Bullpen Finalized, Aceves Back With Yankees

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Well yesterday was a busy and interesting day for the Yankees. It started with a slow morning and still no news. Then word came out that manager Joe Girardi called a special players meeting about two hours before last night’s game against the Miami Marlins. Soon after the meeting broke, the Yankees officially announced the […]

For the Yankees, Trade Rumors Continue

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The New York Yankees actually have a surplus of players at a few positions. Scouts from teams continue to evaluate the young Yankee catchers, and now there even some rumblings that teams are also scouting the Yankees outfielders. Our own Yankee insider has been told that the Yankees are possibly listening to offers for catching […]

Teams Scouting David Phelps and Catchers

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There seemed to be a little curiosity over David Phelps, during Tuesday’s 3-2 loss to the Orioles. Phelps started and pitched a mediocre 2.2 innings giving one earned while striking out two. During the game the Seattle Mariners had scouts in attendance while the New York Yankees were in Sarasota. With Seattle having some injures […]

Yankees to sign Jacoby Ellsbury

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Yankee fans wanted a splash. They wanted a big move. Well, here it is. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has confirmed that Jacoby Ellsbury will indeed be in New York to take a physical, as reported here first by Bronxpinstripes, to put the finishing touches on a 7-year pact worth a guaranteed $148 million. According […]

Source: Ellsbury rumored to arrive in New York

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There are rumors floating around that free agent and former Red Sock Jacoby Ellsbury will be signed by a New York team soon, and presumably, he will land in pinstripes. Ellsbury is rumored to be arriving in New York tomorrow for a physical, multiple sources confirm to Bronxpinstripes.com. With Carlos Beltran leaning towards signing with the […]

Yankees trade Chris Stewart

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The New York Yankees have traded catcher Chris Stewart to the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Yanks will receive either cash or a player to be named later. Stewart, 32, is a non-tender candidate after hitting 211/.293/.272 with four homers and 25 RBI in […]

Aging in the outfield

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After locking up catcher Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million deal, the Yankees have now turned their attention to other areas – most notably the outfield. Now that the team is trying to trim payroll to $189 million, they’re looking at cheaper options to Curtis Granderson. Enter Carlos Beltran. According to George  King of […]

Yankees to sign Brian McCann

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Coming into the offseason, the Yankees were hoping to make a splash. They hope this is the first of many. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Yankees and catcher Brian McCann have agreed to a five year deal worth $85 million, with a vesting option for a sixth year that would push the […]

Cano, and others, receive qualifying offer

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The New York Yankees have made qualifying offers to second baseman Robinson Cano, starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda and outfielder Curtis Granderson. This was first reported by Buster Olney.   Yankees announce they have made qualifying offers to Robinson Cano, Hiroki Kuroda and Curtis Granderson, As expected. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 4, 2013   It […]

Search for righty bat continues without Morse

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Last week, it was reported that the Yankees and Nationals were going to have discussions about a possible Mike Morse trade, as the outfielder became available when the Nats resigned Adam LaRoche. Whether or not the two clubs had any talks doesn’t matter now, as Morse has been traded to the Seattle Mariners in a […]

Patience a virtue for Yanks, Nats

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Hal Steinbrenner and the Yankees aren’t finished this offseason. Even though Spring Training is right around the corner, Steinbrenner assured the fans that the team is not done making moves and that they’ve “got some work to do.” While sticking to the plan of getting below payroll for 2014, Steinbrenner also added that he would […]

Yanks have checked on Sizemore

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According to Anthony McCarron and the New York Daily News, the Yankees have checked in on left-handed hitting outfielder Grady Sizemore. However, the Yankees main priority is to add a righty outfield bat before the season starts. GM Brian Cashman is perhaps looking for some insurance. Sizemore, 30, would likely come at a low price, thanks […]

Yankees Showing Interest in Morse

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The New York Yankees have already brought in two right-handed hitting outfielders this off-season to fill the void left by Andruw Jones, and they are reportedly looking into bringing in a third. Earlier on Tuesday, ESPN’s Andrew Marchand reported that the Yankees are interested in trying to acquire 1B/OF Michael Morse. With newly re-signed 1B Adam […]

Yankees to sign Ichiro for 2 years

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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

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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 looking into Josh Hamilton

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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 […]

Wednesday’s Updates from the Winter Meetings

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Good morning, folks! Day three is underway from Nashville, and we’re covering all the action on a minute-by-minute basis at BronxPinstripes.com. 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

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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 […]

Russell Relocates to Pittsburgh

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After being a rock behind the plate for the Yankees for two seasons, Russell Martin has decided to leave for the Steel City. Earlier tonight, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports broke the story that Martin and the Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a two-year deal worth $17 million. In two seasons with the Yanks, Martin […]