Category Archives: Yankees Rumors

Are the Yankees mulling an A.J. Burnett reunion?

A.J. Burnett

A.J. Burnett had been toying with the idea of retirement this offseason before ultimately deciding he was going to pitch in 2014. Now that he made his decision, he has to choose a team to sign with. As the'Burnett Sweepstakes' winds down, could it be possible that the Yankees would consider a reunion with Burnett? Nick ...

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Rumor: Yankees show interest in Stephen Drew

Stephen Drew

With the $189 Million luxury tax no longer an issue, the Yankees seem to be taking a closer look at free agent Stephen Drew, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Since the Yankees landed Masahiro Tanaka and passed the luxury tax, there has been a notion the Yankees would continue to spend in order to ...

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Rumor: Tanaka Sweepstakes between Yankees & Cubs

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With the deadline for the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes on Friday, it seems the competition could wind down to only two teams as the week goes by. There is word coming out that Tanaka is now deciding between the Yankees and the Cubs. There was early rumbling  Tanaka would preferably enjoy the West Coast more than the ...

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Report: Yankees interested in Grant Balfour

Grant Balfour

After Grant Balfour's deal with the Baltimore Orioles fell through, Balfour said on a radio show that about "three or four teams" were interested in him, with one even making an offer. It looks as if the Yankees were one of those teams. According to MLBTradeRumors, the Yankees are interested in signing Grant Balfour, who has ...

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Some midday notes: Cano, Chamberlain, Gardner, Phillips

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It seems as if things are beginning to quiet down for the Yankees during the Winter Meetings (hint, hint: Brett Gardner trade rumors) but there's still some news revolving around some former Yankees as well. Here's a recap on everything that's happened today thus far: -- If you were hoping for Robinson Cano to fail his physical--sorry. Robinson ...

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Source: Yankees show interest in Johan Santana

Johan Santana

There are eight teams interested in free agent Johan Santana. The New York Yankees (along with their crosstown rival, the New York Mets) are among the teams that are vying to have Santana in their starting rotation. All of the talks with Johan Santana are in the preliminary stages. Santana is willing to sign a deal with ...

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Source: Yankees are targeting Justin Masterson

Justin Masterson

UPDATE, 9:54 a.m: According to Buster Olney of ESPN, there are "no legs" on the Yankees/Indians Justin Masterson interest, meaning most likely the deal will not happen. The Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees are in the same boat. The Indians would rather keep their starter Justin Masterson but are listening to trade proposals. The Yankees ...

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Yankees have checked in on Mike Pelfrey

Mike Pelfrey

The Yankees might be looking into the free agent market for pitching (although they have publicly stated that they're not fans of the starting pitching in the market this offseason). According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Yankees have shown a slight interest in ex-Twin Mike Pelfrey. If the Yankees signed Pelfrey, he would probably be ...

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