2017 Yankees Off Season / Spring Training Thread...

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    To get two, young, plus power arms, all while getting ride of an aging piece. It was a good trade for the Yankees
     
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    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.
     
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    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.
     
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    Go Jays
     
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    :vomit:

    I reported your offensive post...
     
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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.
     
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    Would make sense that this thread would have to be designated as a "safe space".
     
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    When was Toronto's last World Series Championship?!?! And here is a nice number for ya: 27

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    We don't need any "safe spaces"...the force is strong with the Yankees future!!
     
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    Maybe you'll be competitive again in a year or two. Took us 20.
     
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    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
     
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    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
     
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    Please pass on Beltran. He was great last season, but he's far too old and injury prone to count on at this point.
     
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    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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    The Yankees are pushing 1-2 year deals in preparation for 2018 Free Agency when Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and other top players hit the market...
     
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    Winter meetings checklist for all 30 teams

    New York Yankees

    Biggest team needs: DH, bullpen help, a starting pitcher.

    Free agents they could be interested in: 1B Edwin Encarnacion, DH Carlos Beltran, LHP Aroldis Chapman, RHP Kenley Jansen, LHP Travis Wood and LHP Rich Hill.

    Trade options: Endless, because they're armed with one of games best farm systems.

    Notable acquisitions to date: RHPs Albert Abreu, Jorge Guzman and Zack Littell.

    Aggressiveness scale: 10
     
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    Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer
    The new CBA seems to be very good for the Yankees. While they very well could duck underneath the luxury tax threshold in 2018 when the number will climb to $197M, it may not be imperative. Even if they are slightly above it, their taxes will drop dramatically. With the Yankees youth movement, there is still a very good chance they will shop at the top of the market for multiple pieces in the winter prior to 2019 when Bryce Harper and Manny Machado lead an epic free agent class.

    Could teams actually pay a 92 percent luxury tax under the new CBA? Yes -- and no.
     
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    1 year / $16 mil