Hideki Matsui added an extra bit of class to the Yankee pinstripes during his seven years in the Bronx and will be remembered as a beloved Yankee.
The Yankees and Ichiro Suzuki have finalized a $13 million, two-year contract that keeps the 10-time All-Star in the Bronx.
Youkilis joined Babe Ruth, Wade Boggs, Roger Clemens and Johnny Damon as Boston players who made the switch to the Bronx in the heated Yankees-Red Sox rivalry.
In 2011, Derek Jeter became the first player to record hit No. 3,000 with the Yankees. Ichiro will get a legitimate shot to join him.
Ichiro Suzuki and the New York Yankees are closing in on a contract that would guarantee the outfielder between $12 million and $13 million, WFAN’s Jon Heyman reported on Thursday.
Ichiro Suzuki will again don the pinstripes next season, a source has told WFAN’s Craig Carton. Though final details are still being hammered out, there’s no longer any doubt — Ichiro will be back with the Yankees.
According to several reports, Kevin Youkilis agreed to the Yankees’ one-year, $12-million offer on Tuesday, which will become official pending a physical. Youkilis, 33, would take over at third base for injured Alex Rodriguez.
“Beggars can’t be choosers,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “…There’s not a lot of choices out there. It’s a very limited sandbox to play in.”
Losing A-Rod until mid-season will force the Yankees to make power-hitting outfielder Cody Ross their number one target.
Sweeny Murti chatted with Mike Francesa about Yankees’ burning topics on Thursday.
Andy Pettitte and the Yankees have agreed a one-year deal worth $12 million.
Ichiro wants to stay with the Yankees, but will have to take a significant pay cut.
Go ahead and give Cabrera the 2012 MVP, but pencil in Trout for a spectacular career that will likely include multiple MVPs himself.
The Yankees appear reluctant to offer 37-year-old free agent outfielder Torii Hunter a two-year deal.
While the ALCS was one-sided, the battle for one of the most desirable free agents is expected to be a lot tighter.