Tag Archives: Russell Martin

How did the Yankees respond to the last Red Sox mega-moves?

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This isn't the first time in Yankees/Red Sox history where the Red Sox would make a flashy offseason move only to wait for the Yankees to counterattack. In fact, it last happened in 2011 when the Red Sox traded away Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford to the Los Angeles Dodgers, signed Jason Varitek to a one-year ...

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Hot Stove: Boston Red Sox to acquire both Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval

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Hanley Ramirez is coming to the American League East, but it's not to play for the New York Yankees. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Boston Red Sox are close to acquiring free agent shortstop Hanley Ramirez. Ramirez will be in Boston today to finalize a five-year, $90 Million deal with the Yankees ...

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Cashman on Rule 5, Wheeler, Kuroda, McCarthy and a search for a hitting coach

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Brian Cashman slept on the street last night near Times Square to raise awareness for homeless youth, but that didn't stop him from answering questions about the quiet offseason the Yankees have had so far. So what did he talk about? Let's recap. Cashman on Rule 5: Cashman said all of the Rule 5 protection decisions were 'layups'. As ...

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Notes Around The League: Martin, Heyward, Miller, Stanton

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Lots of weird stuff is happening in the Major Leagues this afternoon and while most of it doesn't affect the Yankees, it's still news that's heating up the Hot Stove. Russell Martin: The Toronto Blue Jays have signed Russell Martin to a five-year, $82 Million contract. This affects the Yankees for one reason: they have to see ...

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Nightly Notes: Burnett, Drew, Rondon, Stanton

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It's been an incredibly quiet day in Yankee-land and that's saying a lot considering Francisco Cervelli was traded, Alex Rodriguez continued to pop-up in the headlines and Chris Young was dubbed the fourth outfielder earlier this week. So lets end the night with some flyaway notes around the league. -- Ex-Yankee A.J. Burnett is going to ...

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No Yankees among finalists for the 2014 Gold Gloves

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Rawlings made the announcements for the 2014 Gold Glove Awards, but you might be a little surprised to see none of the Yankees were finalists in any category. The Gold Gloves in my opinion aren't really given to the best fielder because let's face it, if that were the case, Brett Gardner would have one ...

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Russell Martin: McCann signing an “expensive mistake”

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Once upon a time, Russell Martin was the catcher for the New York Yankees until one off-season, he simply wasn't re-signed. The Yankees had a unique catching situation until they signed Brian McCann last season to a five-year, $85 Million deal. They fixed their catching position and all ended well, right? Well, Russell Martin believes ...

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Former Yankees pitchers succeeding with current teams

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While pitching has not really been an issue for the Yankees – as it has been their offense/run-production that has contributed to their recent struggles – several pitchers that once donned pinstripes have started the 2013 season with impressive performances.  This article is, in no way, trying to criticize the Yankees for the moves and ...

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