Yankees sign Aroldis Chapman to a 5-year deal

The New York Yankees have signed closer Aroldis Chapman to a 5 year, $86 million contract, reuniting him with a team that traded him in late July. The deal includes a three-year opt-out, with a no-trade clause. Chapman, 28, was acquired by the Yankees a year ago from the Cincinnati Reds. He was suspended for the first 30 games last... more

Yankees ship Brian McCann to Houston

The New York Yankees have traded over 7-time All-Star Brian McCann to the Houston Astros for prospects RHPs Albert Abreu and Jorge Guzman. The Yankees will also get cash considerations in the deal. Since signing a 5-year $85 million dollar contract with the Yankees in November 2013, McCann has played as a huge power threat in the lineup hitting 20+... more

Lost chances at Tropicana Field stunt Yankees progress

Blake Snell hurled five effective innings and Corey Dickerson homered, helping the Rays put another dent in the Yankees’ postseason hopes with a 2-0 victory on Thursday night at Tropicana Field. Brad Miller drove in the game’s first run to help Tampa Bay take the finale of this three-game series with New York, which opened the day 2 1/2 games... more
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