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MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cole Hamels & Cliff Lee Both Listed as Sensible Trade Targets for New York Yankees
July 3rd, 2014 at 1:37 PM
For the first time since the beginning of the season, the New York Yankees have fallen under .500 at 41-42.  ***VIDEO1*** Because of this, you could see the Yankees start to pick up their intensity as far as making a deal goes, especially with the need that they've had their eye on...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cliff Lee Listed as New York Yankees Most Realistic Option of Top Tier Pitchers
July 1st, 2014 at 12:44 PM
The calendar has officially flipped to July 1, which means that it's officially trade season for general managers and it's game on for New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. ***VIDEO1*** Their most obvious need is their starting rotation and are itching to make a trade for a starting pitcher before the...

New York Yankees Destined to Trade for Aging Starting Pitcher
June 26th, 2014 at 4:20 PM
When the New York Yankees need a particular position filled, whether it be during the offseason or at the Major League Baseball trade deadline, the older, veteran players are always the most likely candidate. There are two reasons for this. ***VIDEO1*** One of them being young players don't just grow on trees. Either...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cliff Lee Expected to Be Heavily Shopped After July Return; Yankees Interest Could Heat Up
June 26th, 2014 at 12:03 PM
The potential interest of Philadelphia Phillies starter Cliff Lee from the New York Yankees could really start to pick up once the 35-year-old returns from the disabled list. ***VIDEO1*** Lee is considered to be one of the best left-handed starters on the market along with David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays;...

MLB Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Phillies’ Chase Utley Won’t Waive No-Trade Clause; Highly Unlikely Yankees Land Him
June 25th, 2014 at 4:16 PM
The New York Yankees were hoping to catch lightning in a bottle when they signed Brian Roberts to a one-year deal to replace the departed Robinson Cano after he bolted the Bronx to sign a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Seattle Mariners. ***VIDEO1*** Roberts in 66 games this season has hit...

MLB Trade Talk: New York Yankees and Chase Utley a Perfect Match
June 24th, 2014 at 8:51 AM
The New York Yankees need to add a bat to their struggling lineup and Chase Utley of the Philadelphia Phillies would be the perfect solution. Normally, the Phillies wouldn't consider trading one of their best players, but the team is in last place in the National League East and while it's...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Listed as Best Landing Spot for Phillies’ Cliff Lee
June 22nd, 2014 at 10:30 AM
The Cliff Lee to the New York Yankees rumors have been on-going for almost four years now; dating back to when they nearly landed him four summers ago at the trade deadline from the Seattle Mariners. ***VIDEO1*** Four years later, now a member of the Philadelphia Phillies, Lee's name has been heavily...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Interested in Phillies’ John Mayberry Jr.
June 19th, 2014 at 12:03 PM
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder John Mayberry Jr. appears to be turning some heads around Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** According to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com, the New York Yankees and a very familiar divisional foe are scouting Mayberry: Mayberry’s time in the lineup the last two days may have been an unexpected showcase for the...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees May Have to Wait for Phillies’ Cliff Lee Until After July Trade Deadline
June 16th, 2014 at 10:22 AM
Ever since he went on the 15-day disabled list with an elbow strain last month, a lot of interested eyes have been on Cliff Lee and the progress from his rehab and eventual return to the major leagues. ***VIDEO1*** Lee is one of the biggest trade chips this coming summer and one...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cole Hamels a Deadline Option for New York Yankees?
June 14th, 2014 at 9:57 AM
With a little over a month to go until the July 31 trade deadline for Major League Baseball trade deadline, the rumors are starting to intensify. ***VIDEO1*** With the New York Yankees now just 3.5 games back, picking up momentum with four straight wins and now in second place in the A.L....

MLB Trade Rumors: Cliff Lee Still Listed as Top New York Yankees Trade Target While on DL
June 3rd, 2014 at 5:28 PM
Late last month, Philadelphia Phillies ace pitcher Cliff Lee was put on the 15-day disabled list with an elbow flexor strain and has yet to begin throwing in preparation to come off the DL and return to the Phillies, although it was reported that he may begin throwing within the...

Philadelphia Phillies’ Cliff Lee Landing on DL with Elbow Injury Puts Potential Damper in Yankees Trade Plans
May 21st, 2014 at 10:56 AM
With CC Sabathia on the disabled list until at least July, maybe longer with a degenerative knee injury, Ivan Nova out for the season with a torn ligament in his elbow and Michael Pineda out until at least June with a back/shoulder injury, the New York Yankees will be looking...

New York Yankees: Why Cliff Lee Trade Will Never Happen
May 20th, 2014 at 8:34 AM
***VIDEO1*** While the New York Yankees desperately need starting pitching and Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies seems like the perfect fit, the 35-year-old left-hander will be incredibly difficult to trade for by the 2014 MLB trade deadline. Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe reported the other day that baseball executives believe...

New York Yankees Could Have Interest in Philadelphia Phillies SP Cliff Lee with Ivan Nova’s Injury: Report
April 21st, 2014 at 10:45 AM
For the last four years, there's been one player that has always been linked to the New York Yankees as to having strong interest; Cliff Lee. ***VIDEO1*** It all started back in July of 2010 when the Yankees and Seattle Mariners nearly pulled off a deal that would have sent Lee to...

New York Yankees Willing to Pay Most of Ichiro Suzuki’s Salary to Trade Him
March 24th, 2014 at 2:47 PM
The New York Yankees really would like to shed Ichiro Suzuki off their roster for the 2014 and are willing to pay in order to do so. Jon Heyman from CBS Sports and WFAN has reported that the Yankees are willing to trade Ichiro Suzuki and pay part, even most of...

Philadelphia Phillies Could Be Potential Trade Destination for New York Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki
March 10th, 2014 at 12:38 PM
Two years ago, Ichiro Suzuki was being acquired at the trade deadline from the Seattle Mariners by the New York Yankees and was a key part in the team's second-half run to the postseason playing in both left and right field. Two years later at age 40 now, Ichiro has found...

Masahiro Tanaka Tosses 2 Scoreless Innings in Spring Debut for New York Yankees; Beat Phillies 4-0
March 1st, 2014 at 6:49 PM
It was a jam-packed house at George Steinbrenner Field down in Tampa on Saturday afternoon, and all eyes were on one person; Masahiro Tanaka. ***VIDEO1*** With media members all over the country and from Japan in the house, everyone wanted to see how the Yankees newest acquisition would fare in his first...

Masahiro Tanaka to Make Debut for New York Yankees on Saturday Vs. Philadelphia Phillies
February 25th, 2014 at 11:05 PM
It's been a steady process getting Masahiro Tanaka accustomed to pitching in the United States and with his new teammates on the New York Yankees. On Saturday, he'll get his first chance to pitch against live competition. Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced on Tuesday that the 25-year-old Japanese starter will make...

Former Phillies Closer Ryan Madson to Throw for Scouts on Friday; New York Yankees May Be Interested
February 7th, 2014 at 9:15 AM
It's been a rough two years for former Philadelphia Phillies closer Ryan Madson, especially ever since he left the City of Brotherly Love. After a successful 2011 campaign in which he pitches to a 4-2 record with a 2.37 ERA and 32 saves, Madson cashes in on a one-year, $6 million...

New York Yankees Could Look to Cliff Lee, Jimmy Rollins This Summer If Philadelphia Phillies are Sellers
February 4th, 2014 at 3:25 PM
Last week, we at Yankees 101 mentioned the possibility of Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki being a potential trade option for the New York Yankees at the trade deadline, especially if the Rockies fall out of contention and if Derek Jeter's health doesn't go well in 2014. Another team has now...