Robinson Cano, Jacoby Ellsbury, Shin-Soo Choo and Brian McCann are among the players seeking to cash in from a free-agent class lacking any ace starting pitchers.
Derek Jeter’s new contract has increased the Yankees’ luxury tax payroll to $97.71 million for seven signed players next year.
Speaking on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM on Tuesday, free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson said he is considering the Yankees’ $14.1 million qualifying offer, but plans to play the field first before making any decision.
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.
According to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Yankees are developing the type of shopping list this offseason that conjures memories of their onslaught on the market four years ago.
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.
Curtis Granderson is coming off a nightmarish season, but it appears he will have his fair share of suitors when he files for unrestricted free agency.
Granderson, 32, will be an unrestricted free agent after the playoffs, but his agent told the NY Post on Wednesday the veteran outfielder doesn’t want to go anywhere.
“He knows we’d like to have him stay and continue as manager of the New York Yankees as we move forward,” general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday.
Following the Yankees’ worst year since 1992, there are a whole lot of questions and not many answers. Manager Joe Girardi hasn’t even committed to returning.
I had just come from the clubhouse, along with a throng of reporters, swarming and barking at him like hyenas. Everyone wants to be like him. Everyone wants to be him. Everyone wants a piece of his peace.
Brendan Ryan scored the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning on a wild pitch by Jim Johnson, and the New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Thursday night after blowing a four-run lead.
The Yankees moved past Baltimore and Cleveland in the AL wild-card hunt. New York has hit eight home runs in winning two of three in the four-game series that concludes Thursday night.
Even the most jaded Yankees apologist is gripping a shovel, ready to toss the dirt on the 2013 Bronx Bombers.
Eduardo Nunez’s two-run double capped a five-run eighth inning that rallied the New York Yankees past the Chicago White Sox 6-4 on Tuesday night for a crucial victory as they chase an AL playoff berth.