Tulo Hopes Fading As Mets Appear Content To Stick With FloresWhile the baseball landscape changed dramatically at this week's winter meetings, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson made only a pair of small moves.
Girardi On WFAN: Yankees In No Rush To Name Closer By Opening DayJoe 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.
Happy With Pen And Pick, Yankees Never Made Offer To David RobertsonYankees 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.
Palladino: Collins’ Future Unfairly Tied To Mets GM’s ActionsAfter 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.
Jon Lester Agrees To 6-Year, $155M Deal With CubsLester'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.
David Robertson Agrees To 4-Year, $46M Deal With White SoxThe 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.
Palladino: Re-Signing Robertson Would Be Yankees' Best Move At Winter MeetingsImagine. 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.
Yer Out! MLB Plans To Ban Home Plate CollisionsMajor League Baseball said Wednesday it intends to eliminate home plate collisions by 2015 at the latest. Not everyone is pleased.
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."
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."
Sweeny At Winter Meetings: Brian Cashman Outlines His PlanThe 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.”
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."
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.
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."
Reports: Yankees Could Trade Brett Gardner Or Ichiro Suzuki This WeekWith the additions of Carlos Beltran and Jacoby Ellsbury, the Yankees have a surplus of outfielders. So could a trade be in the works?