Found February 17, 2012 on New York Yankees - New York Post:
Adrian Gonzalez does not think the Yankees’ offseason acquisitions are any better than the ones the team made last year. The Red Sox slugger said that even though the Yankees bolstered their rotation by acquiring Michael Pineda and signing Hiroki Kuroda, there is "never a breather." "I think they’re...

New York Yankees: Who to watch this spring

Image via Wikipedia This Sunday, pitchers and catchers report to 2012 Spring Training, and like most baseball fans, I feel like a kid on the night before Christmas. The New York Yankees might not be able to top the Lin-sanity going on at Madison Square Garden, but you’d be hard pressed to find anything that could. Still, one week of Lin-somnia doesn’t change a century in pinstripes...

Yankees, Pirates Finally Trade A.J. Burnett

It’s about time. Although it’s only been a little more than a week since the A.J. Burnett coverage started, it feels like it has just gone on and on. Especially in this dead time of baseball news — Brett Tomko signed with the Reds? Ooh! — the movement of any significant player can draw the full attention of baseball obsessives. Thankfully, the Yankees and Pirates finally...

A.J. Burnett Reportedly Dealt to the Pirates

Yesterday, MLBtraderumors reported that the Yankees and Pirates agreed in principle on a deal that will send A.J. Burnett to the Pirates in exchange for two low level prospects. As a part of the deal, the Yankees will assume 20 million of the remaining 33 million on Burnett’s contract. According to reports, the Yankees will get Exicardo Cayones and Diego Moreno from...

Pineda hard to miss at Yankees camp

Michael Pineda's towering figure can be spotted from a baseball field away, leaving no question as to the identity of the hulking right-hander firing in a far-off bullpen.

Tim Wakefield To Announce Retirement

The Red Sox longest tenured pitcher is set to announce his retirement today after a 186-168 record with the Red Sox at the age of 45. Tim Wakefield has long been remembered as having one of the deadliest knuckleballs the game has ever seen, and after earning his 200th career victory last season, many Sox [...]

2 Years Ago on Lady At The Bat: An Ode To John Sterling

All this week I have been celebrating five years of Lady At The Bat with re-posts of some of the more than 750 published here about the Yankees, Major League Baseball and my life as a Yankee fan. Today's final look down memory lane is about Yankee radio play-by-play announcer John Sterling. On April 8, 2010 I critiqued his, then, newest home run call, made when Curtis Granderson...

Victoria's Secret models invade A-Rod's Miami mansion

Three bikini-clad Victoria's Secret models were spotted hanging around Alex Rodriguez's Miami mansion.  Too bad the New York Yankees third baseman wasn't at home. A-Rod was out of town while Victoria's Secret used the slugger's $24 million spread for a pre-arranged photo shoot on Thursday, according to the New York Daily News. While the scantily-clad women...

Mark Melancon interviewed in Fort Myers

These guys will be scrutinized in 2012

Carl Crawford is one of 12 players who need to dust themselves off in 2012.

Report: Red Sox, Yankees, Cubs Among Teams Interested in 19-Year-Old Cuban Slugger Jorge Soler

With Yoenis Cespedes signed, all eyes are now focused on his fellow countryman, Jorge Soler. The 19-year-old right-handed slugger from Cuba is considered baseball's next biggest thing and the majority of baseball's big-market teams are rumored to be interested in the 6-foot-3, 205-pounder. According to reports from and Ken Rosenthal, the Red Sox are among teams reportedly...

Insider Video Of AJ Burnett’s Trade To The Pirates

… Annnnnnnd Scene. PS Ive been waiting for the past 4 days for this deal to be official so that I could play this clip. Worth the wait. I knocked it out of the park.

Pirates' trade for Burnett done, pending approval

The Pirates have acquired starting pitcher A.J. Burnett from the New York Yankees, pending a physical and approval from Major League Baseball, the Tribune-Review has learned.

Pirates Acquire Burnett from Yankees, pending approval

Photo by Keith Allison PITTSBURGH — The Pirates and the New York Yankees have agreed upon a deal sending right-hander A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh, pending a physical and approval from the commissioner, Dejan Kovacevic reports.  Under the terms of the deal, the Yankees will be paying $20 M of the $33M remaining on Burnett’s contract over the next two years. The Pirates will pay...
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