New York Yankees: Michael Pineda Likely Done Until All-Star Break

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

The New York Yankees made an aggressive move this summer by acquiring right-hander Michael Pineda from the Seattle Mariners in a four-player deal. The team was expecting the young pitcher to be a key piece of its rotation in 2012 and for the future. But the 23-year-old fire-baller was placed on ...

Yankees “Big” On Yoenis Cespedes

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was set to be one of this offseason's biggest targets, thanks to his five-tool potential and the success he had last season in the Cuban league. After defecting, his free agency was put on hold as he attempted to establish residency in the Dominican Republic. Now that ...

Yu Darvish Has Plenty Of Suitors

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

One of the key baseball free agents this winter is Japanese starting pitcher Yu Darvish. The 25-year-old right-hander has spent the last few seasons pitching for the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters and is supposed to be posted for bidding at some point this offseason. When he is, a bunch of ...

Sabathia Agrees To New Deal With New York Yankees

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The New York Yankees have reportedly agreed to a new deal with left-handed hurler CC Sabathia that will add $30 million to his existing contract. Sabathia had the opportunity to opt out of his deal this offseason and this move ensures that he will be in the Bronx for the ...

Would Sabathia Opt Out This Offseason?

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

C.C. Sabathia is undoubtedly one of baseball's best pitchers, and he has had an extremely successful first three years as a member of the New York Yankees. But in an odd twist, Sabathia can opt out of his contract after this season, and with the way he has pitched, he ...

A.J. Burnett Demoted To Yankees Bullpen?

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

The New York Yankees spent $82.5 million on A.J. Burnett before the 2009 season, and are currently in the throes of buyer's remorse. After another awful start on Friday night, Burnett could be headed to the bullpen. Against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday Burnett lasted five innings while allowing nine runs, ...

We’re Really Having This Debate?

Monday, July 11th, 2011

All across TV Land and the Forest of the Internets, people have spent much of Monday castigating Yankees fan Christian Lopez for his rather innocent decision to return Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit to Jeter rather than selling it off to the highest bidder. Surely this attitude must be a joke, I ...

Joakim Soria To The New York Yankees?

Friday, July 8th, 2011

The New York Yankees are interested in strengthening their bullpen, largely thanks to the loss of Rafael Soriano for much of the season. The Yankees currently don't know if or when they'll get the vastly overpaid Soriano back at any point this year, and whether or not he'll be able ...