Unless your name is Brett Gardner, the Yankees won’t even bat an eyelash at the thought of an extension. That also goes for the manager and the general manager. Both Joe Girardi and Brian Cashman are in the final years of their respective deals. And while Hal Steinbrenner “loves Joe”, it’s not […]

Hal Steinbrenner won’t extend Joe Girardi’s contract

It took about a week, but the Chris Carter signing is official. The New York Yankees announced Carter has been placed on the 40-man roster. As a corresponding move, the Yankees designated LHP Richard Bleier for assignment. In 23 appearances for the Yankees, Bleier had a 1.96 ERA. Carter on the other hand […]

Yankees officially announce Chris Carter signing

Yankees GM Brian Cashman has a tendency to tell things like it is. That’s why it wasn’t a surprise when Cashman singled out Jacoby Ellsbury and a few others when it came to needing production during the 2017 season. Ellsbury, who was the main source of Cashman’s disappointment, was signed to […]

Brian Cashman calls out Jacoby Ellsbury and others

To put it nicely, Michael Pineda did not have a good year for the Yankees last season. Not only did Pineda have a poor 2016 season, he’s in the final year of his contract before he becomes a free agent. So it’s important for both Pineda and the Yankees that he has a […]

Michael Pineda aims to have a bounce back season

Joe Girardi is entering his 10th season managing the New York Yankees. What makes this year different than most is that this is Girardi’s final season under contract. And like Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, Girardi is facing uncertainty going into the future. But despite being in the final year of […]

Joe Girardi wants to manage Yankees beyond 2017

The Yankees aren’t expecting Dellin Betances in camp this week, and that could be the case until Betances’ settles his salary dispute with the front office. Betances has an arbitration case on Friday and an arbitrator will determine if Betances will make either $3 Million (what the Yankees filed) or $5 […]

Yankees excuse Dellin Betances from early workout

The last time the Yankees announced an Opening Day starter, it was towards the end of Spring Training. However, Joe Girardi didn’t waste any time announcing his Opening Day starter this year. Masahiro Tanaka will take the hill for the Yankees on Opening Day, making this his third Opening Day start […]

Yankees announce Masahiro Tanaka as Opening Day starter

If you can close your eyes and almost taste the crack of the bat, the pop of the glove and fans cheering in the stands, then today is a good day. The 2017 Yankees season officially begins as pitchers and catchers report to Tampa, Florida for Spring Training. With the […]

Spring Training begins today!

Here is the unbelievably talented top 50 prospects for the Yankees in 2017. There are 20-30 more who could have easily been on this list and would have been in previous years. Gleyber Torres – SS, 6-foot-1, 175-pounds, RHB, 20-years-old – Torres went from being “a” top prospect last year […]

2017 Yankees Preseason top 50 prospects

During Derek Jeter‘s long career with the Yankees, he heavily implied he wasn’t interested in getting married or having children during his playing days. Of course, it’s understandable. Baseball players spend a significant amount of time away from home and are only available to their wife and kids during the offseason. […]

Derek Jeter embraces new role of ‘dad’

Sure we all know the obvious storylines in camp such as who is going to win out the final spots in the Yankees rotation, or who is going to win the right field / first base job. But believe it or not there are five storylines that aren’t quite obvious […]

Five not-so obvious storylines for the 2017 season