This year was so packed with gigantic stories that we had to add a whopping 13 honorable mentions. And believe us, those had to be narrowed down, too.
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A Florida appeals court has ruled Major League Baseball can take a deposition from a cousin of Alex Rodriguez as part of the sport’s lawsuit involving banned substances.
Choo, a career .288 hitter with 104 home runs, and his agent, Scott Boras, asked instead for Ellsbury money. The Yankees immediately pulled their offer and signed Carlos Beltran.
The guy most baseball fans love to hate topped this year’s list, with two more Bronx Bombers cracking the top 10.
“I want to be in New York,” Murphy told reporters. “Hopefully my best baseball is ahead of me. I’ve been a part of the problem, so you want to be part of the solution.”
The New York Yankees were hit with a $28 million luxury-tax bill, pushing their total past the $250 million mark since the penalty began in 2003.
“I think the Mets are where they are,” Leiter said. “The Nationals are the team to beat, (the) Atlanta Braves are very good, who knows with the Marlins and Phillies. They’re just, to me, they’re not a playoff team.”
The Yankees needed a dependable left-handed set-up man and now they have one.
Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka wants to move to Major League Baseball next season but his Japanese team doesn’t want to let him go.
A-Rod’s explosive in-studio interview on WFAN may have just been the introduction. The Yankees star is nearing a lucrative agreement for a book about his feud with MLB, according to the New York Post.
The Bombers are still patching together their infield following the departure of second baseman Robinson Cano. The latest piece of the puzzle: former Orioles infielder Brian Roberts.
Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball have finalized a new posting system that caps the fee for players at $20 million, a deal that may lead to star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka going on the market.
“Mike’s On: Francesa on the FAN” will no longer be simulcast on the YES Network beginning in February, WFAN host Mike Francesa announced on Monday afternoon.
Nobody expected the Yankees to replace Robinson Cano overnight, but one would have figured they’d be the last team to get beaten to the punch for other players at second base. But yet, that seems to be the case a bit.
Photos from Jacoby Ellsbury’s introductory press conference at Yankee Stadium.
Here is a recap of the first week of the MLB Playoffs.
New York Yankees photos of the week.
New York Mets photos of the week.