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Curtis Granderson Takes Subtle Shot at Yankees Fans in »

Curtis Granderson has a parting shot for the New York Yankees. At least that's what many people gathered from his press conference that introduced him as a member of the New York Mets on Tuesday: It's a small shot at the Yankees and their fans, but it's one that will be remembered come May 12 when the Mets visit Yankee Stadium. Here's a [...]

Yankees’ Top Backup Plans If They Lose out on »

The New York Yankees have been the biggest winners in the offseason thus far, signing free agents Jacoby Ellsbury and Brian McCann. However, the news hasn't been great over the last 24 hours for New York. And the bad news deals with the Yankees' two biggest targets this offseason. The first deals with Robinson Cano, who has agreed to sign with the [...]

What a Brandon Phillips Trade Would Mean for the New »

The New York Yankees are preparing for life after Robinson Cano, or so it seems. According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, the Yankees have made contact with the Cincinnati Reds about second baseman Brandon Phillips: Phillips is said to be available in the right trade, but word is, the initial price is way too steep. Of course, that's the way the [...]

Mariano Rivera Honored By Bud Selig Before World »

Mariano Rivera may have suited up for the last time, but Major League Baseball continues to find ways to honor the greatest closer ever. Rivera was honored by MLB commissioner Bud Selig with the Historic Achievement Award prior to Game 2 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. The award is not given [...]

Twitter Reacts to Mariano Rivera’s Final »

Yankee Stadium has seen its last of Mariano Rivera, the best closer in MLB history. Rivera came into the game with one out in the eighth inning to help get the Yankees out of a jam with runners on first and second. It's a situation he had been in many times before, and he was happy to help out one more time.  The Rays were already up on the [...]

How Yankees Can Better Spend Robinson Cano’s $30 »

Robinson Cano wants to be the highest-paid player in MLB at over $300 million over 10 years. According to ESPN's Buster Olney (Insider subscription required), Cano is seeking a deal worth $305 million. It's the same amount Alex Rodriguez would receive if he reached all of his built-in incentives. The Yankees believe they made an [...]

A-Rod Says Teammate Mariano Rivera Is His Role Model »

Alex Rodriguez has admitted that New York Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera is his role model. According to XM MLB Chat, Rodriguez described what it was like to compete against and play with Rivera in an interview during Sunday's Yankee radio pregame show with Suzyn Waldman: He's our Roberto Clemente in many ways. And I love him, I love [...]

Does Brett Gardner’s Injury Kill the »

The news continues to get worse for the New York Yankees. Brett Gardner left Thursday's game against the Orioles with a left oblique strain, according to ESPN New York's Wallace Matthews:  Gardner appeared to flinch and reach for his left side after he struck out on a check swing leading off the game. After the news that Derek Jeter's [...]

Yankees Acquire Mariners SS Brendan Ryan as Insurance »

In a surprising move, the New York Yankees acquired shortstop Brendan Ryan from the Seattle Mariners. While Ryan won't be eligible for the postseason because he wasn't with the Yankees on Sept. 1, it does bring into question whether there is a bigger concern about Derek Jeter. Jeter underwent a CT scan on Sept. 7 on his surgically repaired left [...]

Yankees’ 2013 Luxury Tax Bill of $29.1 Million »

The New York Yankees once again will be footing the highest luxury tax bill in baseball, this year at $29.1 million. As reported by USA Today's Bob Nightengale, the luxury tax penalty is higher than the entire Houston Astros' payroll, which is just over $21 million, according to ESPN.com. The Yankees currently have a $236.2 million payroll for [...]

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