The Yankees have brought back a valuable infield depth piece. Veteran shortstop Brendan Ryan’s two-year contract was made official on Monday.
At least five teams are said to be in the mix for Carlos Beltran. But the Yankees are “emerging” as the top bet to land the free-agent outfielder, according to the New York Post.
While Derek Jeter is sidelined due to soreness, the Yankees picked up Brendan Ryan from the Seattle Mariners.
The New York Mets signed veteran starter Aaron Harang late Sunday night. He was immediately assigned to Triple-A Las Vegas.
Mariners president Chuck Armstrong praised Yankees general manager Brian Cashman during a phone interview with WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman.
Monday’s decision by baseball Commissioner Bud Selig will define A-Rod’s career, overshadowing his 647 home runs.
No one is shedding a tear for A-Rod. Whether he misses 150 games or two seasons, engages himself in a long, bitter legal fight or finds himself with a Pete Rose-like lifetime ban, it doesn’t matter. His reputation cannot be restored.
Donnie Baseball deserves another look from Hall of Fame voters. Between 1984-1987, Mattingly averaged 29 home runs and 120 RBIs per season. His on-base plus slugging during that stretch was .918, .939, .967 and .937.
David Phelps matched efforts with Felix Hernandez for six innings to help the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Sunday.
Andy Pettitte was in fine condition as the Yankees beat the Mariners at Safeco Field on Saturday.
Brendan Ryan and Jason Bay both hit two-out, two-run singles in Seattle’s four-run fourth inning, Bonderman pitched six sharp innings to win for the first time since 2010, and the Mariners beat the Yankees 4-1.
Thanks to Phil Hughes, the Yankees could get away with only one inning of offense. What an inning it was.
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On a night of injuries, the Seattle Mariners patched together just enough pitching to win.
Raul Ibanez again treated Yankee Stadium as his personal playground, hitting a grand slam and two-run homer Wednesday night to help the Seattle Mariners rout New York 12-2.