Yankees Resign Jones

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via Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com | Andruw Jones has re-signed with the Yankees on a one-year, $2 million deal. The contract also contains a possible $1.4 million more that Jones can earn in incentives. Jones batted .247/.356/.495 with 13 homers, 33 RBI and an .851 OPS over 222 plate appearances this past season and was […]

Former Red Sox Reliever Headed to the Bronx

According to a report on ESPN.com’s Rumor Central, the Yankees and former Red Sox reliever Hideki Okajima have agreed to a minor league deal. Via ESPN.com… The 36-year-old Okajima made at least 56 appearances for four straight seasons in Boston, but his production declined in 2011 and he was demoted to Triple-A Pawtucket in late […]

Swisher to the Indians?

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via Ken Rosenthal |  The Cleveland Indians are one of several clubs that have called the New York Yankees about right fielder Nick Swisher, according to major-league sources. But at this point, Swisher does not appear to be a realistic alternative if the Indians fail to sign free agent Carlos Beltran. For the Yankees to […]

Yankees: Sign Cespedes, Trade Montero?

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The Potential The big rumor of the week circling the Yankees has been their overwhelming interest in Cuban defector, Yoennis Céspedes.  On the surface this move looks to be the end of Yankees fan favorite, Nick Swisher.  Céspedes is a natural center fielder with plus speed and a plus bat; and could very well be an upgrade […]

Jeter, Cano, Robertson Take Home GIBBYs

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via Bryan Hoch MLB.com | NEW YORK — Three Yankees were issued honors as winners in the Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Awards on Friday, with performances by Robinson Cano, Derek Jeter and David Robertson drawing high praise. Cano was lauded for his “Wow Factor” as one of the game’s most exciting stars, while Jeter’s 5-for-5, […]

Yankees Question of the Day – December 16, 2011

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Periodically throughout the Yankees offseason, I will be posting various, random questions to ignite some discussion and hopefully debates on your opinions. Please use the comments section below to answer the following question: If you could pick one retired player from the Yankees dynasty of the late 90′s/early 00′s to help the Yankees next season, […]

Yankees Displaying Patience with Yu Darvish

According to a report on ESPN.com from New York Post writer George King, the Yankees appear to be displaying some unusual patience in regards to their pursuit of Japanese pitching superstar Yu Darvish. King has heard voices throughout the Yankees organization that the teams pursuit of Darvish is “lukewarm at best”. The estimated winning bid […]

Sweet Lou Is Close To Becoming An Analyst With YES Network

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The Grandy Man: Talks pizza, wrestling and choosing your friends

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Playing in his second season with the New York Yankees, Curtis Granderson is on pace to match his 2007 season, which entered him into MLB records books. This season Granderson has been voted to the American League All Star game as starting center fielder as well as helping the Yankees offense. The left- handed hitter […]

Rivera Recovering Well After Throat Surgery

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Closer Mariano Rivera is recovering as expected from throat surgery, general manager Brian Cashman said on Thursday. Rivera, 42, had polyps removed from his vocal cords on Friday in New York after having difficulty speaking for more than a month. The procedure should not affect Rivera’s readiness for Spring Training. “I’ve been told everything is […]

Yankees Interested in Darvish?

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via Brian Hoch MLB.com | DALLAS — The Yankees remain in the hunt for starting pitching upgrades, so Thursday’s news that Japanese standout Yu Darvish has decided to come to the Major Leagues should be front and center on their radar. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman was coy in discussing the 25-year-old right-hander, refusing to […]

Pujols’ Agent Spoke to Yankees

via Brian Hoch MLB.com | DALLAS — The Yankees never feigned even a glimmer of interest in fitting Albert Pujols for pinstripes, but the slugger’s agent did reach out to general manager Brian Cashman just to make sure. Cashman learned of Pujols’ monster contract with the Angels via text message during Thursday’s Rule 5 Draft, […]

Hot Stove News: Yu Darvish Posted Thursday

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Yu Darvish is finally getting posted. He’s announced it on his blog, and it’s translated below.       To all the fans, an announcement At this time, Yu Darvish has decided to use the posting system. Because I wanted to relay this to the fans first, I am announcing this here. I greatly appreciate […]

Yankees Win Bid for SS Hiroyuki Nakajima

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Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that the Yankees have won the bid for Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima. The terms of the winning bid aren’t yet known. The Yankees now have a 30-day exclusive negotiating window to work out a contract. Nakajima, a 29-year-old shortstop, is a .302 career hitter in Japan and has surpassed at […]