Brian Cashman has holes to fill. He doesn’t have the farm talent to fill them all, or leverage for a trade. So that leaves free agency. It’s the Yankees’ way.
They are, after all, the Yankees. Just because they haven’t gone crazy at the cash register yet doesn’t mean they won’t soon. That was the take-away reporters got from team president Randy Levine on Wednesday.
The events of last week indicated that signing veteran hole-fillers won’t be as easy as the Bombers might have hoped. In fact, they may be faced with additional, internal issues sooner than later.
A day after we learned which players the Yankees reportedly won’t target in free agency, we got a better of idea of who exactly is on their radar.
Looking for more big splashes this offseason, Yankees fans? They may not be coming.
Derek Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night.
Brandon McCarthy won for the second time in six starts, and the New York Yankees feasted on Kansas City’s bullpen in a 6-2 win Saturday after Royals starter Danny Duffy left because of an injury after just one pitch.
Brandon McCarthy, Martin Prado and Chase Headley have given the Yankees a real shot in the arm at a time when they really needed it.
Rick Porcello continues to look like one of the best young pitchers in baseball, while Brandon McCarthy has resembled an almost entirely different hurler since being traded to the New York Yankees.
New York won for just the third time in 10 games. Chase Headley hit an early two-run double and the Yankees backed Brandon McCarthy with flawless fielding.
The New York Yankees have been abysmal at the plate during a four-game losing streak. Now they have to face baseball’s best pitching staff since the All-Star break over the weekend.
A lot of people didn’t view Brandon McCarthy as a significant upgrade when the Yankees acquired him back in July. Six starts later it’s hard to imagine them being in a playoff race of any kind without him.
Given the Bombers’ issues, winning this series against Detroit’s All-World guns is sort of like the Boy Scouts beating up a SWAT team.
Brandon McCarthy won his fourth straight start with a gritty effort, and the New York Yankees took the first of three straight matchups against Detroit’s Cy Young Award winners, beating Max Scherzer and the Tigers 2-1 Monday night.
Brandon McCarthy threw six more solid innings, fellow newcomer Chase Headley delivered another timely hit and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their sixth win in seven games.