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  • Thanksgiving Weekend Open Thread November 27, 2014
    I say this every year and I’m going to say it again: Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and it isn’t close. Eating great food > getting presents at this point of my life. Yes, I’m old. Barring some kind of breaking news, I don’t plan on posting anything these next few days. It’s a long [...] Post from: River Ave. Blues A New York Yankees blogThanksgiving […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Sanchez: D’Backs agree to six-year deal with Yasmany Tomas November 26, 2014
    The Diamondbacks have agree to a six-year deal worth $68.5M with free agent Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas, reports Jesse Sanchez. The contract reportedly includes an opt-out after the fourth year. The Yankees attended Tomas’ workouts but did not have serious interest in signing him. More to come … eventually. Post from: River Ave. Blues A [...] Post from: R […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Stark: Yankees called about Jimmy Rollins, moved on because price was too high November 26, 2014
    The Yankees called the Phillies to inquire about the availability of shortstop Jimmy Rollins, but they moved on because the price was so high, reports Jayson Stark. Phils GM Ruben Amaro confirmed Rollins was not asked to waive his no-trade clause and called him “one of best shortstops in baseball still” and “somebody we want [...] Post from: River Ave. Blues […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Heyman: Yankees only willing to give Chase Headley three years November 26, 2014
    According to Jon Heyman, the Yankees are not willing to give third baseman Chase Headley anything longer than a three-year contract. Obviously this could all be posturing at this point. Heyman says the Giants have contacted Headley after losing Pablo Sandoval to the Red Sox earlier this week, and supposedly the Indians, Blue Jays, and [...] Post from: River […]
    Michael Axisa
  • On the Yankees and the prospect of a $500M payroll November 26, 2014
    As you’ve surely seen by now, Kiley McDaniel recently wrote about the ways the Yankees use their financial might to secure top minor league free agents, such as Yangervis Solarte last year. Buried deep within that story was this little nugget about the team’s finances: A Yankees source told me they could break even financially [...] Post from: River Ave. Blu […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Introducing the RAB Daily Digest – Sign Up Today November 26, 2014
    A couple of weeks ago we asked you for some feedback regarding the preferred delivery time for a RAB Daily Digest email. Now it’s time to actually start sending out that daily email. A near majority of you prefer email delivery first thing in the morning, so you can expect this email to hit your [...] Post from: River Ave. Blues A New York Yankees blogIntrod […]
    Joe Pawlikowski
  • Tuesday Night Open Thread November 26, 2014
    Buster Olney (subs. req’d) continued looking at the top ten players at each position today with left field. (He looked at third base two days ago but no Yankees were on it, because duh.) Michael Brantley topped the list, which I don’t necessarily agree with despite his huge year. Alex Gordon and Justin Upton round [...] Post from: River Ave. Blues A New York […]
    Michael Axisa
  • 2014 Season Review: Splits, Velocity and More November 25, 2014
    Every year, when I jot down a list of topics for the season review series, I always end up with extra stuff that doesn’t get written. I’m nice and ambitious at the start but by the end I’m just ready for it to be over, so some stuff doesn’t get written up. This year I [...] Post from: River Ave. Blues A New York Yankees blog2014 Season Review: Splits, Veloci […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Sherman: Yankees have made several trade offers for shortstops November 25, 2014
    According to Joel Sherman, the Yankees have “made a series of trade offers to teams for shortstops” this offseason. He doesn’t name names, but we can make some halfway educated guesses: Elvis Andrus, Alexei Ramirez, Jimmy Rollins, Didi Gregorius, and Troy Tulowitzki. Sound good? I’m sure the Yankees at least placed a phone call asking [...] Post from: River […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Thoughts before Thanksgiving Weekend November 25, 2014
    As much as I love baseball, I am a sucker for the holiday season, and that kinda sorta starts this week with Thanksgiving. The short work week this week and awesome food is really great as well. Anyway, here are some random thoughts on a random Tuesday. 1. The Red Sox’s decision to play Hanley [...] Post from: River Ave. Blues A New York Yankees blogThoughts […]
    Michael Axisa

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