Category Archives: Yankees Rumors

Hot Stove Rumor: Cubs, Giants finalists for Jon Lester


With David Robertson gone, the Yankees are reverting their attention to the starting pitching market, and while they've been linked to both Jon Lester and Max Scherzer, they seem more likely to chase one than the other. MLB Trade Rumor reported the Chicago Cubs and the San Francisco Giants were finalists in the Jon Lester sweepstakes but ...

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David Robertson’s gone, now what?


At around one in the morning, the Yankees and David Robertson divorced and Robertson found a new partner for the next four years: the Chicago White Sox. The Yankees now need someone to close and their other free agent, third basemen Chase Headley, is still on the market. With the Yankees not even making an offer on ...

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Hot Stove: David Robertson agrees to four-year, $46 Million deal with Chicago White Sox

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David Robertson will don pinstripes for the 2015 just won't be Yankees pinstripes. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Chicago White Sox and David Robertson agreed to a four-year, $46 Million deal, which is $10 Million more the Yankees gave Andrew Miller. The Yankees will now get the White Sox first round draft ...

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Hot Stove: Andrew Miller wouldn’t mind if David Robertson returned


Andrew Miller signed a four-year, $36 Million deal to join the New York Yankees bullpen and while he knows he most likely won't be the closer, Miller wouldn't oppose the Yankees bringing David Robertson into the fold. And while Miller knows he doesn't have the track record Robertson does when it comes to closing games, ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees willing to go four-years for D-Rob, Headley–at right price

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We saw this same song and dance with Andrew Miller: they insisted they wouldn't go higher than three years for Miller but in the end he signed a four-year deal at the right price. The Yankees figured if this tactic worked well with Miller, it could work with David Robertson and Chase Headley. Andrew Marchand of ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees expect to wait on Brandon McCarthy


With the likes of Max Scherzer and Jon Lester on the free agent market, Brandon McCarthy is taking his sweet time in making a decision. Brian Cashman told Ari Kramer of Newsday that McCarthy might wait until the big free agents are off the board. Cashman spoke to the media after rappeling off a building last night in Connecticut ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Ichiro Suzuki isn’t gaining much interest in free agent market


Ichiro Suzuki proved the impossible last season, playing as if he wasn't a 40-year-old outfielder and gaining playing time due to the injuries in the Yankees outfield. With Ichiro hitting the free agent market, you'd think a team would want him next season, right? Well...not quite. Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweeted Ichiro hadn't ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees meet with Chase Headley’s representatives


Now that the Yankees signed Andrew Miller for the 2015 season, they can focus their attention to other matters, such as attempting to retain Chase Headley to be their every day third basemen in 2015. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says the Yankees met with Chase Headley's representatives recently, but it's no secret Headley is gaining ...

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