Category Archives: MLB News and Notes

Report: Yankees sign Brian McCann pending physical

Brian McCann

It took until just before Thanksgiving, but the Yankees have finally gotten into the Hot Stove mix, signing the top free agent catcher in the market. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, The Yankees and Brian McCann have agreed to a five-year, $85 Million contract with a 6th year vesting option that would make the ...

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Feinsand: Tanaka will post this winter

Masahiro Tanaka 2

Earlier this morning the Associated Press came out with an article stating that it would have been almost impossible for Masahiro Tanaka to post this winter. However, New York Daily News writer Mark Feinsand sent out a flurry of tweets earlier this evening, hearing from sources that Tanaka will post this winter. Here was Feinsand's ...

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Yankees meet with agents for Beltran, Choo, Ellsbury, McCann and Drew

Carlos Beltran 2

Pretty much at the beginning of the offseason, every team likes to call the agents of the players and show that they have interest. Well today the Yankees did just that, meeting with the agents of Carlos Beltran, Shin-Soo Choo, Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Stephen Drew. The Yankees have interest in the biggest names on ...

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No Gold For Cano

Robinson Cano lost the Gold Glove to Boston Red Sox second basemen Dustin Pedroia. When looking at the defense metrics, Pedoria did have a slight advantage over Cano, but I'm still not a fan of the Gold Glove Awards since I feel it's one gigantic popularity contest. Here are the winners from the 2013 Gold ...

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Across the AL: An Early Look at the Seattle Mariners

Felix Hernandez

Bronx Baseball Daily welcomes Eric Favaloro, who will write a regular weekly column this season focusing on a team or teams around baseball. Exploring other teams in depth has been something that I've wanted to do on Bronx Baseball Daily for a while now so I'm excited Eric is joining us. Please enjoy his article ...

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Orioles claim Russ Canzler off waivers


When the Yankees made the Travis Hafner signing official, they designated right handed hitting outfielder Russ Canzler for assignment to make room for him on the 40-man roster. That doesn't necessarily mean the Yankees lost him as he could clear waivers and get assigned to the minors. However, the Baltimore Orioles announced today that they have claimed Canzler ...

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Cubs sign Scott Hairston to a 2-year deal


The Yankees have had their eye on a certain right handed hitting outfielder pretty much all offseason, but they missed out on him as Scott Hairston agreed to a two-year deal with the Chicago Cubs, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. With an all left handed hitting outfield it would have been nice to have ...

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Mike Morse traded to the Seattle Mariners


The Yankees have missed out on yet another player that could upgrade their team in 2013 when the Seattle Mariners landed outfielder Mike Morse in a three team trade that also involved the Oakland Athletics. Morse goes from Washington to Seattle, right handed pitching prospects A.J. Cole, Blake Treinen, and a player to be named later ...

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