Ubaldo Jimenez

Rakuten Golden Eagles pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Capellini: A-Rod Decision Gives Yankees Financial Flexibility To Add A Lot More

The Yankees have to be thrilled that they won’t have to deal with the distraction that would have come with Alex Rodriguez every waking second of next season. And, oh yeah, they just got an additional $25 million to play with, too.


Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, and general manager Brian Cashman. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Batten Down The Hatches: Yankees May Target Everyone In Free Agency

According to WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Yankees are lining up meetings with the agents of several of the biggest names on the free agent market for next week’s General Managers’ meetings.


Curtis Granderson of the New York Yankees hit a solo home run during the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 26, 2012. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Granderson Leads Yankees Past Indians

Curtis Granderson’s 200th career home run pushed the Yankees past the Indians on Sunday.


Colorado Rockies Photo Day

Jhoulys Chacin Getting Chance To Pitch At Front Of Rockies’ Rotation

Overall, it’s clear that the 24-year-old Jhoulys Chacin has potential, but also that he still has some growing to do at the Major League level.


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Yanks Eye Trade Market, Decide To Hold Steady

The Yankees general manager decided he liked the hand he held and passed on the chance to add to New York’s roster Sunday at the July 31 deadline for trades without waivers.


Colorado Rockies v Los Angeles Dodgers

Hartnett: Hiroki Kuroda Better Fit For Yankees Than Ubaldo Jimenez

Dependable Dodger starter Hiroki Kuroda makes a better trade deadline fit for the New York Yankees than Ubaldo Jimenez or for that matter any available starter on the trade block. It wouldn’t take a massive deal to land the services of the Japanese hurler.


Phil Hughes (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Bronx Briefing: Big Week For Yankees Before Boston

The Yankees have the weekend to figure out who will be in the rotation, and they need to make sure when they arrive at Fenway Park next Friday they are in no worse shape in the division than they are now.


A.J. Burnett reacts after giving up a home run to David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox who rounds the bases during their game on June 8, 2011 at Yankee Stadium. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keefe To The City: A.J. Burnett Needs To Be Better Than Adequate

A.J. Burnett’s value to the Yankees is going to increase if they don’t trade for a front-end starter, so I decided to write down my thoughts as I watched Burnett pitch for the first time in the second half on Monday night.


Ubaldo Jimenez (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees To Scout Rockies’ Ubaldo Jimenez In Colorado Tuesday

The Yankees and Rockies are reportedly far apart in preliminary talks for starter Ubaldo Jimenez. In fact, Colorado might not even be willing to trade their ace. That won’t stop the Bombers from sending a representative to Coors Field.


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Yankees Fans: Do You Trust A.J. Burnett?

Sure, New York escaped with a win on Monday, but after bad outings by veteran pitchers Bartolo Colon, Freddy Garcia and now A.J. Burnett, do the Yankees need to bolster their starting staff?


Ubaldo Jimenez (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images), Jesus Montero (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sweeny Says: Ubaldo Jimenez And Jesus Montero Both Have Question Marks

Rockies pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez is interesting, but he’s not the perfect-fit, no-questions-asked upgrade Yankees fans have pined for since Cliff Lee escaped them last July and last December.


Ubaldo Jimenez (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rockies Name Price For Jimenez: Yankees’ Montero, Banuelos, Betances, Nova

Even with his early season struggles, the Rockies aren’t about to deal away 19-game winner Ubaldo Jimenez for peanuts. “We would have to be absolutely overwhelmed. It would have to be a Herschel Walker deal,” Colorado GM Dan O’Dowd said this weekend.


Jason Giambi

Giambi Blasts Long Homer To Help Rockies Take Down Yankees

Jason Giambi hit a long homer against his former team and Ubaldo Jimenez overcame early wildness to pitch seven impressive innings, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 4-2 victory Friday night over New York in a rare trip to the Bronx.


Ike Davis (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Mets’ Ike Davis Lands On DL With Ankle Sprain, Fernando Martinez To Join Roster

The Mets have to stay an extra day in the Rockies because their series finale was postponed by a mixture of rain and snow. They’ll have to salvage the last game in Colorado without first baseman Ike Davis.


Roy Halladay

Phils’ Halladay Unanimously Wins NL Cy Young Award

Roy Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies has unanimously won the NL Cy Young Award, making him the fifth pitcher to earn the honor in both leagues.