Tag Archives: Masahiro Tanaka

Hot Stove: Will the Yankees revisit their plans and go for Max Scherzer?

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Earlier this offseason, the Yankees vowed to stay away from big free agent names James Shields, Max Scherzer, Jon Lester or Pablo Sandoval. However, as Hot Stove season continues, it seems entirely possible the Yankees could revisit their concept on sitting out this offseason and reach out to one of the names on the list. Jon Heyman of ...

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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 not pursuing Lester, Shields, Sandoval & Scherzer

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If you had a dream one day the Yankees would acquire Jon Lester, James Shields, Pablo Sandoval or Max Scherzer, then I'd  hate to burst your bubble because it's not happening. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the New York Yankees have no interest in acquiring any of the four players listed above. The ...

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Around The Diamond: Starting Pitching

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Yesterday we discussed right field, Carlos Beltran's injury woes and Ichiro Suzuki's "heroics". Today in our final 'Around The Diamond' piece, we look at starting pitching, the current holes in the rotation and what the Yankees can do to fill the final two spots before Spring Training.  If you were to ask what the issue was with ...

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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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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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Yankees have work to do as arbitration season rolls in

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When the World Series concludes later this week, the Yankees will begin to shift focus on rebuilding their team with hopes for a chance to play in October next season. This season, the Yankees have seven players who are arbitration eligible but whether the Yankees decide to keep or non-tender the players is anyone's guess ...

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Burning questions for the 2015 starting rotation

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I've noticed within the last few weeks I've been focusing on the Yankees offense and in the bullpen (notably David Robertson). So I thought I would take time this morning to address the starting rotation for the upcoming 2015 season. With the 2015 rotation, there is a lot of uncertainty, there are spots that need ...

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