Melky Cabrera

Some hot stove insiders (Ken Rosenthal, Buster Olney, Ken Davidoff and Mark Feinsand) are tweeting away tonight, and all are saying the Yankees are in “active negotiations” for a starting pitcher tonight — not named Aaron Harrang. Rosenthal and Davidoff are calling this a trade, so that could be referring to […]

Late-night Deal in the Works?

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Brian Cashman “is believed to have inquired about Carlos Zambrano,” Mike Puma of the NY Post reported early this morning. Putting two and two together, the trade probably included either Melky Cabrera or Brett Gardner. A deal for Zambrano is unlikely because of the high asking price the Cubs have set, Puma said. More importantly, […]

Yankees, Cubs Talking Carlos Zambrano?

Lately, there has been a fair amount of press linking the Yankees to Passaic, N.J. native Mark DeRosa. Hopefully, this is just idle chatter from the media. Mark DeRosa, despite all his position flexibility, would not be a good fit for the Yankees. DeRosa is a pretty late bloomer in […]

Just Say No to DeRosa

According to Chad Jennings, the Yankees have officially cut ties with right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang by non-tendering him late Saturday. “There’s no doubt that we had to make a tough decision,” Brian Cashman said in a statement released by the team. “We are still hopeful that our relationship can continue, […]

Chien-Ming Wang Officially Non-Tendered

Word on the “street” is that Mike Cameron is close to signing a multi-year deal with the Chicago Cubs (h/t RAB). While this is good for Cameron and the Cubs, it is not good for the Yankees. Cameron was a possible option for the Yankees’ 2010 outfield and now it […]

Cameron No Longer an Option?

According to Sam Borden of the Journal News, the Yankees have removed the injured Melky Cabrera from their World Series roster and have replaced him with utility infielder Ramiro Pena. This move actually comes as some surprise as it seemed that both Freddy Guzman and Francisco Cervelli were more likely […]

Ramiro Pena Replaces Melky on WS Roster