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New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and the agent for catcher Russell Martin discussed a long term deal Friday, but couldn't agree to terms and will discontinue talks until the offseason.Martin can become a free agent at the end of the season. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweeted the Yankees were only prepared to go to three and years $20 million.Martin batted .237 with 18 home runs and 65 RBIs last season and was named an MLB All-Star.
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There has been talk this week of a possible three year extension between the Yankees and catcher Russell Martin, but while the sides have revived talks this week, they do not appear to be close to a deal though.
Martin will earn $7.5 million this season with another $100K in possible incentives. The Yankees want to scrap that deal and are looking to sign him to an extension in...
The Yankees and Russell Martin re-kindled talks of a three-year contract extension this week, but have quickly abandoned those talks and have decided to wait until after the season, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com.
The two sides had started talks of a multi-year extension much earlier this offseason, but ultimately agreed on a one-year $7.5 million deal plus incentives...
Via Andrew Marchand of EPSNNewYork.com – With the sides too far apart, the agent for Russell Martin, Matt Colleran and Yankees GM Brain Cashman spoke on Friday and decided to table talks until after the season. Cashman said the two sides “mutually agreed to wait,” after Colleran called on Friday. “It was a good conversation,” [...]
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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...
There are reports coming out of East Anglia that Newcastle are one of the sides interested in Norwich City defender Russell Martin. Russell Martin – Newcastle interested In the summer Martin, who is 26, will have just one year left on his Norwich contract, and could be acquired in a good deal – hopefully. After [...]
The Yankees and Russell Martin have tabled talks on a long-term extension.
T AMPA — Russell Martin’s agent called Yankees GM Brian Cashman Wednesday night to resume talks about a possible multi-year contract, but said the sides are far apart . “It’s too early to say if we’ll be able to do something,” Matt Colleran said Thursday.
The New York Yankees have proposed ripping up Russell Martin's new one-year contract and giving him a three-year deal, his agent Matt Colleran told ESPNNewYork.com.
Finally, the New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman resigned ex-Athletics hottie Eric Chavez.
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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...
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...