New York Yankees: Preston Claiborne, DFA candidate

The New York Yankees are one day away from the start of their 2014 regular season. As the team readies itself for action against the Houston Astros, team management has to deal with one 40-man roster spot.When the Yankees decided to add non-roster invitee Yangervis Solarte to the 25-man roster instead of Eduardo Nunez it created the necessity to remove a player from the current...
Via The Baseball Stance
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Preston Claiborne Amongst Today’s Roster Cuts

As we get closer and closer to opening day the obvious roster cuts to slim to down to the 40-man and the big league 25-man roster are inevitable. Well today was one of those days, according to reports out of Tampa there are some empty lockers this morning, even some names we know. It looks like the most familiar name on the list is reliever Preston Claiborne. After yesterday’s...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees recall RHP Claiborne, place Nix on DL

The Yankees have recalled reliever Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to replace injured infielder Jayson Nix on the roster. Nix was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a broken left hand after he was hit by a pitch from Toronto's R.A. Dickey the night before. New York manager Joe Girardi says he expects Nix to miss the rest of the season. Claiborne...
Via Fox Sports
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Preston Claiborne- No Free Passes

The New York Yankees have been pleasantly surprised by one of their relief pitchers this season, someone they weren't counting on being so reliable- rookie Preston Claiborne.  He made his MLB debut this season and has appeared in 13 games, spanning 18.1 innings.  His sparkling 0.49 ERA and 0.71 WHIP are something to behold, but it's his control that has been truly masterful...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Preston Claiborne Continues to Impress with Yankees

In a season that can be labeled as a surprise for the New York Yankees, a season where they find themselves atop the AL East division standings nearly two months into the season, a part of that surprise is rookie reliever Preston Claiborne. Since his call-up on May 5 to replace an injured Joba Chamberlain in the bullpen, Claiborne has pitched phenomenally for New York. In six appearances...
Via Baseball News Source
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Purchase Reliever Preston Claiborne

The New York Yankees have purchased the contract of right handed pitcher Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. To make room for him the organization has opted to designate right handed pitcher Cody Eppley for assignment. Claiborne is expected to pitch in middle-relief. The post New York Yankees Purchase Reliever Preston Claiborne appeared first on FFLockerRoom...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Preston Claiborne?

Why not, we already have Lyle Overbay.Not to mention Cervelli.And Youk.

Yankees Promote Preston Claiborne

Preston Claiborne will be in Pinstripes starting tomorrow (Photo Credit: Preston Claiborne on Twitter) The New York Yankees have selected right-handed pitcher Preston Claiborne as the replacement for the injured Joba Chamberlain. The news was first broke by fellow minor leaguers Rob Segedin and Mark Montgomery on Twitter a short while ago according to an article on Claiborne...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Claiborne Strives To Be Dominant

MOOSIC, Pa. – When Preston Claiborne enters a game, no matter the situation, he has one mindset – shut it down. The right-handed relief pitcher, who’s in his second season with Triple-A Scranton, has had different roles throughout his career from setting up to closing in his first year to long-inning relief man in the past couple. But no matter the “role” he’s given,...
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Claiborne Aimed To Breakthrough

ROCHESTER, NY - On June 28th, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre reliever Preston Claiborne became the second player from the New York Yankees 2010 Draft Class to pitch for the Triple-A baseball team. He joined fellow draftee and reliever Chase Whitley on the active roster.
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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