Tag Archives: David Phelps

A week in review: Betances, Capuano, Headley, Prado, Phelps, Rodriguez and Scherzer,

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While the beginning of the week seemed to be quiet, the Yankees eventually got down to business; they retained a second-half fan favorite and made an incredibly puzzling trade which once again placed holes in their infield. Also happening this week, a legendary reliever gave an endorsement on who should be the next Yankees closer, the ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees DFA Preston Claiborne and acquire Gonzalez Germen from Mets

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Just an hour after trading away David Phelps and Martin Prado, the Yankees are at it again, this time letting one of their own go and getting a young arm from their crosstown rival. According to Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York, the Yankees have designated pitcher Preston Claiborne for assignment. Claiborne has seen time with ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees trade Martin Prado and David Phelps for Nathan Eovaldi and Garrett Jones

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It seemed the Yankees were all set in the infield for the 2015 season, right? Well the Yankees are going to need a new second basemen. And they're going to need a new stating pitcher as well. According to Jack Curry of the YES Network, the Yankees have traded INF Martin Prado and P David Phelps for ...

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Cashman on Capuano, Banuelos and Kuroda

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Today's signing of Chris Capuano took plenty by surprise, but it shouldn't have been; the Yankees needed rotation help with all the question marks surrounding CC Sabathia, Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda and Ivan Nova. Cashman had another meeting to discuss the Capuano signing, what he thinks of Manny Banuelos's chances of pitching himself into the ...

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Yankees should give the homegrown players a chance

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When the Yankees won the 2009 World Series, it seemed like they were on top of the world and nothing could bring them down. When the Yankees made the postseason in 2010, 2011 and 2012, it seemed like the Yankees just had to add a few pieces here and there in order to make the ...

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Hot Stove: Cashman failed to trade for players on the move

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  Before the Winter Meetings began, I speculated the Yankees would make one move by the time the four days in San Diego were up. Instead, the Yankees let David Robertson go to the Chicago White Sox and Brandon McCarthy go to the Los Angeles Dodgers without making either one of them an offer. It turns out, ...

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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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Around The Diamond: Starting Pitching

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Yesterday we discussed right field, Carlos Beltran's injury woes and Ichiro Suzuki's "heroics". Today in our final 'Around The Diamond' piece, we look at starting pitching, the current holes in the rotation and what the Yankees can do to fill the final two spots before Spring Training.  If you were to ask what the issue was with ...

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