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New York Yankees Announce Jersey Numbers for New Players in 2015 Season
February 12th, 2015 at 5:52 PM
With about a week to go until the start of spring training for the New York Yankees, the team announced the roster and jersey numbers that their new players for the 2015 season will wear. ***PHOTO1*** They are as follows: 2B/SS, Stephen Drew: 14 SS, Didi Gregorius: 18 RHP, David Carpenter, 29 RHP, Nathan Eovaldi, 30 1B/OF,...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Doesn’t Guarantee Stephen Drew Starting Job
January 29th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
While it appears New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman plans for Stephen Drew to be the everyday second baseman for the team in 2015, he certainly isn't guaranteeing it. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman recently inked Drew to a one-year deal after the Bronx Bombers acquired the free-agent-to-be last season in a deal with...

Atlanta Braves Claim Outfielder Eury Perez Off Waivers
January 23rd, 2015 at 6:48 PM
***PHOTO2*** Last week the New York Yankees designated outfielder Eury Perez for assignment in order to make room for Stephen Drew. Today the Atlanta Braves picked the 24 year old outfielder up off waivers, per Ken Rosenthal. ***PHOTO1*** Perez has good speed, but did not play much last season. In four games...

Joe Girardi Talks Rob Refsnyder, Jose Pirela Making New York Yankees Roster
January 17th, 2015 at 8:52 AM
The New York Yankees were very close to giving their second base job to a prospect out of spring training this season, but it was figured that competition was over following the signing of infielder Stephen Drew. ***PHOTO1*** Well, manager Joe Girardi doesn't exactly see it that way, and fully expects both...

Will the New York Yankees Get 2013 Stephen Drew or 2014 Stephen Drew?
January 7th, 2015 at 4:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees resigned Stephen Drew to a one year deal, which initially seems puzzling given how abysmal Drew was last season. It looked like the Yankees were going to let Rob Refsnyder and Jose Pirela duke it out during Spring Training for the second base position, but Drew's...

MLB Hot Stove: Possible Outcomes for New York Yankees After Signing Stephen Drew
January 7th, 2015 at 6:00 AM
If you heard an explosion somewhere near you or in the distance on Tuesday night, it was likely the collective sound made by the heads of New York Yankees fans who didn't want to see Stephen Drew back in pinstripes. ***PHOTO2*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports first had the news of the...

New York Yankees to Re-Sign 2B/SS Stephen Drew to 1-Year, $5MM Deal
January 6th, 2015 at 10:13 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, January 7 at 10:33 a.m. ET While we knew Stephen Drew's deal with the Yankees was worth $5 million plus incentives, we didn't know the specifics of those incentives. Well, thanks to ESPN's Buster Olney, we now know exactly what Drew could make next season should he hit a certain...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Stephen Drew Looking for $7MM per Season; Yankees Remain Interested
January 6th, 2015 at 8:35 PM
When the New York Yankees made the trade a month ago to bring in Didi Gregorius to be their everyday shortstop, people thought that was the Yankees closing the book on Stephen Drew after two months on the team. ***PHOTO1*** But that doesn't appear to be the case at all, as the...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Houston Astros Interested in Yankees’ Stephen Drew
December 12th, 2014 at 6:16 PM
Thus far, the Houston Astros have had a tough time convincing some players to come to what has been a losing franchise in recent time; Andrew Miller spurned them to sign with the New York Yankees and David Robertson only negotiated with them because he needed leverage and eventually got...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Aren’t Interested in Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki’s Contract; Trade Unlikely
November 25th, 2014 at 12:54 PM
When it comes to who will replace Derek Jeter as the New York Yankees shortstop in 2015, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki seems to be the most popular name that comes up; heck, even Tulowitzki himself has gone on record to saying that it's the perfect scenario for his career. ***PHOTO1*** However,...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Interested in SS Takashi Toritani
November 17th, 2014 at 12:53 PM
The next shortstop of the New York Yankees will not be coming from Japan. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post is reporting that the Bronx Bombers will not be interested in free agent Japanese import, Takashi Toritani, who is interested in coming to the major leagues in 2015 and playing...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Mets Interested in New York Yankees SS Stephen Drew
November 13th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
The New York Yankees have kept tabs on Stephen Drew, as they are interested in him, but as a fallback option in case they don't land someone else. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees aren't the only team in New York interested in Drew's services, as Joel Sherman of the New York Post has reported...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Oakland A’s Interested in New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew
November 10th, 2014 at 9:13 PM
The New York Yankees have talked to Stephen Drew and his agent Scott Boras about a reunion, only this time it would be for shortstop, whereas Drew played second base primarily last year with Derek Jeter still on the active roster. ***PHOTO1*** However, it looks like the Yankees aren't the only team...

Scott Boras: New York Yankees Need Stephen Drew Back at Shortstop for 2015 Season
November 5th, 2014 at 11:03 AM
Stephen Drew obviously didn't have the best 2014 season, whether it was with the Boston Red Sox or the New York Yankees. Hitting .150 usually makes people think you're a terrible baseball player, but Drew is anything but. ***PHOTO1*** Drew is a career .256 hitter and a year ago in Boston, was...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks About Replacing Derek Jeter in 2015
October 12th, 2014 at 10:53 AM
As if New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman didn't have a difficult enough job already, he now has to find a replacement for the irreplaceable: shortstop Derek Jeter. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman recently spoke to the media about several things concerning the Yankees and their offseason, but the topic of Jeter also came...

MLB Rumors: Asdrubal Cabrera a Yankees Target; Had ‘Mild Interest’ in J.J. Hardy
October 11th, 2014 at 11:33 AM
While many had speculated the New York Yankees would be hot for Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy, it appears the team wasn't willing to go that far in order to sign him as a free agent during the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** The Orioles recently signed Hardy to an extension as they battle to...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Stephen Drew the Favorite to Be New York Yankees Shortstop
October 9th, 2014 at 4:17 PM
The New York Yankees lost a potential replacement for Derek Jeter on Thursday as the Baltimore Orioles signed shortstop J.J. Hardy to a three-year extension before he could hit the open market this winter. ***PHOTO1*** The move is a smart one by the Orioles, who have no desire to lose Hardy, let...

Stephen Drew Likely Won’t Be Derek Jeter’s Successor as New York Yankees Shortstop in 2015
September 3rd, 2014 at 10:12 AM
With now 26 games left to play and playoff hopes fading with each passing day, the New York Yankees have been taking inventory on who they might want to bring back from their summer acquisitions. ***PHOTO1*** Both Chase Headley and Brandon McCarthy have certainly earned possible contract offers and extensions from the...

Rusney Castillo, New York Yankees Ready to Talk Contract After Private Workout
August 9th, 2014 at 9:48 AM
After holding a private workout for Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo on Friday, the New York Yankees are interested in talking about a contract with the 27-year-old—but as a second baseman. ***VIDEO1*** That is according to George A. King III of The New York Post, who says the Yankees are one of the...

Stephen Drew Hasn’t Given Any Thoughts to Being Derek Jeter’s Heir as New York Yankees Shortstop in 2015
August 8th, 2014 at 10:16 AM
With all of the talk of Tory Tulowitzki potentially wanted to get traded to the New York Yankees to be Derek Jeter's heir as the next Yankees shortstop in 2015, one name kind of hasn't gotten talked about as an alternate in case the Rockies All Star isn't available. ***VIDEO1*** And the...