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Jose Vicente (Carnota) Campos Bats: Right, Throws: Right Height: 6′ 4″, Weight: 195 lb. Born: July 27, 1992 in La Guaira, VE (Age 19) Minor League Service Time: 2 years The Seattle Mariners traded Jose along with Michael Pineda last week to the New Yankees for Hector Noesi and Jesus Montero. I’ve previously written scouting reports [...]
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The weekend was awash with playoff football as four games were played to decide which four teams would play for the league championships. One of the games on Saturday featured the New England Patriots at home against the Denver Broncos. That game, of course, held everyone's attention because of the match up between Tom Brady and Tim Tebow. Brady destroyed the Broncos and Tebow...
Relievers Joba Chamberlain and David Robertson have agreed to one-year contracts with the New York Yankees.
Chamberlain, recovering from elbow ligament replacement surgery, gets $1,675,000 under Tuesday's agreement, up from $1.4 million last year.
Robertson, who became an All-Star as Mariano Rivera's setup man in a breakout season, will earn $1.6 million, an increase from...
After the Yankees acquired Michael Pineda from the Mariners and signed Hiroki Kuroda last week, cries immediately started coming out of the Big Apple that the Yankees once again had one of the most superior rotations in the league, despite still lacking a fifth starter. I began to fall deep into thought and wonder just what the best rotations in the game were. Here's a look at...
Derek Jeter was honored on Wednesday night with the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award, sponsored by the Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity, in recognition of his charitable work.
One winner not discussed in the Yankees blockbuster deal that imported Michael Pineda is A.J. Burnett.
We all know that Burnett is paid like a top-of-the-rotation starter, but his performance resembles a typical fifth starter. He’s an inconsistent innings eater that struggles to produce an overall league average performance. With the acquisition of Pineda, Burnett becomes the most...
Team reached deal with Phil Hughes on Monday
via Jon Heyman of CBS Sports | There has been “some contact” between the Yankees and free agent Hideki Matsui. The Yankees reportedly only have $1-2 million in their budget for a DH, so Matsui might be a cheaper option than either Carlos Pena or Johnny Damon. The 37-year-old batted .251/.321/.375 with 12 homers and [...]
Jorge Posada’s impending retirement has me thinking about great Yankee catchers. I’m not old enough to have seen Bill Dickey, Yogi Berra or Elston Howard in live action, but I’ve been fortunate to see both Posada and Thurman Munson up close and personal.
Posada will be an interesting case for Hall of Fame discussion. His late start, coupled with his defensive shortcomings...