Category Archives: Transactions

Yankees get discount on Aroldis Chapman and his baggage

Perhaps the Yankees took Billy Joel’s “Only the Good Die Young” to heart this offseason. After acquiring Starlin Castro a few weeks ago, the Yankees took the plunge to obtain closer Aroldis Chapman from the Reds yesterday. Castro, as I … Continue reading

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Another day, another trade: Justin Wilson sent to Detroit for prospects

View image | gettyimages.com Less than 24 hours since dealing Adam Warren for Starlin Castro, the Yankees made another trade this evening. Another pitcher is on his way out of the Bronx, this time its southpaw Justin Wilson in exchange for two … Continue reading

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Yankees get their second baseman in Starlin Castro

View image | gettyimages.com Since Robinson Cano departed in 2013, second base has been a black hole for the Yankees. However, in 2016, the Yankees won’t go with a has-been like Brian Roberts or Stephen Drew in a lackluster attempt … Continue reading

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Trade Analysis: Francisco Cervelli for Justin Wilson

#456492974 / gettyimages.com A trade involving one of the Yankees’ many catchers was expected entering this offseason, but lefty reliever Justin Wilson certainly wasn’t quite the return anyone envisioned for Francisco Cervelli. Now, nobody expected a massive haul for Cervelli, … Continue reading

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Trade Analysis: Peter O’Brien for Martin Prado

#452281266 / gettyimages.com The Yankees solved third base problem two weeks ago when they acquired Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres, but that didn’t stop them from bringing another third-sacker on board. In the waning moments before the non-waiver trade deadline, … Continue reading

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Trade Analysis: Yankees acquire another rebound candidate in Headley

Chase Headley, perhaps the most mentioned name in trade rumors in recent years, is the latest Yankee acquisition in this summer’s trade season. In exchange for a good but not great pitching prospect (Rafael de Paula) and a winter scrap … Continue reading

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