This is the January 23, 2014 news archive. View today's Yankees rumors and news.
The theory went that once Masahiro Tanaka signed, the rest of the free-agent market would loosen up. Well, the Yankees won the bidding for the Japanese right-hander on Wednesday, and on Thursday -- as if on cue -- more action followed.Share Tweet
MLB.com Jan 23, 2014The Hall of Fame on Thursday announced cap selections that will appear on the plaques for the six-man 2014 class, with Tom Glavine and Bobby Cox representing the Braves, Frank Thomas representing the White Sox, Joe Torre representing the Yankees and Gre…Share Tweet
Imagine: Yankees place ‘$189 million’ plaque in Monument Park to honor surpassing MLB’s luxury tax thresholdyahoo.com Jan 23, 2014The New York Yankees made a big deal about being fiscally responsible (for, like, a week, back in 2012). Even coming into this season, they wanted to keep their team payroll below a league-wide tax threshold that triggers a 50 percent tax rate penalty a…Share Tweet
More teams feeling the need for speed on basesMLB.com Jan 23, 2014The focus at the moment is on Masahiro Tanaka, the expensive and promising addition to the Yankees' rotation. His signing followed that of Jacoby Ellsbury, a move that could impact the balance of power in the AL East in a surprising way by putting a dif…Share Tweetnytimes.com Jan 23, 2014Here are snapshots of all six Japanese Yankees, with Masahiro Tanaka set to become No. 7.Share Tweet