Tag Archives: Joakim Soria

Cashman likes the Yankees bullpen as it is

Rafael Soriano is expected to reject the Yankees qualifying offer later today, but it doesn't sound as if Yankees GM Brian Cashman is in a big rush to replace him aside from re-signing Mariano Rivera. "I do like what we have," Cashman told Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com. "I think Joba (Chamberlain) is going to be really ...

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Joakim Soria would love to setup for Mo and the Yankees

If the Yankees want to replace closer/setup-man Rafael Soriano with somebody else it sounds like Royals closer Joakim Soria would jump at the opportunity. "If the Yankees call, we will be all ears," Soria's agent, Oscar Suarez, told Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com. "If there is a fit, Joakim would be elated to work with Mo. He would ...

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Rumors: Soria Won’t Block Trade to Yankees

The Yankees have been searching for ways to upgrade their pitching staff since missing out on Cliff Lee, but the free agent market was shallow this offseason and they are unwilling to pay closer money for setupmen. Meaning their options are very limited. But maybe they're only willing to overpay for the available setupmen and if ...

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Rumors: Royals Not Interested in Moving Joakim Soria

Via Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports: Royals getting calls on [Joakim Soria]. No plans to move him. Affordable club options 12-13-14. Likes KC. Great exmple. Anchor for young staff. The Yankees haven't been connected to Soria this offseason. I thought that it was important to mention this though because there has been a belief that with ...

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Yankees Chapter of the BBA Announces AL Reliever of the Year Selection

The next Baseball Bloggers Alliance award we are participating in is the Reliever of the Year Award or the Goose Gossage Award. The Goose Gossage Award was named after the former Yankee reliever Goose Gossage because his style helped to defined the role of the modern closer. In his prime with the Yankees, Gossage had a ...

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