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New York Yankees Sign Rafael Soriano: How It Makes »

Jon Heyman of SI.com has reported that free agent closer Rafael Soriano has agree to a 3-year, $35 million deal with the New York Yankees. The Yankees may have overpaid Soriano, but this is a great move for the Yanks who should have no problem closing out games in the 2011. The signing of Soriano gives the Yankees probably the best one-two bullpen [...]

Andy Pettitte: Will The New York Yankees’ »

With the Yankees having missed out on ace pitchers Cliff Lee and Zack Greinke, they are now faced with more bad news. Veteran lefty Andy Pettitte is leaning towards retirement, which will make the Yankee rotation thinner than it already is. There are not many options left in free agency, so the Yankees might be forced to make the 38-year old [...]

A.J. Burnett: Will the Yankee Pitcher Be Affected By »

A.J. Burnett is coming off an extremely disappointing season with the New York Yankees, and as if things cannot get any worse, he has to deal with ESPN Radio's Colin Cowherd.Burnett did not need this especially, as he is going to try and bounce back from a dreadful season in 2010. Cowherd ironically made cowardly comments regarding a divorce [...]

Russell Martin: New York Yankees To Aggressively »

Buster Olney of ESPN is reporting that the New York Yankees will now take an aggressive approach in signing free agent catcher Russell Martin.  The Red Sox were originally favored to land Martin, but after the Carl Crawford deal the Yankees have stepped up their efforts to try and sign him. Martin would see plenty of playing time in New [...]

Zack Greinke: Royals Trying to Include Yankees in »

It has been rumored already that Kansas City Royals pitcher Zack Greinke is on the New York Yankees' radar. It was also reported that Greinke would accept a trade to any team, including big cities, and what bigger city than the Big Apple? Those rumors were eventually shot down, but Jon Heyman of SI.com is reporting that the Royals are indeed [...]

Cliff Lee: Will the Lefty Accept the New York »

There have been many teams interested in free agent pitcher Cliff Lee, but he remains as the top priority for one ball club—the New York Yankees. The Yankees originally had a six-year deal on the table, but they have upped their offer to seven years that would pay Lee about $23-24 million annually. After two seven-year deals were signed by [...]

New York Yankees: Wild Ride Over as Derek Jeter »

The New York Yankees and Derek Jeter have reportedly agreed to a three-year deal worth about $51 million. There is also an option for a fourth year that is worth less than the $17 million that he will earn on average for the first three years of the deal. According to Sweeney Murti of WFAN, there are many elements that will determine the final [...]

MLB Free Agency: Carl Crawford Added to the New York »

According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, The New York Yankees have interest in outfielder Carl Crawford. Crawford is a pricey free agent that many teams are after and if there is any team that has the money to pay him, It is the New York Yankees. Heyman is reporting that the meeting can take place as early as next week. Crawford might not make any sense [...]

New York Yankees: The Bombers, Mariano Rivera Reach »

It is being reported that the New York Yankees and closer Mariano Rivera have reached a two-year deal worth $30 million.  Rivera was originally asking for about $18 million a year and he got very close to that. This is an extremely important move for the Yankees because they get their closer back, and this also may persuade Derek Jeter to [...]

Derek Jeter: Yankees and Jeter To Meet, Will Brian »

It is being reported by Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal that Derek Jeter and his agent Casey Close will meet with the New York Yankee officials in Tampa, Florida. These negotiations have gone on long enough and things have certainly gotten ugly. Maybe a deal can finally get done. Jeter and Close have been looking for a deal in the range of five years, [...]

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