Category Archives: Yankees Rumors

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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Report: Yankees and Mets interested in Stephen Drew

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In the past, the Yankees would occasionally glance over Stephen Drew because they had Derek Jeter as their shortstop. This offseason, it's an entirely different story as the Yankees are interested in re-signing him following an in-house look during the second half of 2014. The issue? The New York Mets also have interest in Stephen Drew. According to ...

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Hot Stove: Could the Yankees have a reunion with Nick Swisher?

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Nick Swisher has two-years left on his contract with the Cleveland Indians, but the Indians are looking to trade their first basemen/outfielder. With that in mind, would the Yankees be interested in having a reunion with their former right fielder? According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, he believes the Yankees could be a fit ...

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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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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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Hot Stove: Could the Yankees afford to trade for Cole Hamels?

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It's no secret the Yankees need pitching and if the Yankees can't find anything in the free agent market, they always could dig into the trade market. But which team has a pitcher the Yankee could potentially inquire about? How about a National League team in the process of rebuilding after signing one of their pitchers to ...

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Report: Yankees inquire about Howie Kendrick

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The Los Angeles Angels aren't aggressively shopping Howie Kendrick and David Freese, but that hasn't stopped the Yankees from calling. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Yankees have called inquiring about a possible trade for Kendrick. The Yankees have liked Kendrick, who is a Yankee killer, and they're currently trying to fix their situation ...

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Report: Cubs drop out of David Robertson sweepstakes

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Just a day after the Detroit Tigers dropped out of the David Robertson sweepstakes, another team has made the decision they won't spend money on him. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Chicago Cubs are reportedly out of the Robertson sweepstakes. He claims the Cubs aren't spending money on a big closer ...

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