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MLB Trade Deadline: How Much Would Alfonso Soriano »

Reports, including one here via Bruce Levine of ESPN Chicago, have circulated the past few days of the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs discussing a trade that would send left fielder Alfonso Soriano back to the Bronx, where his career began in the early 2000s. With Soriano apparently naming New York on a list of clubs for which he’d be [...]

Mark Teixeira Set to Return: What Can the New York »

When New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira hit the disabled list this March with a torn tendon sheath in his wrist, he was part of a steady stream of injuries that robbed the club’s early season roster of much of its top talent.After a lengthy rehab, the injury—which similarly cost Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista 70 [...]

New York Yankees: When Curtis Granderson Returns, Who »

When the New York Yankees acquired Vernon Wells on March 26th, they were a desperate team taking desperate measures.Having lost Curtis Granderson to a fractured forearm in February, GM Brian Cashman was facing the prospect of an Opening Day outfield that included slap-hitting speedsters Brett Gardner and Ichiro Suzuki.And pretty much no one [...]

Projecting the New York Yankees’ Opening Day »

There are still several weeks before the Yankees break their Tampa, Fla., camp and head home to take on the Red Sox on April 1. There’s plenty of time left for the club to make that big offseason move that many have been sure is coming since the 2012 season ended in feeble fashion back in October. If the Bombers go forth with what they [...]

New York Yankees: Rookies Who Could Make an Impact in »

In the face of their newfound sense of austerity, the Yankees have been uncharacteristically quiet this off-season, doing virtually nothing to improve themselves or to replace departed stalwarts like Nick Swisher, Russell Martin and Rafael Soriano.The club can’t count on its top prospects for help in 2013. The team’s most [...]

Robinson Cano: How Much Is He Worth to the New York »

It would be difficult to argue that for the past three seasons, the best everyday player on the Yankees hasn’t been one of their pricey acquisitions like Alex Rodriguez or Mark Teixeira or even their Hall of Fame stalwart, Derek Jeter. Since 2010, that title has been held by homegrown, Dominican-born second baseman Robinson Cano, who’s [...]

10 Right Field Options for the New York Yankees »

After a brilliant trade by Brian Cashman in December, 2008, the Yankees have enjoyed four seasons of steady production from right-fielder Nick Swisher.But that’s about to change.Swisher is a free agent and rumors have been rampant that he’s seeking “Jayson Werth money," or at least something in the ballpark of that massive [...]

The New York Yankees’ 10 Most Painful Postseason »

Few would argue the point that the Yankees are the most successful franchise in the history of American professional sports. In the past century, they’ve won 27 World Championships and 40 American League Pennants, while making the postseason 51 times. But where there are legendary victories, unfathomable comebacks and series-clinching home [...]

Yankee Fans Should Stop Booing Alex Rodriguez »

For the past eight years, the general consensus among Yankee fans has been to blame, and boo, Alex Rodriguez for anything and everything that goes wrong.Team not hitting? A-Rod’s fault.Lost playoff series? A-Rod.Gas prices too high? War in the Middle East? You get the idea. Now, with the Yankee offense mired in a subterranean slump, [...]

CC Sabathia: ‘An Ace in Every Single Possible »

On the brink of being eliminated on their home field in the deciding fifth game of the ALDS for the second straight year, the Yankees turned to CC Sabathia.The atmosphere in the Bronx was tense, to say the least, with the Yankee offense mired in a cavernous slump and with top relievers Rafael Soriano and David Robertson having been worked hard in [...]

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