How hungry are the New York Yankees to sign Cliff Lee? According to WFAN’s Jon Heyman, the Yankees have added a seventh year to their initial six-year, $137-140 million offer for the prized free agent.
Brian Cashman left Orlando this morning as the Winter Meetings concluded. Here are some of his parting thoughts on Boston’s signing of Carl Crawford and the Yankees stepping up their pursuit of Cliff Lee.
Right-hander Boof Bonser has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets.
The Boston Red Sox met Tuesday night with the New York Mets to discuss a possible swap for Carlos Beltran, according to the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo.
The Cliff Lee sweepstakes continue to heat up. WFAN’s Jon Heyman reports the Yankees will make a “very strong” six-year offer on Wednesday.
The New York Mets have agreed to terms with free agent catcher Ronny Paulino and right-handed reliever D.J. Carrasco, reports Andy McCullough of Star-Ledger.
After meeting with Cliff Lee’s agent at the winter meetings, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is awaiting a go-ahead from Darek Braunecker to make a contract offer.
Two people familiar with the negotiations tell The Associated Press that right-hander Dustin Moseley is nearing agreement on a one-year deal with the San Diego Padres.
The Washington Nationals figure it was worth asking: Hey, Cliff Lee, want to play in the nation’s capital? Most every team is a player this week, it seems.
Derek Jeter can admit it now: He was definitely getting steamed at the New York Yankees.
Are there untouchable players on the Mets? Are Reyes, Wright, and Beltran automatic “No’s” when other teams come calling?
Sandy Alderson intends to come back from the winter meetings with at least one present for Mets fans — even though he isn’t planning to splurge.
A special committee on on-field matters will gather during the winter meetings, which will be held in Lake Buena Vista from Dec. 6-9.
Baseball management, players and umpires will have another summit on the state of umpiring on Dec. 3, just ahead of the start of the winter meetings.