11:56 AM EST, Mon January 23, 2017
Newark Star-Ledger

Why not trade for Chris Sale? Yankees GM Brian Cashman explains

The Yankees' starting rotation isn't a strength, but GM Brian Cashman passed on a chance to greatly improve it in December by not trying to trade for White Sox ace Chris Sale, who instead was dealt to the Red Sox.

Newark Star-Ledger

MLB hot stove notes: Why Yankees passed on signing Edwin Encarnacion

Another free agent slugger finds a home with Mark Trumbo agreeing to a deal.

Amazin Avenue

Keith Law ranks Mets’ farm system 7th overall

Braves and Yankees slot in at #1 and #2 ESPN.com’s Keith Law came out with his annual ranking of the game’s farm systems, and he ranks the Mets 7th in all of baseball, up from 16th in last year’s rankings. The Braves and the Yankees come in as the first and second best systems in baseball, respectively. Although the Mets have graduated a slew of young fireball pitchers in recent years and traded several mid-level prospects at the past two trade deadlines, Law is bullish on their recent draft picks and last year’s late-season call-ups. He notes Robert Gsellman’s velocity spike has...

New York Post

‘I want to be the ace’: Here’s the bright future of Yankees rotation

James Kaprielian said he didn’t spend much time looking at what the Yankees did this offseason. Justus Sheffield is still adjusting to life as a Yankee after being involved in the midseason trade that sent Andrew Miller to Cleveland. And Chance Adams is mostly focused on trying to repeat the success he found in 2016....

New York Post

Phenom Gleyber Torres is about to remake the Yankees infield

Gleyber Torres made his first trip to New York this week, and on Tuesday, he visited Yankee Stadium. The Yankees are counting on the 20-year-old shortstop, the highlight of the trade that sent Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs in July, to be a major part of the future. And if that turns out to be...

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees' Brian Cashman on 'big-game hunting' for Bryce Harper, Manny Machado in 2018

Cashman was asked about 2018 free agent class during a Q&A with fans Tuesday night in Manhattan.

Newark Star-Ledger

Hot stove: Phillies reject Jay Bruce offer, pursue Michael Saunders; Yankees sign Korean; David Ortiz speaks

The latest baseball news includes Mets-Phillies trade talks, the Yankees signing a Korean slugger, David Ortiz answers to comeback rumors and Jose Bautista

Newark Star-Ledger

MLB hot stove: Yankees searching free agent bargain bin

Brian Cashman says team monitoring collapsing markets

NorthJersey.com

Yankees' Cashman: Gardner, Headley staying put

No trade talks involving Yanks' regulars now according to GM        

Newark Star-Ledger

MLB hot stove notes: What Yankees can do to trade for White Sox' Jose Quintana

Updates on Jose Quintana, David Ortiz, Brian Dozier, Mark Trumbo, Carlos Gonzalez and others.

Newark Star-Ledger

MLB hot stove: Ryan Howard to Yankees? Royals trading stars?

MLB's hot stove is still burning into January. Here are the latest rumors around free agency and trades.

Amazin Avenue

Mets Morning News: Reyes to represent Dominican Republic

Your Friday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Jose Reyes will represent the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic for the fourth time. The team won the last WBC in 2013. On Saturday, Wilmer Flores will receive the Thurman Munson Award, which honors success and inspiration on and off the field. Also receiving the honor: the Yankees’ Gary Sanchez and the New York Giants’ Victor Cruz. Ken Rosenthal predicts that if the Mets are to trade Jay Bruce, they’ll have to eat part of his $13 million contract in the deal. Around the NL...

Newark Star-Ledger

MLB hot stove notes: Yankees interested in Jason Hammel; Latest on Jose Quintana

Here is the all the latest baseball news ... the hot trade rumors involving Brian Dozier and Jose Quintana, plus updates on free agents such as Jason Hammel and Mark Trumbo.

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees' 7 potentioal Brett Gardner trade partners

Breaking down possible fits for the hard-nosed outfielder

CSN Chicago

Report: White Sox still talking Jose Quintana trade with Pirates, Astros, but deal with Yankees a 'longshot'

The White Sox are still engaged in trade talks involving All-Star pitcher Jose Quintana, according to a Wednesday report from Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal.Rosenthal tweeted

Newark Star-Ledger

MLB trade rumors: Blue Jays interested in Yankees' Brett Gardner? Matt Wieters to Mets?

Here are the latest MLB trade rumors from around the hot stove. Are the Blue Jays interested in Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner? Will the Mets make an offer to catcher Matt Wieters? Is Jose Abreu on the way out of Chicago?

Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun

Orioles bullpen a candidate for regression after strong 2016 campaign

This month in baseball free agency saw, among other things, the relief pitcher market shake out with both the top-end and middle tier of relievers signing. The Giants walked away with closer Mark Melancon, the Yankees brought back Aroldis Chapman, and Kenley Jansen returned to the Dodgers. Before...

Newark Star-Ledger

Trade him? Examining Yankees' options with Brett Gardner

Or could they keep him and let him rebuild value?

New York Post

What we know about baseball’s 2018 bonanza might be wrong

Already, you hear the chirping. Already, more to the point, teams are planning. The free-agent class of 2018-19 is going to be one for the ages. Bryce Harper. Manny Machado. Clayton Kershaw. Matt Harvey. Josh Donaldson. Adam Jones. Zach Britton. Andrew Miller. Daniel Murphy. Brian Dozier. The list goes on. The Yankees, their offseason shopping...

Will the New York Yankees trade for Jose Quintana?

On SNY's Baseball Night in New York, the panel debates how serious the New York Yankees might be in their pursuit of White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana.

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman talks Brian McCann trade

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman explains his thought process behind the trade of catcher Brian McCann to the Houston Astros for two pitching prospects, Albert Abreu and Jorge Guzman.

Would the Yankees trade Brian McCann to the Mets?

On SNY's Baseball Night in New York, the panel discusses if its possible for the New York Mets and New York Yankees to agree to a trade involving catcher Brian McCann.