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Yankees, Headley agree to 4-year deal

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees have re-signed third baseman Chase Headley to a 4-year contract. Multiple reports have stated that the deal is worth around $52 million. Acquired by the Yankees from San Diego on July 22 of last season, Headley hit .262 with six home runs and 17 RBI in 58 games after the deal. He ... Read More »

Yankees lose Dave Robertson to White Sox

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – The Chicago White Sox have reportedly solidified the back end of their bullpen by signing closer David Robertson to a four-year contract on Monday. USA Today is reporting that Robertson will make in excess of $40 million over the length of his contract. The 29-year-old Robertson is coming off a 2014 campaign where he registered 39 ... Read More »

Yankees Notes: Acquire Gregorius; Sign Miller

Yanks deal for Gregorius as Jeter replacement Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – When former Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers acquired Didi Gregorius from the Cincinnati Reds back in 2012 he said the shortstop reminded him of a young Derek Jeter. Gregorius will now be the one who will replace Jeter, as the New York Yankees obtained the slick-fielding shortstop from ... Read More »

Citi Field to host Winter Fest Saturday, Dec. 13th

FLUSHING, N.Y. – (December 5, 2014) – The New York Mets and Metropolitan Hospitality, the world-class event and hospitality company for Citi Field, will host the first Winter Fest at Citi Field on Saturday, December 13 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Attendees will enjoy an afternoon of family fun activities including winter arts and crafts, mascot appearances and more. ... Read More »

Yankees trade Cervelli to Pirates for Wilson

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees have traded catcher Francisco Cervelli to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for pitcher Justin Wilson. Cervelli spent each of his seven big league seasons with the Yankees and last year batted .301 with two homers and 13 RBI in 49 games as the backup to Brian McCann. He missed two months with ... Read More »

New York Mets Notes: Sign Cuddyer. deGrom wins ROY

Mets ink Cuddyer to 2-year contract Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Mets made the first big splash of the offseason Monday by signing veteran outfielder Michael Cuddyer to a two-year contract. Cuddyer, 36, rejected Colorado’s $15.3 million qualifying offer at Monday’s deadline and instead elected to sign with the Mets, who will forfeit the 15th overall pick in ... Read More »

MLB: Let’s hand out some hardware

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – It may not be fully cranked up, but Major League Baseball’s hot stove is definitely starting to heat up. Managers are being hired, players have been tendered contracts, options are being picked up and declined, rumors are starting and some of the lesser awards have already started to ... Read More »

Mets’ Wright progressing from shoulder injury

Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets third baseman David Wright is progressing from a shoulder injury that cost him most of the last month of the 2014 season. Wright was shut down in early September with left shoulder inflammation. He was later diagnosed with a rotator cuff contusion and the Mets said Friday an exam this week has shown ... Read More »

Yankees Notes: Arod admits, Gardner has surgery and Robertson weighs options

Report: A-Rod admits to PED use under oath Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Rodriguez has maintained that he never took performance-enhancing drugs from Biogenesis of America or its disgraced founder, Anthony Bosch. According to a Miami Herald report, though, the Yankees third baseman told the Drug Enforcement Agency in January that he paid cash to Bosch for PEDs and received ... Read More »

Rebuilding the Mets and their identity

By Ted Nicolosi, Contributing Writer After being so close to bringing a championship to Flushing back in 2006, the New York Mets have taken a number of steps back.  It started with Adam Wainwright striking out Carlos Beltran looking in Game 7 of the NLCS, then proceeded with the most historic collapse in MLB history with the Mets blowing a ... Read More »