Category Archives: New York Yankees

Dodgers Sign Brandon McCarthy for 4yrs/$48M

Andrew Friedman is not messing around. The Dodgers president of baseball operations was firing on all cylinders Wednesday afternoon. It started when he traded for shortstop Jimmy Rollins. Then he somehow managed to turn Dee Gordon’s career year into Andrew … Continue reading

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Jon Lester Signs with the Chicago Cubs for $155 Million

The Jon Lester sweepstakes has finally reached its conclusion and Major League Baseball may now resume its regularly-scheduled offseason. The pitching market has been in gridlock while the baseball world waited to see where Lester would sign. Now that he’s … Continue reading

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James Shields: Don’t Forget the Punch

I really hope James Shields signs somewhere nobody expects. I hope he signs somewhere where he’s not about to be thrown in the middle of an already solid rotation, surrounded by already solid players, where he’s an afterthought for that … Continue reading

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White Sox Acquire Ace Jeff Samardzija and Closer David Robertson

What a difference a day makes. Coming into the Winter Meetings, the Chicago White Sox were a team coming off a dismal 72-89 season and just watched Paul Konerko, the face of the franchise for more than a decade, ride … Continue reading

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MLB Winter Meetings: The Six Biggest Storylines

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all-ages; the moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here. Let’s get ready to ruuuuuuuuuumble… And by rumble, I obviously mean partake in lengthy discourse about the relative long-term value of one … Continue reading

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Robinson Cano Should Say “I Told You So”

Last Winter, Robinson Cano was caught up in a whirlwind of a free agent market. As a career Yankee, Cano had accomplished everything he could ever dream of. He was a perennial All-Star, a World Series champion, the Yankees’ second basemen, … Continue reading

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You’re Doing It Wrong: New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox Loyalty

There is no rivalry in sports more storied than the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox—or so ESPN tells me, constantly—and with that type of long-term, history-laden rivalry comes some serious battle lines, right? Literally hundreds of books have … Continue reading

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