1. Is Brian McCann Coming out of Awful Early-Season Yankees Slump?

    After batting just .162 with zero extra-base hits and two RBI headed through his first 10 games, Brian McCann ’s bat finally came alive over the weekend...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 3 months ago 4,603 reads 4 comments

  2. Playing Patience or Panic on New York Yankees' 5 Worst Early Slumps

    Early-season stats can be deceiving. Early slumps at the plate and on the mound can be frustrating for fans who were hoping to see their team start well out of the gate, which is why so many fans overreact when a player is hitting below ...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 3 months ago 2,021 reads 1 comments

  3. How the 'Yankee Stadium Effect' Will Impact McCann, Ellsbury and Beltran

    When the New York Yankees signed Brian McCann , Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran, three of the most accomplished offensive players in baseball arrived to rescue a meek offensive attack...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 4 months ago 12,252 reads 29 comments

  4. Breaking Down Impact of Braves' Catching Depth Chart Without Brian McCann

    For the first time since 2005, the Atlanta Braves will enter a season with uncertainty at the catching position...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 4 months ago 6,309 reads 7 comments

  5. Twitter Reacts to the Start of New York Yankees' Spring Training

    Entering the official start of spring training 2014, one thing is clear: the New York Yankees are Major League Baseball's most talked about team...

    Matt Appel Written by Matt Appel about 4 months ago 966 reads 0 comments

  6. Updates, Takeaways from Spring Training Debuts of Yankees' New Faces

    The New York Yankees shelled out nearly $300 million this winter to procure the talent, leadership and production of Brian McCann , Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 5 months ago 14,760 reads 9 comments

  7. Spring Training Preview: Best Case, Worst Case for Newest Yankees

    Hell hath no fury like the New York Yankees when they miss the playoffs. It doesn't happen very often, but when it does, the entire sport, from San Diego to St. Petersburg, feels the effects...

    Matt Appel Written by Matt Appel about 5 months ago 4,849 reads 3 comments

  8. Ranking the New York Yankees' Most Exciting Players Heading into 2014

    After failing to make the playoffs in 2013, the New York Yankees have been working (and spending) hard to make sure that 2014 is a successful year...

    Jennifer Khedaroo Written by Jennifer Khedaroo about 7 months ago 6,697 reads 1 comments

  9. Big Takeaways from Brian McCann's New York Yankees Press Conference

    On Thursday afternoon, the New York Yankees held a press conference to formally introduce Brian McCann to the Bronx...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 7 months ago 9,304 reads 15 comments

  10. Yankees Are Headed for Worse Fate Than Pre-2009 Offseason's Spending Spree

    The New York Yankees are spending like it's 2009 all over again. Too bad they need the outcome to be the same for the payout to pay off...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 46,702 reads 226 comments

  11. New York Yankees Spending to Win Sooner Rather Than Later

    For the New York Yankees , there is no tomorrow. As the offseason unfolds, the organization has one goal in mind, above all else: Compete for a World Series in 2014...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 8 months ago 9,326 reads 52 comments

  12. Why Brian McCann and the New York Yankees Are the Perfect Fit

    New York Yankees catchers made for a living, breathing definition of the term "pushover" in 2013. Combined, they managed just a .289 on-base percentage and 26 extra-base hits...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 35,286 reads 107 comments

  13. Is Brian McCann Contract a Sign That Yankees Are Back to Free-Spending Ways?

    They're back! After acting like a mid-market penny-pinching outfit during recent offseasons , the New York Yankees have dipped their toes back into the major free-agent waters...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 8 months ago 14,136 reads 63 comments

  14. Brian McCann Signs 5-Year Deal with New York Yankees

    For nearly a decade, Brian McCann has been one of the top catchers in all of baseball. He finally cashed in on his elite status at the position, agreeing to a deal with the New York Yankees , the team announced...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 69,818 reads 272 comments

  15. Texas Rangers: The Next Moves Jon Daniels Needs to Make This Offseason

    With the shocking Ian Kinsler for Prince Fielder trade on Wednesday night, the Texas Rangers took the baseball world by storm. Finally —and let me emphasize that—Texas has a premier power bat at first base...

    Will Korn Written by Will Korn about 8 months ago 1,414 reads 0 comments

  16. How the Loss of Brian McCann Could Impact the Atlanta Braves

    The Atlanta Braves saw Tim Hudson sign with the San Francisco Giants a few days ago, and catcher Brian McCann also looks to have one foot out the door. The bidding for the 29-year-old catcher should heat up in the upcoming days and weeks...

    Daniel Kock Written by Daniel Kock about 8 months ago 11,143 reads 18 comments

  17. Backup Plans for MLB Contenders Losing Their Own Star Free Agents

    Even for contending teams, it’s commonplace to lose star players to free agency. But while subtracting an ace pitcher or slugging outfielder can create a huge roster void for teams, general managers must find ways to replace the departed...

    Ben Berkon Written by Ben Berkon about 8 months ago 1,178 reads 1 comments

  18. Brian McCann Rumors: Updating Every Suitor's Odds of Landing the Star Catcher

    Brian McCann is about to make a ton of cash. According to the early speculation, McCann is in line to receive a deal in the neighborhood of the five-year, $75 million contract that the St...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 8 months ago 4,729 reads 13 comments

  19. San Francisco Giants: Exploring Their Options This Offseason

    The San Francisco Giants , for the first time in a long time, are going to make splashy moves in the offseason. San Francisco already dished out lofty amounts of money to retain Hunter Pence and Tim Lincecum, but there is still more to do...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about 8 months ago 2,942 reads 12 comments

  20. 2014 MLB Free Agency: Separating Fact from Fiction with the Latest Rumors

    On the MLB trade and free-agent markets, rampant speculation—from the well-reasoned to the downright outlandish—starts immediately after the World Series ends. The signings, however, do not—at least not the ones for the big stars...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 8 months ago 4,024 reads 1 comments

  21. Brian McCann Would Be Wrong Free-Agent Investment for Champion Red Sox

    With the confetti still lining the city streets following their World Series victory, the Boston Red Sox are plotting moves that will help bring the franchise a second consecutive championship next year...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 14,507 reads 41 comments

  22. 4 Top Prospects Ready to Replace MLB Teams' Free-Agent Departures

    From an outside perspective, Major League Baseball's offseason can be difficult to understand. Unlike the NBA, NFL and NHL, a salary cap isn't present to handcuff the ability of an organization to retain stars with expiring pacts...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 8 months ago 826 reads 1 comments

  23. Why the Texas Rangers Should Stay Away from These Free Agents in the Offseason

    The Texas Rangers could not have come any closer to making the playoffs in 2013, losing in game 163 for the fifth and final American League spot...

    Ryan Mull Written by Ryan Mull about 8 months ago 1,723 reads 0 comments

  24. Does Brian McCann Have to Move to the AL to Be Worth Big-Money Deal?

    Free agent catcher Brian McCann will be a widely discussed name over the coming weeks and months. With the 2013 World Series reaching its conclusion, the hot stove season is just ...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 8 months ago 6,703 reads 21 comments

  25. Brian McCann Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Star C

    Brian McCann has spent his entire career with the Atlanta Braves and has been one of the best offensive catchers in baseball over that span...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 months ago 24,781 reads 8 comments