Found November 01, 2011 on
The Yankees have declined their 2012 option on right-hander Andrew Brackman, making the former first-round Draft pick a free agent.

Yanks Don't Pick Up Brackman's Option

From Marc Carig:The Yankees severed ties today with former No. 1 draft pick Andrew Brackman, releasing the pitcher instead of picking up the option on his contract. General manager Brian Cashman announced the move, which comes after Brackman regressed badly in the minor leagues. The 6-foot-11 right-hander entered spring training with a chance to impress coaches, only to be slowed...

Yankees News: Brackman to Be Free Agent

The Yankees did not pick up their option on Andrew Brackman, a former first round draft pick, making Brackman a free agent. Brackman made his MLB debut for the Yankees in September 2011.  Cashman says, ” I would love to bring him back on a minor league deal.”   Other Yankees Updates: Joba Chamberlain tweeted [...] Related posts:Yankees News: GM Cashman Signs 3 Year Deal...

Pitcher Andrew Backman released by Yankees

Pitcher Andrew Brackman has been released by the New York Yankees, four years after signing a contract for a $3.35 million bonus. New York drafted Brackman in the first round with the 30th pick in 2007, knowing the 6-foot-10 right-hander from North Carolina State likely would need elbow ligament-replacement surgery. He had the operation that Aug 24. Brackman made his major league...

Offseason Notes: Yanks’ Brackman Now Free Agent

Andrew Brackman, who signed a major-league deal out of NC State, is no longer a Yankee. Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Offseason Notes. 1. Assorted Headlines 2. SCOUT Leaderboards: Arizona Fall League 3. Prospecting: Baseball America’s Top 10 Atlanta Prospects Assorted Headlines Yankees Decline Option on Former First-Rounder Brackman The...

News briefs: Yanks release 2007 draft pick Brackman

Tuesday's MLB news briefs: Pitcher Andrew Brackman has been released by the New York Yankees, four years after signing a contract for a $3.35 million bonus.

Yankees Decline Option On Andrew Brackman

The Yankees declined their 2012 option on righty Andrew Brackman, GM Brian Cashman told reporters on a conference call today.  The 6'10" 25-year-old righty is now a free agent. 

Yankees prospect Andrew Brackman cut loose

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Team cuts ties with first-rounder Andrew Brackman
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