8:16 AM EST, Sun November 23, 2014
River Ave. Blues 22 hours ago

Murti: Yankees have discussed signing Jason Grilli

As they mull over potential bullpen options, the Yankees have discussed signing free agent right-hander Jason Grilli, reports Sweeny Murti. Murti makes it sound like the team was talking about Grilli as a potential replacement for David Robertson should their incumbent closer sign elsewhere this winter. Then again, it’s the bullpen. There are several spots [...] Post from: River Ave. Blues A New York Yankees blogMurti: Yankees have discussed signing Jason Grilli The post Murti: Yankees have discussed signing Jason Grilli appeared first on River Avenue Blues.

Yankees announce Black Friday and Cyber Monday ticket deals

The Yankees sent this announcement a few days ago. Just something to keep in mind for those of you looking to grab some tickets for next season. The New York Yankees today announced special holiday on-sale opportunities exclusively for MasterCard cardholders to purchase tickets for select 2015 New York Yankees home games in April, May […] The post Yankees announce Black Friday and Cyber Monday ticket deals appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

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Newark Star-Ledger 38 mins ago
Derek Jeter and Barack Obama played golf together in Las Vegas

Derek Jeter and Barack Obama played golf together in Las Vegas

The former Yankees captain and the Commander in Chief teed it up on Saturday.
Newark Star-Ledger 1 hour ago
MLB hot stove: Yankees, Astros battling for David Robertson?

MLB hot stove: Yankees, Astros battling for David Robertson?

Closer's return to The Bronx could be in doubt
New York Post 11 hours ago
Astros interested in Robertson: source

Astros interested in Robertson: source

A year ago, a Yankees homegrown All-Star bolted for a lousy American League West team. Could David Robertson follow the trail blazed by Robinson Cano? The Astros have communicated with...

Pace of play: Do games need to be shorter, or just feel shorter?

Now that the Arizona Fall League has finished, we’re getting some hard numbers on the pace-of-play initiatives being tested down there. According to MLB.com: In addition to the 20-second pitch clock, games at Salt River employed two-minute, 30-second time limits on breaks between innings and between pitching changes. And each team was limited to three […] The post Pace of play: Do games need to be shorter, or just feel shorter? appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

A closer look at the updated Yankees 40-man roster

The Yankees made their single most significant 40-man roster change on Thursday when they protected four prospects from the Rule 5 draft and sent Zelous Wheeler to a team in Japan. At the time, the team announced that there were 38 players on their roster, but it seems to have been a miscount — Mason […] The post A closer look at the updated Yankees 40-man roster appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 22, 2014

VIDEO: Yankees' prospect Tyler Austin is tough, teammates say

Austin was recently put on the Yankees' 40-man roster

Cashman to once again rappel for Stamford holiday event

Brian Cashman just slept on the streets of New York City (again), and in a few weeks he’s going to climb down the face of a building (again). Cashman is once again participating in the Heights & Lights event in Stamford, CT. It’s happening the weekend before the Winter Meetings, which means an early morning […] The post Cashman to once again rappel for Stamford holiday event appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

Friday notes and links: Robertson, Miller, Billings, prospects

A few notes and links as we wrap up this week before Thanksgiving (pretty amazing that it’s this late in the year already, isn’t it?): • Andrew Marchand talked to a handful of executives and scouts about the free agent market for former Yankees closer Dave Robertson. The general consensus seems to be that Robertson […] The post Friday notes and links: Robertson, Miller, Billings, prospects appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 21, 2014
Raul Ibanez not interested in Yankees' hitting coach job

Raul Ibanez not interested in Yankees' hitting coach job

Even if he doesn't become the Rays' next manager
Inside Scott Boras’ pitch to get Max value for Scherzer

Inside Scott Boras’ pitch to get Max value for Scherzer

We are at a familiar point in the offseason for the big Scott Boras free agent — executives are saying they are hearing nothing significant is available for Max Scherzer,...

Winter ball notes: Pirela and Flores stay hot in Venezuela

The Arizona Fall League has ended, so our weekly winter ball updates are going to be a little more limited at this point. The Yankees really don’t have a ton of high-profile guys playing this offseason — the pitching is especially thin — but there are some upper-level guys who could fight for bench jobs […] The post Winter ball notes: Pirela and Flores stay hot in Venezuela appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 21, 2014

Yankees' Rule 5 Draft protections explained

Why the Yankees favored some prospects over others

Execs: D-Rob will get his 'Papelbon money'

The question is: Will David Robertson receive "Papelbon" money from the Yankees? The expectation is that Robertson's free-agent contract will at least be in the neighborhood of Jonathan Papelbon's four-year, $50 million contract, the highest ever for a closer. Four MLB officials, surveyed by ESPN New York, thought the 29-year-old Robertson would likely receive the years and, at least, come close to the money. "I think he is going to get his money," an NL executive said.

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