Winter Meetings

Wilmer Flores (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Tulo Hopes Fading As Mets Appear Content To Stick With Flores

While the baseball landscape changed dramatically at this week’s winter meetings, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson made only a pair of small moves.

12/12/2014

Joe Girardi calls to the bullpen (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Girardi On WFAN: Yankees In No Rush To Name Closer By Opening Day

Joe Girardi reiterated to Sweeny Murti that he’s “not too worried” about who will take over for David Robertson, if and when the team makes a final decision.

12/10/2014

David Robertson (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Happy With Pen And Pick, Yankees Never Made Offer To David Robertson

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman revealed Tuesday he had no interest in retaining Robertson once New York agreed Friday to a $36 million, four-year deal with Andrew Miller.

12/10/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Palladino: Collins’ Future Unfairly Tied To Mets GM’s Actions

After four years of failure, Terry Collins says the time is now to produce. If it doesn’t happen right away, if the Mets break slowly out of the gate, he knows he’ll be gone just as fast.

12/10/2014

Jon Lester (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Jon Lester Agrees To 6-Year, $155M Deal With Cubs

Lester’s contract, agreed to on the second day of baseball’s winter meetings, contains an option for 2021 that, if it becomes guaranteed, would make the deal worth $170 million over seven seasons.

12/10/2014

David Robertson (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

David Robertson Agrees To 4-Year, $46M Deal With White Sox

The Yankees had prepared for the possibility of Robertson’s departure by agreeing last week to a $36 million, four-year contract with left-hander Andrew Miller.

12/09/2014

David Robertson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Re-Signing Robertson Would Be Yankees’ Best Move At Winter Meetings

Imagine. Andrew Miller in the seventh, Dellin Betances in the eighth, and David Robertson to close. It’s the type of pen a lot of teams only dream about.

12/08/2014

Chase Utley of the Philadelphia Phillies is tagged out during a home-plate collision with Dioner Navarro of the Chicago Cubs at Citizens Bank Park on August 7, 2013. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Yer Out! MLB Plans To Ban Home Plate Collisions

Major League Baseball said Wednesday it intends to eliminate home plate collisions by 2015 at the latest. Not everyone is pleased.

12/12/2013

Jeff Wilpon (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Are The Mets Ready To Contend? Wilpon Says ‘We’re Still Building’

“I think we’re still building,” Wilpon said. “I mean, we’d like to win next season, of course. I know everybody feels it’s slow in coming, but these things sometimes take a little bit of time.”

12/11/2013

Robinson Cano (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cashman: If I Were Cano, I Also Would Have Taken Seattle’s Offer

“If the numbers are right, he had 240 million reasons why he should go to Seattle,” Cashman said poolside at the Swan and Dolphin Hotel on Tuesday. “If I was him, I would’ve done the same thing.”

12/11/2013

Brian Cashman (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sweeny At Winter Meetings: Brian Cashman Outlines His Plan

The Yanks are still looking for a second baseman/third baseman type and are trying to bring the lineup “back to the top two or three offenses in the game. We need more work there.”

12/10/2013

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Curtis Granderson: I’ve Heard ‘True New Yorkers Are Mets Fans’

“A lot of the people I’ve met in New York have always said that true New Yorkers are Mets fans,” Granderson said. “So I’m excited to get a chance to see them all out there.”

12/10/2013

Brett Gardner (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Sweeny At Winter Meetings: Should Yankees Trade Gardner?

Several people from other teams I’ve spoken to think the Yankees need Brett Gardner as insurance for an older and injury-prone outfield.

12/10/2013

Joe Torre at Yankees Old Timers' Day in 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa Headed To Hall Of Fame

“I got choked up real quick,” Torre, who won four World Series titles managing the Yankees, said on WFAN radio Monday. “It’s something I’m sort of in a daze right now about.”

12/09/2013

Brett Gardner  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Reports: Yankees Could Trade Brett Gardner Or Ichiro Suzuki This Week

With the additions of Carlos Beltran and Jacoby Ellsbury, the Yankees have a surplus of outfielders. So could a trade be in the works?

12/09/2013

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