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MLB Hot Stove: Tigers Sign Justin Upton to 6-Year, $132 Million Deal; Yankees Pass on Pursuit
January 18th, 2016 at 10:07 PM
On Monday night, one of the bigger names on the free agent finally came off the market and struck a very large contract this winter. ***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Tigers have signed San Diego Padres outfielder Justin Upton to a six-year deal worth $132.75 million, as Bob Nightengale of USA Today reported. ***PHOTO2*** Upton will...

MLB Hot Stove: Yankees Should Sign Justin Upton, Trade Brett Gardner for Pitching, Says ESPN
January 15th, 2016 at 9:14 AM
Ever since the offseason began, people have wondered when the New York Yankees are going to make their big splash in free agency and make the bold move. ***PHOTO1*** Thus far, the Yankees haven't made the bold move in free agency and have stayed out of the mix and instead, made their...

MLB Hot Stove: Trading Brett Gardner May Lead Yankees to Signing Jason Heyward or Justin Upton
November 12th, 2015 at 5:15 PM
Brett Gardner's name has been one that has been mentioned a lot this week, mostly because people around baseball think the New York Yankees may move him at some point this winter. ***PHOTO1*** With the Yankees having a very lefty-filled lineup, plus the latest addition of Aaron Hicks this week in the...

MLB Hot Stove: Yankees’ Joe Girardi Thinks Right-Handed Bat Addition Necessary, Helps Offense in 2016
November 12th, 2015 at 10:01 AM
When you take a look at the current lineup of the New York Yankees, you see a lot of left-handed hitters on it. ***PHOTO1*** Jacoby Ellsbury, Brett Gardner, Brian McCann, Didi Gregorius and Greg Bird all hit from the left side. Mark Teixeira, Carlos Beltran and Chase Headley are switch hitters who...

MLB Free Agency: Padres’ Justin Upton Predicted to Sign with Yankees
November 11th, 2015 at 4:26 PM
The New York Yankees need right-handed bats for their lineup, it's no secret considering how left-handed heavy the team became during the 2015 season and eventually, stumbled into the postseason. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees have been reported to be in discussions with the Seattle Mariners regarding Brett Gardner, which would free up a...