The three-time All-Star was designated for assignment by the Yankees on Friday. The club also officially announced the signing of pitcher Matt Thornton to a two-year deal.
David Robertson hasn’t yet been handed the keys to Mariano Rivera’s kingdom. He may not be anointed the Yankees’ closer for awhile. Or ever. Either way, he’s ready to contribute.
The Milwaukee Brewers didn’t extend a qualifying offer this week to Hart, who missed the entire 2013 season following surgery on both knees.
Hiroki Kuroda says he doesn’t know what his future holds beyond this season.
Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith has informed the New York Knicks that he will decline the option in his contract for next season and become a free agent.
The reigning Vezina Trophy winner, who is again a finalist this year to be named the NHL’s top goalie, wouldn’t say whether he’d be open to negotiating a new deal this offseason.
Revis needs to participate in the Jets’ voluntary workouts beginning next week to collect $3 million in bonuses he’s scheduled to earn. And he’s “not happy about it,” according to the Post.
With leading receiver Victor Cruz still unsigned, the New York Giants have added Louis Murphy.
Tisch thinks Cruz will get an offer “a little higher” than the $6 million per year owed to slot receiver Wes Welker, who signed a two-year deal last week with the Denver Broncos.
Woody Johnson told reporters that the Jets would like to keep Darrelle Revis, the subject of rampant trade rumors, “but we’re trying to make the team better. He’s on the team right now.”
The Jets are definitely trading Darrelle Revis, right? Maybe not. The team is entertaining offers but not “actively shopping” the NFL’s top cornerback, according to the New York Post.
By many accounts, the Jets plan to cut ties with Tim Tebow this offseason — be it through a trade or outright release. But wait just a second…
Revis had quite a bit to say about being rendered speechless by reports that the Jets were going to attempt to trade him during the offseason.
Swisher, who spent the past four seasons wearing Yankees pinstripes, was introduced Thursday by the Indians.
In 2011, Derek Jeter became the first player to record hit No. 3,000 with the Yankees. Ichiro will get a legitimate shot to join him.