Tag Archives: Jacoby Ellsbury

Hot Stove: Can the Yankees show restraint following the Red Sox splashy signings?

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When the team was under the ownership of George Steinbrenner, the Yankees and Red Sox would go to war every offseason and sign the best talent possible. If the Yankees made a blockbuster signing, the Red Sox would immediately counter with a deal of their own. If the Red Sox strengthened their roster with a strong ...

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Yankees must make Rule 5 decision today

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Today is the deadline for the Yankees to put some of their 10 eligible players on the 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft. Last season some notable names (Chase Whitley, Jose Pirela) were left off the roster before the draft but weren't selected; instead they made a splash in the Major Leagues ...

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

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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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Which contracts do the Yankees regret signing?

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On the Yankees current roster, there have been contracts the Yankees signed and never looked back because of the positive performance on and off the field. However, there have also been deals the Yankees are forced to live with into the future and have the organization second guessing themselves. As we look at the roster, which ...

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Report: Yankees and Chris Young have “mutual interest” in reunion

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When Chris Young joined the Yankees as a September call-up, and played well, the Yankees fans were on Cloud 9. Not only were the Yankees fans over the moon, but the organization was also intrigued. They were so impressed, the Yankees believe Young could be the perfect fit in a backup role. According to Mark Feinsand ...

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Around The Diamond: Center Field

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Yesterday we looked at left field  and discussed the Yankees intentions on having Brett Gardner as their long term left fielder. Today we move to the middle of the outfield where we discuss Jacoby Ellsbury, his contract and the slight depth in center field.  When the Yankees signed Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year, $153 Million contract ...

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Yankees already over the luxury tax

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The Yankees have a ton of holes they need to fill on the roster, ranging from shortstop to relief pitching to finding a primary third basemen. However, if the Yankees are going to upgrade their roster, it's going to cost money. Obviously money is not an issue for the Bronx Bombers as they have one of the ...

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Around The Diamond: Left Field

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Yesterday we talked about Alex Rodriguez and the possibility of the Yankees signing Chase Headley to a deal to make Rodriguez the primary designated hitter. Today, we move onto left field and what's intriguing about this position is it's the only one on the diamond that has a player right from the Yankees farm system.  Brett Gardner wasn't ...

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