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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 it is skipper Joe Girardi & Co. who has to deal with another over-crowded camp in Tampa weeding through a plethora of has-beens.
And he can thank the Yankees GM for once again handing out invites to Spring Training to every injury riddled, washed-up or even old-for-a-veteran player who at one time displayed a little talent.
The latest in Cashman’s stockpile is injury-riddled player, right-handed reliever/closer David Aardsma.
Good question, as why would you know Aardsma; he didn’t pitch at all in 2011 but he did manage 31 saves over a total of 49 innings in 2010 a
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Yankees GM Brian Cashman admitted that the Yankees weren't interested in winning the 2010 AL East division title in the last few days of the season, since it didn't affect seeding in the playoffs.
Joe Girardi and Brian Cashman have differing opinions about how the Yankees season ended in 2010. Once they clinched the A.L. Wild Card spot, New York played their best players sparingly. Many people thought that was the smart thing to do, while others believed they should have continued to challenge the Rays for the A.L. East title. Earlier in the week, Cashman admitted the Yankees...
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...
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...
Injured pitcher David Aardsma has agreed to a $500,000, one-year contract with the New York Yankees.
The 30-year-old missed all of 2011. He started the season on the disabled list following surgery on the labrum of his left hip on Jan. 3 last year, felt arm soreness during a rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Tacoma from April 19-29, then had elbow-ligament replacement surgery...
From Bryan Hoch:The Yankees have signed reliever David Aardsma to a Major League contract.
Aardsma is coming back from Tommy John surgery performed last July 22. Aardsma is making approximately $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 GM Brian Cashman said.According to the article,...
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...
TAMPA — According to general manger Brian Cashman the Yankees haven’t discussed a contract extension with catcher Russell Martin since December.
“We haven’t had any talk since the Winter Meetings,’’ Cashman said today. “I would be willing to talk if they were willing. I have not re-visited those talks...
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...
TAMPA — With an eye on possibly late this season but clearly focused on 2013, the Yankees signed right-handed reliever David Aardsma to a one-year major league deal yesterday worth $500,000, with incentives and escalator clauses. There is what GM Brian Cashman calls “a favorable’’ club option for next season...
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.
Also, GM Brian Cashman says there are no ongoing negotiations with Russell Martin