Category Archives: Yankees Rumors

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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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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