Category Archives: Yankees Rumors

Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees among half dozen teams interested in Johan Santana

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As Johan Santana continues his comeback to the Major Leagues, the Yankees continue to gain interest, but the Yankees aren't the only team that are vying for Santana's services. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting the Yankees are among a half dozen teams that are considering Santana, as he plans to start Thursday night's game ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees inquired, but not in serious pursuit of Cole Hamels

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  There are quite a few teams Cole Hamels left off his no-trade list and the Yankees were one of them. However, just because the Yankees are on the list Hamels can be dealt to, doesn't mean they're interested. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yankees have called the Philadelphia Phillies to inquire about Hamels, ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Alex Rodriguez believes third base job is his to lose

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During the offseason, the Yankees signed Chase Headley to be their everyday third basemen. But as far as Alex Rodriguez is concerned, his job at third base is only his to lose. "Alex's mind is that job's not Headley's, it's Alex's to lose," a source told Newsday. "That's what he thinks. Alex is going into training ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Johan Santana making a comeback and Yankees are interested

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After pitching the first no-hitter in New York Mets history, Johan Santana's career hadn't been the same. In fact, no one had heard much from Santana after the 2012 season, when he went 6-9 with a 4.85 ERA for the New York Mets. But last night, Johan Santana began his comeback to the Major Leagues...and ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees show interest in RHP prospect Yoan Lopez

21-year-old Yoan Lopez is one of the hottest starters on the international free market and as of right now, he's weighing in offers from multiple teams and is expected to break the $8 Million bonus record for an international amateur which was set by Angels infielder Roberto Baldoquin. Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reported the Yankees, the ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees and Red Sox favorites for Yoan Moncada

As the international market heats up, the Yankees have set their sights on Yoan Moncada--but they may have to battle the Boston Red Sox if they want him. According to Kiley McDaniel, the Yankees and Red Sox are the favorites to win the Moncada sweepstakes. It would unrealistic to expect Moncada to be in the majors ...

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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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