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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...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees a Potential Landing Spot for Phillies’ Marlon Byrd
July 26th, 2014 at 11:09 AM
The New York Yankees have been red-hot since they have returned from the All Star break, winning seven out of their last eight games and are getting themselves right into the thick of the playoff race. ***VIDEO1*** With the team looking for help on offense, the Yankees have been linked to several...

MLB Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Phillies Have Offered up Ryan Howard in Trade; New York Yankees Have Turned Them Down
July 26th, 2014 at 9:04 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies would love nothing more than to rid themselves of the remaining $70 million left on Ryan Howard's contract and it has gotten so bad to the point where the Phillies have had internal discussions on releasing him after the season. ***VIDEO1*** In the meantime, the Phillies, who have since...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Could Be in Mix for Phillies’ Chase Utley; Might Waive No-Trade Clause for Giants, A’s
July 23rd, 2014 at 5:07 PM
With the Philadelphia Phillies preparing for a potential fire sale this month and likely to sell off some of their more attractive players, one player who has been under some speculation as his whereabouts for the future is Chase Utley. ***VIDEO1*** The All Star second basemen possesses 10-5 no-trade rights in his...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees not ‘Hot and Heavy’ for Cliff Lee
July 22nd, 2014 at 7:04 PM
Trade rumors have been swirling about the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee, but apparently general manager Brian Cashman isn't too high on the 35-year-old right now. ***VIDEO1*** ESPNNewYork.com's Wallace Matthews was notified by a source of the Yanks' feelings on Lee: 1. Cliff Lee came back Monday and didn't look too...

Yankees Trade Target Cliff Lee Farts After Postgame Interview (Video)
July 22nd, 2014 at 2:40 PM
Philadelphia Phillies starter Cliff Lee, who is a trade target of the New York Yankees, isn't throwing much gas in his pitches anymore, but he is still certainly passing it. ***VIDEO1*** After his horrid Monday night start against the San Francisco Giants in which he allowed six runs on 12 hits in...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Observe Cliff Lee’s Rough 1st Start Off DL; Should Finally Lower Phillies Trade Demands
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:46 AM
On Monday night, there were many scouts in attendance at Citizens Bank Park for the return of Cliff Lee for the Philadelphia Phillies as he took on the San Francisco Giants in his first start off the disabled list since May. ***VIDEO1*** The start was far from memorable, as Lee ended up...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Scouted Cliff Lee’s Last Rehab Start; Expected to Scout Monday’s Return to Majors
July 21st, 2014 at 11:19 AM
Monday night is a very big start for Philadelphia Phillies lefty ace Cliff Lee, as he will make his first official start for the team since May when he steps onto the mound at Citizens Bank Park and squares off against the San Francisco Giants. ***VIDEO1*** Lee, who was on the disabled...

MLB Trade Rumors: Cliff Lee Isn’t Worth New York Yankees’ Top Prospects
July 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Yankees are in desperate need of a starting pitcher, and while Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies would be an instant upgrade over what they have now, the Yanks must not part ways with any top prospects in order to land him. ***VIDEO1*** A trade scenario was mentioned by...