With the offseason providing few answers for baseball's superstar free agents, we shed some light on where things stand and where they're headed.
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Adding Adam Ottavino -- who boasted he'd whiff the Bambino "every time" -- gives the Bombers the best bullpen in the universe.
Free-agent reliever Adam Ottavino, who had a breakout 2018 season as the setup man for closer Wade Davis with the Rockies, has agreed to sign with the Yankees, sources told ESPN.
Jeff Passan ESPN
The New York Yankees' bullpen is positively terrifying. They added Adam Ottavino — on a three-year, $27 million deal — to a group that already includes Aroldis Chapman, Dellin Betances, Zach Britton, Chad Green and Jonathan Holder, among others. The best pen in the game, period.
Are the Yankees set to swoop in on Manny after all? Who might be biding their time for Bryce? We look at some of the potential surprise suitors insiders are talking about.
After some Inside Heat from Philadelphia (5:14) & St. Louis (11:06), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss next week's Hall of Fame vote, the latest with Machado & Harper & more (16:37). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (35:35), a conversation with record-setting journeyman Oliver Drake (44:08) and longtime friend Chelsea Janes' goodbye to baseball reporting (58:49).
DJ LeMahieu said Wednesday he's ready to be used at multiple positions by the Yankees, who signed the three-time Gold Glove second baseman to a two-year contract.
Corey Kluber and A.J. Pollock turning the Reds into contenders? A swap of former No. 1 prospects? Dallas Keuchel teaming up with Manny or Bryce? Here's how we're hoping the rest of the hot stove season plays out.
John Wetteland, who pitched for four teams over 12 major league seasons, has been arrested on a charge of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14, according to police records.
The late great Yankees pitcher and coach battled cancer for decades, but never let on that he was sick.
Longtime Yankees pitcher Mel Stottlemyre, who went on to a distinguished career as a pitching coach with both New York teams, has died at age 77.
Manny Machado has been offered an eight-year contract by the White Sox while remaining engaged with the Phillies, sources say.
By not going hard after Manny Machado, the Yankees are putting their faith in Miguel Andujar, who needs to improve his shaky glove work.
After seven seasons in Colorado, DJ LeMahieu is heading to the American League after reaching an agreement on a two-year, $24 million contract with the Yankees, sources told ESPN.
Nolan Arenado is expected to receive an arbitration-record $27 million deal from the Rockies, even though the two sides failed to reach a settlement Friday, sources told ESPN.
The dominoes are falling in the second-base market, with DJ LeMahieu winding up in pinstripes. But New York still could find room for Manny Machado.
Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer
DJ LeMahieu probably isn't going to gain a lot of fantasy value with the bat (not power-oriented and his OBP isn't elite), and if he's used as a utilityman rather than second baseman, then the Yankees aren't extracting maximum value from him defensively. Odd signing.
Oft-injured first baseman Greg Bird and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $1.2 million, one-year contract to avoid arbitration.
Bryce Harper and Manny Machado aren't the only big names still searching for the right fit. We examine who is available and their most likely landing spots.
After a follow-up stress test Tuesday, Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia was cleared to resume working out, including baseball activities. Sabathia underwent a heart procedure to clear a blocked artery on Dec. 11.
Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer
The Yankees announced Tuesday afternoon that less than a month after undergoing a heart procedure, CC Sabathia went to his follow-up stress test today. He's been cleared to begin working out. That includes baseball activities. Looks like he'll be good to go at spring training.
Recently added Troy Tulowitzki says he would welcome Manny Machado joining the Yankees despite the potential competition at shortstop he would face.