Jeter left behind a team in transition, that failed to make the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time in a generation and is beset with an older core coming off injuries.
Names alone don’t win games, and the ones Joe Girardi will write on the lineup card are mostly old, some recovering, others waiting for the injury shoe to drop and ruin their seasons.
Speaking to WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Thursday afternoon, Chase Headley addressed sharing a clubhouse with A-Rod and what it has been like for him as he prepares for his first full season with the Yankees.
Alex Rodriguez started his second day of workouts at the Yankees’ minor league complex by hugging Chase Headley, the player signed to replace him at third base.
Chase Headley says Alex Rodriguez has “reached out and introduced himself.” Headley was signed to a $52 million, four-year contract by the Yankees, who plan to start him at third and shift A-Rod to DH.
The biggest sideshow in sports is a few weeks away from turning Yankees spring training upside-down. Brian Cashman is ready for the Alex Rodriguez experience.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman announced last month that Chase Headley would be New York’s everyday third baseman in 2015. Apparently A-Rod didn’t get that memo.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said on Tuesday that Alex Rodriguez’s days as an everyday fielder are over and he hopes A-Rod will be New York’s full-time designated hitter.
Chris Capuano is staying with the New York Yankees, just like fellow free agents Chase Headley and Chris Young.
First, Boomer and Craig tried to make sense of Carmelo Anthony’s plea to Knicks fans. Then it was on to the Giants, Jets and the Yankees re-signing Chase Headley.
Alex Rodriguez is going to have to adjust his expectations. Especially now that the Yankees have handed $52 million to third baseman Chase Headley.
Chase Headley is staying with the Yankees, a sign that New York is not counting on Alex Rodriguez to play third base regularly.
Brian Cashman left the Winter Meetings in San Diego on Thursday without needed pieces for his baseball team, but that doesn’t mean the Yankees are a finished product for 2015.
When you are promoting Andrew Miller and making a run at Chase Headley, you might as well tell your fans you’re going to try really hard to finish in third place next season.
The Yankees seem determined to not play recently reinstated and soon-to-be 40-year-old Alex Rodriguez exclusively at third base. Hence the continued interest in Headley.