Wilmer Flores hit a grand slam off Matt Garza from the No. 9 slot in the batting order, sparking a 10-run fourth inning and leading the New York Mets to a 14-1 romp over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.
The Yankees have to be thrilled that they won’t have to deal with the distraction that would have come with Alex Rodriguez every waking second of next season. And, oh yeah, they just got an additional $25 million to play with, too.
According to WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Yankees are lining up meetings with the agents of several of the biggest names on the free agent market for next week’s General Managers’ meetings.
Matt Garza pitched into the eighth inning of his Rangers debut, the only run he allowed unearned after his throwing error, and Texas beat the New York Yankees 3-1 on Wednesday night.
The Yankees just can’t catch a break. The struggling Bombers will face Matt Garza when he makes his Texas Rangers debut on Wednesday night.
Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti look at the Yankees as they return home from a 2-5 West Coast road trip with Ichiro Suzuki, but without Alex Rodriguez.
There’s no reason to panic about the loss of Alex Rodriguez to a broken hand.
What the Yankees need is pitching help. There is an assumption that CC Sabathia will return at full strength after his stint on the disabled list with a strained groin. That seems reasonable, but there are no guarantees.
The New York Yankees, who are searching for pitchers to add to their roster, will be keeping tabs on Philadelphia Phillies lefty Cole Hamels, the New York Post reported on Monday.
Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti look at the Yankees after losing CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte on Wednesday and losing a game they should have won on Thursday.
Cashman may not want to give Epstein the chance to get the best of him in a trade. But he needs to do what is best for the team, and that means pick up the phone and make a trade happen.
If the Bronx Bombers decide to shop for a starter at the deadline, the man who interests them the most is the Cubs’ Matt Garza, reported CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman.
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.
All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes and the Miami Marlins provided quite a warmup for the winter meetings (sorry, Mets fans).