On Friday night, Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant hit the court with “Newtown CT” on his sneakers to honor the victims of the massacre.
“Beggars can’t be choosers,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “…There’s not a lot of choices out there. It’s a very limited sandbox to play in.”
Losing A-Rod until mid-season will force the Yankees to make power-hitting outfielder Cody Ross their number one target.
After four years of saluting the Bleacher Creatures at Yankee Stadium, Nick Swisher may have a suitor in Boston.
There was a point in the last week where it may have seemed that Hiroki Kuroda was going to pitch elsewhere in 2013. Eat without worry, my friends. Kuroda is indeed coming back to the Yankees next season.
Also rejecting the one-year guaranteed offers were the New York Yankees’ trio of Nick Swisher, Rafael Soriano and Hiroki Kuroda.
With baseball awash in record revenue as the signing season starts, Scott Boras compares the habits of teams to families sifting through supermarket shelves.
Can he come back to be the Great Mariano after such a severe injury? There is room for doubt, so the Yankees must fortify the rest of their setup corps as well. Does that include Rafael Soriano?
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.
While the Yankees will have plenty of decisions to make this offseason, the one that will garner the most headlines and create the biggest stir is what — or what not — to do with A-Rod.
How will Cashman address his aging team? Will he attempt to go younger or will he stick with his older guns? Will he attempt to deal the virtually untradeable A-Rod? Will he re-sign Nick Swisher? As usual, the longtime GM didn’t disclose his plans.
Ever since Larry Lucchino gave us the ominous but rather fitting moniker of “Evil Empire,” the Yankees have been largely unable to spend their way into the World Series.
The Yankees long run at or near the top of the American League seems likely to come to an end next year. The reality of the situation is that the Yankees have gotten old.
WFAN’s Jon Heyman and Sweeny Murti have learned the Bombers’ front office appears to have no intention of making wholesale changes. In fact, it looks like they are about to offer some of the postseason culprits a lifeboat.