New York Yankees Wiretap

Yankees Haven't Discussed Extension With Masahiro Tanaka

Jan 12, 2017 7:45 AM

The New York Yankees haven't had any discussions with Masahiro Tanaka's representatives about a contract extension.

Tanaka is slated to make $22 million in 2017 and can opt out of his contract at the end of the season.

"We have a significant contract with Masahiro Tanaka," Brian Cashman said. "Hopefully he has a great year, and then he'll have a decision to make. If he doesn't, then he won't. I think he pitched like a Cy Young award candidate last year, and I certainly hope he does so again this year. But at this point we've had no discussions internally to pursue any kind of extension."

Tanaka, 28, is in Year 4 of a seven-year, $155 million contract he signed in 2014.

Mike Mazzeo/New York Daily News

Tags: New York Yankees, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

Brian Cashman: Yankees Likely Done Adding To Roster

Jan 10, 2017 7:51 AM

Brian Cashman has suggested that the New York Yankees are done adding to their 2017 roster.

Cashman is still checking on available free agents, but said it's unlikely any significant additions will be made.

Trade reports involving Jose Quintana were discussed as well with Cashman saying that Chicago's asking price for the pitcher was too high.

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Tags: New York Yankees, Misc Rumor

Alex Rodriguez Doesn't Intend To Play In 2017

Jan 6, 2017 7:01 AM

Alex Rodriguez plans to be active in spring training, but as an adviser rather than player, according to spokesperson Ron Berkowitz.

When Rodriguez announced that he would not play again in 2016, he appeared to leave the door open for a return to the field in the future.

Rodriguez's work as an analyst during the 2016 postseason drew positive reviews.

Christian Red/New York Daily News

Tags: New York Yankees, Misc Rumor

White Sox Holding Jose Quintana Trade Talks Daily

Jan 5, 2017 7:09 AM

The Chicago White Sox have maintained daily trade talks centered around Jose Quintana, according to a report.

The Houston Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees have all been involved in talks.

At this point, the Yankees are considered a "long shot" to acquire Quintana.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Houston Astros, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Yankees, White Sox Aren't Discussing David Robertson

Dec 28, 2016 9:41 AM

Rumors circulated on Tuesday that the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox were in talks on a trade involving Jose Quintana and David Robertson.

A source told that talks between the two clubs haven't advanced very far and the New York Post reported that Robertson wasn't involved in the talks either.

Cash Kruth/MLB

Tags: New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Son: Mel Stottlemyre's Health Has Improved

Dec 26, 2016 11:41 AM

Former New York Yankees pitcher Mel Stottlemyre's health has improved, and he is "looking forward to getting out of the hospital," according to his son, Todd, in a Facebook post Saturday.

Tags: New York Yankees, Misc Rumor

Son Says Mel Stottlemyre 'Fighting For His Life'

Dec 24, 2016 6:43 PM

Former New York Yankees pitcher Mel Stottlemyre is in the hospital "fighting for his life," according to his son Todd in a Facebook post Friday.

Mel Stottlemyre announced in 2000 that he had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

Tags: New York Yankees, Misc Rumor

Pirates, Ivan Nova Agree To Three-Year, $26M Deal

Dec 24, 2016 2:13 AM

The Pittsburgh Pirates and free-agent pitcher Ivan Nova have agreed to a three-year, $26 million contract, according to ESPN and multiple reports.

The deal, which is pending a physical, was first reported by FanRag Sports.

Tags: Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Terms Agreement

Report: Red Sox, Yankees May Play In London In 2018

Dec 24, 2016 2:04 AM

American League East rivals Boston and New York could be playing each other a bit farther east than usual.

The two longtime rivals could play a series in London as soon as 2018 at former 2012 Olympics venue London Stadium, according to the Boston Herald.

Tags: Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Misc Rumor

Yankees Remain Interested In Trade For Jose Quintana

Dec 19, 2016 3:58 PM

The New York Yankees haven't yet added to their starting rotation, but they remain interested in a trade for Jose Quintana.

The Yankees have enough depth in their farm system to swing a deal for Quintana if the two sides can agree on the base of a deal.

However, the seriousness of New York's interest remains to be seen. Brian Cashman has pointed out that he has reached out to virtually every team at some point this offseason.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Tags: New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Record Six Teams To Pay Luxury Tax This Season
The Dodgers will have to pay a luxury tax of $31.8M this season.

Yankees Prospect Killed In Venezuela
Yankees prospect Alexander Figueredo was shot and killed in his native Venezuela on Nov. 27.

George A. King III/New York Post

Giants, Yankees Aren't Seriously Pursuing Jose Bautista
Jose Bautista isn't drawing serious interest from the Yankees or Giants, according to a report.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Aroldis Chapman's Deal With Yankees Includes No-Trade Clause
The five-year, $86 million deal the Yankees agreed to with Aroldis Chapman on Wednesday includes a unique no-trade clause.

Marly Rivera/ESPN

Yankees, Aroldis Chapman Agree On Five-Year, $86M Deal
Aroldis Chapman's deal with the Yankees is the highest contract ever for a relief pitcher.

Yankees Make Offers To Aroldis Chapman, Kenley Jansen
The Yankees have offered contracts to Aroldis Chapman and Kenley Jansen, according to Brian Cashman.

Bryan Hoch/MLB

Brian Cashman: Red Sox Are Now MLB's Golden State Warriors
The Red Sox starting rotation in 2017 will feature Chris Sale, David Price and Rick Porcello.

Andrew Marchand/ESPN

Yankees Remain Interested In Aroldis Chapman
The Yankees aren't shying away from Aroldis Chapman's desire for a six-year contract and remain interested in a reunion with the closer.

Bryan Hoch/MLB

Yankees, Matt Holliday Agree To One-Year, $13M Deal
The Cardinals did not pick up Matt Holliday's $17M option in late September.

Astros, Dodgers, Rangers, Yankees In 'Full Pursuit' Of Rich Hill
Rich Hill is drawing a lot of interest as a free agent as the Astros, Dodgers, Rangers and Yankees are in "full pursuit" of the left-hander.

Jim Bowden/ESPN

Yankees Won't Go Five Years, $100M For Aroldis Chapman
The Yankees are believed to be the front-runners to land Aroldis Chapman, but not if his price tag reaches five years and $100 million, according to a report.

New York Post

Aroldis Chapman Would 'Love To Be A Yankee Again'
The Yankees traded Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs, who went on to win the World Series, but the closer is open to a return.

Ray Negron/NY Sports Day

Market For Carlos Beltran Down To Four Teams
Carlos Beltran is expected to land a one-year deal in the $15 million to $18 million range.

Joel Sherman/New York Post

Yankees Prospect Named Arizona Fall League MVP
Gleyber Torres had a AFL-best .403 batting average that was 50 points better than his closest competitor.

Yankees Part Ways With Ackley, Eovaldi; Trade Pazos To M's
The Yankees have traded LHP James Pazos to the Mariners for RHP Zack Littell.

Yankees Looking At Jose Bautista, Carlos Beltran, Edwin Encarnacion
The Yankees are looking at power hitters on the free agent market including Jose Bautista, Carlos Beltran, Yoenis Cespedes, Edwin Encarnacion and Mark Trumbo, according to sources.

Jon Heyman/MLB Network

Astros Acquire Brian McCann From Yankees
The Yankees have traded Brian McCann to the Astros for prospects Albert Abreu and Jorge Guzman.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Padres, Pirates, Yankees Reach Out To Derek Holland
Derek Holland's agent, Michael Martini, says the pitcher is intrigued by the Pirates and is also interested in a return to the Rangers.

Steve Adams/MLB Trade Rumors

Carlos Beltrain Drawing Interest From Astros, Jays, Red Sox, Yankees
The Rangers were believed to be in the mix as well, but aren't currently.

Rob Bradford/WEEI

Astros Interested In Brian McCann
The Yankees are believed to be open to moving Brian McCann given the emergence of Gary Sanchez at catcher.

Jon Morosi/MLB