Category Archives: Free Agency

Young is a fine signing as a reserve

#455378466 / gettyimages.com On Sunday, the Yankees officially re-signed outfielder Chris Young to an incentive-laden contract with a base salary of $2.5M. He’ll be the team’s fourth outfielder, behind the trio of Jacoby Ellsbury, Brett Gardner, and Carlos Beltran. Young had … Continue reading

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Free Agent Targets: From the 2014 Club

#458171573 / gettyimages.com After profiling Pablo Sandoval and Andrew Miller, I realized that I’d be remiss to ignore the Yankees own free agents. There are eight 2014 Yankees that filed for free agency who are on both Fangraphs‘ and MLB Trade … Continue reading

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Free Agent Target: Andrew Miller

#454350440 / gettyimages.com Last Friday, I began a series of posts featuring players the Yankees may target in free agency with Pablo Sandoval. Today, with the exclusive negotiating window ending, let’s examine the case for the Yankees to pursue lefty … Continue reading

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Re-evaluating the Yankees lack of interest in Stephen Drew

Slightly more than a month ago, I examined why the Yankees had exhibited little interest in pursuing Stephen Drew. Circumstances have changed since then, but the need to bolster the infield hasn’t varied. Masahiro Tanaka has joined the Yankees, blowing … Continue reading

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Brian Cashman’s Free Agency Performance: Outfielders

During this year’s free agency period, Brian Cashman has wasted no time signing top-tier outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran. Today, in our final installment of this series, a look at how Cashman has done adding open-market outfielders before Ellsbury … Continue reading

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Yankees reel in Masahiro Tanaka; what should we expect?

BREAKING: Tanaka to #Yankees, seven years, $155M, opt-out after fourth year. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 22, 2014 Chris wrote about Masahiro Tanaka‘s future in the United States a couple of times in recent weeks. First, he made a projection … Continue reading

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Brian Cashman’s Free Agency Performance: Third Baseman

The Yankees’ third base situation has been pretty steady for most of Brian Cashman’s tenure, with Alex Rodriguez manning the position since 2004. Health issues and concern about suspension have forced the team to sign third base insurance in the … Continue reading

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