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A person familiar with the negotiations says 6-foot-10 pitching prospect Andrew Brackman has agreed to a one-year contract with the Cincinnati Reds.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement had not been announced.
Brackman, let go by the New York Yankees, would be paid $500,000 if he's in the major leagues, The 26-year-old would get $480,000 if he's in the minors.
New York signed the right-hander for a $3.35 million bonus in 2007, knowing he likely would need elbow ligament-replacement surgery. He made his major league debut on Sept. 22 this year and had three appearances, all against Tampa Bay. He allowed one hit and three walks in 2 1-3 scoreless innings.
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A NICE PARTING GIFT
The New York Yankees star, after spending an evening with a woman at his apartment, reportedly not only arranges for a car service in the morning, he also gives them a basket with signed memorabilia.
Derek Jeter may have several World Series rings, but he seems to have no plans to add a wedding ring to that collection any time soon. The New York Yankees shortstop was busted by the New York Post for allegedly giving parting gifts to women who spend the night at his Trump Towers pad. "Derek has girls stay with him at his apartment in New York, and then he gets them a car to...
Without a doubt the best number five hitter in the league, Robinson Cano is working very hard this off-season to bat third in the Yankees lineup this season. Cano says he is going to work very hard over the next couple of months to start the season in the three spot, bumping Mark Teixeira to possibly fifth in the order like he does in the playoffs."I want to work even harder...
From the NY Daily News:Sweet Luigi is headed back to the Yankees.
Lou Piniella, a fan favorite as both player and manager, is deep in negotiations and close to signing a deal to return to the Bombers as an analyst for the Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network. He also will likely serve as a spring training instructor.
According to industry sources, Piniella will do a limited...
Derek Jeter has always maintained an image of class over his 17 seasons with the New York Yankees, but that could be up for debate now.
After breaking up with longtime girlfriend Minka Kelly in August , the 12-time All-Star shortstop has been courting a number of women in his Trump World Tower bachelor pad, the New York Post reports.
It gets better, though.
According to the Post...
D-Train has signed on with the Phillies, Hernandez went to the Rockies, and the biggest news in Reds world is that they’ve managed to retain their arbitration-eligible players.
That’s all good for not continuing to lose players, but at some point the team does need to replace some starters, … [visit site to read more]
The 2011 Man of The Year award was a unanimous choice. The hands-down winner received 100% of the one vote counted and I think you'll agree that nobody is more deserving of this prestigious honor than Mr. 3000 himself, Derek Jeter...especially after reading this report from the New York Post's smokeshow reporter Tara Palmeri:“Derek has girls stay with him at his apartment...
Not so classy, captain!
Yankee star Derek Jeter, one of New York’s most eligible hunks since his split with longtime gal pal Minka Kelly, is bedding a bevy of beauties in his Trump World Tower bachelor pad — and then coldly sending them home alone with gift baskets of autographed...
The D-Train is coming to the Reading Terminal in Philadelphia. Dontrelle Willis has supposedly signed a 1 year $1M deal to pitch in relief for the Phillies in 2012. WHY? Willis hasn't been good since 2006. He's bounced around teams, had major control problems, and anxiety issues. You think Philly is the place to fix that? Nope. Last year he had a 5.00 ERA/1.52 WHIP in 13...
Baseball season never ends for the New York Post. Derek Jeter's in the news today because he's reportedly back in the game with a vengeance. After breaking up with Minka Kelly, Jeter is "bedding a bevy of beauties" (because the Post lives in the 1960s) and diluting the collectibles market at the same time. More »