According to various reports many teams are trying to pry free agent catcher Russell Martin away from the Yankees.
The Yankees agreed to terms with catcher Eli Whiteside.
The Yankees appear reluctant to offer 37-year-old free agent outfielder Torii Hunter a two-year deal.
While the ALCS was one-sided, the battle for one of the most desirable free agents is expected to be a lot tighter.
At 6-foot-4, Otani’s fastball can reach 100 mph. Sound good, Yankees fans?
Don’t worry about what’s right or wrong, or better yet what makes sense. We’ll just keep making it up as we go along.
If Commissioner Selig is so insistent on having an extra Wild Card team in each league, then I have a solution. Is it a perfect solution? By no stretch of the imagination. It has its holes, and many would cry foul if it was ever implemented, but I can guarantee than it’s far more fair than what’s currently in place.
Joe Saunders pitched effectively into the sixth inning, Adam Jones hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly and the Baltimore Orioles beat the two-time defending AL champion Texas Rangers 5-1 in the wild-card game playoff Friday night.
It matters little who the Bombers play in the ALDS, because Mark Teixeira has the winning Rx: Yankee baseball.
Here they are, Evan Roberts’ original 2012 MLB power rankings. Let’s see what lessons can be learned…
With the new playoff format, the Yankees’ next move is to, well, be patient. “To have the best record and not know where you’re going is strange,” manager Joe Girardi said.
This is what makes the Yanks so interesting: no one truly knows which team will appear on the field this weekend. Or for Friday’s wild card game. Or for a 163rd game in Baltimore.
The Yankees are totally set for the playoffs, eager to break out the bats, balls and gloves for really big games. Maybe they should log on to MapQuest, Hotels.com and Travelocity, too.
WFAN co-host Evan Roberts provides his weekly Major League Baseball Power Rankings.
A second-place team at No. 1? That’s right — the Atlanta Braves are hot, hot, hot.