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Finally, the New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman resigned ex-Athletics hottie Eric Chavez.
E. Chavez as an Oakland A Image via Wikipedia
It is mind-boggling that this took so long, especially after reading a mid-January post on MLB Trade Rumors that there were a number of teams interested in him.
This was not surprising because when Chavez is healthy he is as solid a player as anyone.
From 2001-2006, Chavez was a baseball superstar, winning six straight Gold Gloves at third base, as well as knocking in a least 22+ homers and four times he smacked in 100+ RBIs to boot.
Unfortunately, staying healthy has plagued Chavez over his career, and after calling Oakland home for all his 13-years in the big leagues, the A’s had no choice but to release him following 2010 season.
Not knowing if his surgically repaired back would hold up, Chavez agreed to a minor league deal with New York for the 2011 season.
Tragically, Chavez’s injury woes wound up following him to the Bronx as on May 5th he hurt...
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The New York Yankees likely made their final offseason acquisition Tuesday night, reaching agreement with free-agent infielder Eric Chavez on a one-year, $900,000 contract, according to a major-league source.
The deal, which also includes incentives, is pending a physical, the source said.
Chavez, 34, spent last season with the Yankees, batting .263/.320/.356 in 175 plate appearances...
After an offseason of wondering where - and if - he might play again, Eric Chavez is pleased to be back with the New York Yankees.
Chavez agreed to a $900,000, one-year deal to return to the team. The deal was subject to a physical, which Chavez indicated he hadn't taken yet, but he was in the clubhouse at New York's spring training facility Thursday and already had his...
The New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year deal with third baseman Eric Chavez.
The contract is worth $900,000 pending a physical for Chavez, who spent last season with the Yankees.
The 34-year-old Chavez batted .263 with two home runs and 26 RBIs last season. He missed 2 1/2 months with a broken foot.
Injuries have plagued Chavez over the past few seasons, limiting him to...
The Yankees and Eric Chavez have agreed to a contract, pending a physical. Chavez will receive a one-year deal worth $900,000. The 34-year-old was limited to just 58 games with New York last season due to a fractured foot, batting .263/.320/.356 over 175 plate appearances. It’s unlikely he’ll be able to stay healthy, but he’ll [...]
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that the Yankees and Eric Chavez have agreed to a one-year contract worth $900,000, plus incentives. The former Gold Glove third baseman had a .263/.320/.356 batting line in 175 plate appearances with the Yankees last season. However, he spent much of the season on the disabled list, which has been
Eric Chavez isn't officially on the Yankees' roster, but manager Joe Girardi may have inadvertently let the cat out of the bag.
The New York Yankees and third baseman Eric Chavez have agreed to a one-year, Major League contract, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports. The oft-injured infielder is returning to the team that he spent the 2011 season with after a lengthy career with the Oakland Athletics. Sources close to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports say that Chavez will make $900,000.
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TAMPA, Fla -- The Yankees have re-signed the third baseman/DH Eric Chavez to 1-year $900,000 deal, plus incentives, pending his physical.
Chavez, 34, hit two home runs for the Yankees last year and managed a batting average of .263.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi apparently liked what he saw...
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Are the New York Yankees in need of another right-handed reliever?
No, no…. the Yankees need a lefty to aid Boone Logan out of the bullpen, and even more so now that LHR Hideki Okajima failed his physical a few days ago.
Well, not when your GM is named Brian Cashman who is on his quantity vs. quality crusade again hoping to look like a genius; when in actuality...
The New York Yankees signed right-handed reliever David Aardsma to a major league contract on Wednesday.Aardsma will earn $500,000 this year with a club option for 2013."The move could help us in 2012, but it has a lot more eyes toward 2013," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Wednesday.After having Tommy John surgery in July, Aardsma was not offered arbitration...
With their offseason shopping essentially complete, the Yankees splurged for one more reliever earlier this week, signing David Aardsma to a one-year contract with a club option for 2012. The terms are hilariously team friendly, as the right-hander will make just $500,000 in 2012 with another $500,000 in available incentives. The option is also worth $500,000 as well, and any incentives...
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