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Aroldis Chapman Traded to New York Yankees for Package of Prospects

Aroldis Chapman Traded to New York Yankees for Package of Prospects

The New York Yankees and Cinncinnati Reds have agreed in a trade sending prized closer, Aroldis Chapman, to the Yankees in exchange for a package of four minor league prospects, including: Eric Jagielo, Caleb Cotham, Rookie Davis and... 
Braves Trade Shelby Miller to Diamondbacks for Ender Inciarte, Top Prospects

Braves Trade Shelby Miller to Diamondbacks for Ender Inciarte, Top Prospects

One year after trading Jason Heyward for Shelby Miller, the Atlanta Braves have traded their young pitching stud in a new package for a promising young player and prospects. Miller, 25-years-old with three years of team control left,... 
After Signing Ben Zobrist, Cubs Trade Starlin Castro to Yankees

After Signing Ben Zobrist, Cubs Trade Starlin Castro to Yankees

The Chicago Cubs played musical chairs with its middle infield in the past few hours, signing 34-year-old Ben Zobrist to a four year deal worth $56 million and trading away 25-year-old former All-Star, Starlin Castro, to the Yankees... 
Yankees Face Multiple Options Going Forward This Winter

Yankees Face Multiple Options Going Forward This Winter

With the ink of David Price‘s new contract still drying in the front office of their arch rival, the New York Yankees face multiple options for how they will proceed this winter. Winter Meetings will be in full effect shortly... 
Luis Severino to Debut Thursday for Yankees

Luis Severino to Debut Thursday for Yankees

The New York Yankees may have struck out at the trade deadline but plan to impose its biggest transaction with itself by calling up top prospect, Luis Severino, to debut on Thursday. Severino, will be added to a rotation suddenly with... 
Yankees Roster: What’s the Best Course of Action in April?

Yankees Roster: What’s the Best Course of Action in April?

It’s about that time of year where minor clues start to be handed out like early Easter eggs during spring training and it coincidentally coincides with another annual Yankees’ tradition: Pitching injuries. Chris Capuano... 
New York Yankees Rotation: Healthy or Not, Here They Are

New York Yankees Rotation: Healthy or Not, Here They Are

Much has been made of the health in the Yankees’ starting rotation, from the front-end arms of Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda to the depth potential in Ivan Nova and CC Sabathia. New York will be going into the regular season... 
It’s Clear the Yankees Did Not Have a Plan for Yoan Moncada

It’s Clear the Yankees Did Not Have a Plan for Yoan Moncada

It’s been two days and Yoan Moncada is still a Boston Red Sox player. This didn’t turn out to be a cruel joke Hal Steinbrenner tried to pull to literally see if his Father might roll over in his grave. And as the past 48... 
Scott Baker – Most Important Player Not on Yankees 40 Man Roster

Scott Baker – Most Important Player Not on Yankees 40 Man Roster

The New York Yankees will need a lot to go right in order to be contenders for the 2015 season. CC Sabathia and his recent weight gain will have to stay healthy and effective. Michael Pineda and Mashiro Tanaka will likely have to avoid... 
Yankees Need to Remember Own History

Yankees Need to Remember Own History

The New York Yankees have won 27 world championships spread out across 92 years. Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Yogi Berra, Joe Dimaggio: The team in pinstripes has no shortage of greatness from greatest to simply “Hall of Famer”.... 
New York Yankees Made the Smartest Decisions This Winter

New York Yankees Made the Smartest Decisions This Winter

With pitchers and catchers due to report this weekend and James Shields firmly planted on the Padres’ roster, the majority of the heavy and impactful lifting is complete for the 2015 winter. The New York Yankees used the past... 
Yankees Defense Good Enough for Playoff Contention, The Rest?

Yankees Defense Good Enough for Playoff Contention, The Rest?

If there’s one underlying theme to the New York Yankees’ winter, it’s been improving the defense. Whether that means addition by subtraction with Derek Jeter‘s retirement, keeping together another strong bullpen... 
New York Yankees: Five Possible Outcomes in 2015

New York Yankees: Five Possible Outcomes in 2015

It seemed like such a dismal failure, but the New York Yankees actually finished as the second best team in the American League East last season. We discovered: Masahiro Tanaka, Dellin Betances and what Brett Gardner‘s power... 
Yankees Need to Stay Firm with Alex Rodriguez

Yankees Need to Stay Firm with Alex Rodriguez

Reports on Monday indicated the New York Yankees were planning on suing its highest paid player in the event he had any modicum of success. Ladies and Gentleman, only Alex Rodriguez can create those headlines. We live in a Yankees’... 
New York Yankees Prospects Who Could Have an Immediate Impact

New York Yankees Prospects Who Could Have an Immediate Impact

The New York Yankees have had issues developing offensive farm talent for the better part of two decades, at least in using that talent to help its own roster. Much has been written about the potential prospect battle at second base... 
New York Yankees Should be All in on Yoan Moncada

New York Yankees Should be All in on Yoan Moncada

With Brian Cashman seemingly fully in control of personnel decisions, the New York Yankees have continued a calculated approach towards a youth movement this winter. Signing Cuban super-prospect, Yoan Moncada, would be the crown jewel... 
New York Yankees from 2014 to 2015: Position by Position

New York Yankees from 2014 to 2015: Position by Position

Finishing 2014 with an 84-78 record meant a distant second place in the American League East for the Yankees. It also meant four games back from playing in a one game playoff which produced a team who would finish two runs from a World... 
Yankees Sign Stephen Drew, Add Infield Flexibility

Yankees Sign Stephen Drew, Add Infield Flexibility

The New York Yankees re-signed 31-year-old, Stephen Drew, for a one year, $5 million dollar deal with potentially 1-2 million in incentives on Tuesday. Drew will be expected to play second base and provide insurance to Didi Gregorius... 
Yankees Rumors: Potential Remaining Offseason Moves

Yankees Rumors: Potential Remaining Offseason Moves

It’s been an off-season of saving money and getting younger for the New York Yankees. This isn’t some sort of alternate Universe but it is a clear philosophical shift by the front office to go in a different direction,... 
New York Yankees Making Trades to Contend in the Future

New York Yankees Making Trades to Contend in the Future

The New York Yankees became creative in its search for starting pitching on Friday, trading 28-year-old swing-man David Phelps and 31-year-old Martin Prado for 24-year-old, Nathan Eovaldi, backup 1B/OF, Garrett Jones and 22-year-old... 
How the Chicago Cubs Are Building a Future Empire

How the Chicago Cubs Are Building a Future Empire

If you’re not careful, you might miss it. Gradually, the Chicago Cubs, six years without a legitimate contender (a 97 win team in 2009 who would become a first round knockout), five years without a .500 record and owners of... 
Derek Jeter’s Impact on a Generation

Derek Jeter’s Impact on a Generation

Being born in New York and growing up in NJ, I never really had a choice to root for any team except the Yankees. My family has actively been attending games at Yankee Stadium for close to 80 years and I’ve followed Baseball... 
Derek Jeter is Everything Keith Olbermann Should Want

Derek Jeter is Everything Keith Olbermann Should Want

For nearly seven minutes straight, America’s best version of an agenda-pushing, media shill threw caution into the wind by arguing about something he entirely made up right before opening his mouth. In case you were busy doing…Anything... 
Yankees Acquire Martin Prado, Stephen Drew, at the Deadline

Yankees Acquire Martin Prado, Stephen Drew, at the Deadline

Shortly before the 4:00PM Eastern time trade deadline, the Yankees managed to give its infield a makeover in exchange for a stopgap, designating a veteran for assignment and one solid prospect. New York parted ways with Kelly Johnson... 
With Headley Deal Done, Expect the Yankees to Land Cliff Lee

With Headley Deal Done, Expect the Yankees to Land Cliff Lee

Chase Headley is the perfect type of low-risk, high-reward the Yankees target in all facets of Front Office action, whether it’s the MLB draft or the trade deadline. With Headley’s ability to play third every day or pop... 
Yankees Trade Rumors: Face Crossroads at Deadline, Likely Scenarios

Yankees Trade Rumors: Face Crossroads at Deadline, Likely Scenarios

The New York Yankees are perfectly mediocre. Sitting at 47-47 more than halfway through the season, New York sits in third place right in the middle of the AL  East facing a trade deadline two weeks away generally used as the barometer... 
Young Yankees Relievers Poised to Make Big Impressions

Young Yankees Relievers Poised to Make Big Impressions

If there’s two things being treated as a given from Yankees’ critics, it’s that they have a weak farm system and did not address the bullpen this winter, particularly with the departure of Mariano Rivera. While the... 
New York Yankees Show Their Flaws Early

New York Yankees Show Their Flaws Early

The New York Yankees spent a lot of money this winter on covering up a lot of flaws for a team who overachieved to win 85 games. And if you were to look back at the 2013 Opening Day lineup and compare it to today, you would see just... 
Yankees Shortstop Carousel Takes a New Turn – Yangervis Solarte

Yankees Shortstop Carousel Takes a New Turn – Yangervis Solarte

While Derek Jeter begins a long process of saying goodbye to Major League Baseball, the Yankees are in no position to say goodbye to its shortstop of the past 20 years. A few years ago, everything was set up. New York had just drafted... 
Yagervis Solarte, Michael Pineda, Lead List of Early Yankees’ Standouts

Yagervis Solarte, Michael Pineda, Lead List of Early Yankees’ Standouts

With their most turnover in five years, the Yankees have an especially important spring to monitor. Unlike the last few seasons when New York was perfectly moderate in its winter dealings, the Yankees went on a spree this off season,... 
The Next Logical Steps For the Masahiro Tanaka Finalists

The Next Logical Steps For the Masahiro Tanaka Finalists

The New York Yankees walked away with the prized possession of pitching Free Agency on Wednesday, but they weren’t the only team with its sights set on Masahiro Tanaka. Final rumors indicated the: Diamondbacks, White Sox, Cubs,... 
Brewers Reach Agreement With Matt Garza – Four Years, $52 Million

Brewers Reach Agreement With Matt Garza – Four Years, $52 Million

The Milwaukee Brewers made a statement this winter and they did it much in the same way as last winter. One of the last Free Agent pitchers to sign before spring training last season was Kyle Lohse, and now he will be joined by the... 
Rays Bring Back Grant Balfour for Two Years, $12 million

Rays Bring Back Grant Balfour for Two Years, $12 million

Tampa Bay has been quietly making moves this offseason, adding Heath Bell and Ryan Hanigan in December and adding Logan Forsythe yesterday from San Diego. After reaching an agreement with Grant Balfour they presumedly have added a... 
Yankees Win Masahiro Tanaka Sweepstakes – Seven Years, $155 Million

Yankees Win Masahiro Tanaka Sweepstakes – Seven Years, $155 Million

After months of speculation and competition, the team who may have expressed interest first is the team who ended up with the prized Japanese import. The Yankees, long rumored to be in on the righty, signed Masahiro Tanaka to a seven... 
Derek Holland Out until Midseason – Blames Dog For His Injury

Derek Holland Out until Midseason – Blames Dog For His Injury

Derek Holland is expected to be out until midseason for the Texas Rangers and he’s blaming his pet dog for his injury. Holland, who has torn cartilage and required arthroscopic surgery on Friday, says he injured himself on his... 
Loe, Gutierrez, Rosario, Giants Add Bullpen Depth

Loe, Gutierrez, Rosario, Giants Add Bullpen Depth

The San Francisco Giants hope to regain dominant form in the bullpen this season, a strategy which helped win them two World Series in three years. San Francisco signed: Kameron Loe, J.C. Gutierrez and Sandy Rosario, all to minor league... 
Orioles Cancelled Balfour Deal over Knee and Wrist Issues

Orioles Cancelled Balfour Deal over Knee and Wrist Issues

The Baltimore Orioles are in the final stages of what surely has to be described as a disappointing offseason, the low point being when it balked on a Grant Balfour contract to replace Jim Johnson. Balfour is widely considered one... 
Six Teams With the Best Chances to Land Masahiro Tanaka

Six Teams With the Best Chances to Land Masahiro Tanaka

The Winter’s biggest blockbuster player has been posted and Major League Baseball teams will take the next month or so to decide if they want to negotiate with Masahiro Tanaka. Before evaluating who has the best chance of landing... 
Brett Gardner for Austin Jackson Makes Sense for Yankees and Tigers

Brett Gardner for Austin Jackson Makes Sense for Yankees and Tigers

The Yankees and Tigers appear to be on two separate missions this winter, but they could come together for one deal. No, the Yankees won’t be getting a starting pitcher they still need and the Tigers wouldn’t be receiving... 
Omar Infante Unlikely In Yankees Search For Second Baseman

Omar Infante Unlikely In Yankees Search For Second Baseman

The New York Yankees are fresh off only its second missed postseason in 19 years and much like in the winter headed into 2005, looking to play catch up with its arch rival Red Sox, who will enter the postseason as defending champions.... 
Yankees Offseason Should Be Reminder of Success

Yankees Offseason Should Be Reminder of Success

It’s mind-boggling to be a Yankees fan and to watch the sport as a whole closely. Being a Yankees’ fan is like nobody ever being happy for you even though you work hard everyday because your Dad had a major connection for... 
Robinson Cano Signs with Mariners – 10 Years $240 Million

Robinson Cano Signs with Mariners – 10 Years $240 Million

Just hours after talks reportedly broke down between Jay Z and his camp and the Seattle Mariners and their president, Seattle has agreed to sign Robinson Cano to a 10-year, $240 million dollar deal which will tie him for the third... 
Mariners Trying to Sway Robinson Cano with $225 Million Offer

Mariners Trying to Sway Robinson Cano with $225 Million Offer

It becomes increasingly difficult to play second fiddle and leave $50 million dollars on the table in exchange for bright lights and team legacy. Those are the exact odds the Seattle Mariners are trying to play by allegedly offering... 
Masahiro Tanaka May Not Be Posted After All

Masahiro Tanaka May Not Be Posted After All

On the heels of a posting fee maximum agreement, Yozo Tachibana, president of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, told newspapers prized pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, may not be posted after all. After weeks of negotiation, both American... 
Dodgers Re-sign Brian Wilson for One Year, $10 Million

Dodgers Re-sign Brian Wilson for One Year, $10 Million

When the Los Angeles Dodgers signed Brian Wilson the day before the trade deadline in 2013, it was mostly to take a flyer on the once dominant closer. Wilson delivered better than anticipated following a Tommy John surgery in April... 
Rangers Sign Jose Contreras, Two Others, to Minor League Deals

Rangers Sign Jose Contreras, Two Others, to Minor League Deals

The Texas Rangers added some veteran presence to its deep farm system today, signing relievers, Jose Contreras and Nate Adcock, and outfielder, Bryan Peterson, to minor league deals. The most notable name of the trio is Conteras’,... 
Yankees Rumors Heating Up: Hiroki Kuroda, Robinson Cano

Yankees Rumors Heating Up: Hiroki Kuroda, Robinson Cano

Now that Brian McCann is under contract in the Bronx, this week has brought additional rumors to the remainder of the offseason. The following is a review of some of the current rumors swirling around the Bronx. The New York Yankees... 
Why the Yankees Should Part Ways With Robinson Cano

Why the Yankees Should Part Ways With Robinson Cano

In order to prove to yourself the New York Yankees should pass on Robinson Cano, it takes one story from five years ago. I still remember the winter after the 2008 baseball season. Frustration over so many injuries, disappointment... 
Ervin Santana Seeking $100 Million Deal – Yeah Okay

Ervin Santana Seeking $100 Million Deal – Yeah Okay

Ervin Santana is reportedly seeking a $100 million dollar contract when he signs his next deal, likely using that number as an opening to negotiation and trying to capitalize after a revival 2013 campaign with the Kansas City Royals. Of... 
Cubs Hire Renteria, Dodgers Mattingly Talks Extension

Cubs Hire Renteria, Dodgers Mattingly Talks Extension

Three years ago Don Mattingly was just starting out in Los Angeles and Rick Renteria was a bench coach in San Diego. On Thursday, Mattingly started negotiation talks for an extension and Renteria took over the helm in Chicago. Both...