New York Yankees

Brandon Contes
November 20, 2019 - 1:55 pm
The Mets and Yankees may not have closed the door on signing free-agent starting pitcher Zack Wheeler, but neither franchise is leading the pack of interested teams. According to MLB.com's Jon Morosi, the Angels, Padres, White Sox and Twins seem to be the biggest suitors for Wheeler. The Mets made...
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Tim Kelly
November 11, 2019 - 11:57 am
For the first time since 2016, Madison Bumgarner topped the 200 innings mark in 2019. That should bode well for the long-time San Francisco Giants LHP as he reaches free agency for the first time in his career. His 3.83 ERA since the start of the 2017 season could complicate the free-agent stint of...
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John Healy
November 07, 2019 - 1:03 pm
It seems like the Yankees players are on the same page as the fan base when it comes to making a splash in free agency this winter. On Tuesday, a clip from CC Sabathia’s “ R2C2 is UNIINTERRUPTED ” podcast featured the recently retired pitcher discussing his recruitment of free agent ace Gerrit Cole...
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Tim Kelly
November 06, 2019 - 8:34 am
If Game 6 of the World Series was Stephen Strasburg's final start as a Washington National, he finished on about as high of a note as possible. Following a regular season that will likely net him a top five finish in National League Cy Young Award voting, Strasburg capped off a career-defining...
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John Healy
November 03, 2019 - 10:29 am
Aroldis Chapman will remain with the Yankees. Per ESPN’s Jeff Passan , the New York Yankees and the 31-year-old closer agreed to a contract extension that will keep the hard-throwing left-hander in pinstripes through 2022. Chapman reportedly planned to opt out of the remaining two years, $30...
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Ryan Chatelain
November 01, 2019 - 12:12 pm
Aroldis Chapman wants to remain a Yankee, but he also wants a new contract. The Yankees closer has player options for the final two years and $30 million on his current deal. WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman reported Friday that Chapman prefers to remain with the team and will pursue a contract...
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Tim Kelly
November 01, 2019 - 11:50 am
In two seasons with the Houston Astros, RHP Gerrit Cole has developed intro arguably the best pitcher in baseball. The 29-year-old is likely to win the 2019 American League Cy Young Award after going 20-5 with a 2.50 ERA, 2.64 FIP and 7.4 fWAR in 2019. Cole is also overwhelmingly likely to exit...
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Tim Kelly
October 29, 2019 - 10:30 am
Since the start of the 2015 season, FanGraphs says that Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor has been the seventh most valuable player in all of baseball. Lindor is still just 25, and there's reason to think he could be had on the trade market this offseason, making his future one of the...
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Ryan Chatelain
October 28, 2019 - 11:51 am
The Yankees have fired Larry Rothschild, their pitching coach since 2011. The team announced the move Monday morning. “I want to personally thank Larry for his near decade of commitment to this organization,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said in a news release. “Larry cares deeply about...
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Alex Greenberg
October 24, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Brian Cashman doesn’t have any regrets about the Yankees’ process in trying to add starting pitching during this past season. New York wasn’t able to add any of the starters the club was seeking after, and the Yankees ultimately lost in the ALCS to the Astros, who have a couple of aces at the front...
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