Multiple sources have reported that New York is interested in signing the 35-year-old free agent as the club looks to find a more suitable bat to serve as designated hitter.
“We’ve signed three or four of the biggest free agents on the market, and we’re pretty happy with that,” Steinbrenner said. “…We’ve got some work to do, still. We need another bat. We’re not done yet.”
“I know a lot of people have told me they think home runs are bad,” Cashman said. “I’m not one of them. Well, those people are going to get a chance to see what it looks like.”
Swisher, who spent the past four seasons wearing Yankees pinstripes, was introduced Thursday by the Indians.
I’ll admit that I’m as skeptical of what the Yankees can do in 2013 as most of you. I’m just willing to let it play out a little longer before I make final judgement.
Ernie Palladino plays Santa and hands out Christmas presents to New York sports icons.
The New York Giants will wear S.H.E.S. on the back of their helmets on Sunday in memory of those lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy.
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?