Yankees

Kirk Minihane
March 30, 2011 - 8:52 pm
Welcome to the first edition of the 2011 WEEI.com Major League Baseball Power Rankings. Every Thursday throughout the season we will be bringing you an updated version of the list, which will be determined by record, ranking within each team'€™s division, and also which team would have the best...
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March 24, 2011 - 3:44 am
Welcome to Thursday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WHAT'S HAPPENING LOCALLY THURSDAY: NHL : Canadiens at Bruins, 7 p.m. (NESN) MLB Preseason: Red Sox at Marlins, 1:05 p.m. AROUND THE WEB: '™¦ Forbes...
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March 04, 2011 - 5:25 pm
Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz had a productive day in his second start of the spring. The 26-year-old allowed one hit and two walks in three shutout innings, striking out a pair of batters while getting five groundball outs. His command was shaky at times, as he threw just 24 of his 45 pitches for...
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March 03, 2011 - 2:51 pm
Dan Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal wrote a touching story about the generosity of Yankees players in support of Bridget Johnson , the daughter of Red Sox first base coach Ron Johnson . Bridget Johnson, 11, lost her leg after a car ran into her while she was riding a horse near her home in...
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February 21, 2011 - 5:23 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Daniel Bard is now arguably the most important member of the Red Sox bullpen. He emerged as one of the most dominant relievers in the game last year, forging a 1.93 ERA and striking out more than a batter an inning over 73 appearances. Manager Terry Francona used him in almost...
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January 20, 2011 - 11:17 am
According to a Twitter post from Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, the Yankees have agreed to a one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Andruw Jones . The deal is reported to be for $2 million with another $1.2 million if Jones can reach incentives. The 33-year-old Jones hit .230 with 19 HR and 48...
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January 20, 2011 - 5:34 am
The Minnesota Twins locked up pitcher Carl Pavano with a two-year $16.5 million contract after some surprising interest shown by his former team , the New York Yankees .Embattled Yankees GM Brian Cashman told reporters in New York that he had talks with the pitcher, who was reviled bust in his four...
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January 07, 2011 - 9:37 am
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told the Journal News that his team would not be willing to sacrifice its 2011 first-round pick to sign any of the free agents who remain on the market. With Adrian Beltre having signed with the Rangers and Carl Pavano reportedly close to an agreement to return...
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December 22, 2010 - 8:00 pm
According to Newsday , which cited four sources, free agent Johnny Damon is in talks with the Yankees about a possible return to the Bronx. According to the story, the two sides are discussing a scenario in which the 37-year-old would get "occasional at-bats" as a designated hitter and left fielder...
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December 13, 2010 - 9:14 am
Former Dodgers catcher Russell Martin could sign with the Yankees as early as Monday. According to a tweet by Buster Olney , " The Yankees have continued to be aggressive on C Russell Martin ; would not be a surprise if we heard at any time of the agreement." The former All-Star hit just .248 with...
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