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At least five teams have contacted Derek Lowe about the right hander pitching for them in 2013. Lowe, 39, still believes he can serve as a big league starter and has turned down those offers. Teams contacting Lowe have asked about him being a swing man.
‚ÄúI‚Äôve heard the same thing from everyone,‚ÄĚ Lowe said. ‚ÄúI want to be a starter and feel I have a lot left in being a regular starter in a rotation and making my 30-plus starts. I can still do that. It‚Äôs frustrating to see other starters who have come off injuries get a shot, and I‚Äôve never been hurt and can still help a team. I‚Äôm sure things will get going for me in January. I want to pitch. I‚Äôm nowhere near ready to retire.‚ÄĚ
Lowe split last season between the Indians and Yankees. Lowe finished 2012 with a 9-11 record and a 5.11 ERA. He made 21 starts for the Indians and appeared in 17 games as a reliever for the Yankees.
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Derek Lowe has cared out a decent career for himself as a Major League starter. Despite finishing last season in the New York Yankees bullpen, he wants to continue his run in a starting rotation - even if that means turning down offers from clubs pursuing him as a potential reliever.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says Lowe has indicated as least five teams have shown interest...
Outfielder Nick Swisher, who spent the past four seasons in New York, has agreed to a four-year, $56 million contract with the Cleveland Indians, according to¬†The New York Daily News.
The deal includes a $14 million vesting option for a fifth year based on plate appearances that could make the contract's total value $70 million through the 2017 season. ¬†
Swisher, 32, batted...
Former major-league outfielder Andruw Jones was arrested early Christmas morning and charged with battery outside of Atlanta, according to a Capitol Avenue Club report. Jones, 35, was arrested by the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department shortly before 4 a.m. ET, though the reasons weren't known. A 17-year veteran, Jones spent the first 12 years of his career with the...
The New York Yankees are pursuing right-handed bats before they pursue anymore lefties. ¬†They allowed Raul Ibanez and Nick Swisher to walk via free agency, but they will still need to replace their production. ¬†One player that may fit the bill is Matt Diaz.
Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News says Diaz could be a fit based on his numbers against left-handed pitching...
OF Nick Swisher will bid adieu to the New York Yankees and put down stakes with the Cleveland Indians.¬†
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Nick Swisher has reportedly signed a four-year deal with the Cleveland Indians worth $56 million.
A team in Japan, the Rakuten Eagles of the Pacfic League, just dropped US$3.5-million on the 36-year-old (wink) outfielder after he spent the last two years with the New York Yankees.
So, Jones now will have to answer to assault and battery charges on his wife early this morning off an alleged domestic dispute- according to published reports from various...
Jail records show that former major-league outfielder Andruw Jones is free on bond after being arrested in suburban Atlanta on a battery charge.
Gwinnett County Detention Center records say Jones was booked into the county jail around 3:45 a.m. Tuesday and had been released on $2,400 bond by 11 a.m.
No one was available at the Gwinnett County sheriff's office to give details...
According to the Associated Press, former standout Braves outfielder, Andruw Jones, was arrested early Tuesday morning on a battery charge. ¬† The dispute which lead to the arrest was reportedly between Jones and his wife.
Gwinnett County Detention Center records say Jones was booked into the jail around 3:45 a.m. and had been released on $2,400 bond by 11 a.m.
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The New York Yankees weren‚Äôt ready to break the bank for Nick Swisher. But the Cleveland Indians were happy to oblige.
Terry Francona‚Äės new club emerged from ‚Äúa half-dozen teams‚ÄĚ to win over Swisher with a four-year, $56 million deal that includes a fifth-year vesting option of $14 million based on plate appearances, according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News....
Former major-league outfielder Andruw Jones was arrested in Atlanta
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While the New York Yankees are not close to acquiring an
outfielder at this point, the team continues to pursue a right-handed bat, with
the potential targets including Vernon Wells of the Los Angeles Angels and free
agents Scott Hairston and Jeff Baker, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
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Nick Swisher has signed a four-year deal with the Cleveland Indians. Swisher, 32, will earn $56 million over the course of the contract and a vesting fifth year could push the deal to a total value of $70 million.
Swisher spent the last four seasons with the New York Yankees.¬† A career .256/.361/.467 hitter, Swisher has hit 21 or more home runs dating back to 2005.
Right-handed pitcher John Maine signed a minor league deal with the Miami Marlins, MLB.com reported Monday. Maine, 31, has not pitched in the major leagues since 2010 and has had shoulder problems in recent years. He spent five of his seven major-league seasons with the New York Mets, including 2010. Last year, Maine was 8-5 with a 4.97 ERA in 16 games (15 starts) for the...