The Cincinnati Reds have reached an agreement with right-hander Andrew Brackman on a one-year deal.
Brackman was a September call up of the New York Yankees last season and pitched in three games. But the team declined his contract option this winter.
Brackman was selected in the first round of the 2007 draft by the Yankees despite needing reconstructive elbow surgery.
The Reds today signed Moeller High School graduate RHP Andrew Brackman to a 1-year contract through the 2012 season…Brackman was the New York Yankees’ No. 1 pick (30th overall) of the June 2007 first-year player draft…he was born in and grew up in Cincinnati, where he was a baseball and basketball star at Moeller…his bio and head shot are attached.
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It was a little surprising when the Yankees didn’t pick up Andrew Brackman‘s option this offseason, but considering it was worth $2 million and he took a giant step backwards last season it wasn’t totally without merit.
Still, I wanted to see the Yankees re-sign him for maybe a lesser deal, but instead he has signed a major league contract with the Cincinnati Reds, according...
A person familiar with the negotiations says 6-foot-10 pitching prospect Andrew Brackman has agreed to a one-year contract with the Cincinnati Reds.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement had not been announced.
Brackman, let go by the New York Yankees, would be paid $500,000 if he's in the major leagues, The 26-year-old would get $480,000...
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December 13, 2011
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...
Draft picks are going to bust far more often than not in this game — even highly-touted first rounders. The further away you get from the top of the first round, though, the more the bust potential increases. Few first rounders have busted as hard as Andrew Brackman, not just in terms of his failure to contribute to the team that drafted him, but also in terms of how much he cost...
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
Yankees Decline Option on Former First-Rounder Brackman
In a bit of an unexpected move today Brian Cashman told reporters that the Yankees have not exercised their option on their 2007 1st round draft pick Andrew Brackman, making him a free agent.
The Yankees were considered fortunate when they drafted Brackman so late in the 1st round (he was 30th overall), but they got him thanks to an arm injury that he eventually needed Tommy...
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...
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November 01, 2011
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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 [...]
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