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New York Yankees Desperately Need Hiroki Kuroda to Return for 2015 Season
December 17th, 2014 at 5:19 PM
Earth to Hiroki Kuroda: the New York Yankees need you. ***PHOTO1*** It has been an incredibly quiet offseason for the 39-year-old Japanese star, who has yet to make a decision about what his future holds. Kuroda could simply retire and never pitch again for any team, or he could choose to return for...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Had Interest in Brett Anderson Before Signing with Dodgers
December 15th, 2014 at 8:29 PM
On Monday, the Los Angeles Dodgers added the fifth and final part of their rotation when they signed former Colorado Rockies and Oakland A's lefty starter Brett Anderson to a one-year, $10 million deal. ***PHOTO1*** Anderson, who was once a top lefty pitcher in the Oakland system but eventually moved on from...

Los Angeles Dodgers Closing in on 4-Year, $48 Million Deal with Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy
December 10th, 2014 at 11:37 PM
The New York Yankees are about to lose their second starting pitcher this winter and it's one they wanted to keep for next season. ***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Dodgers are closing in on a 4-year, $48 million deal with Yankees right-handed starter Brandon McCarthy, as per Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. ***PHOTO2*** McCarthy will...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees ‘In’ on Jon Lester; May Have Made ‘Large’ Offer
December 3rd, 2014 at 10:26 PM
Up until Wednesday night, the teams that were in the lead for Jon Lester were the Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants. It seems though as if they will have rather large company entering the chase for the top lefty starter on the market. ***PHOTO1*** Matt Abbatcola of...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees a Finalist for Orioles Reliever Andrew Miller; Decision Coming Soon
December 3rd, 2014 at 9:54 PM
The sweepstakes for left handed reliever Andrew Miller seem to be coming towards the end and it looks like there are two or three teams in the running for his services. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees are one of those teams, as Jon Heyman of CBS Sports wrote on Wednesday night. The...

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...

Boston Red Sox to Sign Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez to 5-Year, $90 Million Deal
November 24th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
While the New York Yankees continue to play the waiting game this winter, their American League East rivals are getting a jump on things and are taking one of the best hitters off the market. ***PHOTO1*** Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez is headed to Beantown, as he will land in Boston...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Aren’t Inclined to Spend Big for Dodgers’ Hanley Ramirez
November 11th, 2014 at 10:20 AM
One of the top priorities for the New York Yankees this winter is finding their next shortstop to replace the now retired Derek Jeter and Brian Cashman has been taking a very aggressive approach searching the entire market. ***PHOTO1*** He's looked at the free agents out there as well as all of...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees are Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki’s Preferece; Trade Won’t Be Easy
November 8th, 2014 at 12:26 AM
The hottest name on the trade market right now is Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who could finally be moved this offseason after the Rockies have decided to start listening to offers for their All Star shortstop. ***PHOTO1*** It's no secret where Tulowitzki wants to play, as he grew up idolizing Derek...

Yankees’ Hiroki Kuroda Mulling Over Future Between Pitching for MLB, Japan or Retirement
November 7th, 2014 at 2:05 PM
This past week, the New York Yankees decided not to offer Hiroki Kuroda a qualifying offer, which has lead to people wondering not only about his future with the team, but his career as well. ***PHOTO1*** Kuroda, who will be 40 this winter, pitched very well for the Yankees in 2014; 11-9...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Interested in Deal for White Sox SS Alexei Ramirez
November 6th, 2014 at 6:08 PM
The New York Yankees are continuing to search for their next shortstop for the 2015 season to replace the retired Derek Jeter and they may have a possible trade target in mind. ***PHOTO1*** Bruce Levine of CBS Chicago reported on Thursday that the Yankees are at least one of three teams that...

MLB Rumors: Could Joe Maddon’s Departure from Rays Lead Don Mattingly Back to the Yankees?
October 24th, 2014 at 3:56 PM
On Friday, the shocking news came down that Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with the team and has effectively left the team immediately. ***PHOTO1*** With Maddon leaving the Rays, some have highly speculated on him possibly following Andrew Friedman, who was the Rays GM up until...

Fans Don’t Want Dodgers’ Hanley Ramirez to Be Next Yankees Shortstop, According to ESPN Poll
October 24th, 2014 at 9:28 AM
One year ago, Hanley Ramirez may have looked like one of the best and most attractive options to take over as the next New York Yankees shortstop in 2015 once Derek Jeter retired. ***PHOTO1*** A year later, the fans are speaking up, and apparently, they do not want the Los Angeles Dodgers...

MLB Trade Rumors: Dodgers “Shopping” Yasiel Puig; Would Yankees Have Interest?
October 10th, 2014 at 8:50 AM
This may rank up there as one of the more odd rumors to come out, but it's out there and if you think about the circumstances surrounding the Los Angeles Dodgers, it's not the craziest thing to ever be reported. ***PHOTO1*** Following their elimination at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: New York Yankees Scouted Dodgers’ Hanley Ramirez During 2014 Season
October 1st, 2014 at 11:03 AM
In the search for the shortstop who takes over for Derek Jeter in the 2015 season, the New York Yankees apparently have been preparing for the captain's retirement and eventual departure. ***PHOTO1*** With names such as J.J. Hardy and Troy Tulowitzki already been greatly talked about since the summer, one name that...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Likely to Claim Phillies’ Cole Hamels If Placed on Waivers
August 3rd, 2014 at 4:35 PM
Last month, the New York Yankees were offered Cole Hamels last month around the trade deadline, but the Philadelphia Phillies were demanding several top prospects in exchange for their ace in a return deal. ***VIDEO1*** Despite not trading for Hamels last month before the July 31 trade deadline, the Yankees are still...

MLB Trade Rumors: Could Matt Kemp’s Big Tuesday Night Change New York Yankees Interest for Deal?
July 30th, 2014 at 1:35 PM
You've heard Matt Kemp's name tied to the New York Yankees quite a bit this summer as a potential trade target, although to this point in the trade deadline process, the Yankees haven't shown much interest in Kemp. ***VIDEO1*** It would make sense as to why they haven't shown much interest in...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘not in On’ Dodgers’ Matt Kemp
July 25th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The Los Angeles Dodgers are making outfielder Matt Kemp available to the highest bidder as the Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, but the New York Yankees are not getting involved for the 29-year-old. ***VIDEO1*** Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com reported the rumor: Yanks are currently not in on Matt Kemp, according to a...

Derek Jeter Accepts Beard Challenge, Hates 4PM Games and Boosts ASG Ratings
July 18th, 2014 at 10:16 AM
Derek Jeter is a true renaissance man. He owns a publishing company that produces kids books, he's the Captain of the New York Yankees and has five World Series rings. ***VIDEO1*** Jeter also accepts beard challenges, has ideas about how to change baseball and can put butts in front of televisions.   The Beard...

New York Yankees “Not Seriously Pursuing” Cuban Outfielder Daniel Carbonell: Report
May 19th, 2014 at 7:11 PM
***VIDEO1*** Update: Tuesday, May 20 at 2:20 p.m. ET According to Dan Martin and George A. King III of the New York Post, the New York Yankees are "not seriously pursuing" Cuban outfielder Daniel Carbonell: According to a source, despite reports indicating the Yankees are among the finalists for 23-year-old Cuban outfielder Daniel...