Category Archives: Transactions

Yankees re-sign manager Joe Girardi through 2017

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This just came in a couple of minutes ago, but the Yankees have officially re-signed manager Joe Girardi to a 4-year, $16 Million contract that goes through 2017. Girardi would also earn a post-season bonus. Girardi had been one of the topics during the first week of the offseason, and now fans can finally put the ...

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Yankees finalize trade for Alfonso Soriano

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The Yankees officially announced Friday morning that they have acquired Alfonso Soriano from the Cubs in exchange for righty minor leaguer Corey Black. Soriano is in the seventh year of a an eight year $136 million deal. He's still has roughly $24.5 million owed to him on that deal and the Yankees will be on the ...

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Catching up with the Yankees: transactions, injury updates, and MiLB news

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The Yankees split the four game series with the Rays over the weekend, hosted Old Timer's Day, and there was even a flurry of minor moves. Let's get right into the weekend recap. TRANSACTIONS • The Yankees obviously activated Ivan Nova over the weekend. Manager Joe Girardi would not say if they were planning on him staying ...

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Yankees trade for failed Mets prospect Fernando Martinez

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With all of their injuries, the Yankees needed another outfielder so they traded for former Mets prospect Fernando Martinez and sent the Astros minor league righty Charles Basford in exchange, according to Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle. Martinez, 24, was ranked as high as the No. 22 best prospect in baseball by Baseball America at ...

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Youkilis out 10-12 weeks with back surgery, Teixeira to the DL

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The Yankees announced that Kevin Youkilis will have back surgery on Thursday and is expected to miss 10-12 weeks while Mark Teixeira has been placed on the 15-day disabled list after he got a cortisone shot to deal with inflammation in his wrist. In corresponding moves, the Yankees called up Zoilo Almonte and Adam Warren from the minors. ...

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Chien-Ming Wang opts out of contract to sign with the Blue Jays

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Chien-Ming Wang opted out of his minor league contract with the Yankees today and will sign a major league deal with the Blue Jays, according to Andy McCullough and Ken Rosenthal. He's expected to start on Tuesday. Wang pitched for the Yankees from 2005-2009 and was their ace for part of that stretch. He injured his ...

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What it means to have Teixeira and Youkilis returning on Friday

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Both Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis played in a rehab game for the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Wednesday, they both played seven innings and went 0-for-2 with a walk, and both are expected to return to the Yankees on Friday, Brian Cashman said. It's a little surprising to hear that both are coming back so soon ...

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David Huff, we hardly knew ye: Yankees activate Joba Chamberlain

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BBD is back after taking a couple of days off for Memorial Day and to watch the return of Arrested Development, which I've enjoyed very much. I wasn't gone long, but it might have been just long enough to miss the entire Yankees career of David Huff, who was designated for assignment to make room ...

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