Tag Archives: Brandon McCarthy

Cashman on Rule 5, Wheeler, Kuroda, McCarthy and a search for a hitting coach

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Brian Cashman slept on the street last night near Times Square to raise awareness for homeless youth, but that didn't stop him from answering questions about the quiet offseason the Yankees have had so far. So what did he talk about? Let's recap. Cashman on Rule 5: Cashman said all of the Rule 5 protection decisions were 'layups'. As ...

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Hot Stove: Will the Yankees revisit their plans and go for Max Scherzer?

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Earlier this offseason, the Yankees vowed to stay away from big free agent names James Shields, Max Scherzer, Jon Lester or Pablo Sandoval. However, as Hot Stove season continues, it seems entirely possible the Yankees could revisit their concept on sitting out this offseason and reach out to one of the names on the list. Jon Heyman of ...

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Building Yankees bullpen is Brian Cashman’s top priority

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In past years, many believed having all-star players in your lineup would predetermine a World Series Championship. But if there's anything we learned from the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals, the key to winning is having a lethal bullpen. The starter could give you six-seven innings, the ...

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Afternoon Notes: Cashman, Cervelli, Wilson, Yang

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The Winter GM Meetings ended yesterday evening and it was a productive three days for the Yankees. They signed a fourth outfielder, signed a left handed reliever with minor league experience and traded away one of their many catchers for another left handed pitcher. -- Brian Cashman admitted this year's GM Meetings had to be the ...

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Girardi on injured players, Rodriguez, Robertson, Betances, Headley, McCarthy and a new hitting coach

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During the USO event at Yankee Stadium today, Alex Rodriguez was one of the main topics when Joe Girardi met with the media. However, Girardi had information on other players, such as the status of Martin Prado and Brett Gardner, David Robertson rejecting the qualifying offer, Rodriguez possibly moving to first base, a possibility of Dellin Betances ...

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A week in review: Rodriguez stays in headlines with PED drama

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We interrupt your Yankees offseason programming for another edition of "As The World Revolves Around Alex Rodriguez." Well, that's what it pretty much felt like the entire week; when the Yankees shifted their attention to someone else, Alex Rodriguez popped up in the headlines with his connection to the Biogenesis scandal. There were headlines for Rodriguez paying his cousin $900,000 ...

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Report: Yankees targeting Jason Hammel and Chris Capuano

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The Yankees have been open about wanting to reunite with Chase Headley and Brandon McCarthy but there might be one more player the Yankees are interested in reuniting with. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Yankees are reportedly interested in a reunion with Chris Capuano and the Yankees are also reportedly interested in Jason Hammel. ...

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Report: Yankees not pursuing Lester, Shields, Sandoval & Scherzer

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If you had a dream one day the Yankees would acquire Jon Lester, James Shields, Pablo Sandoval or Max Scherzer, then I'd  hate to burst your bubble because it's not happening. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the New York Yankees have no interest in acquiring any of the four players listed above. The ...

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