Former Yankee Hideki Matsui to Retire


Fan favorite and baseball icon Hideki Matsui will retire after 10 years in the major leagues, according to sources. Matsui played 10 years in Japan prior to coming to the states before the 2003 season. That year, he finished second in the Rookie Of the Year voting to Kansas City Royals’ shortstop Angel Berroa. During […]

Austin Not An Option at Third Yet


After a breakout season that began at Low-A Charleston and ended two levels higher in Double-A Trenton, Tyler Austin has become one of the hottest names in the Yankees farm system. Initially drafted as a catcher when he was selected in the 13th round of the 2010 draft, Austin never appeared in a professional game at […]

Ruth, Boggs, Clemens, Damon and now Youkilis

Kevin Youkilis

Now that some time has passed and people are awaking from their collective faints, it’s time to take a statistical look at the new Yankee third baseman. When the Yankees step on the field opening day, a lot of familiar faces will be there and they all will be joined by perennial Red Sox Kevin […]

Source: Yanks Interested in Vernon Wells

Vernon Wells

According to Fox Sports Ken Rosenthal, the Yankees may have interest in acquiring expendable AngelsOF Vernon Wells. With an all lefty outfield now that Ichiro has resigned, the Yankees have been looking for a right-handed bat to balance things out. With the addition of Josh Hamilton, the Angels seem to have too many players and […]

Ichiro agrees on return to Yankees


  Ichiro turned around his 2012 season when he was traded to the Yankees. He played 95 games on Seattle and his numbers were not impressive (.261 BA/.288 OBP/.353 SLG and only had 28 RBIs). Compare that to his 67 games on the Yankees (.322 BA/.340 OBP/.454 SLG with 27 RBIs) and you have a […]

Yankees to sign Ichiro for 2 years


The Yankees are close to finalizing a two-year deal with Ichiro Suzuki worth $12-13 million. Ichiro who will slot in as the everyday RF will look to close out his career in Pinstripes.  Ichiro hit .338/.363/.531 in Yankee Stadium during the 2012 year, and will look to maintain those lines.  Ichiro would join the Yankees […]

Youkilis signs with the Yankees

Youkilis will man third base in pinstripes.

Former Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis has signed a 1-year, $12 million contract with the New York Yankees. The agreement between the Yankees and Youkilis was first reported by Ken Rosenthal. The 33-year old corner infielder received interest from numerous teams, including the Cleveland Indians, who are managed by Terry Francona, who managed the […]

Yankees spring training schedule


The New York Yankees today announced the club’s 2013 spring training schedule. Sat., Feb. 23 at Atlanta, Lake Buena Vista, 1:05 p.m. Sun., Feb. 24 TORONTO, GMS Field, 1:05 p.m. Mon., Feb. 25 at Baltimore, Sarasota, 1:05 p.m. Tues., Feb. 26 at Philadelphia, Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. Wed., Feb. 27 BALTIMORE, GMS Field, 1:05 p.m. Thur., […]

Yankees Aggressively Pursuing Ichiro


The Yankees may be able to sign OF Ichiro Suzuki very soon, filling a hole in RF. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, a Major League source says that a deal will in fact happen, and that the Yankees are “all over him.” It’s no secret that Ichiro wants to remain a Yankee, so […]

Cano Might Go After 2013

Robinson Cano would hit his second home run of the series in tonight's extra innings loss.

Robinson Cano knows he is the best player on the Yankees, the best 2B in all of baseball and one of the top players in the game. He wants to make sure he gets paid like it. Earlier today, it was revealed that Cano would NOT take less money, or a “hometown discount,” to stay […]

Yankees OF Gardner avoids arbitration with 1 year deal


Yankees avoided arbitration with OF Brett Gardner by agreeing to a one-year contract.  Gardner coming off only 16 games in 2012 should enter the 2013 camp completely healthy and ready to play and everyday OF position.  Depending on what happens with the Granderson trade market, Gardner could be a good bet for starting in CF […]

Yankees looking into Josh Hamilton


The Yankees have apparently ordered a background check according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today.  The latest Yankees speculation comes after a very quiet Winter meetings showing, and losing out on multiple coveted players.  Josh Hamilton would certainly be a monster splash for the Yankees, however, it would most likely take a contract exceeding four […]

Thursday’s Updates from the Winter Meetings

Youkilis will man third base in pinstripes.

Today is the final day of the Winter Meetings down in Nashville, and BronxPinstripes will be providing continuing coverage all day, so make sure to check back for updates on news and rumors! Update 10:00 AM: The biggest news so far today revolves around former Yankee enemy Kevin Youkilis. In what has become a shrinking […]

Wednesday’s Updates from the Winter Meetings

Brian Cashman updating the media on Tuesday night (Associated Press photo)

Good morning, folks! Day three is underway from Nashville, and we’re covering all the action on a minute-by-minute basis at 8:10 AM: Last night, Brian Cashman met with the media and revealed that he has spoken to the agent for at least five separate players – Ichiro Suzuki, Raul Ibanez, Eric Chavez, Kevin Youkilis, […]

Tuesday’s Winter Meetings Update

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The BronxPinstripes crew will be updating here throughout the day as more information leaks out of the Winter Meetings. Make sure to check back for Yanks news and rumors. ESPN’s Buster Olney tweeted early this morning that Brian Cashman and the Yankees are willing to listen to offers for Centerfielder Curtis Granderson. Granderson, who will […]

Monday’s Winter Meetings Update

Alex Rodriguez will miss part of the 2013 season as he needs hip surgery (Photo: Elsa/Getty Images)

Hello, all. Going to try something different this year, with a running post of the day-to-day updates from Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings in Nashville. There has been a couple big pieces of news so far, and more is sure to come throughout the day. The BronxPinstripes crew will be updating here throughout the day […]