Yankees Sign Manny Delcarmen to Minor League Contract

Delcarmen

Yankees signed RHP Manny Delcarmen to a minor league contract. He also gets a spring training invite. Delcarmen, who turns 30 next month, posted a 5.59 ERA and 33/15 K/BB ratio over 38 2/3 innings last season with the Triple-A affiliates for the Mariners and Rangers. The former Red Sox reliever hasn’t pitched in the [...]

Yankees in Serious Talks with Bill Hall

bill hall

 via Ken Rosenthal, the Yankees are in “serious talks” with Bill Hall. Hall posted a hideous .211/.261/.314 batting line in 199 plate appearances between the Astros and Giants last year. He’s claiming to be in improved shape, however, and he hit 18 home runs in 120 games just one season ago. Rosenthal’s sources say the [...]

Yankees, Logan Agree To One-Year Deal

boone

The Yankees and left-handed reliever Boone Logan agreed to a one-year contract worth $1.87 million. Logan was the sixth and final player to avoid salary arbitration with the Yankees (Phil Hughes, Joba Chamberlain, David Roberston, Brett Gardner, Russell Martin). Boone Logan asked for $2.1 million and was met with a $1.7 million offer. Logan can [...]

Yankees Avoid Arbitration With Russell Martin

martin

The Yankees and Russell Martin agreed to a one-year contract worth $7.5M with $100K in performance bonuses, tweets David Waldstein. Martin filed for $8.2M, while the Yanks offered $7M. Martin, 28, signed a one-year deal worth $4M with the Yankees last offseason after being non-tendered by the Dodgers. He hit .237 with 18 homers and eight [...]

Yankees Question of the Day – January 24, 2012

Yankees-Icon21-150x150

With Jorge Posada scheduled to announce his retirement today at 11:00am EST, I want to ask you the following question: What is you favorite Jorge Posada moment from his 17-year career? While Jorge is not a Yankees legend, he is by far one of the best catchers the Yankees ever had, and was the epitome [...]

Yankees David Robertson Signing!

DRob

A VERY rare event is happening this Sunday in Poughkeepsie! A current Yankees STAR will be signing autographs.  David Robertson will be appearing at Mid Hudson Civic Center on Sunday January 29th.  Dream Team Promotions has given us 5 Autograph sessions with an 8 x 10 Picture to give away to Yankees fans.   To [...]

Yankees.com Will Live Stream Posada’s News Conference

jorge

Tomorrow, at 11:00am (Eastern Time), Jorge Posada will formally announce his retirement from Major League Baseball at Yankee Stadium. You can watch the news conference at Yankees.com It’s going to be a sad day tomorrow, knowing the core-four will be down to two.

Posada To Announce Retirement On Tuesday

posada

The Yankees will hold a press conference on Tuesday where Jorge Posada will officially announce his retirement from Major League Baseball, tweets Mark Hale. Posada spent his entire 17 big league career with the Yankees (1995-2011). For his career Posada hit .273 with 275 home runs and 1,065 RBIs, winning the Silver Slugger Award five [...]

Yankees, Gardner Avoid Arbitration

brett

The Yankees and Brett Gardner have avoided salary arbitration, agreeing to a one-year deal. The left-fielder will earn $2.8M this season tweets Jon Heyman. Gardner filed for $3.2 million and the club offered $2.4 million. Russell Martin and Boone Logan are the Yankees’ remaining unsigned arbitration eligible players. Martin filed for $8.2 million, while the [...]

Three Yankees Remain Eligible For Arbitration

russell

Russell Martin filed for $8.2 million, while the Yanks offered $7 million; Brett Gardner filed for $3.2 million and the club offered $2.4 million; and Boone Logan asked for $2.1 million and was met with a $1.7 million offer. Martin earned $5,375,000 last season, his first year with New York. Gardner made $529,500 and Logan [...]

Jose Campos – Mechanics Breakdown

Jose Campos

Jose Vicente (Carnota) Campos Bats: Right, Throws: Right Height: 6′ 4″, Weight: 195 lb. Born: July 27, 1992 in La Guaira, VE (Age 19) Minor League Service Time: 2 years The Seattle Mariners traded Jose along with Michael Pineda last week to the New Yankees for Hector Noesi and Jesus Montero.  I’ve previously written scouting reports [...]

Yankees Interested in Matsui

Hideki-Matsui

via Jon Heyman of CBS Sports | There has been “some contact” between the Yankees and free agent Hideki Matsui. The Yankees reportedly only have $1-2 million in their budget for a DH, so Matsui might be a cheaper option than either Carlos Pena or Johnny Damon. The 37-year-old batted .251/.321/.375 with 12 homers and [...]

Yankees Sign Hughes to 1 Year Deal

alg_hughes

The Yankees have agreed to a one-year, $3.2 million deal with Phil Hughes, avoiding arbitration. The contract also carries some performance-based bonuses. Hughes was eligible for salary arbitration this winter for the second time in his career. He made $2.7 million in 2011 while posting a 5.79 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 47/27 K/BB ratio across [...]

PINEDA for MONTERO: Did the Yankees make the right move?

Pineda-4b-Michael-480x354

The New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners have agreed upon one of the more unique trades in recent memory; exchanging top prospects/rookies Michael Pineda for Jesus Montero in a four-player deal.  In today’s Baseball market—which sees the biggest gap between big-market and small-market teams in all of professional sports—big-market teams usually exchange their top prospects [...]

Mechanics Breakdown: Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda

  Height: 6-7 Weight: 260 Bats: R Throws: R Born: Jan 18, 1989 – Yaguate, Dominican Republic College: None Draft: None Pineda was signed as a 16 year old out of the Dominican Republic by the Seattle Mariners, and has already developed into an All Star caliber pitcher. In last year’s All Star game he [...]

Trade Breakdown: Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda

So after a quiet offseason, the Yankees made a splash.   As reported earlier, Yankees top prospect Jesus Montero was traded with right-handed pitcher Hector Noesi to the Seattle Mariners for right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda and minor league right-handed pitcher Jose Campos.   Michael Pineda, 22, burst onto the scene with his 6’7″ frame and [...]

Yankees Sign Kuroda

kiroda

Yankees have signed Hiroki Kuroda to a one-year deal worth between $10-11 million, pending a physical…..   more to come as information is available..

Yankees Trade Montero

Montero

According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com, the Mariners have acquired Jesus Montero from the Yankees for right-hander Michael Pineda. Greg Johns of MLB.com was told by a team source that the Mariners will acquire Montero and right-hander Hector Noesi from the Yankees for Pineda and prospect right-hander Jose Campos. It’s a stunning deal in many [...]

Yankees Sign Mattingly’s Son

Mattingly Son

via WFAN | A Mattingly will be back in uniform in the Yankees’ organization this year — Preston. The 24-year-old son of the former Yankees star and current Los Angeles Dodgers manager agreed Wednesday to a minor league contract with New York. The Yankees said he will report to minor league spring training. He hit [...]

Yankees Question of the Day – January 9, 2012

Yankees Icon2

With the talks of Jorge Posada hanging up his catchers gear for good in the next few weeks, there has been a lot of talk circulating as to whether or not the Yankees should eventually retire his number. Personally, I am a huge fan of Jorge; however, I do not feel his number should be [...]