Found February 24, 2012 on
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New York Yankees: Cashman you are losing it again

Image via Wikipedia Are the New York Yankees in need of another right-handed reliever? No, no…. the Yankees need a lefty to aid Boone Logan out of the bullpen, and even more so now that LHR Hideki Okajima failed his physical a few days ago. Well, not when your GM is named Brian Cashman who is on his quantity vs. quality crusade again hoping to look like a genius; when in actuality...

Yankees And Russell Martin Talking Extension

The New York Yankees have proposed ripping up Russell Martin‘s current one-year contract and giving him a three-year deal, reports Andrew Marchand of If the Yankees and Martin were to come to an agreement, it would make Martin a Yankee through 2014. Negotiations are in the early stages, however. The Yankees and Martin avoided [...]

Michael Pineda Player Projection No. 45

Key Stats: Upon seeing where other sites are ranking Michael Pineda after the way he started in his rookie season, I am very surprised that he’s not being ranked higher. Pineda came out of the gates flying last year as a top 50 player in both April and May – only four other starting pitchers accomplished that. He was deservedly (unlike 50% of the players) selected to the all...

Teixeira’s effort worth weight loss

TAMPA — Mark Teixeira didn’t drop 15 pounds in order to beat out the bunts he plans to put in play this year.“The older you get, the lighter,’’ said the 31-year-old Teixeira, who said he had been 225 to 230 pounds the last eight seasons. “I tried to eat...

More questions for ageless Jeter

TAMPA — Derek Jeter is in the eye of the beholder. If you are a Jeter true believer then you dismissed the visual and statistical evidence from the beginning of 2010 to midway through last year when Jeter performed as one of the worst regularly used players in the game. You...

Chavez happy to be back with Yankees

TAMPA -- Eric Chavez spent the offseason wondering where — and if — he might play again. There was only one place he really had in mind. Chavez was back with the Yankees on Thursday after agreeing to a $900,000, one-year deal. The 34-year-old said retirement was a possibility, but he...

Girardi considering hitting Cano third

The No. 3 lineup spot is a badge of honor typically reserved for a team's best hitter, and you'd have a difficult time finding anyone in the Yankees' world who doesn't believe Robinson Cano fits there.

Yanks' Cano likes having A-Rod hit behind him in lineup

T AMPA — Joe Girardi has hinted that Robinson Cano will be the Yankees’ No. 3 hitter this season, which means that instead of protecting Alex Rodriguez in the lineup, the second baseman will have the three-time AL MVP protecting him.

Back soreness may keep Romine out a day

Yankees catcher Austin Romine experienced back soreness after going through workouts on Thursday and may miss a day, manager Joe Girardi said.

Agent: Yanks, catcher Martin talking extension

The New York Yankees have proposed ripping up Russell Martin's new one-year contract and giving him a three-year deal, his agent Matt Colleran told

Unusual medical procedure has Yankees' Alex Rodriguez feeling healthy, confident

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