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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...

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 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...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Jimmy Rollins Blocked Trade to Mets, Doesn’t Want to Leave Philadelphia
November 11th, 2014 at 3:20 PM
The New York Yankees have recently explored a trade for Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins; as he has one-year left on his deal and would be considered a short-term solution. ***PHOTO1*** However, as Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported on Tuesday, the long-time Phillies shortstop blocked a possible trade attempt to...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘Exploring Trades’ for Phillies’ Jimmy Rollins, Rangers’ Elvis Andrus
November 10th, 2014 at 8:33 AM
The New York Yankees may look to the trade market for their next shortstop for the 2015 season and while Troy Tulowitzki of the Colorado Rockies has been the most talked about name, they are worried about his injury history, especially since he's coming off of hip surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Even though Tulowitzki's...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Again Listed as Trade Option for Phillies Ace Cole Hamels
November 7th, 2014 at 3:26 PM
Back in the summer, we heard Cole Hamels name attached to the New York Yankees in trade rumors quite often. Of course, the Yankees never made a move for him. ***PHOTO1*** Hamels was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs when the Philadelphia Phillies placed him there in August, but the two...

Breaking Down New York Yankees 2015 Schedule Released by Major League Baseball
September 8th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
You never want to start looking at next season's schedule before the current season is finished, but with the way the New York Yankees are playing in 2014, it may not be too early. ***PHOTO1*** Major League Baseball released the schedules of all teams for next season on Monday, which can be...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Impossible to Trade Just Like Phillies’ Ryan Howard
September 4th, 2014 at 12:56 PM
Remember during the summer when the Philadelphia Phillies were basically trying to give away Ryan Howard's contract to any team willing to take him on in a trade? The same Howard who was once an MVP and one of the league's better power hitters in the game.*** ***PHOTO1*** Howard's remaining $60 million...

Rusney Castillo ‘Moving Quickly’ to Sign; Reports Differ on Favorite to Land Him
August 18th, 2014 at 8:34 PM
Rusney Castillo was expected to make a decision on which team to sign with this week and the Cuban defector is trying to work as quickly as possible to make that decision. ***PHOTO1*** Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald has the latest: Heard Cuban OF/INF Rusney Castillo is moving quickly toward a decision....

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Team to Claim Phillies’ Marlon Byrd Off Waivers
August 8th, 2014 at 12:56 AM
UPDATE: Despite the New York Yankees interest in Marlon Byrd at the trade deadline this past month, the New York Yankees weren't the team to acquire Marlon Byrd off waivers, as Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported. ***PHOTO2*** While it was announced that the Chicago Cubs were the team to claim...

MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago Cubs, not New York Yankees, Awarded Waiver Claim on Phillies’ Cole Hamels; Trade Doubtful
August 8th, 2014 at 12:04 AM
UPDATE: Sorry Yankees fans, but not only were the New York Yankees not even close to getting Cole Hamels off waivers, they never even put in a bid for him. ***VIDEO1*** Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun Times reported on late Thursday night that the Chicago Cubs in fact were the only team...

MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago Cubs, not New York Yankees, May Have Claimed Phillies’ Cole Hamels Off Waivers
August 7th, 2014 at 11:53 AM
Late last night, it was reported that Philadelphia Phillies lefty ace Cole Hamels was claimed off waivers by an unknown team and some wondered if the New York Yankees were that unknown team. ***VIDEO1*** If the rumors and reports are true, the Yankees weren't even close to landing Hamels on waivers. The...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cole Hamels, Marlon Byrd Claimed on Waivers by Anonymous Team; Could Yankees Be Team?
August 7th, 2014 at 12:37 AM
Just 48 hours after the Philadelphia Phillies placed lefty ace pitcher Cole Hamels and outfielder Marlon Byrd on revocable waivers, both were claimed on Wednesday night. ***VIDEO1*** Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports was the first one to break the news on the two Phillies players being claimed by mystery teams, as now...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies Place Cole Hamels, Marlon Byrd on Waivers; Will Yankees Make a Claim?
August 4th, 2014 at 6:05 PM
On Monday, as expected, the Philadelphia Phillies placed several players on waivers with the possibility that they could be claimed.  ***VIDEO1*** Of them, Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins, Cole Hamels, Jonathan Papelbon, Ryan Howard, Carlos Ruiz, A.J. Burnett, Marlon Byrd, and Antonio Bastardo, as Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported. ***PHOTO1*** Two of those players...

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: Phillies Have Offered Cole Hamels to Yankees; Requesting Multiple Top Prospects in Return
July 30th, 2014 at 2:33 PM
The Philadelphia Phillies, who are one of the top sellers on the market this summer, are trying to sell off some of their trade chips before the July 31 trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** Their biggest one to date is lefty ace Cole Hamels, who would certainly help any contender in need of a...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Marlon Byrd Open to Being Traded to New York Yankees
July 29th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
With the New York Yankees looking for upgrades for their offense before the July 31 trade deadline, one name that has continued to come up this week is Marlon Byrd of the Philadelphia Phillies. ***VIDEO1*** Byrd, who was a member of the New York Mets last summer and was traded at the...

Yankees Rumors: Rusney Castillo to Hold Private Workout with New York on Friday
July 28th, 2014 at 9:17 PM
UPDATE: Monday, August 4 at 1:00 p.m. ET An official date has been given for the Yanks workout of Cuban outfielder, Rusney Castillo, according to George A. King III of the New York Post: Rusney Castillo, a Cuban defector who is clear to sign with any MLB club as a free agent,...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Looking at Josh Willingham, Alex Rios and Marlon Byrd
July 27th, 2014 at 1:11 PM
The New York Yankees are still looking to add some more bats to help their struggling offense and have three options that they are looking at right now. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports noted in his article that Josh Willingham of the Minnesota Twins, Alex Rios of the Texas Rangers and...

MLB Trade Rumors: Did Cliff Lee’s Latest Start Impress Enough for New York Yankees to Make Trade?
July 26th, 2014 at 11:07 PM
On Saturday night, Cliff Lee took the mound for the Philadelphia Phillies in what could perhaps be his final start of his second stint with the team. ***VIDEO1*** Lee, who has been subject of many trade talks, especially with the New York Yankees, was looking to rebound from a rough 1st start...