to New York Yankees Bullpen After Return from DL
August 21st, 2014 at 2:21 PM
The New York Yankees will send David Phelps to the bullpen once he returns from his 15-day DL stint. ***PHOTO1*** Manager Joe Girardi told Brendan Kuty of NJ.com that the plan is for Phelps to go to the bullpen once he's officially back, which will help Phelps return to the mound sooner...

David Robertson Says New York Yankees Made Mistake not Signing Him in Offseason
August 7th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
The New York Yankees and their closer, David Robertson, will be at a crossroads this offseason when the 29-year-old becomes a free agent with the opportunity to leave the only team he's ever known. ***VIDEO1*** New York could keep Robertson in two ways: offer him a qualifying offer at around $14 million...

New York Yankees Can’t Risk Losing David Robertson for a Draft Pick
August 3rd, 2014 at 4:58 PM
The New York Yankees will have a big decision to make once the 2014 season is over: should they give David Robertson a long-term contract? ***VIDEO1*** Based on his numbers this season, the answer to that question is a resounding yes. Robertson has been dominant this season, as has been the case...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘Working Hard’ to Improve Bullpen Also
July 29th, 2014 at 6:15 PM
In the waning hours of the MLB trade deadline, the New York Yankees are working vigorously to improve their bullpen and starting rotation. ***VIDEO1*** This comes from Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe, who gets his information from some good old unnamed National League general managers: Yankees working hard on trying to improve rotation and...