MLB free agency
The Mets are reportedly interested in outfielder Curtis Granderson, who is likely to turn down the Yankees’ qualifying offer of $14.1 million.
Josh Hamilton left the Texas Rangers on Thursday and agreed to a $125 million, five-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels.
Losing A-Rod until mid-season will force the Yankees to make power-hitting outfielder Cody Ross their number one target.
Ichiro wants to stay with the Yankees, but will have to take a significant pay cut.
The chase for Yankees’ free agent starter Hiroki Kuroda is heating up.
The Yankees appear reluctant to offer 37-year-old free agent outfielder Torii Hunter a two-year deal.
With the start of free agency looming, the Yankees have made qualifying offers to reliever Rafael Soriano, starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda and right fielder Nick Swisher.
While the ALCS was one-sided, the battle for one of the most desirable free agents is expected to be a lot tighter.
Yankees right fielder Nick Swisher loves playing for the Yankees, but it may take a good chunk of change for him to return to the Bronx in 2013.
Reyes joining the Marlins can only leave Mets fans with feelings of what could have been. With stable ownership, Reyes would have been NY’s centerpiece for years to come.
Chris Capuano’s comeback season with the Mets earned him a 2 year, $10 million dollar deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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.
Teams offered 26 players arbitration, of which six were Type A free agents. A new club signing one of those premier players would lose a top pick in June’s amateur draft, and a team that offers arbitration and loses one of those players would get two extra selections as compensation.
C.J. Wilson may be the most talented starter on the free agent market but the Yankees should turn to other targets if his salary demands are too high.
The Yankees should turn to oft-injured free agent Grady Sizemore to provide competition for corner outfielders Brett Gardner and Nick Swisher and to serve as a left-sided DH.