MLB free agency
The Marlins appear to be ready to do what it takes to bring Jose Reyes to South Beach. Do the Mets have a chance of retaining their superstar shortstop?
By agreeing to an extension without opting out, CC Sabathia again demonstrated why he’ll be remembered as a beloved Yankee and not a mercenary — like Alex Rodriguez.
Yankees have made a contract offer to ace CC Sabathia, who has until Monday to decide whether to opt out of the $92 million and four years remaining on his current deal.
Francisco Rodriguez’s $17.5 million mutual option has been declined, and the Milwaukee Brewers reliever was among 148 players who become free agents Sunday.
The New York Yankees have exercised contract options for next season on second baseman Robinson Cano and right fielder Nick Swisher.
With his $10.25M club option looming, Nick Swisher’s early season struggles led to thoughts that this could be his last season in pinstripes. His second half charge has now made it a certainty that he’ll remain with the Yankees through 2012.
A night after Carl Crawford enjoyed a steak dinner with the New York Yankees, he served up a meaty surprise: He’s going to play for the rival Boston Red Sox.