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MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Called with Interest on Phillies’ Jimmy Rollins, Price was ‘Too High’
November 26th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
The New York Yankees can now cross off another possible trade target they were considering at shortstop. ***PHOTO1*** Jayson Stark of ESPN reported on Wednesday afternoon that the Yankees called the Philadelphia Phillies to ask about the possibility of trading for veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins, but as it turns out, the asking...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Indians Out of Chase for Yankees’ Chase Headley, Viewed as ‘Too Expensive’
November 26th, 2014 at 12:51 PM
Well, that was short-lived interest from the Trible on Chase Headley. ***PHOTO1*** Just less than hours after it was reported that the Cleveland Indians were in on Headley and going to make a run at the New York Yankees third basemen, they apparently have already dropped out of the race, as Paul...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Only Willing to Offer Chase Headley 3-Year Deal; Won’t Break Bank
November 26th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
The New York Yankees have made it clear that they want Chase Headley back for next season, but it looks like they want him back at their price. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has reported that the Yankees have in fact made an offer to Headley, which is a three-year deal....

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Cleveland Indians Interested in Yankees 3B Chase Headley
November 26th, 2014 at 10:42 AM
With Pablo Sandoval off the market, Chase Headley's market is starting to develop and the New York Yankees are facing a challenge in keeping him for 2015 and beyond. ***PHOTO1*** Aside from the Yankees wanting to retain him, the San Francisco Giants have made it clear that they want him, as do...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Aren’t Interested in Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki’s Contract; Trade Unlikely
November 25th, 2014 at 12:54 PM
When it comes to who will replace Derek Jeter as the New York Yankees shortstop in 2015, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki seems to be the most popular name that comes up; heck, even Tulowitzki himself has gone on record to saying that it's the perfect scenario for his career. ***PHOTO1*** However,...

MLB Trade Rumors: Nationals’ Gio Gonzalez Considered a ‘Perfect Fit’ for New York Yankees Rotation
November 25th, 2014 at 12:05 PM
In years past, the New York Yankees have never been shy about spending or making deals to make their pitching staff better, especially their starting pitching staff, which heading into 2015, is surrounded with question marks. ***PHOTO1*** Masahiro Tanaka, CC Sabathia and Ivan Nova all suffered tough injuries and two of them...

MLB Trade Rumors: Giants to Pursue Yankees’ Chase Headley After Losing Out on Pablo Sandoval
November 25th, 2014 at 11:25 AM
Who is the person that is probably the most excited about Pablo Sandoval signing his five-year, $95 million with the Boston Red Sox; Chase Headley of the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Why? Because with Kung Fu Panda now off the board, he's considered the best third basemen on the market and his...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Once Again Listed as Possible Landing Spot for Phillies’ Cliff Lee
November 24th, 2014 at 3:45 PM
When Philadelphia Phillies lefty pitcher Cliff Lee re-injured his elbow back in the summer around the trade deadline and was ruled out for the rest of the 2014 season, most thought it would be the last time fans would hear Lee's name mentioned to trade rumors with the New York...

Boston Red Sox to Sign San Francisco Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval to 5-Year Deal
November 24th, 2014 at 8:42 AM
First it was Hanley Ramirez. Now it looks like Pablo Sandoval will be joining him in Beantown as well. ***PHOTO1*** In a story that was being trickled down late Sunday night into Monday morning, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has confirmed that the San Francisco Giants starting third basemen will be signing...

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: 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...

Raul Ibanez not Interested in New York Yankees Hitting Coach Vacancy: Report
November 22nd, 2014 at 9:18 AM
Well, cross off another possible hitting coach candidate for the New York Yankees for 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees were interested in Raul Ibanez for the hitting coach job, which was vacated in early October after the team fired Kevin Long after seven years at the position, but as George King of the...

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...

New York Yankes Continue to Monitor Alex Rodriguez’s Status; Trainer to Visit A-Rod Soon
November 21st, 2014 at 1:54 PM
Even at 39-years-old, the New York Yankees are still making a pretty big investment into Alex Rodriguez, especially since they are on the hook for the rest of his three years and $61 million. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod is returning to the Yankees after missing the entire 2014 season due to serving a season-long...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Open to Signing 2 Starting Pitchers This Offseason
November 21st, 2014 at 8:54 AM
The starting rotation of the New York Yankees is usually a priority for the team and heading into the winter, it could once again be a focal point for Brian Cashman. ***PHOTO1*** Masahiro Tanaka, last year's signee, missed two months with a slight ligament tear and was able to avoid surgery for...

New York Yankees Sell Contract of Zelous Wheeler to Rakuten Golden Ealges in Japan
November 21st, 2014 at 7:58 AM
For the second season in a row, another member of the New York Yankees infield is headed to Japan, only this time in a scene similar to the movie Mr. Baseball, that player didn't have much of a choice and was sold off. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, the Yankees sold the contract of...

New York Yankees Sign 16-Year-Old Colombian Outfield Prospect Bryan Emery
November 20th, 2014 at 1:13 PM
Earlier in the year, the New York Yankees made a gigantic splash in the international free agent market and signed a handful of 16, 17, 18 and 19 year old players from all over the world; most of which were considered the top players on the free agent market as...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees are ‘Sleeping Giants’ for Tigers’ Max Scherzer; According to N.L. Executive
November 20th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
Over the last 48 hours, we've heard several different reports regarding the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers free agent pitcher Max Scherzer. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, they were reported to be engaging in talks for the ace and former Cy Young award winner. On Wednesday, they weren't being viewed as the team...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees ‘the Favorites’ to Land Cuban Prospect Yoan Moncada
November 20th, 2014 at 11:04 AM
The New York Yankees have been hesitant over the last couple of years when it came to making a push for a Cuban star; Yasiel Puig, Yoenis Cespedes, Aroldis Chapman. Maybe it's because the last one they went all out to sign; Jose Contreras, turned out to be a total...