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The Yankees see Raul Ibanez as their primary designated hitter against right-handed pitching, with Andruw Jones facing left-handers.

Yankees welcome Raul Ibanez spark Nick Johnson nightmares

I don’t think anyone was surprised when ESPN’s Buster Onley reported that the New York Yankees signed Raul Ibanezto a one year, $1.1 million deal with incentives, which could earn him up to $4 million. But does signing a DH even make sense? New York Yankees DH Nick Johnson (Sipkin/News) Well it is familiar song, as the Yankees have a habit of signing guys like Ibanez; remember...

AP source: Ibanez agrees to $1.1M deal with Yanks

A person familiar with the negotiations says Raul Ibanez and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $1.1 million, one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal had not been announced. Ibanez is a 39-year-old outfielder who played with Philadelphia the last three seasons. He is expected to be the Yankees' primary designated hitter against...

Long: Ibanez an ‘RBI machine’

TAMPA — He’s got playoff experience and drives in runs, lots of runs, and that’s why the Yankees signed free agent Raul Ibanez. “He’s an RBI machine, first and foremost,’’ hitting coach Kevin Long told The Post yesterday of the left-handed hitting Ibanez. Ibanez — who yesterday finalized a...

Bradley: Yankees' Raul Ibanez signing could prove to be a good move

Whether he's the final piece to the Yankees' puzzle is yet to be seen

AP source: Ibanez agrees to $1.1M deal with Yanks

A person familiar with the negotiations says Raul Ibanez and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $1.1 million, one-year contract.

Ibanez finalizes $1.1 million deal with Yankees

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Raul Ibanez and the New York Yankees have finalized a $1.1 million, one-year contract.

Yankees attempt to revive Raul Ibanez

After his dismal 2011, the Yankees take an incentive-laden chance on a DH.Click the title to read more.Read more great baseball stuff at The Hardball Times.

Yankees add Raul Ibanez, now look to lock up Eric Chavez

Also, Joe Girardi thinks he'll keep the middle of his lineup

Tom Verducci: Dye not yet cast but aging stars struggling to keep careers alive

Manny Ramirez and Raul Ibanez found new homes. But many more ex-All-Stars are trying to find a job. Tom Verducci assesses 10 aging hitters not in camp; do they have anything left?

With Raul Ibanez signed, Yankees now looking to come to agreement with Eric Chavez

Also, Andruw Jones arrives 10 pounds lighter

The Warning Track 2-21-12 Say It Ain’t So Mo!

Joining host Karen Vankat on the Warning Track is Michael Cohen of the Open Mike show. The Yankees were busy over the last week trading inconsistent AJ Burnett to the Pirates, signing Raul Ibanez as a lefty DH/outfielder and Oh No Mo! Mariano Rivera has fun with the media “hinting” at retirement. Dan Fuerstein of Triple Coverage calls in with his thoughts. The Mets are happy...
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