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IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught:
The Yankees exiled 23-year-old OF Abraham Almonte to Seattle yesterday for pitcher Shawn Kelley, a 28-year-old bullpen cotter pin who been designated for assignment, leaving the Mariners near zero leverage in cutting another sweet Jesus deal. It's hard to spin these sub-atomic particle movements, which can only be seen through River Ave electron microscopes, or the Scranton Tribune. It's hard to care. Abe Almonte is most famous within the Yankiverse for being "the other Almonte" - not Zolio, the OF who hit some homers last spring before vanishing into the Sbaros cafeteria lasagna displays of the New York State Thruway. Abe played between High A and Double A Trenton, where he stole 30 bases and restored himself to the official Sickels World Prospect Registry. He'd been lost in a thicket of Yankee nobodies whose baseball destinies lie in some future Caribbean League pennant race. We have a bunch. The Expendables. Kelley is an arm with major league experience, who...
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The New York Yankees made their first roster move of the spring earlier tonight, announcing the acquisition of a new relief pitcher. The team has picked up RHP Shawn Kelley from the Seattle Mariners. The release from the team is below:
The New York Yankees today announced they have acquired right-handed pitcher Shawn Kelley from the Seattle...
To say that New York Yankees pitcher C.C. Sabathia is a rather rotund individual wouldn't be far from the truth.
Back in 2011, C.C. claimed that he lost 25 pounds after cutting out the popular breakfast cereal "Captain Crunch" from his diet.
The fine folks over at the New York Daily News covering Yankees spring training noted that C.C. had lost some weight and...
TAMPA, Fla. — Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli says he consulted with Biogenesis of America LLC after a foot injury, but did not receive any treatment from the facility.
Cervelli said a recommendation to visit the clinic did not come from another player or an agent. He declined to name the person who gave the recommendation.
“I checked with doctors, people, and somebody recommended...
The New York Yankees and their fans are eager to see Michael Pineda pitch. The 24-year old was acquired prior to last season from the Seattle Mariners in a trade that sent Jesus Montero to Seattle. Pineda then promptly began having shoulder issues and was shut down for the entire 2012 season. He still won't be ready for the start of this season, but it looks like he could...
Despite some snags in the recent days, the Seattle Mariners and SP Felix Hernandez have reached a deal on his new contract worth a reported $175 million dollars. The two parties will hold a news conference on Wednesday to announce the deal making Hernandez the highest paid pitcher in Major League Baseball.
As originally reported last week, Hernandez’s deal rolls the last two years...
An elbow “issue” was reportedly behind the delayed and ultimately adjusted agreement reached between the Seattle Mariners and
right-hander Felix Hernandez. While this unknown ailment that was discovered
during Hernandez’s MRI following the initial agreement, the former Cy Young
Award winner has now received a clean bill of health from team doctors, general
Ben and Sam preview the Mariners` season, and Pete talks to Seattle Times Mariners writer Geoff Baker (at 18:53).
The New York Yankees currently have six starting pitcher
candidates for five rotation spots, but this hasn’t stopped them from keeping
tabs on free agent right-hander Chien-Ming Wang, according to George A. King III of The New York Post.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman hasn’t had contact
with Wang’s representation, but New York will send scouts to watch Wang...