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.
The Yankees were hesitant to give Infante more than three years, and the Royals decided to give the versatile infielder an extra year to help consummate the deal.
The Yankees have brought back a valuable infield depth piece. Veteran shortstop Brendan Ryan’s two-year contract was made official on Monday.
The way the Yankees see it, Jhonny Peralta could fill many roles. The veteran shortstop apparently has the Bombers’ attention.
Defensive specialist Brendan Ryan is coming back to the Yankees to provide insurance at shortstop, according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
Second baseman Robinson Cano, outfielder Curtis Granderson and starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda have declined the Yankees’ qualifying offers.
With free agency set to begin, the Yankees have extended qualifying offers to second baseman Robinson Cano, outfielder Curtis Granderson and starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda.
As fictional President Jed Bartlet was fond of saying, “What’s next?” Let’s take a look, starting with the most obvious free agent — Robinson Cano.
Brian Cashman announced on Wednesday afternoon that Jeter has been placed on the disabled list and will miss the remainder of the 2013 season.
While Derek Jeter is sidelined due to soreness, the Yankees picked up Brendan Ryan from the Seattle Mariners.
The Yankees defeated the Mariners 6-2 on Sunday, before heading out on a 7-game road trip.
Felix Hernandez silenced Yankee bats as the Mariners shutout the Yankees 1-0 on Saturday afternoon.
Thanks to four groundballs that never left the infield, some more brilliant pitching and a Gold Glove worthy catch by Franklin Gutierrez, the Mariners got back to .500 on Friday night with a 4-3 win over the Yankees.