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American League Teams That Need the Most Help at the MLB Trade Deadline

American League Teams That Need the Most Help at the MLB Trade Deadline

Baseball is a funny sport in that at any given time, someone like Clayton Kershaw or Matt Harvey or Yan Gomes can go down with injury and change the entire complexion of the season. For teams trying to decipher what the goal will be... 
New York Yankees Do Nothing And It’s the Best Thing Going For Them

New York Yankees Do Nothing And It’s the Best Thing Going For Them

As a life-long Yankees’ fan I would be beyond angry if the New York Yankees were underachieving en route to a 37-37 record and fourth place in late June. We’ve seen the script before, mostly last decade, when New York would... 
If the Yankees Have a Firesale, Expect These Players to Get Called Up

If the Yankees Have a Firesale, Expect These Players to Get Called Up

For most of us, on the other side of Randy Levine’s “moat”, we know a firesale to some degree is surely coming. The New York Yankees have gotten nothing out of Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira, and while CC Sabathia... 
Brian Cashman Doesn’t Need Another Month, Yankees are Sellers Now

Brian Cashman Doesn’t Need Another Month, Yankees are Sellers Now

It’s time to pull the plug. The New York Yankees should have known this long before surrendering six home runs to the Minnesota Twins at home, a team who couldn’t hit a home run for most of April. They should have known... 
New York Yankees Trade Rumors, Options (Prospect Edition)

New York Yankees Trade Rumors, Options (Prospect Edition)

The Yankees are about ready to enter the next phase of the partial rebuild, which is showcasing their prospects. Some of these young players will hopefully end up as part of a future core and others will fail to ever turn into the... 
New York Yankees Trade Rumors, Options (Bench Edition)

New York Yankees Trade Rumors, Options (Bench Edition)

While the Yankees are heating up in the Bronx, it’s clear New York is not a finished product regardless of how Aroldis Chapman, Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller comically end games or if Nathan Eovaldi is truly putting it all... 
New York Yankees Trade Rumors (Infield Edition)

New York Yankees Trade Rumors (Infield Edition)

In Baseball, the death sentence for a franchise in the short-term is being too good to be sellers but too bad to be buyers. When you find yourself good enough to win 80-85 games every season, you can’t buy or sell and then get... 
New York Yankees Trade Rumors and Options (Outfield Edition)

New York Yankees Trade Rumors and Options (Outfield Edition)

It’s still unclear what type of team the New York Yankees want to be this season. We know they are greatly improved the last few weeks, winning four of the last five series and 11 out of the past 16 games overall. We also know... 
New York Yankees Trade Rumors and Options (Starting Pitching Edition)

New York Yankees Trade Rumors and Options (Starting Pitching Edition)

The New York Yankees have played better of late, but still face a very realistic possibility of becoming trade deadline sellers this summer. New York has until the end of July to figure out its future in 2016 and currently sits five... 
New York Yankees Trade Rumors and Options (Bullpen Edition)

New York Yankees Trade Rumors and Options (Bullpen Edition)

It gets late early out in the Bronx this season as the New York Yankees have assembled what is likely the greatest back of the bullpen to ever exist. Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances are three pitchers who could all... 
Yankees Have Six Weeks to Decide the Next Few Years

Yankees Have Six Weeks to Decide the Next Few Years

It’s not so much that it’s “getting late early out there” as New York Yankees great, Yogi Berra once said; it’s more a case of it “getting old early” as can be used for an accurate description... 
Who Should the Yankees Call Up if Alex Rodriguez or Aaron Hicks Stay Hurt?

Who Should the Yankees Call Up if Alex Rodriguez or Aaron Hicks Stay Hurt?

The New York Yankees offense can go a few directions over the coming days and fans are hoping it means better performance regardless. Alex Rodriguez has oblique issues and Aaron Hicks has bursitis and both statuses remain in flux with... 
Yankees Spring Training: What to Ignore and What to Focus on

Yankees Spring Training: What to Ignore and What to Focus on

Spring Training is a weird place to look for anything meaningful in baseball. Sure, guys like Brett Gardner, Alex Rodriguez and Carlos Beltran will face opposing pitchers and technically follow the rules of the game but so much of... 
If the Yankees Can’t Win the AL East Because of Age, You’re Making the Wrong Prediction

If the Yankees Can’t Win the AL East Because of Age, You’re Making the Wrong Prediction

Let it be because of Masahiro Tanaka‘s elbow or because you believe Aroldis Chapman will be suspended for most of the year. Think it’s because David Price will win a Cy Young or The Blue Jays will hit 250 home runs as a... 
Yankees Sign Chris Parmelee, Add Depth to Scranton Roster

Yankees Sign Chris Parmelee, Add Depth to Scranton Roster

When Greg Bird went down with a torn labrum to end his 2016 season, the Yankees were in need of minor league depth, at a minimum, for first base. Late Sunday night, the team countered by signing former Oriole, Chris Parmelee with an... 
Who to Watch in Yankees Camp Before Position Players Show Up

Who to Watch in Yankees Camp Before Position Players Show Up

There will be plenty to watch when the games begin this March, but for right now pitchers and catchers have reported and there are a few players who will command early attention. While guys like Luis Severino, CC Sabathia, Michael... 
Yankees Have a Problem at the Corners, Still Have Time to Improve

Yankees Have a Problem at the Corners, Still Have Time to Improve

With pitchers and catchers in camp, it’s actually┬áRob Refsnyder and the corner infield and outfield who can make the biggest adjustments. Refsnyder has reportedly been willing to try third base, or essentially any position which... 
ESPN Lowballs New York Yankees Again, Predicts .500 Record

ESPN Lowballs New York Yankees Again, Predicts .500 Record

Rankings are out, and the Yankees will finish .500 with the 17th best record in baseball! At least that’s what ESPN would like you to think with its newest release of preseason MLB rankings. The summary includes the trade acquisitions... 
Filling Holes on the New York Yankees Roster, A Look Ahead

Filling Holes on the New York Yankees Roster, A Look Ahead

It’s easy to forget year after year the main tasks of each winter. Heading into the winter last season, the Yankees had to replace an icon in Derek Jeter, another one in Ichiro Suzuki, plus two starters its starting third baseman... 
Lourdes Gourriel, Cuban Defector Makes Sense for the Yankees

Lourdes Gourriel, Cuban Defector Makes Sense for the Yankees

The New York Yankees have not been very active on the domestic free agent market, in fact, they’ve been non-existent. It’s a front office committed to spending no additional dollars on the major league roster, not necessarily... 
The Worst of Brian Cashman’s Trade History With the Yankees

The Worst of Brian Cashman’s Trade History With the Yankees

Previously, we reviewed Brian Cashman’s best trades, highlighting moves like the arrivals of: Aaron Boone, Alex Rodriguez and Didi Gregorius and celebrating the brief impacts of a player like Shawn Chacon who altered the 2005... 
Best of Brian Cashman’s Trade History with the Yankees

Best of Brian Cashman’s Trade History with the Yankees

Brian Cashman’s first two trades as a Yankees’ General Manager included giving up: Eric Milton and Mike Lowell in exchange, mainly, for Chuck Knoblauch and Ed Yarnall. As we continue to break down Cashman’s reign... 
2009 Will Impact Yankees This Year, But Not Because of the Free Agents

2009 Will Impact Yankees This Year, But Not Because of the Free Agents

It’s really easy to remember 2009 as the year the Yankees won the World Series and the year Mark Teixeira, AJ Burnett and CC Sabathia all came to the Bronx. Seven years later, all three are likely to have left New York with one... 
Ranking Brian Cashman’s Draft Tenure as GM of the Yankees

Ranking Brian Cashman’s Draft Tenure as GM of the Yankees

Brian Cashman has 18 drafts under his belt as GM of the Yankees with a few gems, a few decent outcomes and a lot of bad results. While his trade history has been much more successful, Cashman has not always had a strong grasp on drafts,... 
Bryce Harper Could be the Best Free Agent Signing Ever, But the Yankees Should Pass

Bryce Harper Could be the Best Free Agent Signing Ever, But the Yankees Should Pass

Let’s face it, Bryce Harper would look great in Yankee pinstripes. Likely, 29 other teams would agree Harper would make a franchise altering addition but very few will have the money, the sentimental value, or the perfect payroll... 
The Case for Pedro Alvarez and the Yankees

The Case for Pedro Alvarez and the Yankees

The New York Yankees may very well be content with Starlin Castro and Dustin Ackley acting as backups to Chase Headley and Rob Refsnyder likely grabbing the final bench spot behind: Ackley, Hicks and Sanchez/Romine. Brian Cashman may...