By week’s end, Derek Jeter’s $8 million dollar option (already now $9.5 million) for 2014 could grow to $11.5 million. And that would be another wrinkle for the Yankees as they try to reduce their payroll.
At 6-foot-4, Otani’s fastball can reach 100 mph. Sound good, Yankees fans?
Left-handed pitcher Manny Banuelos, rated the Yankees’ preseason No. 1 prospect according to Baseball America, will have Tommy John surgery on October 4, general manager Brian Cashman confirmed to The Trentonian on Tuesday.
The Yankees have as deep a bench as they have had since the championship teams of the late ‘90’s. In the wake of Brett Gardner’s injury, Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones have filled in well and Eric Chavez has gotten more at-bats.
New York Yankees pitcher Freddy Garcia sustained a bruised right hand in the fourth inning Wednesday when he was hit by a comebacker off the bat of Edwin Encarnacion, who also hit two home runs for the Toronto Blue Jays in a 7-5 victory.
In a matter of hours on Friday night, the Yankees waived goodbye to prized prospect Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi and welcomed much-needed arms to their rotation. GM Brain Cashman stayed patient and appears to have won big.
Some Yankees fans have expressed outrage, but Brian Cashman has kept the organization’s best interests at heart by waiting for the right deal.
With the offseason in full swing, it only made sense to have another epic email discussion between Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti.
If you consider Montero a part of the major league roster, we have to find the next great prospect in the Yankee farm system, the next great player whose name you will hear a thousand times before you ever see him play. Meet Mason Williams.
Brian Cashman is willing to play the waiting game when it comes to acquiring a talented starter — and will not let the market force him into overpaying.
The Yankees interest in Oakland Athletics’ All-Star lefty Gio Gonzalez appears to be rising and they have the prospects required to meet Billy Beane’s high demands.
Even with his early season struggles, the Rockies aren’t about to deal away 19-game winner Ubaldo Jimenez for peanuts. “We would have to be absolutely overwhelmed. It would have to be a Herschel Walker deal,” Colorado GM Dan O’Dowd said this weekend.
It wasn’t Fenway Park in September, but pitching against the Red Sox on Monday night was a good test for Yankees youngster Manny Banuelos — and he was up for it.