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The Yankees made a vintage Steinbrenner move to land Juan Soto after a lousy 2023

Dec. 07, 2023 15:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto’s arrival is a sign the New York Yankees want stars to help them rebound from their worst season in three decades — a move right out of late owner George Steinbrenner's playbook. “We certainly want to try under the Steinbrenner leadership to make...

Juan Soto traded to New York Yankees from San Diego Padres in 7-player blockbuster

Dec. 07, 2023 02:21 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto is headed to the New York Yankees in their first big move following the team's worst season in three decades. They hope at least one more will follow. New York acquired Soto and Gold Glove center fielder Trent Grisham in a blockbuster trade...

Yankees get Soto from Padres. Ohtani and Yamamoto still up for grabs as winter meetings end

Dec. 07, 2023 01:44 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Juan Soto found a new home with the New York Yankees as the winter meetings ended Wednesday night, while Shohei Ohtani and Yoshinobu Yamamoto were still up for grabs as team officials headed home with the bulk of their offseason business yet to be done. ...

New York Yankees acquire All-Star slugger Juan Soto in trade with San Diego Padres, AP sources say

Dec. 06, 2023 23:13 PM EST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New York Yankees acquire All-Star slugger Juan Soto in trade with San Diego Padres, AP sources say.

Pitchers dominate winter meeting draft with 8 of 10 players taken, 3 from Yankees' system

Dec. 06, 2023 22:20 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Major League teams stocked up on pitching Wednesday in the big league phase of the winter meeting draft of unprotected players, taking pitchers with eight of the 10 selections — including three from the New York Yankees' system. The Yankees lost a pair of...

In rare Yankees-Red Sox trade, outfielder Verdugo goes to New York and pitcher Weissert to Boston

Dec. 06, 2023 11:45 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Acquired in a rare trade between the Yankees and rival Red Sox, Alex Verdugo can figure on being a starting corner outfielder for New York. “He’s actually been a guy that we’ve talked about now for, for a while,” Yankees manager Aaron Boone said...

Dodgers acknowledge meeting with Ohtani. Yankees covet Yamamoto

Dec. 06, 2023 00:34 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dave Roberts started to dodge the question about Shohei Ohtani, rocking back and forth in his seat and staying silent for three seconds before his big admission: “Yeah, we met with him,” the Los Angeles Dodgers manager said Tuesday at the winter...

The Yankees hope chance meeting, scouting helps land Japanese pitcher Yamamoto

Dec. 05, 2023 19:56 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone has met Japanese pitching sensation Yoshinobu Yamamoto. Once, very briefly. The Yankees hope to find out soon if Boone’s chance meeting with the 25-year-old right-hander pays off for the team. ...

Cleveland wins MLB draft lottery, will have top pick for 1st time

Dec. 05, 2023 19:27 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cleveland will have the No. 1 pick in next year's amateur baseball draft for the first time, winning a lottery on the second try Tuesday after Washington came out with the top spot initially but was ineligible. Major League Baseball and the players’...

Texas Rangers' Rich Rice wins Fishel Award for MLB public relations excellence

Dec. 04, 2023 20:51 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rich Rice of the Texas Rangers has won the Robert O. Fishel Award for Public Relations Excellence. Major League Baseball made the announcement Monday at the winter meetings. The Fishel Award is named for the former executive with Cleveland,...