Kuroda Gets Knocked Around, Cervelli Homers Twice As Yankees Tie TigersHiroki Kuroda gave up six runs and 10 hits over 3 2-3 innings Wednesday as the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers played to a 7-7 tie in 10 innings.
Tanaka Doesn't Disappoint In Debut, Yankees Blank PhilliesMasahiro Tanaka allowed two hits and struck out three over two scoreless innings in his first spring training game for the New York Yankees.
Palladino: Can Masahiro Tanaka Be A Savior For Yankees?If Tanaka and his Beethovian six-pitch mound symphony can turn into a No. 1 or No. 2 rotation option immediately, his richness in texture and rhythm can transform last year’s also-ran into a contender. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves here.
Reports: Yankees Among The First Teams To Contact Tanaka's RepsAny team hoping to land Tanaka will need to pay the $20 million posting fee plus a contract that could go beyond $100 million.
Report: Tanaka Will Cost A Minimum Of $17 Million Per YearMasahiro Tanaka could command a total contract greater than $100 million and many teams are ready to meet the $20 million posting fee.
Keidel: Empire Strikes Blank, Yankees Are Too Old And Too ExpensiveYou may not recognize the new team, but you'll probably recognize the result: just short of 90 wins, just short of the playoffs, way short of expectations.
Heyman: Yankees Are Checking In On Ex-Mets Starter Mike PelfreyThe Yankees are checking in on former Mets starter Mike Pelfrey, according to WFAN/CBS Sports baseball insider John Heyman.
Empire Strikes Back: Yankees Agree To 3-Year Deal With BeltranHours after losing free agent second baseman Robinson Cano to the Seattle Mariners, the Yankees jumped right back up on the horse, agreeing to terms with veteran outfielder Carlos Beltran on a three-year, $45 million contract.
Reports: Yankees Re-Sign Kuroda To A 1-Year Deal Worth $16 MillionThe Yankees have reportedly re-signed starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda to a one-year deal worth $16 million.
Report: Kuroda Mulling Increased Offer; Yankees, Cano 'Oceans Apart'The Yankees have reportedly offered free agent starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda a raise. Meanwhile, they remain far apart in negotiations with Robinson Cano.
Report: Fresh Off McCann, Yankees Make Beltran Their No. 1 PriorityAccording to a report, the Yankees have Carlos Beltran tunnel vision right now. With catcher Brian McCann in the fold, the Bombers have put the full-court press on the veteran outfielder.
Palladino: Bracing For Big Changes In Yankee-LandWith Robbie Cano, Curtis Granderson, and Hiroki Kuroda all rejecting their free agent qualifying offers, the Yanks by necessity will be forced to find power and pitching. Or at least a backup plan.
Cano, Granderson, Kuroda Reject Yankees' Qualifying Offers Second baseman Robinson Cano, outfielder Curtis Granderson and starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda have declined the Yankees' qualifying offers.
AP: Yankees Have About $80 Million To Work With To Stay Under Luxury TaxDerek Jeter's new contract has increased the Yankees' luxury tax payroll to $97.71 million for seven signed players next year.
Yankees Extend Qualifying Offers To Cano, Granderson, KurodaWith free agency set to begin, the Yankees have extended qualifying offers to second baseman Robinson Cano, outfielder Curtis Granderson and starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda.