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  • Yankees trade Martin Prado and David Phelps for Nathan Eovaldi and Garrett Jones December 19, 2014
    According to Jack Curry, the Yankees have traded Martin Prado the Marlins for RHP Nathan Eovaldi. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that the deal will also send David Phelps to the Marlins and 1B/OF Garrett Jones to the Yankees. Yankees trade Martin Prado and David Phelps for Nathan Eovaldi and Garrett Jones is [...] Yankees trade Martin Prado and Da […]
    Joe Pawlikowski
  • Mailbag: Hamels, Wilson, A-Rod, Prado, Jagielo, Tulowitzki December 19, 2014
    Another big mailbag this week. Thirteen questions. Use the “For The Mailbag” widget in the sidebar to send us anything throughout the week. I know it doesn’t look like the question gets submitted, but trust me, it does. Alex asks: Which trade would you rather make: 2 of the top 3 Yankees prospects, plus another [...] Mailbag: Hamels, Wilson, A-Rod, Prado, Ja […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Thursday Night Open Thread December 19, 2014
    Use this as your open thread for the night. The Thursday NFL game is Titans-Jaguars, plus the Knicks are playing and there’s college basketball. Talk about anything and everything right here. Thursday Night Open Thread is a post from: River Avenue Blues Thursday Night Open Thread is a post from: River Avenue Blues The post Thursday Night Open Thread appeared […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Report: Kenta Maeda will not be posted this offseason December 18, 2014
    The Hiroshima Carp have decided not to post ace right-hander Kenta Maeda this offseason, according to a report in Kyodo. The team has informed the player he will not be posted. Back in October, Carp owner Hajime Matsuda said “we would like to let him go, but based on his production this year it will [...] Report: Kenta Maeda will not be posted this offseason […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Yankees no longer interested in Jason Grilli December 18, 2014
    The Yankees are no longer interested in free agent right-hander Jason Grilli, his agent Gary Sheffield confirmed to George King. (Yes, that Gary Sheffield.) “We talked to (Brian Cashman) and he said ‘not at the moment.’ We will sit back with the offers we have and wait,” said Sheff. “I don’t see a reason why [...] Yankees no longer interested in Jason Grilli […]
    Michael Axisa
  • 2015 Payroll Breakdown: Part Two December 18, 2014
    Although the Yankees didn’t do anything of note at the Winter Meetings last week, they have been busy this offseason and especially this month. Most of the moves have been on the smaller side, at least relative to last offseason, though the club has remade the left side of the infield, added some pitching, and [...] 2015 Payroll Breakdown: Part Two is a post […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Wednesday Night Open Thread December 18, 2014
    I don’t want to get too political, but earlier today President Obama announced the United States will seek to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba, so I wrote about what could mean for baseball down the road over the CBS. You should read it. Hopefully one day it will be easier for Cuban players to come [...] Wednesday Night Open Thread is a post from: Ri […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Eddy: Yankees sign infielder Cole Figueroa to minor league deal December 17, 2014
    The Yankees have signed infielder Cole Figueroa to a minor league contract, reports Matt Eddy. No word on whether he received an invitation to Spring Training but I assume that is the case. The Rays designated Figueroa for assignment in November and released him a few days later. They originally acquired him from the Padres [...] Eddy: Yankees sign infielder […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Reports: Yanks were among runners-up for Brett Anderson December 17, 2014
    According to Jeff Passan and Buster Olney, the Yankees were among the runners-up for left-hander Brett Anderson, who signed with the Dodgers earlier this week. The Braves, Royals, and Athletics were also after him. The Dodgers gave Anderson a one-year contract worth $10M with a bunch of incentives a few days ago. As noted in [...] Reports: Yanks were among r […]
    Michael Axisa
  • Prospect Profile: Tyler Webb December 17, 2014
    Tyler Webb | LHP Background Webb, whose full name is Jon Tyler Webb, is from the tiny little town of Nassawadox on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. He pitched at Northampton High School. Baseball America (subs. req’d) did not rank him as one of the 31 best prospects in the state for the 2009 draft, [...] Prospect Profile: Tyler Webb is a post from: River Avenu […]
    Michael Axisa

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