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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

Yankees MLB rumors: Machado, Andujar latest after Tulowitzki signing

The New York Yankees first move of 2019 might not have been the one those around the organization were hoping for. As the baseball world waits on the Manny Machado decision, Wednesday morning saw the Yankees agree to a league-minimum deal with veteran shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to shore up the...

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 11:05am

Ranking top New York teams, athletes of 2018

Another year, another championship-less 365 days for the major New York City-area professional sports franchises in 2018.  There were some contenders, some pretenders, and some that probably should have just taken the year off. But with the flip of a calendar, hope springs anew, just like for...

Monday, December 31, 2018 - 12:10am

Manny Machado Yankees rumors: What are chances of signing?

The New York Yankees have made their pitch to Manny Machado. Now comes the waiting.  Machado showed up at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday afternoon to hear the Bronx Bombers' pitch on why he should sign up to wear pinstripes in 2019 in beyond. According to the Athletic's Lindsey Adler,...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 11:15am

Manny Machado Yankees MLB rumors: Latest on meeting

The Manny Machado nationwide tour has officially kicked off as the New York Yankees await their turn to meet with the free-agent star infielder.  After meeting with the Chicago White Sox on Monday, Machado will head to the Bronx on Wednesday to meet with Yankees brass, including general...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 12:44pm

Yankees MLB trade rumors: Miguel Andujar out to go for Nolan Arenado?

It'd be a stretch to label the New York Yankees' offseason as a success, so far.  After trading for James Paxton, general manager Brian Cashman lost out on Nathan Eovaldi and Patrick Corbin, prompting him to re-sign JA Happ in order to bolster his rotation.  As they pursue the...

Monday, December 17, 2018 - 12:17pm

MLB Winter Meetings are a bust: Malusis

As Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings came and went last week in Las Vegas, I can’t tell you how disappointed I was as not only a fan of the sport but one that has made sports my career.   It was a disaster of epic proportions. Not because of something that happened, because...

Monday, December 17, 2018 - 11:38am

Yankees 2019 projected starting rotation after JA Happ signing

After all the talk of going after big-name aces like Corey Kluber or Noah Syndergaard, the New York Yankees made their second, and possibly last, move regarding a starting rotation that was their top priority this offseason.  The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal first reported on Wednesday...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 11:41am

Yankees MLB rumors: Manny Machado if Miguel Andujar traded

The New York Yankees might not be concentrating all of their efforts and wealth on the free-agent market yet, but they certainly are making plenty of noise on the trade market.  Monday night saw reports emerge of the Yankees talking with the crosstown-rival Mets and Miami Marlins for a three-...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 12:10pm

Yankees Mets MLB trade rumors: Zack Wheeler, Miguel Andujar

Two of the most unlikely trade partners in the New York Mets and Yankees could hook up for an enormous deal before Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings are over.  Reports late Monday night revealed that both New York clubs, along with the Miami Marlins, are talking about a trade that...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 11:30am

Mets Yankees MLB trade rumors: Noah Syndergaard, JT Realmuto

If the first day of Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings was too slow for you, the prospect of a blockbuster deal involving the New York Yankees, Mets, and Miami Marlins provided plenty of consolation.  On Monday night, the Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reported that the Mets instigated...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 7:23am

Yankees MLB trade rumors: Corey Kluber for Estevan Florial

While the baseball world keeps an eye on where Bryce Harper and Manny Machado end up in free agency this winter, there is a large faction of New York Yankees fans waiting to see what happens to Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber.  After re-signing Carlos Carrasco last week, it became close to...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:24pm

Should Yankees pursue Daniel Murphy at MLB Winter Meetings?

The New York Yankees have rarely been a team building a championship contender on a budget, but that's the general feeling as Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings kicked off from Las Vegas on Monday.  While one more starting pitcher is most likely the top priority, Yankees general...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 12:00pm

Manny Machado Yankees MLB rumors: Latest at Winter Meetings

Usually, Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings belong to the New York Yankees, who have been known to wheel and deal this time of year. Just look at last year when they came away with Giancarlo Stanton.  They're expected to be active in Las Vegas this year once again as the...

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 9:52am