Yankees must counter Boston's big moves
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With the Red Sox already deep into their offseason makeover, it's time for the Yankees to make a splash -- perhaps by signing Jon Lester -- to show that they are committed to being in the mix for the 2015 AL East title.Upvote Share Tweet
What might Yanks, Dodgers do, and when?MLB.com Nov 26 (yesterday)At this point, it's uncertain if the Dodgers are the Yankees of the West or if the Yankees are the Dodgers of the East. They are baseball's preeminent payroll superpowers, and they've both been eerily quiet in the early going of the Hot Stove season. We…Upvote Share TweetBy investing some $190 million in Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez, the Red Sox are suddenly making like George Steinbrenner in full panic mode after they finished last in 2014 — a development which no one should get more delight from than, well, the Y…Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees great Joe DiMaggio was overrated, says MLB historiannydailynews.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)On the date of what would have been his 100th birthday, the late Joe DiMaggio’s larger-than-life legacy lives on for countless Yankee fans whose opinions of the Hall of Famer are shaped largely by the breathless stories passed down from parents or grand…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 22 (5 days ago)What's Derek Jeter doing with his free time now that he's retired from Major League Baseball? He's hitting the links with the leader of the free world, of course, because that's how Derek Jeter rolls. By the way, we're not talking about another retired …Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Nov 21 (6 days ago)A lawyer for a former University of Miami pitching coach is seeking a wide range of Major League Baseball records for the coach's upcoming trial on illegal performance-enhancing drug distribution charges, including details of an immunity deal given to t…Upvote Share Tweet
Cashman, Valentine to participate in 'Heights & Lights'MLB.com Nov 21 (6 days ago)Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and former big league manager Bobby Valentine will once again rappel down the side of a 22-story building in Stamford, Conn., as part of the annual Heights & Lights event.Upvote Share TweetTemperatures hit an overnight low of 27 degrees in New York City on Thursday, so Yankees general manager Brian Cashman bundled up in layers, put a beanie over his head and tried his best to stay warm. If Cashman were lucky, he might just get a couple ho…Upvote Share Tweet
Big Deals on Minds of Owners During MLB Meetingsnytimes.com Nov 19Yankees President Randy Levine offered a succinct response when asked what he thought about the Marlins and outfielder Giancarlo Stanton breaking the record for richest contract that had been held by Alex Rodriguez for more than 13 years until last spri…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Nov 17Catcher Russell Martin, who helped the Pirates to consecutive wild-card berths, built on that success by agreeing with the Blue Jays on a five-year, $82 million contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Cubs to host Cardinals in first-ever night opener at Wrigley Fieldyahoo.com Nov 15One of baseball's oldest and greatest rivalries will take center stage in MLB's standalone Sunday night opener on April 5. And no, we're not talking about Yankees/Red Sox or Dodgers/Giants for a change. The back-to-back NL Central champion St. Louis Car…Upvote Share Tweet
Alex Rodriguez should do sit down interview, and nobody better to pick than Bob Costasnydailynews.com Nov 15If it ever happens, the one-on-one Alex Rodriguez participates in before his Yankees homecoming will be highly anticipated — a ratings bonanza. The tainted slugger will be on a sizzling hot seat. So will the person posing questions to a celebrity practi…Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees bullpen Brian Cashman's top priority, following model of Kansas City Royalsnydailynews.com Nov 15It is a very delicate balance for Brian Cashman this winter as he attempts to cobble together a team capable of getting back to the postseason without sacrificing any of his few best prospects or saddling himself with any more contracts longer than thre…Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees' Bird named Arizona Fall League MVPMLB.com Nov 15The Arizona Fall League named Yankees first baseman Greg Bird the winner of its Joe Black MVP Award, honoring him before Saturday's championship game between the Peoria Javelinas and Salt River Rafters.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees and Red Sox shut out of MVP votes for first time everyahoo.com Nov 14A number of interesting historical tidbits came from Thursday's MVP announcement. Clayton Kershaw won in the National League, becoming the first NL pitcher since Bob Gibson in 1968 to be named MVP. American League winner Mike Trout, meanwhile, became th…Upvote Share TweetThe Yankees traded Cervelli on Wednesday to the Pittsburgh Pirates for the left-handed relief pitcher Justin Wilson.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 12Yankees free-agent closer David Robertson turned down the chance to have the highest closer salary for one season in baseball history. Now, he has his eyes on the largest contract ever given to a reliever.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees sign lefty De Paula to one-year dealMLB.com Nov 12The Yankees announced on Wednesday that they have signed left-hander Jose De Paula to a one-year Major League contract for the 2015 season.Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Nov 12From different sides of the continent Tuesday, Joe Girardi and Brian Cashman both checked in with their two cents on Alex Rodriguez and where the disgraced Yankee steroids cheat fits into the team’s plans next season.Upvote Share Tweet
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