Yankees Trade Banuelos To Braves For 2 RelieversThe Yankees have bolstered their bullpen by acquiring David Carpenter and Chasen Shreve in a trade with the Atlanta Braves.
Sweeny: Pettitte Advises A-Rod To 'Get Everything Out' And More Yankees NotesThere is no shortage of reaction to Alex Rodriguez’s situation returning to the Yankees, unless of course you're waiting to hear from A-Rod himself. That day will come.
Sweeny: Deadline Doldrums? Difference-Makers Already On Yankees' RosterMaybe the Yankees could add a helpful piece. But the difference makers will be the guys they gave all that money to last winter: Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran.
Manny Banuelos Gets Rocked In Yankees' Loss To Twins Banuelos surrendered four runs on two hits and two walks in just one inning of work.
Palladino: Frank Jobe, Tommy John Surgery Pioneer, Should Have Place In HallThe recent activities of Matt Harvey and Manny Banuelos would have seemed inconceivable back in 1974, the year a brilliant surgeon named Dr. Frank Jobe started piecing torn-apart pitching elbows back together.
Sweeny: MLB Awards And Jeter's Suddenly Intriguing Contract; Talkin' ProspectsBy week’s end, Derek Jeter’s $8 million dollar option (already now $9.5 million) for 2014 could grow to $11.5 million. And that would be another wrinkle for the Yankees as they try to reduce their payroll.
Reports: Yankees, Red Sox Interested In Japanese Phenom Shohei Otani At 6-foot-4, Otani's fastball can reach 100 mph. Sound good, Yankees fans?
Yankees Top Prospect Manny Banuelos To Undergo Tommy John SurgeryLeft-handed pitcher Manny Banuelos, rated the Yankees' preseason No. 1 prospect according to Baseball America, will have Tommy John surgery on October 4, general manager Brian Cashman confirmed to The Trentonian on Tuesday.
Sweeny: Random Yankee Thoughts From The West CoastThe Yankees have as deep a bench as they have had since the championship teams of the late ‘90’s. In the wake of Brett Gardner’s injury, Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones have filled in well and Eric Chavez has gotten more at-bats.
Freddy Garcia Leaves Game With Bruised Right Hand In Yanks' Loss To JaysNew York Yankees pitcher Freddy Garcia sustained a bruised right hand in the fourth inning Wednesday when he was hit by a comebacker off the bat of Edwin Encarnacion, who also hit two home runs for the Toronto Blue Jays in a 7-5 victory.
Hartnett: Yankees' Cashman Played This Hand Well, And May Not Be Done DealingIn a matter of hours on Friday night, the Yankees waived goodbye to prized prospect Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi and welcomed much-needed arms to their rotation. GM Brain Cashman stayed patient and appears to have won big.
Hartnett: New Year, Same Yankees Not Necessarily A Bad ThingSome Yankees fans have expressed outrage, but Brian Cashman has kept the organization's best interests at heart by waiting for the right deal.
Keefe To The City: State Of The Yankees, Winter Meetings EditionWith the offseason in full swing, it only made sense to have another epic email discussion between Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti.
Sweeny: Meet Yankees Phenom Mason WilliamsIf you consider Montero a part of the major league roster, we have to find the next great prospect in the Yankee farm system, the next great player whose name you will hear a thousand times before you ever see him play. Meet Mason Williams.
Hartnett: Why The Yankees’ Search For An Elite Starter Has StalledBrian Cashman is willing to play the waiting game when it comes to acquiring a talented starter -- and will not let the market force him into overpaying.