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Yankees Minor League Note: Yankees DFA Brett Marshall

With the signing of Carlos Beltran being made official today, the Yankees cleared a spot on their 40-man roster by designating 23-year old right-handed pitcher Brett Marshall for read more

Yankees Sign Matt Thornton

After Boone Logan left to go to Colorado on a ridiculous 3-year deal, it left the Yankees with a void in the bullpen for a left-handed reliever.Enter Matt Thornton, read more

Yankees “Close” on Brian Roberts

This comes from a report from Ken Rosenthal on Twitter.We all should know the Brian Roberts story – a very good major league second baseman for many years before succumbing to read more

Yankees Acquire Kyle Haynes to Complete Chris Stewart Trade

Haynes hasn't pitched above Low-A ball yet in his career.   The right-hander will be 23 at the start of the 2014 season.  He was a 20th round pick in the 2012 read more

Yankees Interested in Joaquin Benoit

Pros:   Over the past four seasons, you aren't going to find many relievers who have pitched better.   In 268 games over that span, he has posted a 2.53 ERA (164 ERA+), 0.983 read more

Cross Brett Anderson Off the List

Anderson was traded to the Rockies for Drew Pomeranz and Chris Jensen.Pomeranz is the better of the two, but he has yet to pan out in the big leagues.  Of course, read more

Projected WAR: Where We Stand

The only systems I have in front of me at the moment are OLIVER and STEAMER.  I don't know if Zips projections have been finalized yet, as Fangraphs does not have them on read more

My Take: Carlos Beltran Has His Flaws, But Should Help

The Yankees signed Carlos Beltran to a 3-year, $45M deal tonight, a deal that is probably one year too many.  But sometimes I wonder why we still criticize such a thing in today's read more

Yankees’ Second Base Options

With Robinson Cano surprisingly out of the picture, the Yankees now have one of the biggest holes in all of baseball to fill.  Not only do you have to replace a position where it is tough to find talent, you have to read more

How the Ellsbury Signing Affects the Yankees Minor League System

A list of the three top center field prospects in the organization currently, and how the Ellsbury signing potentially affects them:Slade Heathcott (Double-A read more

Yankees Sign Kelly Johnson

Over the past several years, I (and others) have made the argument that it is very tough for the Yankees to find a capable bench bat because of the durability of their regulars. read more

My Take: Yankees Take Major Risk With Jacoby Ellsbury

In 2011, Jacoby Ellsbury had a season that was worthy of an MVP award, playing in 158 games while compiling a .321/.376/.552 (146 OPS+) season.  On top of that, he played stellar defense in read more

MLB Odds for the 2014 Season

We’ve been talking a lot about football over the last few weeks with baseball games finished for the winter and hockey and basketball just getting their seasons underway. But that read more

My Take: Yankees Make Smart Move with McCann

As is usually the case, I am going to post my opinion without really reading any other opinions online – a bit of an "initial reaction" type of thing. When I first heard on the radio tonight that the Yankees had signed Brian McCann, my first thought was the natural one: How long, and for

Bet the Super Bowl 2014

Last time we spoke (or I spoke and you read), I gave you good readers a nice broad stroke on the different type of bets you can place on the Super Bowl. That was meant to be a little primer into the types of great action you can find either betting with your friends in

Yankees Add Players to 40-Man Roster; Acquire Dean Anna

C Gary SanchezOF Slade HeathcottP Bryan MitchellP Shane GreeneP Jose CamposCorban Joseph was removed from the 40-man read more

Yankees Winter Outlook: Starting Pitching

Heading into the 2013 season, the one area where hardly anyone saw any true weakness was with the starting pitching. CC Sabathia may have declined slightly in 2012, but most attributed that to an injury. Hiroki Kuroda and Andy Pettitte were steady middle-of-the-rotation pieces, and it appeared that Phil Hughes may be on a bit

Super Bowl Betting

Well, baseball is over folks. The only thing left to do is hand out the hardware to the best players of the season. I don’t want to spend too much time tooting my own horn but if you were smart enough to follow my advice on the World Series, you might have noticed that my

Yankees Winter Outlook: Outfield

Heading into the 2013 season, the Yankees seemed to have a good outfield in place. Curtis Granderson was going to spring training to learn left field, while Brett Gardner was going to (finally) take over in center. There was a question mark in right field with Ichiro, but most were hoping that his late surge

Yankees Winter Outlook: Third Base

Of all of the positions up in the air for the Yankees in 2014, third base is likely the strangest and most complicated. The Yankees have to prepare for any scenario when it comes to Alex Rodriguez. The scenarios run from A-Rod playing the full season all the way down to A-Rod missing the entire