Tag Archives: Ian Kennedy

MLB Trade Rumor: Yankees talks with Padres for Kennedy described as “medium”

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There's only a little less than 24 hours until the trade deadline, but that doesn't mean the rumors are slowing down. Everything seems quiet on the Yankees front, but Brian Cashman is hard at work trying to find a pitcher for the rotation. Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees blog reports the Yankees are talking with ...

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Yankees notes and tidbits on the trade market

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With the trade deadline a mere three days away, here are the latest trade rumors, notes and tidbits surrounding the Yankees. -- The Yankees are still interested in John Danks and he continues to be a top possibility for the ball club, reports Jon Heyman. The Yankees were discussing a potential deal with the White Sox ...

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Who could the Yankees acquire before the trade deadline?

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With the injury to Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees rotation is in dire need of help. Brian Cashman said the Yankees are looking to be aggressive during the trade deadline and there are a few names that are reportedly on the trading block. Here are a few names I compiled that could be a fit for ...

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Trade rumors: Yankees don’t have pieces for David Price but maybe for Cliff Lee

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This year's Yankees squad is loaded with problems, but the same could be said for much of the American League East so they are technically battling for first place right now. However, for the team to have any real shot at a playoff run they are going to have to improve which means trades. With huge ...

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Yankees minor league system leaves uncertainty

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There was once a time where the Yankees had the "Killer B's", three pitchers that seemed to have a bright and destined future in the Yankees organization. There was also a time where the Yankees #1 prospect was Jesus Montero, a catcher that was imagined to be the heir to Jorge Posada's throne. Fast-forward to ...

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Former Yankees pitchers succeeding with current teams

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While pitching has not really been an issue for the Yankees – as it has been their offense/run-production that has contributed to their recent struggles – several pitchers that once donned pinstripes have started the 2013 season with impressive performances.  This article is, in no way, trying to criticize the Yankees for the moves and ...

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Yankees are excellent at developing pitchers

Over the years the Yankees have received endless criticism for their development of pitchers. This criticism is based on the assumption that other teams are better at it, and that they fail to develop as many pitchers as other teams. Looking at the 150 starting pitchers in the MLB today paints a different picture. The ...

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Re-Visiting the Curtis Granderson Trade

The Yankees were fresh off their first World Series victory in about 10 years when general manager Brian Cashman shook up the team a bit by trading for center fielder Curtis Granderson. It was a bit of a controversial move as Granderson seemed to be on a downward trend in his career while the Yankees gave ...

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