This is the December 3, 2012 news archive. View today's Yankees rumors and news.
Alex Rodriguez's second hip surgery must have Yankees feeling regret they signed him to long, lucrative contract
So this is what the Yankees hope, going into a season that might not start for Alex Rodriguez until he has turned 38: That the reason he looked as washed up as he did in the postseason of 2012 was because he now has two old-man hips instead of one.Upvote Share Tweet
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants and free agent center fielder Angel Pagan have reached agreement on a four-year contract.Upvote Share TweetThe Phillies have some interest in Rangers infielder Michael Young, and there are other clubs looking for a third baseman. The Yankees are among those teams now that Alex Rodriguez will miss at least the first three months of the season because of left …Upvote Share Tweet(AP) -- Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera is going to play for Venezuela in the upcoming World Baseball Classic.Upvote Share Tweet
On the injury front, Phillies feel Yankees' painIf anybody could empathize with the news that broke that Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is expected to miss the first three months of the season recuperating from surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip, it's Phillies general manager Ruben…Upvote Share Tweet
Colletti calm, but knows he has work to doThe Dodgers have the highest payroll in the Major Leagues at $198.3 million, having pushed the Yankees down from their perennial perch, and Los Angeles doesn't appear to be finished spending.Upvote Share Tweet
‘Let them play!’: Bob Watson fondly recalls ‘Bad News Bears’ movie filmed at Astrodomeyahoo.com Updated Dec 3, 2012NASHVILLE - Bob Watson has held many roles during his life in baseball. He was an MLB vice president, a World Series-winning GM of the Yankees and he hit 184 home runs over a 19-year career that includes time with the Astros, Yankees and Braves. One ofUpvote Share Tweet
Jeter: No doubt I'll be in Opening Day lineupESPN.com Updated Dec 3, 2012Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter replied in the affirmative as to whether he'll be ready to play on Opening Day.Upvote Share TweetThe Red Sox added Mike Napoli. The Yankees suddenly need a third baseman. And the game's top two free agents remain up for grabs. Jay Jaffe analyzes the week's key questions.Upvote Share TweetNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Former New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert, longtime umpire Hank O'Day and barehanded catcher Deacon White have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame for their excellence through the first half of the 20th century.Upvote Share Tweet
Bobby Valentine joins Brian Cashman in rappelling down 22-story Connecticut buildingyahoo.com Updated Dec 3, 2012In what has become a yearly tradition, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman prepared for the Winter Meetings by donning an elf suit and rappelling down the side of the 22-story Landmark Building in downtown Stamford, Conn. Only this time, in a…Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees' Third-Base OptionsDec 3With the news that Alex Rodriguez will need hip surgery, Keith Law looks at the top third-base options for the Yankees.
MLB Winter Meetings Morning UpdateDec 3Buster Olney reports on Alex Rodriguez's need for more surgery, the chances that the Mets will trade R.A. Dickey, and possible free-agent destinations for Josh Hamilton.
East Side -- Shorter NBA season unnecessaryDec 3Shorten the season? There's too much money in an 82-game season, and losing a few games does little to help anyone.
West Side - NBA schedule should be 78 gamesDec 3No reason to sit starters if NBA scales back regular season by four games.
Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…Dec 3On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …