Category Archives: Transactions

Yankees sign Australian pitcher Brandon Stenhouse

Brandon Stenthouse

The Yankees signed an Australian pitcher to a six-figure deal that could make him a millionaire by the time he's 18. Brandon Stenhouse, 17, signed a deal to professionally play for the Yankees organization after American scouts flew to Austrialia to watch him pitch. “It’s still sinking in and I was a bit nervous signing the contract ...

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Source: Yankees close to deal with Scott Sizemore

Scott Sizemore

Less than 24 hours after Alex Rodriguez's suspension, the Yankees are close to signing an infielder who just so happens to play third base. According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, the Yankees are closing in on a minor league deal with free agent Scott Sizemore. Sizemore missed all of 2012 and most of ...

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Yankees sign Jacoby Ellsbury pending a physical

Jacoby Ellsbury

The New York Yankees have just signed free agent OF Jacoby Ellsbury to a 7-year, $153 Million deal pending a physical, according to Mark Feinsand of the Daily News. The Yankees planned to play Ellsbury in CF and shift Brett Gardner to LF in 2014. Despite the sudden rumors that Gardner would be traded after the ...

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Brian McCann is officially a Yankee

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The New York Yankees have officially signed catcher Brian McCann to a five-year contract with a vesting option for a sixth year. McCann passed his physical yesterday afternoon. This was pretty rare but Hal Steinbrenner released a statement in the Yankees official press release: "The singular and unwavering desire of this organization is to construct a team ...

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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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Yankees re-sign Jeter for one-year deal

Derek Jeter

This came in about three minutes ago that the Yankees re-signed Captain Derek Jeter to a one-year, $12 Million contract for the 2014 season. Jeter had a $9 Million option for the 2014 season initially in his previous contract. The one-year, $12 Million deal gives Jeter a $3 Million raise. As more developments come in ...

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Yankees close to deal with Larry Rothschild

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During Brian Cashman's press conference a couple of weeks ago, he made it clear that if Joe Girardi returned to the Yankees then he would like to have the coaching staff  return as well. Now that the Yankees have their manager through 2017, they are now closing in on a deal with Yankees pitching coach ...

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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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