Category Archives: Yankees Rumors

Hot Stove Rumor: Ryan Howard leaves Yankees off no-trade list

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The Philadelphia Phillies are in rebuilding mode, and they might be looking to move Ryan Howard despite the fact he has a no-trade clause. However, while most teams can't acquire Howard, nine teams can. According of Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, Howard listed nine teams he wouldn't mind being traded to and the Yankees happened to be on ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees one of the top teams for Cuban 2B Hector Olivera?

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While Yoan Moncada has been garnering headlines all off-season, there have been other players on the Cuban market worthy of attention, and according to industry sources, it seems the Yankees could be the perfect match for another Cuban player on the international market. Aside from Moncada, 2B Hector Olivera is the best Cuban free agent on the ...

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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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