Yearly Archives: 2017

Rumor: Luxury tax may keep the Yankees from signing Todd Frazier

Via Interest remains between the Yankees and free agent third baseman Todd Frazier, a pair of sources with knowledge of their correspondence have told NJ Advance Media. But the team’s mission to stay beneath the $197-million payroll luxury tax … Continue reading

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Yankees Trade Rumors: Talks with Pirates for Gerrit Cole are back on!

Apparently Pittsburgh is now “highly motivated” to trade Gerrit Cole, but the two teams are still held up on whether Gleyber Torres or Clint Frazier is the centerpiece. The Yankees at this point are the likeliest destination for Gerrit Cole, … Continue reading

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Rumors: Yankees interested in Darvish but need to trade Ellsbury first

According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the Yankees are interested in free agent righty Yu Darvish, but Rosenthal added that the Yankees would need to get creative to do it — in other words — trade Jacoby Ellsbury. The … Continue reading

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Yankees potentially have rotation locked up after signing CC Sabathia

Obviously a little late on this one… Hearing CC Sabathia has passed his physical so his deal with the Yankees is now official. — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) December 16, 2017 The Yankees will still look to add another starting pitcher, … Continue reading

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