UPDATE: The Yankees officially announced the trade sometime after midnight last night. The fourth player in the dead headed to Chicago is Tito Polo, an outfielder whom the Yankees acquired in the deal that sent Ivan Nova to Pittsburgh. Polo was actually putting up strong numbers after a promotion to Double-A and […]

Yankees trade for David Robertson, Todd Frazier and Tommy Kahnle

The Yankees are in the market for a first baseman and have reached out to the Mets and Athletics to talk Lucas Duda and Yonder Alonso, respectively, according to recent rumors. Mark Feinsand of MLB.com, Tweeted Tuesday afternoon that the Yankees have reached out to the Mets to talk about […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees connected to 1st basemen Alonso, Duda

The Yankees have long sought after a starting pitcher to bolster their rotation and with Michael Pineda out for the rest of the season with an elbow injury, they have an immediate need. According to Jon Heyman of FanRagSports.com, the Yankees have checked in on Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray, but they […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees interested in Sonny Gray but unlikely to ...

The Yankees bullpen has been the biggest problem spot for the team this year so it isn’t surprising to hear Jon Heyman, blogger for FanRagSports.com, reporting that they scouted the White Sox over the weekend and have some interest in reliever David Robertson. Heyman reported that while the Yankees are […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees interested in David Robertson

The Yankees have made a trade with the Brewers for minor league first baseman Garrett Cooper, who will report to Triple-A, according to Joel Sherman of the NY Post. Cooper is a 26-year-old right handed hitting first baseman who was never much of a prospect, but has an impressive .366/.428/.652 […]

Yankees trade Tyler Webb for Garrett Cooper

I know the signing deadline isn’t until Friday, but the Yankees aren’t going to sign anyone who would make this list anyway. Several guys have graduated to the major leagues, even if it was just in a short stint. My rule is anything other than a September call-up in the […]

Post-Draft Top 50

If I told you there was a prospect in the current system drafted in the 39th round that has a chance to be an impact major leaguer, would you believe me? You’d have every reason to be skeptical. The odds that any 39th round pick will even make it to […]

Prospect Profile : Brian Keller

Let me start by saying I hope Masahiro Tanaka is able to turn things around and figure it out. One month ago I would have said CC Sabathia was done. I couldn’t have been more wrong about that. Star pitchers are often one small mechanical adjustment away from turning their […]

In house Masahiro Tanaka replacements

Today we’ll highlight the hottest players in the farm system right now. Feel free to tell us who you think is the hottest player on the farm in the comments. Who’s the next Aaron Judge or Gary Sanchez? Who’s the next Luis Severino or Jordan Montgomery? Who’s the next Dellin […]

Who’s hot on the farm? June 10th edition

Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury has been out of the Yankees lineup since he was placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list last Thursday. However, Ellsbury is nowhere near ready to return to game action, especially after he complained that his neck was still a little sore. “We don’t believe […]

Jacoby Ellsbury isn’t ready to return to Yankees

Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner was just the 41st player in Yankees history to notch 1,000 career hits on Thursday night. But unlike Derek Jeter or Alex Rodriguez‘s milestone 3,000 hits, Gardner’s 1,00th didn’t come on a home run. Instead, it came on a base hit, which raised his batting […]

Brett Gardner’s 1,000th career hit special to him