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Yankees To Promote Pitcher Luis Severino

Aug 1, 2015 6:50 PM

The Yankees made no significant additions at the trade deadline but are about to make an eagerly awaited addition to their pitching staff in the coming days.

GM Brian Cashman, after being shut out in efforts to bring Padres closer Craig Kimbrel to the Yankees, announced on Friday he will promote Luis Severino, a 21-year-old right-hander who is the top pitching prospect in the Yankees organization, to the big league club.

ESPN.com

Tags: New York Yankees, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Yankees Were Prepared To Deal Jorge Mateo In Deal For Craig Kimbrel

Aug 1, 2015 2:39 PM

The New York Yankees were prepared to include Jorge Mateo while taking back Jedd Gyorko in order to acquire Craig Kimbrel from the San Diego Padres.

Mateo is the Yankees' third ranked prospect, while Gyorko has $33 million remaining on his contract beyond 2015 and has been underperforming.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Tags: New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Yankees In Play For Craig Kimbrel

Jul 30, 2015 9:38 PM

The San Diego Padres are still willing to move Craig Kimbrel.

According to a report, the New York Yankees are in position to take advantage if an opportunity presents itself to acquire the reliever.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Tags: New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Yankees Get Dustin Ackley From Mariners

Jul 30, 2015 6:42 PM

The New York Yankees have acquired infielder Dustin Ackley from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for outfield prospect Ramon Flores and right-hander Jose Ramirez.

Ackley, 27, was the No. 2 overall pick back in 2009 -- one spot after Stephen Strasburg.

Steve Adams/MLB Trade Rumors

Tags: New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

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Five Teams Show Initial Interest In David Price

Jul 30, 2015 7:08 AM

The Houston Astros, Toronto Blue Jays, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants and New York Yankees are among the teams to show initial interest in David Price now that the Detroit Tigers are accepting offers.

Detroit declared themselves sellers on Wednesday afternoon.

The Tigers have leverage in talks with Johnny Cueto and Cole Hamels now off the market.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Tags: Houston Astros, Toronto Blue Jays, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers

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Blue Jays, Cubs, Dodgers, Yankees Were Waiting For Price To Hit Market

Jul 29, 2015 4:14 PM

The Detroit Tigers are now in sell-mode, which adds elite starter David Price to the trade market.

The Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees are among the teams that were hoping Price would become available.

In the wake of reports that Price is available, the San Francisco Giants and Houston Astros have also been linked to the left-hander.

Jayson Stark/ESPN

Tags: Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Craig Kimbrel Linked To Astros, Blue Jays, Nationals, Yankees

Jul 28, 2015 7:07 AM

The Houston Astros, Toronto Blue Jays, Washington Nationals and New York Yankees are among the teams that have shown interest in trading for San Diego Padres closer Craig Kimbrel.

Houston, however, is concerned with the financial commitment that Kimbrel carries. He is owed a total of $24 million over the next two seasons.

The Yankees may have faded from the picture a bit as they remain hesitant to deal any of their top prospects.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Tags: Houston Astros, Toronto Blue Jays, Washington Nationals, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Yankees Want Hamels, But Won't Part With Top Prospects

Jul 27, 2015 8:54 PM

The New York Yankees have inquired with the Philadelphia Phillies about Cole Hamels, but they are unwilling to part with several of the organization's top prospects, according to reports.

New York is telling teams they have four untouchable prospects -- right-hander Luis Severino, outfielder Aaron Judge, shortstop Jorge Mateo and first baseman Greg Bird.

Bryan Hoch/MLB

Tags: New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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A's Expected To Trade Tyler Clippard Soon

Jul 27, 2015 7:09 AM

Tyler Clippard is expected to be the next player traded by the Oakland Athletics.

That deal could take place soon, perhaps as early as Monday.

The Washington Nationals, New York Yankees and New York Mets have all been linked to Clippard.

Susan Slusser/San Francisco Chronicle

Tags: Oakland Athletics, Washington Nationals, New York Yankees, New York Mets, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Sources: Rangers, Dodgers Likely To Trade For Hamels

Jul 26, 2015 4:48 PM

The Rangers and Dodgers have emerged over the weekend as the likely favorites to trade for Phillies pitching ace Cole Hamels , multiple sources told ESPN.com.

The Phillies also continue to discuss Hamels with at least four other teams -- the Cubs, Giants, Yankees, and Red Sox, a source said. However, those teams are said to have had more trouble matching up on a potential deal than the Dodgers or Rangers.

ESPN.com

Tags: Texas Rangers, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Brian Cashman: 'Strong Possibility' Yankees Stand Pat
There is a good chance the Yankees allow the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline to pass without making a big move, according to Brian Cashman.

Andrew Marchand/ESPN

Yankees Activate Beltran From DL; Send Down Refsnyder
It appears Stephen Drew returns to the Yankees' starting lineup as the second baseman.

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Source: Rob Refsnyder Will Remain With Yankees
The Yankees will keep Rob Refsnyder on the Major League roster after the All-Star break, according to a club source.

John Harper/New York Daily News

Yankees Promoting Rob Refsnyder
Refsnyder, 24, has been a strong hitter in the Minor Leagues. He was hitting .290/.387/.413 for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Jack Curry/YES Network

Brett Gardner Replaces Alex Gordon On All-Star Roster
Brett Gardner has been named to the American League team after a spot opened up when Alex Gordon of the Royals went on the disabled list.

Danny Knobler/ESPN

Dellin Betances Allows Second Home Run, Rest Needed?
Dellin Betances didn't allow a run in April or May (27 1/3 innings), but has surrendered eight earned runs in just 16.1 innings pitched in June and July.

Wallace Matthews/ESPN

A-Rod 'Disappointed' By All-Star Omission
Alex Rodriguez was hoping to make the American League All-Star team, but he's content to have a few days off next week.

Wallace Matthews/ESPN

Steinbrenner: A-Rod Having An 'Amazing Year'
Alex Rodriguez, who will turn 40 later this month, is batting .284 with 16 home runs, 47 RBIs and a .902 on-base plus slugging percentage.

Mike Mazzeo/ESPN

Yankees Could Replace Stephen Drew From Within
The Yankees are unhappy with Stephen Drew's offensive production at second base.

Andrew Marchand/ESPN

All-Star Game Starters Announced
Josh Donaldson sets the all-time single-season voting record, while Bryce Harper finishes as the top NL vote-getter.

Press Release

A-Rod, Yankees Settle Marketing Payment Dispute
Charitable groups will receive $3.5M, the team saves $5.5M, and A-Rod gets the home run ball from his 3,000th hit.

ESPN.com

Yankees Keeping CC Sabathia In Rotation
Brian Cashman said there is no chance the 34-year-old former Cy Young Award winner will be removed from the team's starting rotation.

Wallace Matthews/ESPN

Yankees Send Adam Warren To Bullpen
Adam Warren has outpitched Nathan Eovaldi, CC Sabathia and, at times, Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda, but he is the only starter capable of performing in relief as well.

Wallace Matthews/ESPN

Jacoby Ellsbury To Begin Rehab Assignment Monday
Jacoby Ellsbury has been out of the Yankees' lineup for more than five weeks with a right knee sprain.

ESPN.com

Did $5,000 Keep Yankees From Signing Maikel Franco?
Maikel Franco, who has been a sensation with otherwise struggling Phillies, nearly signed with the Yankees as an international free agent.

Daniel Popper/New York Daily News

Yankees Haven't Ruled Out Run At Hamels
The Yankees haven't ruled out making a trade offer for Cole Hamels, who is guaranteed $86.2 million through the 2018 season, according to a source.

David Lennon/Newsday

Joe Girardi: CC Sabathia Is Staying In Rotation
CC Sabathia insists that he is healthy, but his 5.65 ERA has raised questions about his future with the Yankees.

Andrew Marchand/ESPN

Report: Hamels Would Accept Trade To Yankees
The market for Cole Hamels is heating up and potential destinations are beginning to appear.

Kevin Kernan/New York Post

Report: Hamels Blocked Trade To Astros
Cole Hamels has blocked a potential trade to the Astros, according to a report by KHOU-TV.

Joey Nowak/MLB

Yankees Trying To Get A-Rod's 3,000th Hit Ball Back
The Yankees are negotiating with the fan who caught Alex Rodriguez's 3,000th hit ball, according to sources.

Andrew Marchand/ESPN

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