Tag "New York Yankees"

Three Trade Fits for Cubs Catcher Willson Contreras

The Chicago Cubs are reportedly shopping Willson Contreras after trading pitcher Yu Darvish, but what teams are in need of a starting backstop?

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Hall of Fame Case: Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens is on the ballot for the ninth time this year. His statistics are easily Cooperstown-worthy, but obviously, there are other things to consider. Still needing an extra 14 percent of the vote and time running out, can the Rocket finally get in?

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Hall of Fame Case: A.J. Burnett

A.J. Burnett is on the ballot for the first time this year. The right-handed starter had a 17-year career and won a couple of World Series rings. Does he have enough to get into Cooperstown?

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Yankees’ Cashman Hints at Tanaka Departure, Return of LeMahieu

Brian Cashman hinted that longtime starter Masahiro Tanaka won’t be returning to the Bronx this winter, but there is still some good news for Yankees fans.

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MLB Free Agent Profile: Tommy La Stella

Tommy La Stella had a solid 2020 season between the Los Angeles Angels and Oakland Athletics. After tapping into more power than he ever had before in 2019 (his first year with the Angels), he showed more of the same in the shortened season.

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Hall of Fame Case: Bobby Abreu

Bobby Abreu is on the ballot for the second time after garnering just enough support last year. Will the 18-year veteran outfielder gain more votes this year? Or will he fall off the ballot?

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MLB Free Agent Profile: James Paxton

Alex Kielar profiles free agent pitcher James Paxton and outlines three potential landing spots for the Canadian-born southpaw.

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Why the Mets Might Have to Give DJ LeMahieu a Five or Six-Year Deal

D.J. LeMahieu is reportedly seeking a lengthy contract in free agency, so Steve Cohen and the New York Mets might need to give him a longer deal than they want to in order to move him across the city.

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What Robinson Cano’s Positive Test Means for the New York Mets

New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano has tested positive for PED’s for the second time in his career, and it changes the Mets whole offseason plans.

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MLB Free Agent Profile: Masahiro Tanaka

After taking a hard line drive to the head off the bat of Giancarlo Stanton during “Spring Training 2.0”, Masahiro Tanaka came back to have a respectable 2020 season. He made 10 starts during the regular season and two in the postseason. The Japanese-born right-hander has had an up-and-down seven big league seasons with the New York Yankees. He now looks to earn a new contract in an uncertain offseason. Let’s take a look at what his market may look like.

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