Reports: Yankees Get A-Rod's Replacement, Land Youkilis For 1 Year, $12 MillionAccording to several reports, Kevin Youkilis agreed to the Yankees' one-year, $12-million offer on Tuesday, which will become official pending a physical. Youkilis, 33, would take over at third base for injured Alex Rodriguez.
Sweeny: Notes And Observations From The Winter MeetingsBrian Cashman usually stresses patience in the offseason, and that seems to be the course he’s taking again this year, even as his team has more glaring needs than normal.
Brian Cashman On The State Of The Yankees: 'Beggars Can't Be Choosers'"Beggars can't be choosers," general manager Brian Cashman said. "...There's not a lot of choices out there. It's a very limited sandbox to play in."
Hartnett: A-Rod's Injury Dramatically Changes Yankees' Offseason PlansLosing A-Rod until mid-season will force the Yankees to make power-hitting outfielder Cody Ross their number one target.
Silverman: Loss of Martin Leaves Yankees Desperate Behind The PlateThere isn't an obvious answer for the Yankees
Kallas: Did Prince Fielder's Bad Slide Cost The Tigers The World Series?The poor play by Fielder, Lamont and Peralta cost the Tigers something very important: THE LEAD. And that is something that the Detroit Tigers, at that point down 1-0 and soon to be down 2-0 after that play, desperately needed.
Silverman: Unsubstantiated Rumors Have No Place In JournalismThe achievements of MLB stars shouldn't be tainted by wild accusations like the ones
MLB All-Star Game PreviewIn a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
White Sox's Big Bats Do A Number On Yankees' Young ArmsA.J. Pierzynski homered twice, Paul Konerko and Alexei Ramirez also connected and the Chicago White Sox pounded the Yankees so hard that New York brought in outfielder Dewayne Wise to pitch in a 14-7 romp Friday night.
A-Rod, Swisher Voted Among MLB's Most Hated In Player Poll; Joba Most OverratedSurprise, surprise: Alex Rodriguez isn't beloved among his peers.