Aramis Ramirez helped the Chicago Cubs rally past the New York Mets 5-4, after the Mets blew a three-run lead in the eighth Saturday.
“His arm is healthy and his head is in a good spot,” new Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild said about pitcher A.J. Burnett.
Since the Yankees rotation is still in shambles and the Giants went out and took their own playoff berth away from themselves, and I decided to redo my Christmas list.
Kerry Wood is returning to the Chicago Cubs, agreeing to a one-year, $1.5 million contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told the AP. The Yankees were thought to be among the front-runners for Wood.
33-year-old Kerry Wood, who struck out 49 in 46 innings this past season with the Indians and Yankees, is close to signing a two-year deal with his former team, the Chicago Cubs.
The Yankees have finalized their minor league contract with right-hander Mark Prior, who is trying to make it back to the major leagues for the first time since 2006.
Mariano Rivera and the New York Yankees have finalized their $30 million, two-year contract. The Yankees also agreed to a minor league contract with right-hander Mark Prior.
The Cliff Lee sweepstakes continue to heat up. WFAN’s Jon Heyman reports the Yankees will make a “very strong” six-year offer on Wednesday.
The Yankees turned their attention to Cliff Lee as the winter meetings began, having all but finished negotiations to re-sign Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera.
Brian Cashman and Darek Braunecker had their first face-to-face conversation of the Winter Meetings Monday. Neither party would say exactly what they discussed regarding Cliff Lee, the premier free agent pitcher on the market.
Hank Steinbrenner has a message as the New York Yankees negotiate to re-sign Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera.
The Yankees have decided to decline arbitration for high-profile free agent Derek Jeter, reports WFAN’s Jon Heyman.
The last thing the Yankees want is to have the Derek Jeter negotiations drag on to the point where it becomes a public disaster. Well, guess what? We are slowly getting there.
The Yankees declined 2011 options on first baseman-designated hitter Lance Berkman, reliever Kerry Wood and oft-injured first baseman Nick Johnson, and exercised their option on pitching prospect Andrew Brackman.
Yankees ace CC Sabathia and Rangers lefty C.J. Wilson have already squared off twice in the AL championship series. They could share the mound again Friday night in Game 6.
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