Earlier this week, David Kaplan of Comcast Sportsnet Chicago reported that the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays were all going after Matt Garza of the Chicago Cubs and had been involved in talks to acquire this starting pitcher. Just today, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports has reported that the Detroit Tigers and Miami Marlins have greatly rammed up efforts to land Garza in a trade with Chicago. Out of all the teams, the Toronto Blue Jays seemed to have gotten the farthest in trade talks, as they were exclusively talking with Theo Epstein earlier in the week. It now seems very likely that the Cubs will make a deal sooner rather than later. It is true that Epstein is looking for a major deal for Garza, as he believes that he could build the team around an "ace" like Matt Garza. With recent trades for ...
This is a slideshow on the top 10 Yankee performers right now. Keep in mind that the entire show is not based on past seasons' performances. It is only based on the future, which I think is the most relevant tool that we can look to at this point. Thus, don't be surprised if you see some major names kept off of this list.Begin Slideshow
This slideshow is going to run through the top 10 pitchers the Yankees should be looking at right now. You will see, though, that some of these guys could be long shots. The Yankees do need to look at some pitchers right now because of the absence of Andy Pettitte, who officially announced his retirement last Friday. This creates a huge void, as the team needs someone outside CC who could become a surefire ace.Begin Slideshow