Tagged with Derek Jeter

Hiroki Kuroda and Michael Pineda To Don Pinstripes

It appears that Yankee GM, Brian Cashman, was just taking his time. Yankee fans watched the Angels sign Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson. They watched Mark Buehrle sign with the revamped Miami Marlins and the Rangers win exclusive rights to negotiate with Japanese pitcher, Yu Darvish. Rumors surfaced that the Yankees would add Jair Jurrjens to … Continue reading

The Underrated Yankees

When Colon, Chamberlain, and Jeter went down with injuries it felt daunting. Add to that the knowledge that The Yankees had let a Red Sox team that started 2-10 take the AL East lead, and it feels like a lost season. I was ready to start trading for prospects. Then, during Sunday night’s broadcast of … Continue reading

Note to MLB GMs: The Little Moves Matter

The Yankees just spent $51 million on Derek Jeter. Yankee fans seem pretty happy that our Captain is back and a PR disaster was averted. I’m fairly pleased myself…I guess. The Yankees are now trying to sign Cliff Lee whose contract is expected to be in the $150-175 million range. What bothers me is we … Continue reading

Jeter the Villian?

Rumors run amuck, but from what I’ve sorted out, the Yankees have offered Derek Jeter a three-year $45 million contract. For the record, Derek Jeter is 36 years old and coming off a .270, 10HR season. Derek Jeter and co. have reportedly countered with six years, $150 million. That’s $25 million per year for six … Continue reading