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MLB Hot Stove: Yankees Unlikely to Pursue Pirates’ Pedro Alvarez in Free Agency
December 4th, 2015 at 12:18 PM
When the Pittsburgh Pirates decided to non-tender third basemen Pedro Alvarez this past week, some thought a homecoming for him with the New York Yankees would have been ideal considering their need for offensive help in the lineup. ***PHOTO1*** But because the Yankees simply don't have the room for that kind of...

New York Yankees’ Didi Gregorius Flashes Strong Arm with Ridiculous Spin Play: Video
March 7th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
We already knew New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius was a solid defender before coming to the Bronx and that was on full display Friday night versus the Pittsburgh Pirates. ***PHOTO1*** In the spring training contest, Gregorius showed both range and a strong arm by making a ridiculous spinning play up the...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Reacts After 0-2 Showing in 1st Spring Game
March 7th, 2015 at 9:07 AM
New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran was in the lineup for the first time this spring on Friday night and failed to reach base via a hit in the contest versus the Pittsburgh Pirates. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran, who suffered from an ailing elbow and had to have surgery at the end of 2014,...

Russell Martin Does not Blame New York Yankees for Letting Him Leave
March 3rd, 2015 at 1:55 PM
Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin spoke fondly about his time with Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Martin played for the Yankees in 2011 and 2012, putting up Fangraphs WAR values of 2.7 and 2.0 respectively. After 2012, the Yankees did not resign Martin and allowed him to sign...

Taking a Look at David Carpenter and the Manny Banuelos Trade
January 5th, 2015 at 6:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Manny Banuelos was once regarded as one of the jewels of the New York Yankees farm system. Three or four years ago, it would be inconceivable that the Yankees would trade him for a relief pitcher. The great Mariano Rivera described Banuelos as the greatest pitching prospect he had ever...