Tag Archives: David Robertson

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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Yankees begin completing tasks on ‘offseason checklist’ but work still needs to be done

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The Yankees had a strong idea of what their offseason checklist was going to look like this offseason; the headlining task on the list was finding a new shortstop. But their checklist got a little longer in October when they fired Mick Kelleher (who has since retired) and Kevin Long (who found a job with the New ...

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A week in review: Almonte, Betances, Cervelli, Girardi, Headley, Ichiro, Robertson

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Well, this week wasn't as eventful as last week but the Yankees were still able to fill some holes in their current roster. Unfortunately, that also meant the Yankees had to give up some players to make room for the new acquisitions. Aside from that, their closer turned down the qualifying offer, one fourth outfielder ...

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Random Thoughts: Cervelli, Robertson, Wilson

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The Yankees made some noise yesterday in the rumor department and trade department and after taking a night to comprehend the moves the Yankees made, I realized I had still had some thoughts on the Yankees minor trade and the report their homegrown closer wanted 'Jonathan Papelbon money.' Francisco Cervelli: I had to say, I was extremely ...

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Report: Cubs drop out of David Robertson sweepstakes

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Just a day after the Detroit Tigers dropped out of the David Robertson sweepstakes, another team has made the decision they won't spend money on him. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Chicago Cubs are reportedly out of the Robertson sweepstakes. He claims the Cubs aren't spending money on a big closer ...

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Report: David Robertson seeking ‘Jonathan Papelbon money’

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David Robertson turned down the qualifying offer which would have made him the highest paid closer in baseball. It turns out he wants a little more than $15.3 Million. A source told Bryan Hoch of MLB.com that Robertson and his agent are seeking a deal that has 'Jonathan Papelbon money'. Robertson converted 39 of 44 saves after taking ...

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Report: Tigers drop out of David Robertson sweepstakes

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The Yankees can worry about one less team as they try to keep their homegrown closer. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Detroit Tigers have dropped out of the David Robertson sweepstakes. With the Tigers bullpen woes, Detroit seemed like an ideal place for Robertson. However, the Tigers picked up Joakim Soria's ...

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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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