Yankees

Mets just let Gio Gonzalez go to Yankees

The New York Yankees agreed to a minor-league deal with veteran left-handed starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez on Monday night. The deal could be worth as much as $12 million if he makes the major-league roster and earns a number of incentives. It's a logical depth signing for general manager Brian...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 12:07pm

Yankees MLB rumors: Dallas Keuchel after Luis Severino injury?

The New York Yankees starting rotation depth is already being questioned with just three weeks until Opening Day. Staff ace Luis Severino was shut down for at least two weeks on Tuesday due to rotator cuff inflammation. The 25-year-old began complaining of discomfort prior to his spring-training...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 12:17pm

Yankees MLB trade rumors: Florial, Frazier after Hicks deal

The New York Yankees secured switch-hitting center fielder Aaron Hicks for the long-haul, inking the 29-year-old to a seven-year, $70 million extension on Monday, keeping him under team control through the 2026 season.  It's a long-term deal that provides plenty of questions considering the...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 11:04am

Yankees lose out on Manny Machado, signs with Padres

Half of baseball's excruciating wait is over, which didn't necessarily provide the best news for the New York Yankees.  ESPN's Jeff Passan first reported on Tuesday afternoon that star infielder Manny Machado — who headlined Major League Baseball's free-agent class alongside Bryce Harper...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:52pm

Manny Machado MLB rumors latest: Yankees now the favorite?

All the puzzle pieces could be falling into perfect place for the New York Yankees after all in a twisting romance story worthy of the cheesiest writers at Hallmark.  Perfect time for Valentine's Day, right? In what has been one of the most excruciatingly slow offseasons in Major League...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 11:24am

Yankees MLB rumors: 3B options in Andujar, Machado, Arenado?

As pitchers and catchers begin reporting to spring training, there is an underlying suspicion that the New York Yankees might not be done making big moves this offseason.   While one more top-tier starting pitcher could make the Yankees clear favorites in the American League, most of the...

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 5:39pm

Yankees MLB rumors: Aaron Judge wants Bryce Harper, Machado latest

It may be wishful thinking, but New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is airing on the side of caution when it comes to any possible pursuit of free-agent megastar Bryce Harper.  In a TMZ interview on Monday, Judge made it known that he wouldn't mind seeing the former Washington National...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 12:10pm

Yankees MLB trade rumors: Jacoby Ellsbury, Giants, Johnny Cueto

The New York Yankees might have a chance to unload veteran outfielder Jacob Ellsbury's contract before the start of the 2019 season. However, they might have to bring on another big contract to make it work.  ESPN's Buster Olney reported on Monday afternoon that the San Francisco Giants and...

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 1:33pm

Mariano Rivera should not be first for perfect Hall of Fame election

It was bound to happen and last week, it finally did as former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera became the first unanimous choice for the Baseball Hall of Fame.  He received backing from each of the 425 voters, but he should not have been the first to get 100-percent of the vote. For the life...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:53am

Looking back at Mariano Rivera's amazing career

Former New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera became the first player in Major League Baseball history to receive a unanimous vote to the Baseball Hall of Fame.   Friends and family surrounded the former Yankees closer as the news came on Tuesday evening. While it was no surprise the...

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 9:51am

Will we see Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens in MLB Hall of Fame?

Tuesday night brought life-changing news for a quartet of former pro ballplayers as Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, and Mike Mussina got the call for enshrinement into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY, the game's most prolific achievement upon its most hallowed grounds...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 11:59am

2019 Baseball Hall of Fame Tracker: Rivera, Mussina in

Slowly but surely, the Baseball Writer's Association of America ballots are trickling in as we get a clearer picture of who will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2019.  With the announcement coming on Tuesday, trackers around the baseball world have a little over half of the...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:27am

Yankees MLB trade rumors: Sonny Gray to Reds waiting

The New York Yankees and general manager Brian Cashman are on the cusp of getting their wish of shipping pitcher Sonny Gray out of town.  Multiple reports have indicated that New York has a deal in place with the Cincinnati Reds that sends the 29-year-old right-hander to Great American...

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 12:30pm

Yankees MLB Trade proposal: Miguel Andujar, Corey Kluber, Manny Machado

The uncertainty surrounding the Manny Machado market suddenly has Yankees fans imploring to get back in the race for the 26-year-old All-Star infielder.  A report on Wednesday from ESPN's Buster Olney claimed that the Chicago White Sox, considered to be the favorites in the sweepstakes,...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 5:38pm

Yankees sign Adam Ottavino, further boost pen

The New York Yankees have made a dominant bullpen even more imposing on Thursday, signing reliever Adam Ottavino to a three-year, $27 million, according to multiple reports.  The completion of the deal is currently pending a physical.  Ottavino is coming off a career year with the...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 2:26pm

Manny Machado Yankees MLB rumors: Talks to heat back up?

After being all but pronounced dead at the scene of the Manny Machado sweepstakes, the New York Yankees might have some new life.  ESPN's Buster Olney reported on Wednesday that the Chicago White Sox, considered the favorite to land the All-Star infielder, offered the 26-year-old a seven-...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:00pm

MLB Rumors: Manny Machado Yankees, Phillies, White Sox, Mets?

As the excruciatingly long wait of a decision from Manny Machado continues, SNY's Andy Martino gave us an obvious bit of news that seemed apparent for more than a month, now.  In what can only be described as par-for-the-course when it comes to the landscape of modern professional sports...

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 1:15pm

2019 Yankees lineup: Manny Machado, DJ LeMahieu

The dragged out saga that is the Manny Machado and Bryce Harper free-agency sweepstakes continue to drag into January, much to the chagrin of Major League Baseball fans, especially those of the New York Yankees.  As the richest, most renowned franchise in the game, the Yankees were...

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 10:06am

Yankees MLB rumors: Latest on Manny Machado decision

The wait for Manny Machado's decision is almost over for the New York Yankees, but things don't look too promising.  Bruce Levine of Chicago 670 reported on Wednesday that the 26-year-old All-Star's free-agency decision is expected to come within a week.  As it stands, three...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 12:37pm

Yankees MLB rumors: Adam Ottavino after Zach Britton?

The New York Yankees bolstered their bullpen on Saturday night by bringing back reliever Zach Britton on a three-year, $39 million deal with an option for a fourth year.  It extends the 31-year-old southpaw's stay in the Bronx after he was acquired from the Baltimore Orioles at the 2018...

Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 10:51am