Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by OrangeXtreme, Nov 7, 2016.
Yankees have reached out to Aroldis Chapman
Astros get McCann, send two pitchers to Yanks
MLB roundup: Astros get aggressive, Yankees get flexibility; signing/trade rumors
Meet the two pitching prospects the Yankees got for Brian McCann
Brian McCann’s exit allows Yankees to explore DH options | New York Post
Brian Cashman says McCann trade gives Yankees more flexibility
Cashman has more money to pursue Chapman
To get two, young, plus power arms, all while getting ride of an aging piece. It was a good trade for the Yankees
Yankees add six prospects to 40-man roster
NEW YORK -- The Yankees cleared space to protect several of their promising prospects from the upcoming Rule 5 Draft on Friday, executing a flurry of roster moves that included designating right-hander Nathan Eovaldi for assignment and the unconditional release of infielder/outfielder Dustin Ackley.
Eovaldi was 9-8 with a 4.76 ERA in 24 games (21 starts) for the Yankees last season, but is expected to miss all of 2017 after undergoing Tommy John surgery in August. Ackley's year was cut short by a season-ending right shoulder injury sustained in the May 29 game.
Also in preparation for the Rule 5 Draft, which will be held at the Winter Meetings in National Harbor, Md., on Dec. 8, the Yankees traded left-hander James Pazos to the Mariners in exchange for Minor League right-hander Zack Littell.
The 21-year-old Littell combined with Class A Clinton and Class A Advanced Bakersfield to go 13-6 with two complete games and a 2.66 ERA in 28 games (27 starts) in 2016, leading all Mariners farmhands with 156 strikeouts. He will be assigned to Class A Tampa.
Left-hander Joe Mantiply and right-hander Nick Rumbelow were also designated for assignment by the Yankees, who outrighted right-hander Branden Pinder to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
The Yankees have added infielder Miguel Andujar, left-hander Dietrich Enns, right-hander Giovanny Gallegos, right-hander Ronald Herrera, infielder Jorge Mateo and right-hander Yefrey Ramirez to their 40-man roster. Mateo is ranked as the Yankees' No. 3 prospect by MLBPipeline.com, which has slotted Andujar No. 7 and has Enns at No. 25.
SS Gleyber Torres was named the Arizona Fall League MVP. He was the youngest batting Champ in league history.
he hit .403 with 3 HRs and 11 RBI
for those of you scoring at home...Chapman trade.
heres a great article on the Yankee minor league prospects...
Tyler Austin, Dustin Fowler, Jonathan Holder shine for Yankees in 2016 | Eastern League News
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MLB Rumor Central: Yankees interested in several veteran bats?
MLB Rumor Central: Yankees won't break the bank for Aroldis Chapman?
Yankees release Eovaldi, Rumbelow, Mantiply
Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer
Rich Hill has four teams that are all "in" full pursuit of him and they are the Yankees, Dodgers, Rangers and Astros. It is believed that the Red Sox and Orioles are the two other teams that are in the mix to a lesser degree.
Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer
The Yankees could still bring back Nathan Eovaldi, according to GM Brian Cashman. The idea would be to have Eovaldi rehab in 2017 with the team and have him ready for 2018. That said, Eovaldi has the option to sign with any team after his unconditional release today.
Would make sense that this thread would have to be designated as a "safe space".
When was Toronto's last World Series Championship?!?! And here is a nice number for ya: 27
We don't need any "safe spaces"...the force is strong with the Yankees future!!
Maybe you'll be competitive again in a year or two. Took us 20.
MLB Rumor Central: Market emerging for Rich Hill
AFL takeaways: Yankees prospect looks MLB-ready; Tebow disappoints
Top targets, fallback options for all 30 teams
New York Yankees
Status: Contender while rebuilding
Top target: Aroldis Chapman
The Yankees are planning to contend while they continue to rebuild, and bringing back their former closer, Aroldis Chapman, is at the top of their list. Chapman is expected to become the highest-paid closer in baseball history, and if the Yankees can’t get him, they’ll look to their second choice in Kenley Jansen. The Yanks are also making plays on impact bats like Edwin Encarnacion and Carlos Beltran. And they have had conversations about some of the premium starting pitchers on the trade market as well as free-agent left-hander Rich Hill. Expect the Yankees to make some headlines in December, both with free agents and trades, while holding on to most of the top prospects they’ve been accumulating over the past several years.
Fallback options: Kenley Jansen, Greg Holland, Wade Davis
Nathan Eovaldi given his outright release.
Eovaldi will be sidelined next season as he recovers from Aug. 19 surgery to repair a torn flexor tendon and partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. Acquired from the Miami Marlins in a December 2014 trade, Eovaldi was 9-8 with a 4.76 ERA this year.
He made $5.6 million, would have been eligible for salary arbitration and would have become eligible for free agency, anyway, after the 2017 season.
Yankees release Eovaldi, Rumbelow, Mantiply
Please pass on Beltran. He was great last season, but he's far too old and injury prone to count on at this point.
I think they only care about dudes that will sign one year deals. Maybe two, but nobody looking for more than that.
Cashman is going to drag this out forever because Cashman's best talent is keeping himself employed.
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