When can the Yankees sign Clayton Kershaw

Spurred on by Vig’s post about Clayton Kershaw running away with the NL Cy Young award, I was curious as to when the Yankees can get this guy. Turns out, he’s pretty young and things don’t look good for the Bronx Bombers landing Kershaw. The Los Angeles Dodgers control ol’ CK through the 2014 season.…

Done Deal: Houston Astros Moving to AL West

As previewed by Fitz and Vig last week, the Houston Astros have now pulled the trigger on their sale to Jim Crane (for $615m) and will be transitioning their League affiliation to the AL West after the 2012 season.  Full story here.  This will result in a dramatic (forced) rivalry with the Texas Rangers, 15 teams…

Eric Chavez return to Yankees in doubt

I think Eric Chavez performed pretty well this season. He missed three months with a broken foot, but ended up batting .263 in 58 games. Brian Cashman is now saying his return to the Yanks has to do with payroll. Really? We’re going to claim poverty on resigning a player? He plays a strong defense…