Found July 25, 2012 on Sliding Into Home:
PLAYERS: Ramiro Pena
TEAMS: New York Yankees
Picimg_mlb_mar_11_0513, here's a list of available third basemen on the trade market via MLBTradeRumors.

Ichiro Made Concessions To Join Yankees

From Wallace Matthews:Ichiro Suzuki apparently wanted the New York Yankees even more than the Yankees wanted him. Before completing a trade to acquire the Japanese star, the Yankees spelled out a list of conditions to Ichiro, a former American League MVP and two-time batting champion. Ichiro would be asked to switch positions, hit at the bottom of the lineup and possibly...

Yankeetorial: The Master faces his greatest challenge ever: the historic HR call for Ichiro

At some point, Ichiro Suzuki will hit a home run for the Yankees. Odds are, he won't hit two. But let's face it, a little wind, a little momentum from a Yankee Stadium crowd, the right pitch... and Ichiro will smack one. That gives the legendary radio voice of the New York Yankees one shot at permanently Sterlingizing the future Hall of Famer. One call. The opportunity...

Updates on Gardner and Joba

George A. King III is reporting that Brett Gardner had arthroscopic surgery on his injured right elbow today and everything went as planned. Team physician Chris Ahmad performed the surgery and said there told Gardner's agent that there were "no surprises" and "they found what they expected to find." On the positive side of things, Brian Cashman was raving...

Cashman: Mariano Rivera Will Not Return This Year

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-9757\">Ron Antonelli/New York Daily News via Bryan Hoch – Yankees...

Ichiro Suzuki, Anibal Sanchez Trades Have Yankees, Tigers Rendering American League Wild Card Race Pointless

When spring began, and MLB fans and predictors were making their choices for who would rule the year, the Yankees and Tigers were foregone conclusions. New York would get some kind of playoff spot out of the American League East, and Detroit would win the American League Central running away. But the first few months of the season seemed to prove common sense wrong. The Tigers started...

Ichiro Suzuki: Professional Hitter

Ichiro Suzuki has done one thing better than anyone since entering the majors in 2001, hit. He joined the Mariners after a very good professional career in Japan. He was 27 and in the prime of his career. His first season saw him lead the Mariners to 116 wins (tied for most regular season wins). He was the first Japanese player to become an everyday player in the bigs and experts...

Ichiro says he is looking forward to the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry

The rivalry between the Red Sox and Yankees is arguably the most heated and historic in all of sports. When thinking about it, images of Jason Varitek and Alex Rodriguez brawling or Pedro Martinez tossing Don Zimmer probably race through your head. Is it possible to fit Ichiro into the equation? The former Mariners outfielder says he is looking forward to it. “When I watched those...

Ichiro Suzuki, a Yankee

As a long time Seattle Mariners fan and a person with distaste for the New York Yankees, I can sum up last night’s trade in two words.  It stinks.  The face of the franchise, Ichiro Suzuki, and cash was sent to the New York Yankees for two prospects.  I know that Ichiro is nearing the end of his career, and it became unclear if he was going to continue with the Mariners, since...

Ichiro beats his former team in his Yankees debut

SEATTLE -- For the first time in a dozen years, Ichiro Suzuki walked into Safeco Field without walking into the home clubhouse. Traded to the New York Yankees midday Monday, Ichiro walked to the interview room where the trade was announced, then headed to the visitor's clubhouse. And he smiled. Alex Rodriguez, the Yankees third baseman who has known Ichiro for over a decade...

Letter to the Editor: No peanuts at a Yankee game?

The Post Standard (Syracuse, NY) July 19, 2012 Thursday To the Editor:I went to Alliance Bank Stadium on a recent Saturday evening to catch the Scranton Yankees play the Buffalo Bisons, the Mets' Triple-A farm team. It was a great night to watch the game as the weather was perfect. At the concession stand they had everything you could want to enjoy a baseball game: beer,...

Ichiro to the Bronx

Only in American baseball can a guy walk across the other side of the field and into the dugout that belonged to opponents moments earlier and call it home. It was a strange scene that the baseball world didn’t have a lot of time to prepare for. I never pictured Ichiro Suzuki in anything other than a Mariners uniform. And if it was going to happen it would be okay; we would all...
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