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Brian Cashman met with Bob Garber, the agent for C.J. Wilson and Roy Oswalt, in Milwaukee today, the Yankees GM confirmed. Garber didn't divulge whether the two sides exchanged figures for either pitcher, but told Marc Carig of the Star-Ledger that the Yanks invited Wilson to New York to meet with the team's decision-makers, including Hal Steinbrenner and director of pro personnel Billy Eppler.
"I told him where we were at, they understood, and want us to come out," Garber said. "I think it's a good fit. We have a lot of teams we have to narrow down. I think the Yankees are a team that we've narrowed down as a team we want to spend a little time with."
For his part, Cashman said that it's still early and he's in no rush to make any formal offers yet, according to Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York. However, Garber praised Cashman's aggressiveness, and indicated that, while he's in talks with six or seven teams regarding Wil...
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According to Jon Heyman at SI tweeted that the New York Yankees have signed 31-year old, lefty reliever Mike O’Connorto what my
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O’Connor pitched 6.2 innings for the New York Mets last season, where he gave-up five hits, two earned runs, three walks and struck out eight batters. Before that O’Connor had not seen...
From Marc Carig:Pleased with what he described as general manager Brian Cashman’s “aggressiveness,” C.J. Wilson’s representative said today the Yankees have extended an invitation to visit New York, where he would meet with some of the team’s top decision-makers.
Wilson’s agent Bob Garber, who met with Cashman at the general managers’ meetings, refused to divulge...
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has confirmed that he recently met with Bob Garber, who happens to be the agent for both C.J. Wilson and Roy Oswalt.
It remains to be seen whether the Yankees go after a big-ticket arm this winter, but Brian Cashman is certainly keeping his team in the mix. Cashman spent most of Tuesday sequestered with the rest of his fellow GMs as they met for six hours.
The New York Yankees' search for starting pitching entered a new phase Tuesday, as general manager Brian Cashman met with the agent for free-agent pitchers C.J. Wilson and Roy Oswalt, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Wilson is the top free agent pitcher on the market, and Oswalt is a reliable fallback option. Cashman and agent Bob Garber sat down to discuss...
Brian Cashman expects Alex Rodriguez to bounce back with an A-Rod-type season in 2012, but the GM wondered Tuesday whether the Yankees might have been better off in the AL division series with Eric Chavez playing third base.
Let's round up the latest rumors on a few members of this winter's free agent class:
Agent Paul Kinzer told Jim Bowden on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM (Twitter link) that, while Aramis Ramirez has a limited market, there are at least two teams very interested in the third baseman.
Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports (via Twitter) that Eric Chavez'...
As usual, Jon Heyman is tweeting up a storm. His latest from Day 2 of the GM Meetings...
The Yankees believe the prices on C.J. Wilson and Edwin Jackson are way too high thus far, and plan to wait them out. Wilson's agent Bob Garber requested a meeting with the Yankees in New York, during a discussion with GM Brian Cashman yesterday.
The Marlins are telling teams...