Tag Archives: James Shields

Hot Stove: James Shields signs four-year deal with Padres

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I guess Brian Cashman was serious when he said the Yankees weren't interested in James Shields. According to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation, James Shields has landed a four-year contract with the San Diego Padres in the $72 - $76 Million range. The contract has a fifth year option and is pending a physical. Shields was one ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees still not in on James Shields

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With two weeks to go until Spring Training, James Shields is still on the free agent market. And while the idea of James Shields is interesting, the Yankees continue to say they're not interested in the right hander. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting the Yankees weren't interested in Shields in the past and ...

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What to expect from Nathan Eovaldi

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Yesterday, we glanced at what David Carpenter did in his last two seasons and what we could expect from him during the 2015 campaign. Today, we're moving back to the starting rotation and talking about another player the Yankees acquired via trade this offseason, Nathan Eovaldi. When the Yankees needed starting pitching for the rotation, they ...

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Yankees don’t need to spend money for starting pitching

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This morning, Max Scherzer shocked Major League Baseball when he signed a seven-year, $210 Million (half-deferred) deal with the Washington Nationals, ending the Scherzer in Yankee pinstripes pipe dream. Truth be told: the Yankees were never in the Max Scherzer sweepstakes to begin with. Scherzer's price from the beginning was just over $200 Million and the Yankees ...

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What should the Yankees do now?

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The last two weeks were a breather from the Hot Stove news, but now that the holiday's are over, it's time for the Yankees to get back to work. Of course, that didn't stop them from making headlines when they made the first trade of 2015. But while the Yankees came out of the gate ...

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Will the Yankees be a better team in 2015?

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If there was one word to describe the 2014 season aside from Derek Jeter's retirement tour, it would have to be "disappointment". The 2014 season was heartbreaking on many levels: Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran were constantly hurt, Brian McCann didn't hit to his potential for the first four months of the season, the rotation ...

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What free agents do Yankees fans want for Christmas?

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It's that time of year where Yankees fans make their list, check it twice and wait for Brian Cashman to decide if the team deserves some flashy new toys or if they deserve a lump of coal. With Christmas coming up, there are some shiny new toys left on the free agent market, and fans ...

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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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