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David Robertson’s New Beard Symbolizes End of Era with New York Yankees
December 17th, 2014 at 2:32 PM
David Robertson is now a member of the Chicago White Sox, and to prove he is no longer a member of the New York Yankees, D-Rob is sporting a new beard that he wasn't able to grow as a member of the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson signed a four-year pact with his...

Mariano Rivera Endorses Dellin Betances to Be New York Yankees Closer in 2015 Season
December 13th, 2014 at 12:21 PM
A year ago around this time, newly retired closer Mariano Rivera had publicly endorsed his protege and student, David Robertson to become the team's next closer following his retirement from baseball after the 2013 season. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson cashed in on a successful 2014 season as the Yankees closer, converting 39 of 44...

New York Yankees Never Made an Offer to Brandon McCarthy; Max Scherzer Rumors Continue
December 11th, 2014 at 4:18 PM
***PHOTO2*** Yankees.com reporter Bryan Hoch tweeted that the New York Yankees never made an offer to free agent pitcher Brandon McCarthy. It seems that the Yankees were not comfortable giving McCarthy the contract he was looking for. ***PHOTO1*** McCarthy came to New York in exchange for much maligned starter Vidal Nuño. McCarthy had...

Comparing the Contract Years of David Robertson and Jonathan Papelbon
December 9th, 2014 at 3:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees knew they would have a giant hole to fill at the back of the bullpen with the retirement of Mariano Rivera in 2013. While it was widely acknowledged that David Robertson had the ability to be an MLB closer, he had never stepped into that role...

Chicago White Sox Sign Yankees Closer David Robertson to 4-Year, $46 Million Deal
December 9th, 2014 at 12:51 AM
The Chicago White Sox were serious about giving David Robertson the kind of deal he was pursuing all winter long. On late Monday night at the Winter Meetings, the White Sox sealed the deal. ***PHOTO1*** Bob Nightengale of USA Today broke the news first that the White Sox will sign Roberton to...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: White Sox, Blue Jays Intersted in Yankees’ David Robertson
December 9th, 2014 at 12:15 AM
The Houston Astros don't appear to be a fit for David Robertson and have moved on. Robertson's old team, the New York Yankees, remain interested in him and could give him a four-year deal, but only on their terms. ***PHOTO1*** However, the Yankees are still facing stiff competition to retain their closers...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees’ David Robertson ‘Using Astros as Leverage’; Unlikely to Sign in Houston
December 4th, 2014 at 3:31 PM
Not only are the Houston Astros unlikely to sign to sign free agent lefty reliever Andrew Miller, but it looks like they also aren't signing David Robertson either. ***PHOTO1*** Despite the fact that the Astros have spoken to Robertson, it is unlikely that the Astros will sign him and once source has...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Could Be Letting David Robertson Walk to Sign Max Scherzer
December 2nd, 2014 at 1:57 PM
Everyone is expecting the New York Yankees to make their first move in free agency and there's a couple of names who are linked to the team; Andrew Miller, Nick Markakis and their closer own in David Robertson. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson though, is no guarantee to return to the Bronx and some think...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Dodgers, Astros to Battle Yankees in Pursuit for Andrew Miller
December 1st, 2014 at 4:54 PM
Earlier in the day, it had been reported that the New York Yankees were strongly pursuing Baltimore Orioles left handed reliever Andrew Miller and were doing so in case they lost their current closer, David Robertson, to free agency. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees won't have it that easy though, as they will get...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have Called Braves with Interest in Craig Kimbrel
December 1st, 2014 at 11:58 AM
The New York Yankees are in a full pursuit for Baltimore Orioles lefty Andrew Miller, but they aren't stopping there to ensure that their bullpen is one of the best in baseball. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees would like to bring David Robertson back, but are preparing themselves for his possible, and potentially, his...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees in Serious Pursuit of Orioles’ Andrew Miller; Could Get 4 Years
December 1st, 2014 at 9:33 AM
The New York Yankees have been preparing for the possible departure of David Robertson, but they have someone in mind to take his place just in case that does happen. ***PHOTO1*** Buster Olney of ESPN New York reported early Monday morning that the New York Yankees are in serious pursuit of Baltimore...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: David Robertson Has 3 Year, $39MM Offer in Hand from Unknown Team
December 1st, 2014 at 12:53 AM
If the New York Yankees are serious about keeping closer David Robertson past the 2015 season, they are going to have to open up their wallets and show him the money. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson, who is looking for the kind of contract Jonathan Papelbon got three years ago with the Philadelphia Phillies, apparently...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Houston Astros Interested in New York Yankees’ David Robertson
November 23rd, 2014 at 12:57 AM
The identity of one of the several teams interested in New York Yankees closer David Robertson has been revealed on Saturday night and it's a rather surprising one to say the least. ***PHOTO1*** Ken Davidoff of the New York Post reported that the agent for David Robertson has been contacted by the...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Have Discussed Signing Pirates, Angels Closer Jason Grilli
November 22nd, 2014 at 12:53 PM
The New York Yankees are preparing themselves in case their closer David Robertson decides to take more money elsewhere on the free agent market and bolt out of the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Considering Robertson is looking for the kind of money Jonathan Papelbon got three years ago with the Philadelphia Phillies, Robertson may...

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...