Found March 11, 2013 on Tireball.com:
Tribute-george
The New York Yankees find themselves with a lack of depth at first and third base so Brian Cashman is leaving no stone unturned. Cashman’s latest targets include Chipper Jones and Derrek Lee. Cashman spoke to reporters CLICK TO READ MORE!~
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Chipper Jones? Derrick Lee? The pain killers must be putting Brian Cashman into a new astral plane

Yesterday, the often-rancorous Yankiverse came together in one rare, unified consensus:Whatever pain-killers Brian Crashman is taking - Dude, I gotta get me some.What happened was this: The Yankees acknowledged the looming disaster that is otherwise known as Opening Day 2013 in a manner that a general manager who is undergoing middle-age life crisis while taking prescription hallucinogenics...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Says he Would Love to Sign Chipper Jones

I can’t recall when last the New York Yankees were this desperate. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, has put it out there that he would love to sign the recently retired Atlanta Braves great Chipper Jones. The Yankees have been blitzed by injuries to some of their best players and are interested in bringing in a few veterans to fill the holes in their lineup. Cashman even...

Yankees GM interested in Chipper

Chipper Jones in a New York Yankees' uniform? Yankees general manager Brian Cashman expressed interest Monday in the retired Atlanta Braves star as New York tries to shore up an injury decimated roster. ''He'd be perfect,'' Cashman said. ''I'd take Larry in a heartbeat. I think everybody would.'' Cashman added he didn't think the...

Yankees have interest in Derrek Lee

In their efforts to find a replacement first baseman until Mark Teixeira comes back from injury, the Yankees have contacted retired slugger Derrek Lee about a possible return to baseball, according to David Waldstein of the New York Times. Lee is said to be interested in the situation, but no deal is in place as of yet. Lee, 37, last played in the majors in 2011 with Baltimore and...

Yankees Came Close to Trading Mariano Rivera in 1996, According to GM Brian Cashman

The Yankees won the World Series in 1996, but it wasn’t before the team came close to making a move that would have significantly altered New York’s future. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman retold a story to the New York Daily News’ Mark Feinsand recently. Apparently, the Bronx Bombers came close to trading away legendary closer Mariano Rivera during spring training in...

Desperate Cashman reaches out to retired players

There’s no question that the Yankees are in a world of hurt these days.   First baseman Mark Teixeira is out until at least mid-May after suffering a strained tendon in his right wrist. Centerfielder Curtis Granderson will miss the first 10 weeks of the season after breaking a bone in his forearm on the fifth pitch of spring training. And third baseman Alex Rodriguez – well...

Chipper Jones Says Hell No To The Yankees

CHIPPER TO YANKEES: Chop This! I was very glad to see Chipper Jones reject the Yankees’ overtures for a comeback. It’s not that I wouldn’t want to see Jones have a change of heart, but not with the Yankees … not with anybody else but the Braves. I’ve always admired players to begin and end it with the same team. That‘s what I want to see for David Wright. It’s one...

Jeter: Terrible idea to call up Chipper Jones

New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter thought it was a terrible idea for his club to call up retired Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones, which he thought was a media-created joke. "Y'all just come up 

Chipper Jones ‘Flattered’ by Interest in Retirement, But Says He Prefers Being Bad Golfer

With a plethora of injuries to deal with, the veteran-laden Yankees are in dire straits before the season has even begun. Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson and Mark Teixeira are all looking at weeks on the disabled list, and the New York depth is wearing thin. So, perhaps it shouldn’t have been much of a surprise that, with a traditionally quiet trade market during spring training...

Chipper Jones Rejects Yankees

I was very glad to see Chipper Jones reject the Yankees’ overtures for a comeback. It’s not that I wouldn’t want to see Jones have a change of heart, but not with the Yankees … not with anybody else but the Braves. CHIPPER: Turns down Yankees I’ve always admired players to begin and end it with the same team. That ‘s what I want to see for David Wright. It’s one of...

Looks Like The Yankees Are Getting Desperate

Since this obviously didn't work, they've moved on to Derrek Lee and Scott Rolen:

Marchand: The Boss Almost Traded Mo

From Andrew Marchand:Before Mariano Rivera ever became the closer, Derek Jeter's potential saved him from becoming an ex-Yankee. ... “It was close,” Yankees GM Brian Cashman said. Rivera had pitched well in the 1995 playoffs, but the Yankees came in with big expectations. Jeter, slated to be the rookie starting shortstop, had an uneven spring training and George...

Will strikeouts sink the Braves?

As you may have heard by now, the Atlanta Braves made a few changes over the winter.  With the new additions, the Braves lineup figures to be among the most powerful in baseball. But along with all that thunder, there will also be plenty of whiffs. In fact the Braves strikeout tally could be among the highest in the game. Here’s the key question, though… Does it matter? But...

Brian Cashman's Top 10 Yankees options for first base

1. Derrick Lee2. Chipper Jones3. Tino Martinez4. Jorge Posada5. Kevin Maas6. Chris Chambliss7. Don Mattingly (if we can trade a few prospects to the Dodgers to get him, of course)8. John Olerud9. Richie Sexson10. Cecil Fielder
MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.