2011 MLB Hot Stove

Yankees Sign Hideki Okajima To Minor League DealThe New York Yankees agreed to a minor-league deal Wednesday with former Red Sox lefty Hideki Okajima. The 36-year old will have an opportunity to compete for a spot on the Yankees' 2012 Opening Day roster in spring training.
Sweeny: Yankees Fans, Rotation Not As Bad As You ThinkSweeny Murti discusses the Yankees' rotation going into 2012, remaining free agent possibilities and the likelihood of trading A.J. Burnett.
Hartnett: Yankees Can Compete With Rebuilt AngelsDespite the big-name signings of Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson, the Los Angeles Angels haven't distanced themselves from the 2012 Yankees.
Sweeny: Alderson Rings Changes While Cashman WaitsSandy Alderson didn’t tip his hand that he was onto some big moves when he spoke to reporters Tuesday afternoon, but he got quite busy a few hours later acquiring three relievers and a new center fielder.
Hartnett: The Wilpons Ruined Mets' Golden OpportunityReyes joining the Marlins can only leave Mets fans with feelings of what could have been. With stable ownership, Reyes would have been NY's centerpiece for years to come.
Hartnett: Bobby Valentine Fit For Red Sox ChallengeBobby Valentine's unique charisma and managerial acumen makes him a wise choice to handle the pressures of managing the Red Sox.
Hartnett: Yankees Can Meet Oakland’s Price For Gio GonzalezThe Yankees interest in Oakland Athletics' All-Star lefty Gio Gonzalez appears to be rising and they have the prospects required to meet Billy Beane's high demands.
Hartnett: CC Sabathia Proves Once Again He’s ‘The Anti A-Rod’By agreeing to an extension without opting out, CC Sabathia again demonstrated why he'll be remembered as a beloved Yankee and not a mercenary -- like Alex Rodriguez.