Found January 12, 2012 on Bronx Pinstripes:
via WFAN | A Mattingly will be back in uniform in the Yankees’ organization this year — Preston. The 24-year-old son of the former Yankees star and current Los Angeles Dodgers manager agreed Wednesday to a minor league contract with New York. The Yankees said he will report to minor league spring training. He hit [...] Related posts:
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M's, Yanks swap Pineda for Montero

The Mariners and Yankees have pulled off a rare swap of young talent, with Jesus Montero headed to Seattle in exchange for Michael Pineda.

Scott Proctor Signs In Korea

Reliever Scott Proctor signed with Korea's Doosan Bears, reports Dan Kurtz of  The team added Dustin Nippert back in November. Proctor, 35, pitched for the Braves and Yankees in 2011.  He posted a 7.14 ERA, 6.5 K/9, 6.9 BB/9, 2.5 HR/9, and 31.6% groundball rate in 40 1/3 innings.  Proctor's average fastball velocity was up to 93.8 miles per hour, but it...

Marchand: Yanks "Strongly Considering Adding Payroll"

From Andrew Marchand:After the slumber of their quiet offseason, the Yankees are strongly considering adding payroll in a deal to bring in a starting pitcher via free agency or a trade, a baseball official with knowledge of the team’s thinking told ESPN New York. The official said that with prices coming down as spring training approaches, the odds were “60-40” that the...

M's get Jesus Montero

The New York Yankees made their all winter long finally awaited move for a pitcher, agreeing to trade for right-hander Michael Pineda from the Mariners in exchange for top prospect Jesus Montero,'s Jon Heyman reports. The Seattle Mariners will also get right-hander Hector Noesi, while right-hander Jose Campos goes the Bronx Bomber. Pineda, 22, went 9-10 with a...

Yanks Trade Montero for Pineda ... Ummm, seriously?

I'm not a fan of this trade at all. Pineda is a very nice young pitcher, but unless they were getting King Felix in return I didn't want to see Montero traded. I have a feeling this is going to be a deal the Yankees regret for a very long time.

Yankees meet with Edwin Jackson's agent

Yankees managing partner Hal Steinbrenner met with agent Scott Boras tonight
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