AL BEast Notebook – Feb. 13
There’s still snow on the ground in the Northeast but the reporting of pitchers and catchers signifies, like the Groundhog, that spring is coming fast.
With such a busy offseason it may be tricky to remember who went where. Here’s a tracker of the comings and goings for the five AL East teams. To keep my sanity I’ve tried to limit it to players significant to this season (future prospects not be included). I may have missed a relief pitcher or two; they change uniforms on a weekly basis.
New York Yankees
Who’s New: Kevin Youkilis, Travis Hafner, Juan Rivera, Matt Diaz
Who’s Gone: Nick Swisher, Russell Martin, Raul Ibanez, Rafael Soriano, Eric Chavez, Freddy Garcia, Andruw Jones, Casey McGehee
Boston Red Sox
Who’s New: Shane Victorino, Mike Napoli, Joel Hanrahan, Ryan Dempster, Stephen Drew, Jonny Gomes, David Ross, Koji Uehara
Who’s Gone: Cody Ross, Daisuke Matsuzaka, James Loney, Vicente Padilla, Aaron Cook, Mark Melancon
Toronto Blue Jays
Who’s New: Jos...