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The Yankees have signed David Aardsma, the former Red Sox reliever who had Tommy John Surgery last July, to a one-year deal with an option for 2013, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network.
Aardsma, 30, is a hard throwing, fastball/slider type who was on the shelf last season even before TJS with hip and elbow injuries. He had a great 2009 season with the Mariners, putting...
Bringing Eric Chavez to camp figures to lock up most of the remaining roster spots for position players, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi does not want to call off the competitions just yet.
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...
It is early, and Spring Training has a funny way of helping imagination project greatness. But the Yankees' initial impressions of 23-year-old Michael Pineda have been promising, and it is clear they are banking on the 6-foot-7 hurler establishing a big presence.
Now that AJ Burnett is no longer a Yankee, speculation has begun as to whether or not his pie act will continue and, if it does, who should do the honors. Joe Girardi was asked about it the other day. He said "The guys enjoyed it. Someone might do it, continue the tradition."[The Star-Ledger] I don't know if Girardi was serious or was simply being polite to the reporter...
Last season, Ivan Nova returned after a stint in the Minors with an indispensable fire, forcing the Yankees to wrestle with a six-man rotation. Now his job security is fairly secure.
Eric Chavez arrived at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Thursday morning, tossing on a Yankees T-shirt and stowing a few personal items in his assigned locker before taking his physical.
TAMPA — If Mariano Rivera has decided this is it, Mike Mussina says that could help his former teammate, even though the all-time saves leader hardly needs another advantage.
Prior to the 2008 season Mussina decided he would retire at the end of the year. He told a few teammates, but...
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The Associated Press reports: “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 [...]