Category Archives: Yankees Rumors

Hot Stove Rumor: Cole Hamels gives Yankees, eight other teams permission in trade talks

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Cole Hamels has a no-trade clause in his contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, but after reports came out Hamels wanted to venture elsewhere, he started listing the few teams where he wouldn't mind being traded to, and the Bronx Bombers were on the list. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Cole Hamels gave the Yankees and ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees not in on Troy Tulowitzki

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While the Yankees once again have holes in their infield, the Yankees aren't going to the trade market to acquire one injury riddled shortstop. Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York reported the Yankees weren't interested in trading for Troy Tulowitzki while other teams were interested in Tulowitzki's services. Earlier this offseason, the Colorado Rockies said they were entertaining ...

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Hot Stove: Chances of Yankees signing Max Scherzer are “virtually none”

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Brian Cashman told reporters last week there was no chance of the Yankees acquiring Max Scherzer. Today, Yankees president Randy Levine seemed to share Cashman's sentiments. According to the New York Post, Levine was at a press conference for the NYC Football Club/YES Network at NYY Steaks--YES signed a deal to air NYC soccer games this spring--where ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees not interested in Jason Grilli

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After David Robertson packed his bags and went to Chicago, the Yankees kept in mind they were interested in signing another veteran closer from the free agent market. Since then, Sergio Romo has went to the San Francisco Giants and Jason Grilli left as one of the top free agent closers left in the market. ...

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Hot Stove: Brian Cashman says Max Scherzer’s price is “too high” for Yankees

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If you were hoping for Max Scherzer to don pinstripes for the New York Yankees, you might be a little disappointed because as of right now, Yankees GM Brian Cashman isn't interested in paying $200 Million for the former Cy Young's services. When asked by NBC's Bruce Beck about Scherzer, Cashman said, “I think that’s a ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Chase Headley to return to the Yankees?

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There is a possibility the Yankees could bank on 'Chase'. The Yankees didn't make any significant signings during the Winter Meetings but Jim Bowden of ESPN is reporting it's possible Chase Headley returns to the Yankees to play third base for them. Bowden also said the San Francisco Giants, who are looking for third base help after Pablo Sandoval ...

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Hot Stove: David Robertson not surprised Yankees didn’t make an offer

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David Robertson knew his days in pinstripes would be numbered when the Yankees signed Andrew Miller, and that deal prompted Robertson to sign a contact with the Chicago White Sox. While he found a new team, he said he wasn't surprised his former team didn't make him an official offer. “I kind of had a feeling ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees, Dodgers, Red Sox interested in Sergio Romo

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The Yankees have options when it comes to the closer role: they could let Dellin Betances take the reins, they could give Andrew Miller a chance to be the closer or they could sign someone from the free agent market. The Yankees are keeping their options open, and right now they're checking in on the ...

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