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Alex Rodriguez Will Need Hip Surgery; New York Yankees Hope He’s Back by June
December 3rd, 2012 at 11:45 AM
New York Yankees' third baseman Alex Rodriguez will need to have surgery on his left hip in January, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Sherman reports that Rodriguez had an MRI on his surgically repaired right hip during the first round of the playoffs because of discomfort in the...

New York Yankees Could Look into Acquiring Arizona Diamondbacks’ Justin Upton to Join Their Outfield
November 19th, 2012 at 12:41 PM
During the recent general managers' meeting one of the names being bantered around was that of Arizona Diamondbacks' Justin Upton. The 25 year old didn't have one of his best season's last year, but is still considered one of the most young talented outfielders in the game. Upton has a limited no trade-clause...

Contrary to Initial Reports, New York Yankees Have Yet to Make Offer to Hiroki Kuroda
December 10th, 2011 at 8:00 AM
Japanese news outlet, Sponichi, first reported the New York Yankees have offered Hiroki Kuroda a deal. Turns out, the report is FALSE.  The Yankees released a statement refuting the alleged one-year deal worth $12 million on their website Friday afternoon.  ***PHOTO1***    On the last day of the 2011 Winter Meetings, Yankees fans still had hope...

New York Yankees Leave Dallas with No Major Deals
December 9th, 2011 at 1:00 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said, "I expected to come down here and make a lot of calls, have some meetings, but I wasn't overly optimistic." ***PHOTO1***   Cashman was right the Yankees made no major deals or free agency signings during the winter meetings, and neither did their arch rival the Boston Red Sox. The biggest splash was...

Financial Limit Spells Quiet Winter for New York Yankees
December 7th, 2011 at 8:00 AM
As it turns out the Yankees do have limits. Much to everyone's surprise, the Yankees have remained quiet at this year's Winter Meetings due to financial limitations. It was first reported that the Yankees were interested in signing Mark Buehrle then C.J. Wilson, Yu Darvish, and the list continued to...

Pitchers not on New York Yankees’ Rush Order This Winter
December 3rd, 2011 at 8:00 AM
  As Brian Cashman prepared to scale down the side of the 22-story Landmark Building in Stamford Connecticut, he held firm on his stance that pitching was the Yankees' number one priority this off season.    Brian Cashman, Joe Girardi and Yankees ownership have been playing it cool about the Yankees' pitching rotation...

New York Yankees Save Five Prospects from Rule 5 Draft
November 19th, 2011 at 9:00 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees added five prospects to their 40-man roster prior to the November 18 deadline making them ineligible for the Rule 5 Draft which will take place at the Winter Meetings next month. Several sources have confirmed that the Yankees moved infielders David Adams and Corban Joseph to...

Aggressive Cashman to Meet with C.J. Wilson
November 16th, 2011 at 1:45 PM
An aggressive Brian Cashman is wasting no time when it comes to speaking with free agents. Several sources have reported that Cashman reached out to C.J. Wilson's agent, Bob Garber, to schedule a meeting with Wilson in New York possibly before the winter meetings. Cashman has been very tight lipped...