Category Archives: Yankees News

Hot Stove: While there’s a small chance, don’t expect the Yankees to pursue Max Scherzer

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Yesterday, we tinkered with the idea of the Yankees possibly pursuing  Max Scherzer after Scott Boras, Scherzer's agent, spoke with the Yankees staff during the GM Meetings. However, while the idea of having Scherzer in pinstripes is intriguing, he most likely won't become a Yankee, especially with a draft pick attached to him. A source told Mark Feinsand ...

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Throwback: Chase Headley has walk-off hit in first game as a Yankee

I noticed for the last two weeks there hasn't been a "Throwback Thursday" video mostly because of the Yankees making nonstop headlines. Although it's not Thursday, it's been a quiet enough day where we can slide in a throwback video from the 2014 season. On your first day of school, you want to make a good first ...

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Brian Cashman to raise awareness for homeless youth

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When Brian Cashman isn't making transactions with other teams to improve the New York Yankees, he's raising awareness for homeless youth by sleeping on the streets of New York City. Cashman, along with more than approximately 750 sports leaders, entertainment and business, will have a nationwide Sleep Out on Thursday, November 20th. “Covenant House is a place ...

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Hot Stove: Will the Yankees revisit their plans and go for Max Scherzer?

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Earlier this offseason, the Yankees vowed to stay away from big free agent names James Shields, Max Scherzer, Jon Lester or Pablo Sandoval. However, as Hot Stove season continues, it seems entirely possible the Yankees could revisit their concept on sitting out this offseason and reach out to one of the names on the list. Jon Heyman of ...

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Brian Cashman will test his theory and have Alex Rodriguez at first base

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Brian Cashman's made it clear Alex Rodriguez can't be counted on at third base until he proves he can play the position, so where's an aging 39-year-old supposed to play on the days the Yankees need the DH spot? Well, how about first base? Ken Davidoff of the New York Post said the Yankees will test the ...

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Notes Around The League: Martin, Heyward, Miller, Stanton

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Lots of weird stuff is happening in the Major Leagues this afternoon and while most of it doesn't affect the Yankees, it's still news that's heating up the Hot Stove. Russell Martin: The Toronto Blue Jays have signed Russell Martin to a five-year, $82 Million contract. This affects the Yankees for one reason: they have to see ...

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Building Yankees bullpen is Brian Cashman’s top priority

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In past years, many believed having all-star players in your lineup would predetermine a World Series Championship. But if there's anything we learned from the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals, the key to winning is having a lethal bullpen. The starter could give you six-seven innings, the ...

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Yankees begin completing tasks on ‘offseason checklist’ but work still needs to be done

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The Yankees had a strong idea of what their offseason checklist was going to look like this offseason; the headlining task on the list was finding a new shortstop. But their checklist got a little longer in October when they fired Mick Kelleher (who has since retired) and Kevin Long (who found a job with the New ...

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