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MLB Rumors: Orioles to Give Nelson Cruz Qualifying Offer; Would Cost Yankees Draft Pick If Signed
October 16th, 2014 at 12:13 PM
Nelson Cruz is one of several hitters about to hit the free agent market once free agency kicks off five days after the World Series ends and teams like the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners are possibly eyeing up trying to land the 34-year-old slugger. ***PHOTO1*** The Baltimore Orioles, fresh off...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Still Expected to Pursue Nelson Cruz Despite Orioles Contract Attempts
October 12th, 2014 at 3:01 PM
Currently, the Baltimore Orioles are desperately trying to lock up leading home run hitter Nelson Cruz with an extension that will keep him in Baltimore past the 2014 season, but given the way his season has gone, he might want to head into free agency and cash in on his...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Baltimore Orioles ‘Pushing’ to Extend Nelson Cruz; Considered a Yankees Target
October 9th, 2014 at 1:56 PM
According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Baltimore Orioles are pushing to complete an extension of potential free agent, Nelson Cruz. Rosenthal's report comes on the heels of the O's re-signing of shortstop J.J. Hardy He was signed this off-season as a free agent by the Orioles to a one...

2015 MLB Free Agents: Yankees Must Make Offense No. 1 Priority in Offseason
October 6th, 2014 at 3:09 PM
A lot of the early chatter during the New York Yankees' young offseason revolves around adding starting pitchers, but it's a big bat that the Yankees should be focused on. ***PHOTO1*** Granted, New York has no shortage of questions in its starting rotation to answer. At one point during 2014, 80 percent of...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees to Bid on Nelson Cruz
September 16th, 2014 at 6:40 PM
The New York Yankees will be looking for a power hitter in what is turning out to be a free agent market lacking options, so Nelson Cruz figures to be a major target for general manager Brian Cashman during the offseason. ***PHOTO2*** Logic and Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe dictate that...

Nelson Cruz Wanted to Sign with New York Yankees in Winter Before Landing with Baltimore Orioles: Report
June 25th, 2014 at 1:21 PM
During the winter, the New York Yankees were looking for a new right fielder, as Curtis Granderson rejected the team's one-year qualifying offer and ended up taking a four-year, $60 million deal with the New York Mets. ***VIDEO1*** There were several interests that the Yankees had; two of which were Carlos Beltran...

New York Yankees to Pursue Texas Rangers RF Nelson Cruz If Carlos Beltran Signs Elsewhere: Report
December 3rd, 2013 at 8:06 PM
Before Tuesday, the New York Yankees were viewed as the front runners to land Carlos Beltran of the St. Louis Cardinals. The Kansas City Royals have thrown a wrench into those plans for the Yankees. On Tuesday, Beltran and his representatives were in Kansas City to discuss a possible deal for...

New York Yankees’ Francisco Cervelli One of 12 Players Suspended 50 Games by MLB for Biogenesis Case
August 5th, 2013 at 2:10 PM
Francisco Cervelli's season for the New York Yankees has officially come to an end before he could even return from the disabled list from his fractured hand. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, the Yankees catcher was one of 12 players suspended for 50 games for his involvement in the Biogenesis case in which players...

New York Yankees’ 3B Alex Rodriguez Could Be Forced to Choose MLB Suspension of 2013-14 Seasons or Face Liftime Ban
July 28th, 2013 at 10:23 PM
This week could be a crucial one in the ongoing Biogenesis case with Major League Baseball; one that could greatly impact New York Yankees' third basemen Alex Rodriguez's future drastically. ***PHOTO1*** According to Ken Davidoff and Joel Sherman of the New York Post, Major League Baseball is expected to levy down the...

New York Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Asks Media, “How Do My Numbers Match up with PED Use?”
February 13th, 2013 at 1:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** With a highly-publicized battle for the starting catcher position to take place down in Tampa, Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli can think of better ways to focus on the upcoming competition.  However, following new revelations with the never-ending Biogenesis Clinic in Miami, run by Anthony Bosch, which allege Cervelli as a client, the...

Yankees Third Baseman Alex Rodriguez Again Implicated in PED Ring
January 29th, 2013 at 11:32 AM
In an offseason that has been one to forget for Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, it's now likely to become all the more forgettable.  While the bulk of the past few months for Rodriguez has been marred by an abysmal post-season showing and major hip surgery that could potentially keep the 14-time...