Category Archives: Yankees News

Hot Stove: Yankees interested in Jason Grilli

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On the chance David Robertson doesn't return to the Yankees, the team is going to need a backup plan to replace him in the bullpen. If they don't feel comfortable with Dellin Betances in the closer role, it's possible the Yankees could sign a free agent from the market in order to give the bullpen ...

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Brian Cashman to rappel for Stamford holiday event

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Brian Cashman recently slept on the streets in Times Square raising awareness for homeless youth. Now he's going to get into the Christmas spirit and rappel down a building the weekend before the Winter Meetings. Cashman and Bobby Valentine are going to rappel down one of Stamford, CT tallest buildings, the Landmark Building. The event will ...

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Report: Athletics sign Pat Venditte

Another Yankees minor leaguer has left the farm this week and he's heading out west to Oakland. Switch pitcher Pat Venditte will no longer be in the Yankees organization as he has signed a minor-league contract with an invite to spring training with the Oakland Athletics, according to his agent Marc Kligman. Venditte split the season with Trenton ...

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Report: Raul Ibanez won’t be Yankees new hitting coach

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The Yankees were able to convince Eric Chavez to return to the organization in a different role, but they weren't able to do so for Raul Ibanez. According to George A. King of the New York Post, Ibanez is being considered for managerial position with the Tampa Bay Rays and even if Ibanez didn't get the ...

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Video: Robertson’s ‘High Socks for Hope’ helps Vets

Very quiet in Yankee-land today, so let's end the night with some feel good news. As you're all aware, David Robertson and his wife Erin are the co-founders of "High Socks For Hope", a nonprofit organization to help the victims hurt by the tornadoes that swept through Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 2011. However, the Robertson's aren't just ...

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Hot Stove: David Robertson’s road to four-years, $50 Million could hit a speed bump

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David Robertson is one of the best relief pitchers on the free agent market. In fact, he proved taking over Mariano Rivera's job in the ninth inning wasn't as impossible as people made it to believe. So when Robertson and his agent said they wanted 'Jonathan Papelbon money' for his services, it didn't really catch ...

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Cashman on Rule 5, Wheeler, Kuroda, McCarthy and a search for a hitting coach

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Brian Cashman slept on the street last night near Times Square to raise awareness for homeless youth, but that didn't stop him from answering questions about the quiet offseason the Yankees have had so far. So what did he talk about? Let's recap. Cashman on Rule 5: Cashman said all of the Rule 5 protection decisions were 'layups'. As ...

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Yankees protect Austin, Burawa, Pinder and Williams from Rule 5 Draft

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The Yankees announced who they decided to protect from the Rule 5 Draft. More from the Yankees: #Yankees add OF Tyler Austin, RHP Danny Burawa, RHP Branden Pinder and OF Mason Williams to the Major League roster. That means Cito Culver, Fred Lewis, Mark Montgomery, Zach Nuding Kyle Roller and Matt Tracy could all be claimed during the ...

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