Tag Archives: Francisco Liriano

Hot Stove: While there’s a small chance, don’t expect the Yankees to pursue Max Scherzer


Yesterday, we tinkered with the idea of the Yankees possibly pursuing  Max Scherzer after Scott Boras, Scherzer's agent, spoke with the Yankees staff during the GM Meetings. However, while the idea of having Scherzer in pinstripes is intriguing, he most likely won't become a Yankee, especially with a draft pick attached to him. A source told Mark Feinsand ...

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Trade Rumor: Yankees believed to be interested in Francisco Liriano

At this point it remains doubtful that the Yankees will make a move for a starting pitcher at the trade deadline coming up in two weeks, but if they do one of the pitchers they are believed to be interested in is Twins starter Francisco Liriano, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Liriano struggled early ...

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10 starting pitchers the Yankees could trade for

When discussing the trade deadline earlier in the week, Yankees GM Brian Cashman said that he preferred to do nothing at all rather than deal prospects and spend money on players just for the sake of trading. Yesterday's injuries to CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte may have changed things, but Cashman still insists he'd prefer ...

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Trade Rumors: Yankees Asked Twins About Liriano, Span

In their quest for starting pitching the Yankees have turned back to the Minnesota Twins and asked about Francisco Liriano. The Twins said they are not interested in dealing him, according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. The Yankees also asked about outfielder Denard Span, according to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports. Nobody is ...

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Trade Rumors: Yankees Looking All Over for Pitching


The Yankees had a scout in Colorado on Thursday night to watch their ace Ubaldo Jimenez, but that wasn't even close to the only scout they had looking at a pitcher this week. They literally had scouts all over the country to watch the likes of the Cub's Matt Garza, the Twin's Francisco ...

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10 Starting Pitchers the Yankees Could Trade For

Yesterday I ran through a list of 10 relievers that could potentially be available to the Yankees through a trade so I thought I would do one today on starting pitchers. So far none of these pitchers are connected to the Yankees in any rumors. This is purely my speculation that they should be available ...

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Twins Could Be Sellers, But Do Yankees Want Liriano?


This past offseason the Minnesota Twins established that they did not want to extend the contract of Francisco Liriano. That lead to all sorts of trade rumors and speculation which the Yankees were right in the middle of. They didn't make their move though and went into this season without significantly improving their rotation. It ...

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Cashman Doesn’t Expect to Trade for a Pitcher Until June

Minnesota Twins Francisco Liriano

Via Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe: “Can’t rule it out, but it’s highly unlikely,’’ Brian Cashman said about trading for a starter before the season starts. “Normally anything of quality doesn’t become available until after the June draft. That’s why you try and get as much as you can get accomplished in the winter . ...

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