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Cliff Lee Signs With the Phillies, Leaves Yankees, »

Well, it is finally official. Cliff Lee is signed sealed and delivered to the Philadelphia Phillies. Including all option years, Lee was offered a total of $148 million by the New York Yankees and $161 million by the Texas Rangers. Surprisingly, the Rangers offered MORE total dollars than the almighty Yankees. And Ruben Amaro, GM of the [...]

MLB Rumors: Left-Handed Trade Options for New York »

Quite a few reports are saying that Cliff Lee has looked over the New York Yankees' seven-year, $161 million offer and the several offers made by the Texas Rangers. One offer made by Texas is generally a six-year deal with an option, which could easily be construed as a seven-year deal. It may be for a little less money than the Yankees offer, but [...]

MLB Rumors: Cliff Lee Being Chased By Yanks, Rangers, »

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.—The new Cliff Lee rumors indicate that there are two teams that have made seven-year offers for the left-handed pitcher.The New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Washington Nationals and Los Angeles Angels have all denied they are one of the teams.No one knows if the reports are true, and they could have just been [...]

New York Yankees Looking At Cliff Lee & Carl »

Well, they are not really looking at Albert Pujols yet, as he is not a free agent until after this season. But the Yankees have said all along their priority is Cliff Lee with GM Brian Cashman already meeting with the Lee family at their home in Arkansas. And yesterday Hank Steinbrenner said, "It's no secret we want Cliff and we will do whatever [...]

Slade Heathcott: Looking at New York Yankees Starters »

In the 2009 MLB draft, the New York Yankees selected Slade Heathcott in the first round, 29th overall. It was not surprising to some as the Yankee were known to like the toolsy outfielder. And in the recent Baseball America (BA) Top 10 New York Yankee prospects, Heathcott ranked No. 9. BA also projects future lineups and Slade was projected [...]

New York Yankees: Can Pitching Coach Larry Rothschild »

All the New York Yankees news the past week or so has been about Derek Jeter and his new deal. How much will Jeter "settle" for and will the Yankees come up from their three-year, $45 million deal. Also, some Mariano Rivera news has popped up. Will the Yankees give him a two-year deal? But one big story a couple weeks ago was the hiring of new [...]

New York Yankees Make Two Mistakes With Their 40 Man »

Let's preface this piece by saying the Rule 5 draft is the most overrated way to obtain talent for your organization. The reason why is most teams know their own organizations players pretty well. They know the players make up as well as their games. Can the player handle pressure? Do they have a good work ethic to get better as a player? All [...]

Derek Jeter: Was His 2010 Yankee Season Bad or Better »

Author's Note: This is a long piece, so if you have time and are finished reading the extremely boring and repetitive thousand or so articles on BR about how Jeter did not deserve the Gold Glove Award, then feel free to read this piece. Since the New York Yankee season ended in Texas, there have numerous articles about what the New York Yankees [...]

Arizona Fall League: New York Yankees Pitchers Manuel »

This past Saturday night, the Arizona Fall League (AFL) Rising Stars All-Star game was held at Surprise Stadium. Three New York Yankees prospects participated, including LF Brandon Laird, C Austin Romine and starting pitcher Manuel Banuelos. Banuelos is only 19 years old and is the youngest pitcher out here in the AFL. He was signed by the Yankees [...]

Arizona Fall League Rising Stars Game: Starting »

Here at the Arizona Fall League Rising Stars Game and the East team is finishing up with batting practice. The game is being broadcast live in the MLB network (9:00 PM EST start), so if you are staying in, have a look. If you are heading out, then record it and watch later. Many of these kids will be in the majors within two years, some as soon as [...]

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