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With the signing of Derek Lowe the Rangers added depth to their starting rotation in case of injury. The move may have eliminated any interest the team has in free agent Kyle Lohse. Lowe, 39, was 9-11 with a 5.11 ERA and a 1.62 WHIP while splitting time between the Indians and Yankees last season. Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News says that he”almost certainly makes the team.” After the Yankees picked him up the right hander was used strictly as a middle reliever, a role he figures to occupy with the Rangers. The Lowe signing may not have been the driving force but the Rangers are not going to sign Kyle Lohse, according to T.R. Sullivan of Sullivan was told that the Rangers were not signing the 34-year-old right hander. “I can’t be clearer than that,” the source added. Recent reports had suggested that the Rangers had interest in Lohse but perhaps the team saw enough out of their other options for the fifth starters spot which should return to Colby Lewis once he is hea...

Rangers sign veteran pitcher Lowe

The Texas Rangers added another veteran to the pitching staff Wednesday when they agreed to terms with right-hander Derek Lowe. Lowe will report to camp Friday on a minor-league deal and general manager Jon Daniels expects him to work with relievers when he reports, although starting is still in option. "Derek is a versatile veteran guy who could fill a variety of roles for...

Yankees' Teixeira out 8-10 weeks

Mark Teixeira is going to be out at least until early May with a strained right wrist tendon, the latest major injury setback for the New York Yankees. New York general manager Brian Cashman gave the news after the Yankees' were beat 8-2 by the Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic team on Wednesday. Teixeira was hurt swinging a bat Tuesday in an indoor cage during pregame...

Report: Mariano Rivera To Announce That He Will Retire After 2013 Season

From ESPN New York: Mariano Rivera will announce Saturday that he will retire after the coming season, sources confirmed for ESPN.Well damn it. We all new this was coming, but it's still sad knowing this will be his last year.

Andruw Jones’ 25,000 square foot mansion on the market (PICS)

You and 1,000 of your closest friends should chip in $5,000 each to buy former Braves and Yankees outfielder Andruw Jones’ Duluth, Georgia mansion.  If you did, you would each get your own 25 square feet. The listing is nothing like the smooth, often nonchalant-looking center fielder. The ULTIMATE in LUXURY! BIGGEST, BEST and most BEAUTIFUL home in Sugarloaf Country...

Kuroda throws 3 scoreless innings

New York right-hander Hiroki Kuroda temporarily slowed down the heavy-hitting Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic team, allowing two hits over three scoreless innings in the Yankees' 8-2 loss on Wednesday. The Dominican Republic opens WBC play Thursday night against Venezuela at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Jose Reyes, Robinson Cano and Hanley Ramirez...

Mark Teixeira out 8-10 weeks with strained wrist

The New York Yankees rough spring continues. First baseman Mark Teixieira will miss eight to ten weeks after straining his wrist this week, causing him to drop out of the World Baseball Classic and return to New York for evaluation. The MASH unit for the Yankees is piling up at this point, with Teixeira and Curtis Granderson joining Alex Rodriguez as offensive starters that will...

Fan Post: Should Injuries Worry the New York Yankees?

Today’s guest post comes from Joe Mucci, a current college student and big Yankee fan, as he wanted to talk about the plethora of injuries the Bronx Bombers are currently dealing with. Make sure to give Joe a follow on Twitter, @JoeMucci. With the recent news the New York Yankees received about Mark Teixeira, there is growing concern going forward. Mark Teixeira is just another...

Report: Mariano Rivera to Retire After the Season

New York Yankees fans have one more season to witness the Sandman putting hitters to sleep. In a report from Joel Sherman’s of the New York Post, Yankees future Hall of Fame closer Mariano Rivera, will announce that he intends to retire from baseball after the 2013 season on Saturday. Rivera, who it was rumored was planning to retire after last season before sustaining a season...

Mark Teixeira the Latest Damaged Yankee

The Yankees already had a damaged Alex Rodriguez. They already had a damaged Curtis Granderson. They already had a damaged Michael Pineda, and a damaged Phil Hughes, and a damaged general freaking manager. Now they get to deal with a damaged Mark Teixeira on top of everything else. The word: The Yankees’ injury-riddled spring took another serious hit on Wednesday, as the team announced...

Open Mike 03-06-13 Pt 2 Yankees lose Teixeira for 10 weeks

In the second hour of the Open Mike program from March 6, 2013, host Michael Cohen welcomes in Dan Feuerstein of Triple Coverage and Feuerstein’s Fire to discuss the hit the Yankees will take after losing Mark Teixeira for 10 weeks. The boys then have a bone to pick with a certain website that claims Robbie Cano and Curtis Granderson took steroids. Open Mike 03-06-13 pt 2 OpenMike030613pt2

Teixeira out of US lineup with sore forearm

Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira has been scratched from the U.S. lineup for Tuesday's exhibition game against the Chicago White Sox with a sore right forearm. The injury is not considered serious. The U.S. was preparing for its opener in the World Baseball Classic on Friday night against Mexico by taking on the White Sox at Camelback Ranch. The Rays' Ben Zobrist started...

Ichiro Suzuki, Michael Jordan Rub Shoulders in Classic Video From Japanese Star’s 1995 Visit to Chicago (Video)

What did the world look like before Ichiro Suzuki became an unforgettable part of modern Major League Baseball? What did the world look like when Michael Jordan was still the most coveted conversation in sports — a legend among even the would-be legends? For that matter, what did the world look like when Tom and Jerry sweatshirts still existed, and when Japanese baseball stars...

Cano's dad says Robbie wouldn't feel right leaving the Yankees

Jose Cano has guided his son Robinson throughout his whole life and now — while the younger Cano faces one of the biggest decisions of his professional career — father sounds like he knows what's best for the New York Yankees all-everything. The elder Cano, who will be on the coaching staff of his son's Dominican Republic team for the World  Baseball Classic, says he...

Hosmer replaces injured Teixeira

Eric Hosmer has replaced Mark Teixeira as the everyday first baseman for Team USA at the World Baseball Classic.
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