Pablo Sandoval reaches multiyear deal with Red Sox (The Associated Press)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- From his three-homer game in the 2012 World Series to that lasting image of his arms in the air celebrating another championship last month, Pablo Sandoval left quite a mark in San Francisco.

Posted under mlb

This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Yankees News on November 25, 2014 at 1:27 am



Comments Off

Former major league pitcher Sadecki dead at 73 (The Associated Press)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Ray Sadecki, who pitched in the major leagues for 18 seasons and won 20 games for the 1964 World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals, has died from complications of blood cancer, his son, Steve, said. Sadecki was 73.

Posted under mlb

This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Yankees News on November 24, 2014 at 7:56 pm



Comments Off

Star pitching trio join Hall of Fame ballot (AFP)

The Baseball Hall of Fame announced 17 new names for its 2015 ballot on Monday, including Cy Young Award-winning pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz. Also among the newcomers to the lineup that a media panel will consider for entry into the sporting honor shrine next year are sluggers Gary Sheffield and Carlos Delgado, and shortstop Nomar Garciaparra.

Posted under mlb

This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Yankees News on November 24, 2014 at 6:16 pm



Comments Off

Red Sox once again prove money still rules baseball (Yahoo Sports)

By reportedly agreeing to splashy deals with Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval, Boston flexes the financial muscle most teams don’t possess.

Posted under mlb

This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Yankees News on November 24, 2014 at 3:25 pm



Comments Off

Sources: Kyle Seager nearing $100 million extension with Mariners (Yahoo Sports)

Seager’s seven-year deal will mark the third consecutive offseason in which Seattle has signed a player to a nine-figure contract.

Posted under mlb

This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Yankees News on November 24, 2014 at 11:55 am



Comments Off

Ibanez, Cash, Wakamatsu finalists to manage Rays (The Associated Press)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Raul Ibanez, Kevin Cash and Don Wakamatsu are the finalists to replace Joe Maddon as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays.

Posted under mlb

This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Yankees News on November 21, 2014 at 6:09 pm



Comments Off

Ex-coach’s lawyer seeks MLB records in drug case (The Associated Press)

MIAMI (AP) -- A lawyer for a former University of Miami pitching coach is seeking a wide range of Major League Baseball records for the coach's upcoming trial on illegal performance-enhancing drug distribution charges, including details of an immunity deal given to the New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez.

Posted under mlb

This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Yankees News on November 21, 2014 at 3:31 pm



Comments Off

Signing Stanton could boost Loria’s image (The Associated Press)

MIAMI (AP) -- By agreeing to pay Giancarlo Stanton $325 million over the next 13 years, Jeffrey Loria gets to keep one of baseball's premier sluggers in the Miami Marlins lineup.

Posted under mlb

This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Yankees News on November 20, 2014 at 1:56 pm



Comments Off

Big deals on minds of owners during MLB meetings (The Associated Press)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Yankees President Randy Levine offered a succinct response when asked what he thought about the Marlins and outfielder Giancarlo Stanton breaking the record for richest contract that had been held by Alex Rodriguez for more than 13 years until last spring.

Posted under mlb

This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Yankees News on November 19, 2014 at 5:27 pm



Comments Off

Otani cutting his teeth in Japan but MLB beckons (Reuters)

By Junko Fujita SAPPORO Japan (Reuters) - Shohei Otani has made waves in Japan by throwing strikes and smashing home runs for the Nippon Ham Fighters, but the 'Double Sworded Samurai' may have to give up one of his weapons if he is to realize his dream of making it big in Major League Baseball. In his second season with the Fighters, the lanky right hander won a team-best 11 games with two shutouts, throwing 160 kph (100mph) fastballs and recording a 2.61 earned run average. The 20-year-old's prowess with the bat has also been a boon for the Fighters. ...

Posted under mlb

This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Yankees News on November 19, 2014 at 12:11 am



Comments Off