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Yankee outfielder Nick Swisher traded in his pinstripes for
camouflaged body armor when he and his new wife headed to
Afghanistan over Thanksgiving.
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Key Stats: The old argument is that people draft a veteran player that is on the decline too early because of name recognition. With Derek Jeter it's gotten to the point where the name recognition is so big that the reverse can happen and people are actually underestimating his value. Obviously Jeter isn't the player he was a decade ago, but he still gets the numbers. Last...
The New York Yankees signed Freddy Garcia to a 1 year contract, following a solid performance by the left handed pitcher in 2011. The team has not yet released terms of the agreement, but it is expected to be a 1 year deal worth roughly $4.5 – $5 million.
Garcia signed a minor league contract with New York in Spring Training last year, and pitched well enough to earn...
Mark Teixeira has either made or is still owed a total of $100,000,000 in his MLB career. He’ll make $22.5MM each year for the next five years. So imagine our shock this morning when Mark hit enter on this tweet: “I’ve never gone shopping on Black Friday and this incident reminds me why…” Tex was referencing today’s news that some lady unloaded pepper spray on fellow...
Freddy Garcia proved last year that he still has at least something left to give at the major league level, and as a result, he'll get another contract for the 2012 season. NJ.com reports that the right-hander will sign a one-year deal with the New York Yankees. The deal is reportedly worth $5 million with contract clauses. The 35-year-old right-hander was 12-8 with a 3.62 ERA...
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Well, he worked in 2011. The Yankees shored up their rotation by bringing back Freddy Garcia. Any time you can sign someone to a one year deal, it’s worth taking a shot on and the Yankees are looking to pay Garcia between $4 and $5 million in 2012. Garcia was solid in 25 starts and [...]
Freddy Garcia has reached agreement with the Yankees on a deal worth about $4 million, plus incentives.
It's tough to imagine Derek Jeter or Mariano Rivera wearing something other than a Yankees' uniform, and for a long time the same was true for Bernie Williams. The former batting champ and five-time All-Star spent his entire career in pinstripes, but he came very close to joining an AL East rival during the 1998-1999 offseason.
Williams, who had just turned 30, hit...