The Indians place starting first baseman Russell Branyan on the 15-day disabled list with a herniated disk in his lower back. Matt LaPorta will fill in for him in the interim. Branyan will play in just 52 games for the Tribe this ... Read More
AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Russell Branyan hit his sixth home run of the season tonight in the 10th inning, breaking a 2-2 tie and giving the Yankees the victory. He reached base four times tonight, going 2-for-3 with a pair of walks and two RBI. Chris Dickerson (2-5, 2 2B, 2 R), Ronnier Mustelier (2-for-5, 2 2B, [...]
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Power-hitting Branyan among those hoping to catch on with Yankees in spring training
February 12, 2012
There are simply some records over at Baseball-reference.com that are more fun to look at than others. Russell Branyan has one of those records. Russell the Muscle just signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees. If Branyan manages to crack the Yankees' line up, it will be the eleventh franchise for which the slugger has played. So far, he has homered at least once...
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Since six-time Gold Glover Eric Chavez seems to be AWOL, at least on the New York Yankees radar, GM Brian Cashman is up to his old tricks and I don’t mean off the field.
Once again Cashman is handing out minor league deals and 2012 Spring Training invites, and the latest recipient, according to the New York Post, is 37-year old Russell Branyan.
The New York Yankees have signed DH Russell Branyan to a minor league deal, Dan Martin of the New York Post reports. The deal includes an invite to Spring Training.
If Branyan makes the team, he would earn a base salary of $750k plus incentives.
The signing of Branyan, will not stop the Yankees from looking at other options at the DH spot such as Johnny Damon, Hideki Matsui...
The New York Yankees signed first baseman Russell Branyan to a minor league contract.
Branyan split last season with the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels.
He batted .197 with five home runs and 14 RBIs in 127 at-bats between the two teams.
Branyan, 36, has a .232 career average with 194 home runs in 14 seasons with 10 teams.
From Dan Martin:The Yankees agreed Wednesday to sign Russell Branyan to a minor-league deal with an invitation to major league spring training.
The move does not impact the team’s chances of adding another lefty bat and it remains in the hunt for Johnny Damon, Hideki Matsui and Raul Ibanez.
But Branyan’s presence could make things more difficult for Eric Chavez because...
Russell Branyan has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Yankees and will try to win a bench job as a corner infielder during spring training.
The Yankees announced the deal Wednesday.
Branyan hit .197 with five homers and 14 RBIs in 127 at-bats last season for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels, playing first base, third base and designated hitter....
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February 08, 2012