Chris Carter, Yankees Finalize $3.5M, 1-Year ContractChris Carter, who tied for the National League in home runs last season, has finalized a $3.5 million, one-year contract with the New York Yankees.
LISTEN: Brian Cashman Says Young Yankees Can Be Contenders This SeasonThe Yankees are young, but if all goes well, they could still be a serious contender in 2017, general manager Brian Cashman said Thursday.
Reports: Yankees Add Slugger Chris Carter On 1-Year DealThe Yankees are reportedly considering pursuing free agent slugger Chris Carter.
Constant Vigilance Is How You Win Your Fantasy Baseball LeagueWe've all heard the story from a friend how he or she simply drafted their fantasy baseball team and forgot all about it until finding out they won the league in October. Generally, that doesn't happen very often thanks to injuries, slumps and inevitable bad luck. You have to stay on top of your team's roster all summer long to win.
Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade DeadlineEvery year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn't always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.
Pineda Gives Up Homer, Yankees Rally In 9th For WinMichael Pineda gave up a first inning two-run homer to Chris Carter before settling down to strike out six while pitching into the fourth inning, and the New York Yankees rallied in the ninth to beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Saturday.
Carter Homers In The 9th, Pushes Astros Past Yanks 7-4 Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.
Schwei: Mets' Davis Climbing The ChartsIke Davis continues to climb the Mets all-time leader boards for rookies. Davis' 18 home runs trail only Darryl Strawberry (26 in 1983) and Ron Swoboda (19 in 1965) as the most by a rookie in Mets' history.
1 Bad Inning Dooms Misch, MetsCarlos Lee hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Houston Astros rallied to beat the New York Mets 3-2 on Thursday night.
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