Category Archives: Yankees News

Hot Stove: Can the Yankees show restraint following the Red Sox splashy signings?

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When the team was under the ownership of George Steinbrenner, the Yankees and Red Sox would go to war every offseason and sign the best talent possible. If the Yankees made a blockbuster signing, the Red Sox would immediately counter with a deal of their own. If the Red Sox strengthened their roster with a strong ...

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Hot Stove: Boston Red Sox to acquire both Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval

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Hanley Ramirez is coming to the American League East, but it's not to play for the New York Yankees. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Boston Red Sox are close to acquiring free agent shortstop Hanley Ramirez. Ramirez will be in Boston today to finalize a five-year, $90 Million deal with the Yankees ...

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Hot Stove: Astros in David Robertson sweepstakes

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While two teams have dropped out of the David Robertson sweepstakes, another team has emerged and they're 'all in' for the former Yankees closer. According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, the Houston Astros are in the David Robertson sweepstakes and they're aggressively attempting to pursue him. The Astros spoke with Robertson's agent Scott ...

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A week in review: Cashman, Galvez, Heredia, Moncada, Rule 5, Robertson and Wheeler

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If you thought last week was quiet, then you haven't met this week. The biggest news of the day came on Thursday when the Yankees announced who they were going to protect from the Rule 5 Draft. The Yankees also sold the rights to a contract, David Robertson's value in the market is only going ...

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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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