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  1. When McCann returns to Yankees

    Joe Kaiser

    Brian McCann is eligible to come off the seven-day concussion disabled list on Saturday, but will that happen? And if not, when will the New York Yankees catcher return? According to George A. King III of the New York Post, McCann won't play again...

    Blog | August 16, 2014
  2. New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka adjusts seamlessly to li...

    Buster Olney

    In ESPN The Magazine's Transactions Issue, Buster Olney writes that Masahiro Tanaka is better than anyone imagined -- and funnier too. In fact, it may not be too early to wonder if we're looking at a future Yankees legend.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  3. New York Yankees, Houston Astros among teams benefiting from defe...

    Joe Rosales

    Joe Rosales of Baseball Info Solutions looks at the big winners and losers of the increased use of infield shifts.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  4. My best and worst free-agent predictions

    Jim Bowden

    One of my favorite pieces I write every year is my free-agent predictions. For those unfamiliar, at the start of every offseason, I make my best guess at what each free agent's contract will look like and give a prediction of where he will sign. I...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  5. New York Yankees are spending more, winning less - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, Peter Keating writes that the Yankees and other big-money MLB teams are spending more than ever. So why are they getting less and less bang for the buck?

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2014
  6. Who catches for Braves in future?

    AJ Mass

    After losing catcher Brian McCann to free agency, the Atlanta Braves are prepared to go into the 2014 season with Evan Gattis handling the majority of duties behind the plate. However, the organization is making sure they have other options available...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  7. Catcher-heavy Yankees may deal

    AJ Mass

    The signing of free agent Brian McCann not only helped the New York Yankees behind the plate by giving the team a solid everyday catching option, but it also may indirectly end up yielding some assistance in the quest to replace the departed Robinson...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  8. 'Contract year' has a whole new meaning

    Buster Olney

    Draft-pick compensation was never an issue for Robinson Cano, Jacoby Ellsbury, Shin-Soo Choo or Brian McCann. The loss of a draft pick didn't discourage the Mets from signing Curtis Granderson, but probably only because their first-round pick is prot...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  9. The GM stars of winter

    Jim Bowden

    New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman certainly made the biggest splash this offseason, spending more than $440 million on free agents Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann and Masahiro Tanaka. After trading for Prince Fielder and s...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  10. New York Yankees still unlikely to make playoffs despite signing ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Despite signing Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees are still a fourth-place team. Dan Szmyborski breaks it down.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  11. Braves ready to make a move?

    AJ Mass

    If you're a big believer in addition by subtraction, then the Atlanta Braves are way ahead of the rest of the league this offseason. They've yet to make any major signings, but have seen pitcher Tim Hudson and catcher Brian McCann both sign elsewhere...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  12. A purposeful plan for the Yankees

    Buster Olney

    When Brian McCann arrived at Yankee Stadium earlier this week to prepare for his introductory news conference, club officials were struck by how excited he was, how invested he was. He sounded to them as if he couldn't wait for spring training to sta...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  13. Eight big names who could be traded

    Jim Bowden

    General managers have been feasting this offseason on blockbuster trades and huge free-agent acquisitions. Some of the game's biggest names -- Prince Fielder, Ian Kinsler, Jacoby Ellsbury, and Brian McCann -- have new homes, as do major players such ...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  14. Aging Beltran gets risky 3-year deal

    Keith Law

    The New York Yankees' deals with Jacoby Ellsbury and Brian McCann both made a lot of sense -- premium players still in their prime years at premium positions with positive defensive value. If you're going to go bananas in free agency, with money or y...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  15. Ervin Santana and Bronson Arroyo present huge risk as free agents...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan explains why teams should be extremely wary of free-agent pitchers Ervin Santana and Bronson Arroyo.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  16. Brian McCann fills Yankees' biggest void

    Keith Law

    The New York Yankees' move to sign Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million contract might be the easiest, best upgrade any contender could make this offseason. They played a variety of offensive ciphers at the position in 2013, getting just 0.9 W...

    Blog | November 23, 2013