AL East News and Rumors
Source: Yanks nix Gardner-for-Phillips dealUpdated 9 hours ago Share Tweet
The New York Yankees rejected the Cincinnati Reds' trade offer of All-Star second baseman Brandon Phillips for outfielder Brett Gardner, a source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com's Andrew Marchand, confirming multiple reports.
Roundup: Two Ex-Mets Getting Look From YankeesUpdated 9 hours ago Share TweetWith the uncertainty surrounding the Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees have had preliminary discussions with the agents for Johan Santana and Mike Pelfrey.Source: nytimes.com
Yankees, Reds reportedly discussed Phillips dealUpdated 10 hours ago Share TweetThe Reds and Yankees have held trade talks regarding All-Star second baseman Brandon Phillips, MLB.com confirmed via an industry source on Wednesday night.
Mariano Rivera to be honored with street outside Yankee StadiumUpdated 12 hours ago Share TweetThe honors keep rolling in for New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera following his retirement from Major League Baseball. The latest — and undoubtedly one of the coolest — came on Tuesday when a City Council proposal to rename a street outside Yankee S…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetThe Orioles are increasing their efforts to make a move, although it remains to be seen if they will have anything to show for it when they head north on Thursday.
Red Sox continue to keep tabs on DrewUpdated 16 hours ago Share TweetThough the Red Sox aren't likely to execute a single transaction at this year's Winter Meetings, which conclude on Thursday, they continue to keep tabs on the market for free agent shortstop Stephen Drew.
Orioles open to contract extension for HardyUpdated 16 hours ago Share TweetThe O's are considering an extension for J.J. Hardy, who is signed through 2014. "J.J. has had a couple of really good years for the team," Dan Duquette said on Wednesday, "and I think the interest is mutual between he and the Orioles and…
Yankees expressing interest in ex-Met SantanaUpdated 19 hours ago Share TweetJohan Santana threw the first no-hitter in Mets history. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)Source: CNNSI.com
Hairston retires, may join Dodgers' broadcastsUpdated 20 hours ago Share TweetJerry Hairston announced his retirement Wednesday, following a 16-year Major League career that included a World Series title with the Yankees in 2009. The 37-year-old has a deal to serve as a pregame and postgame analyst for the Dodgers' television bro…
Roy Halladay and family thank Philadelphia fans with newspaper adUpdated Dec 10 (yesterday) Share TweetFormer Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Roy Halladay officially retired on Monday after signing a one-day contract with his original team, the Toronto Blue Jays. That type of short-term agreement is a little unusual in MLB — at least compared to the o…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetCurtis Granderson, who will wear No. 3 — Babe Ruth’s number — with the Mets, is a home run hitter, but he also struck out a club-record 195 times in his last full season with the Yankees.
Buchholz regaining arm strengthUpdated Dec 10 (2 days ago) Share TweetThe Red Sox envision right-hander Clay Buchholz being back at full strength and hopefully ready to pick up where he left off early in 2013, when he pitched like a Cy Young Award candidate.
Steiner Sports brings Yanks' 'Core Four' togetherUpdated Dec 10 (2 days ago) Share TweetAfter all of those years, all of those parades up Broadway, all of those records, all of those awards, all of those cheers, all of those good times and all of those farewells, the Yankees' "Core Four" gathered together Monday night in New York.Share TweetYesterday, free-agent pitcher Roy Halladay announced that he'd sign a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and never play professional baseball...Source: grantland.com
Stephen Drew, Prodigal Son?Dec 11Gordon Edes tells Karl Ravech why he thinks Jackie Bradley Jr. is a lock to succeed Jacoby Ellsbury and how the Red Sox may wait for Stephen Drew to return.
Girardi Talks Yankees' Deal-MakingDec 10Joe Girardi visits the BBTN set to talk about the Yankees approach coming into the winter meetings, strengthening the rotation and Derek Jeter's health expectations.
Cashman Breaks Down Yankees' MovesDec 10Buster Olney asks Brian Cashman how he heard about Robinson Cano's deal with the Mariners and recalls Joe Torre's greatness as a manager.
Numbers Never Lie: Cano's ContractDec 10Tim Kurkjian joins Michael Smith and Jemele Hill to show that massive contracts in MLB are almost always a mistake.
Gronk a Walking Injury Report; Week 15 StorylinesDec 11Gronk a Walking Injury Report; Week 15 Storylines
Playoffs?! We're Talking About More Playoffs?!Dec 11Playoffs?! We're Talking About More Playoffs?!
Clayton's mailbag -- Debate on low hits resumesDec 10Clayton's mailbag: Rob Gronkowski's injury revived the debate on low hits, but don't expect any changes.
Don Banks: Daniel Snyder has no one to blame but himself for mess in Washi…Dec 10No matter how it ends, or when it ends -- this latest publicly displayed spasm of organizational dysfunction in Washington -- the Redskins and owner Daniel Snyder know their way home from here. They've been here so many times before, at the end of so ma…