The Incredible Collapsing Yankee Rotation

Well, that didn’t take very long. After an offseason filled with praise for Cashman and Co. and the job they did to bring the much-maligned starting rotation up to the level of the offense, the wheels have come off big time over the first few weeks. The news came out this afternoon that Michael Pineda…

Andy Pettitte returns to the Bronx; in the making for months

The New York Yankees announced midday Friday that the team had signed former ace Andy Pettitte to a one-year, $2.5 million minor league contract. The lefty from Baton Rouge, Louisiana begins his third stint with the Yankees organization early next week when he joins the team in Tampa, Florida. When fellow WaiverWireBlog.com writer Vinny Ginardi…

MLB Report 3/14

March 14, 2012 News: – Major League Baseball has decided to not expand the use of instant replay for the 2012 season.  That means replay can only be used to determine if a ball was a home run or not.  MLB hopes to implement the expanded use for next year. – The Philadelphia Phillies have…

MLB Preview: New York Yankees

With baseball season fast approaching, it is time for TheWaiverWire’s inaugural Baseball Preview package. We will look at every division in baseball, starting in the American League and moving from East to West by division. Also, we each team by who will finish last to first. So, the first team you read about from each…

Yankees, Mariners swap Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda

Yesterday, the New York Yankees traded top catching prospect Jesus Montero and pitcher Hector Noesi to the Seattle Mariners for All-Star right hander Michael Pineda and pitching prospect Jose Campos. When I first learned of the trade through WaiverWire writer Zak Lansing, my initial reaction was “You cannot be serious”. A solid 18 hours later…