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YANKEES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Buy Alex Rodriguez’s Old Mercedes Convertible – $39,500 (or Best Offer)

  2015, baby! That’s when we all get to see baseball’s walking ray of sunshine Alex Rodriguez back on the field with the New York Yankees. And for all you A-Rod fans out there, we have a special opportunity for you. Currently listed on eBay is Rodriguez’s old 2007 Mercedes Benz CLK. Just imagine yourself driving up to Yankees Stadium (a ridiculous idea) in a car that might...
Via Busted Coverage
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

28 Things Every Yankees Fan Should Be Thankful For

Happy Thanksgiving!  Over the years, the New York Yankees and their fans have had more things to be thankful for than other fans and the teams they root for.  So, with a nod to that elusive 28th World Championship, here are 28 things Yankees Universe should "thank the good Lord for" (or, whomever your higher power is), in no particular order:1. George Steinbrenner ("The Boss")2...
Via Lady At The Bat
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees trade rumors: Chase Headley edition

Chase Headley isn’t ready to settle with the New York Yankees just yet. With recent trades including Hanley Ramirez ($95 million/5 yrs) and Pablo Sandoval (4 yrs) to the Boston Red Sox who are raking in the money, Headley is waiting for the perfect price and most likely a four-year deal. After an outstanding performance in the second half of the 2014 season, Headley has everything...
Via isportsweb.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees only offering Chase Headley three-year deal

If Chase Headley wants to return to the Yankees he will have to do so in a three year deal reports CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. Despite another done year Headley is viewed as the top third baseman on the market now that both Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez went to the Red Sox. Should Headley not return to the Yankees one possibility is Sandoval’s former team in the Giants. ...
Via Tireball.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankee Rumors: Yankees won't overbid for Chase Headley

The New York Yankees are looking for major upgrades following an 84-win season in 2014, their worst since Derek Jeter first put on a Yankee uniform in 1995. Entering 2015, the first without Jeter, the Yankees look to get younger and improve upon an offense that was 20th in runs scored and pitching that was 18th in ERA. Third base is one position of concern, and although the Yankees...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees trade rumors: Troy Tulowitzki

The New York Yankees have been on the hunt for a new shortstop since former Captain, Derek Jeter, retired this year. Fans thought the team found Jeter’s replacement in 30 year-old Troy “Tulo” Tulowitzki, but that may not be the case after all. Tulo is currently known as the best shortstop in Major League Baseball with a career .299 batting average, 176 home runs and a whopping...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

We now interrupt coverage of the Yankees with this bulletin...

Last night, to cleanse myself of dark thoughts relating to Hanley-Sandoval, I turned on the network Evening News.It was a pregame show for the Ferguson riots, with kickoff scheduled for 9 p.m. Eastern - 8:00 o'clock Central - and enough top news celebrities for an awards show. I've never seen a riot so professionally hyped in advance. This practically had a Super Bowl media week...

Yankees could stay in-house at third and second base

As the New York Yankees watched the Boston Red Sox make two splashes in the free agent market Monday, one of the moves will begin a domino effect forcing them to turn their attention to one of their offseason priorities, Chase Headley.With Pablo Sandoval off the third-base market, agreeing to a five-year, $95 million deal with a club option according to CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman...

Dear Mr. Cashman: The last time the Yankees over-reacted to a Boston move, the result was Kei Igawa

Dear Madam or Sir,Little known fact: As a teen, I was bitten by a genetically altered clone of Matt Nokes, which gave me powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal man. My secret super power? On occasion, I can somehow channel the entire disassembled zeitgeist of the Yankiverse, and present it into one crisp, cohesive, primal bleat. Today is one of those moments.I am about to...

Will Yankees overreact to Red Sox deals with Ramirez and Sandoval?

“Great, the Yankees are sleeping while the Red Sox win the offseason.” - ABC Yankee Fan The New York Yankees have a tendency to create plans for the structuring of their roster and then perform a complete about-face when seemingly pushed into the corner by American League East rival Boston Red Sox.The BoSox have reportedly signed a five-year, $90 million deal with Hanley Ramirez...
Via The Baseball Stance & Beyond
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter, President Obama Golf At Exclusive Shadow Creek in Las Vegas

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, they say. That is, until it involves President Obama, Derek Jeter and a round of golf. According to Reuters, Jeter joined Obama — along with Las Vegas Sun owner Brian Greenspun and democratic party supporter Stephen Cloobeck — for a round of golf at the highly-regarded Shadow Creek. It appears Jeter’s retirement is going just fine. Derek...
Via Back9Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets and Yankees Open Bid for Shortstop Stephen Drew

According to offseason MLB reports, the two teams from the Big Apple have their eyes fixed on veteran shortstop Stephen Drew, who won a World Series ring with the Red Sox in 2013. Both teams are currently working on their rosters heading to next season in an attempt to increase their MLB odds to win the 2015 World Series.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Drops the Face of Framing

In his final season as the face of baseball, Derek Jeter wasn’t the best player in baseball. He generated a forever memorable moment to close out his time in New York, but the year saw him finish with a wRC+ that was 46 points below his career average. Since Jeter’s retirement, people have openly wondered […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Nick Swisher

The New York Yankees may be interested in a familiar face and possibly have their sights set on former Yankees outfielder, Nick Swisher. Swisher, who played his last two seasons with the Cleveland Indians had his worst season to date in 2014 batting only .208 with a mere 8 home runs and just 42 RBIs. He became a free agent in 2012 and signed a four-year, $56 million agreement with...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees protect Mason Williams; further roster decisions loom

The New York Yankees added Tyler Austin, Danny Burawa, Branden Pinder and Mason Williams to their 40-man roster Thursday eliminating the chance of them being selected in the Rule 5 draft to be held at the upcoming Winter Meetings.Austin seemed to have the best chance of being protected in his first season eligible for the Rule 5 draft, and the selection of power arms in Burawa...
Via The Baseball Stance & Beyond
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Cashman spends night on New York streets for charity, talks Yankees (pics/vid)

Brian Cashman, for the fourth consecutive year, slept outside on a Manhattan street on a chilly New York night to raise funds for charity and bring awareness to the plight of homeless children and adolescents. The New York Yankees general manager set up a sleeping bag and braved the cool temperatures in the West 41st...Read More The post Brian Cashman spends night on New York streets...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Someone left the cake out in the rain: The Yankees may regret leaving Kyle Roller unprotected in the upcoming Rule 5 draft

Yesterday, the Evil Empire added four "kids" - Tyler Austin (age 23), Danny Burawa (25), Branden Pinder (25) and Mason Williams (23) - to their 40-man roster, protecting them in next month's Rule 5 scavenger hunt. Left outside the Bronx bubble is first-baseman Kyle Roller. I understand the decision. Roller is 26. Also, he plays a position where the Yankee drain is clogged: Mark...

Brian Cashman spends night sleeping on street for charity

Brian Cashman has probably lost more than a few hours of sleep pondering life with Alex Rodriguez for the next three years, but at least he did it from the cozy comfort of his own bed.On Thursday night though, the Yankees general manager joined hundreds of executives nationwide by participating in the annual "Sleep Out" organized by Covenant House, sleeping on the streets...
Via The Other Paper
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tanaka Thoughts: Stay Well, Ma-Kun

Yesterday the YES Network posted a fun video about Masahiro Tanaka, in which they presented five facts they think you should know about the Yankees pitcher:1. He used to be a catcher.2. He has won a Japanese Gold Glove.3. He is a big fan of Momoiro Cover Z.4. His nickname in Japan was Ma-Kun.5. He and his wife were married in Hawaii.Pretty interesting. However, there is one more...
Via Lady At The Bat
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees reportedly considering talks with Max Scherzer

After showing little interest in any high-priced player this offseason, the Yankees sound like they may be reconsidering their reported plan to avoid spending a lot of money and go after one of baseball's top free-agents — namely right-hander Max Scherzer.The Tigers' workhorse is arguably the top starter on the market this year, on a list which also includes Jon Lester...
Via The Other Paper
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Yankees see light at the end of the tunnel?

The last two years were certainly a struggle for the New York Yankees. In 2013, the Bronx Bombers finished with a record of 85-77, placing them tied for third place in the American League East. This past year, the Yanks finished  84-78, placing them second place in the east. From the past two years, we see that the Yankees have had decent records but it wasn’t enough to make the...
Via On-Base Talk
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Manny Banuelos to compete for rotation spot in spring training

Manny Banuelos been quite excitement and frustration since signing with the New York Yankees for in 2008. The deal was worth $450,000. After six up and down seasons in professional baseball, the 23-year-old left-hander will finally get the chance to show exactly why the club signed him way back when.Banuelos, who missed the entire 2013 season after undergoing Tommy John surgey...
Via On-Base Talk
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Cashman, Girardi divided on A-Rod's role with Yankees

Publicly, the New York Yankees have been putting on a unified face in accepting the return of Alex Rodriguez and the remaining three-year, $61 million contract he hauls into spring training — namely, a blank stare.Probably because there is little they can do about A-Rod putting on pinstripes in 2015 and the less talk of the admitted steroid cheat, the better.But behind the scenes...
Via The Other Paper
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Yuri Sucart’s wife: A-Rod is the devil, peed on our floor

Carmen Sucart, the wife of Alex Rodriguez’s cousin Yuri Sucart, does not think very highly of A-Rod. On Thursday, Carmen told the New York Daily News that the New York Yankees slugger is “evil” and that he once marked his territory in the Sucarts’ home like a dog would mark a fire hydrant. According to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Kay rips into Mike Francesa about simulcast show

The war in the New York media between Michael Kay and Mike Francesa is heating up once again. Earlier today, Alex Rodriguez admitted to taking PEDs obtained from the Biogenesis clinic, a direct contradiction of what he told Francesa in a now-legendary interview last year. Kay was asked about his thoughts on the situation, which soon morphed into an absolute destruction of the Sports...
Via Awful Announcing
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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