Mar 25, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT
This could be the worst Yankees team in 25 years. It’s also a team that could sneak up and snag a wild card. With the 2015 Yankees, almost all things are possible. For better or worse.
Mar 11, 2015, 5:22 PM EDT
Adam Warren is one candidate to step into the rotation spot.
Feb 15, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT
The Yankees have a surfeit of #5 starter candidates, but Chris Capuano appears to be the early favorite.
Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT
Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.
Dec 16, 2014, 12:42 PM EDT
Capuano had a 4.35 ERA and 84/34 K/BB ratio in 97 innings for the Yankees and Red Sox in 2014.
Nov 26, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Capuano is 36 years old, so finding a guaranteed big-league job for 2015 could be difficult.
Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT
Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.
Jul 4, 2014, 10:46 AM EDT
I’m curious to see how he does up in the Rocky Mountains.
Jul 1, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT
Rich Hill has spent all season at Triple-A and now the Red Sox have traded to him the Angels, who immediately called up the left-handed reliever.
Jul 1, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT
Chris Capuano passed through waivers unclaimed after being designated for assignment by the Red Sox last week and the veteran left-hander has been released.
May 26, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT
The Red Sox dug out of an early hole this afternoon to snap their 10-game losing streak.
May 3, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT
Jon Lester struck out 15 batters over eight scoreless innings in a win over the Athletics this afternoon at Fenway Park.
Apr 11, 2014, 8:03 AM EDT
If your local talk radio host is frothing at the mouth over Michael Pineda today he is being willfully ignorant of baseball’s approach to doctored baseballs.
Mar 26, 2014, 1:30 AM EDT
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Boston Red Sox. The Big Question: Have the Red Sox taken the steps necessary to avoid a post-championship decline? No…
Feb 20, 2014, 12:38 PM EDT
Free agent left-hander Chris Capuano is on the verge of signing with the Red Sox, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. Cafardo reports that a deal could be completed as soon as today. Boston’s need for rotation help increased following Ryan Dempster‘s decision to sit out the season and Capuano represents a cheap…
Feb 18, 2014, 8:54 PM EDT
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the Red Sox are engaged in negotiations with free agent left-hander Chris Capuano. Rosenthal says Boston’s front office is looking at Capuano as a potential swingman — somebody who would pitch primarily in relief but could also be available for some spot starts. Capuano registered a 4.26 ERA…
Feb 18, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
Jon Heyman reports that the Mariners are in talks with free agent Chris Capuano. Why not? He’s a lefty who was somewhat serviceable last year, going 4-7 with a 4.26 ERA for the Dodgers despite the fact that he had multiple injuries and ailments. The Dodgers still had faith enough in him to put him…
Feb 9, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT
The Dodgers made a depth signing when they agreed to a one-year, $1.5 million deal Saturday evening. With Dan Haren suffering from back and shoulder issues over the past two seasons, and with Josh Beckett working his way back from shoulder surgery last July, the Dodgers needed a fallback option in the event either or…
Feb 8, 2014, 10:20 PM EDT
Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is reporting that the Orioles are talking with free agent starters Joe Saunders and Chris Capuano. The Orioles had previously shown interest in A.J. Burnett; their newfound interest in Saunders and Capuano could indicate that they have moved on in their pursuit of starting pitching. Saunders pitched for the Orioles…
Jan 6, 2014, 4:31 PM EDT
The entire starting pitching market is waiting for Masahiro Tanaka to sign. Nothing is gonna happen of significance until he does. Thus stuff like this: Chris Capuano is looking for a two-year deal, and is said to be willing to wait for that deal to evolve someplace. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) January 6, 2014 …
Dec 25, 2013, 12:26 AM EDT
Here’s the rundown of where this winter’s top 150 free agents are landing, continuously updated throughout the offseason. Re-signings are posted in red, while players signing with new teams are in blue. Stars denote players who received qualifying offers and thus will cost their new team a draft pick if they sign elsewhere. (Non-tenders have…
Oct 11, 2013, 12:12 PM EDT
Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports that the Dodgers are making some changes to the playoff roster for the NLCS, adding Carlos Marmol and Edinson Volquez and removing Chris Capuano and Paco Rodriguez. Capuano is a surprise removal after throwing three shutout innings of relief against the Braves in Game 3 of the NLDS and Rodriguez…
Oct 7, 2013, 12:11 AM EDT
It was a close back-and-forth affair between the Braves and Dodgers for the first three and a half innings in Game 3 of the NLDS in Los Angeles tonight. The game was tied at four-all, then the Dodger offense woke up, building a lead as large as nine runs entering the bottom of the ninth.…
Oct 5, 2013, 1:13 PM EDT
Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu is currently scheduled to square off against Braves right-hander Julio Teheran in Game 3 of the NLDS on Sunday in Los Angeles, but Ken Gurnick of MLB.com noticed something that would appear to indicate that he’s not feeling 100 percent at the moment. For example, Ryu worked out this week with…
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