Felix Hernandez in pinstripes? This has come up many times over the last few years but every time Yankee fans start to get excited it dies quickly. If the Yankees were to make a deal, this is probably what it would look like according to ESPN's Jim Bowden: Yankees Acquire RHP Felix HernandezMariners Acquire RHP Ivan Nova, C Jesus Montero, RHP Dellin Betances.
During the Winter Meetings, Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik said he would not trade Hernandez but a big deal like this could really help Seattle become contenders. Nova and Betances would fit well into an already young Mariners rotation while Montero would give them a solid bat in the middle of their order for years to come.
*HERE'S THE KICKER* Not only would it be amazing if the Yankees acquired Hernandez to go behind C.C. Sabathia in their rotation, but all the money saved on Hernandez could give the Yankees the opportunity to go after Price Fielder and absolutely solidify a championship team.
The New York Yankees submitted a posting bid for Japanese ace Yu Darvish before Wednesday's 5 p.m. deadline, the New York Post reported, citing sources.
If the bid is accepted by his Japanese team the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, the Yankees will be in position to get exclusive negotiating rights to the 25-year-old right-hander.
The only other known team to have made a bid...
An artist’s rendering of Luis Rodriguez, who re-signed with the Mariners.
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Offseason Notes.
1. Assorted Headlines
2. Prospecting: John Sickels’ Top-20 List for San Diego
3. Crowdsourcing Broadcasters: Cleveland Television
Seattle Signs 11 Minor Leaguers
The Seattle Mariners have signed...
This off-season, the Yankees brass have yet to sign any Once-In-A-Generation sluggers to Rodriguean money, and no Yankee batsman has been implemented in a Rodriguean PED scandal. No Yankee player has ended up exposed in a spread in the society pages. Since Freddy, no pitcher of significance have been signed by the Bombers, foreign or domestic. The Yankees aren't mentioned...
Yogi Berra will be among the honorees at the 32nd Thurman Munson awards dinner.
He'll be joined by Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey and former NBA and St. John's star Chris Mullin, who will receive awards for their athletic success and philanthropic work at the dinner on Jan. 31 in New York.
The 86-year-old Berra will receive the Munson Legend...
Sigh. Take my gift, please! Reilly’s joke on Twitter is so gosh-darned hi-larious because, you know, the alleged manner in which Jeter sends off his sexual conquests with Derek Jeter memorabilia after a night at his apartment is kind of like how Antonio Cromartie has impregnated a lot of women, but you know, different. Sigh, [...]
If Japanese infielder Hiroyuki Nakajima does not want to play for
the New York Yankees, there still might be a way for him to join a
major-league team next season.
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