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Yangervis Solarte Will Be Missed

Baseball has a long and storied history. Its vast landscape dotted with legendary figures, much the same way Middle Earth was dotted with large walking, talking tree men and Middle America is dotted with Sonics. In the course of this great game there have been figures that stand out amongst the rest: John: Evers, McGraw, Mize, Bench Joe: Morgan, McGinty, Tinker,Dimaggio, Cronin,...
Via Off The Bench
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Yankees regret trading Solarte?

Yangervis Solarte Yankees – Photo Credit – Keith Allison   The New York Yankees thought they had found a diamond in the rough with rookie third baseman Yangervis Solarte. He started off the season so well, batting .303 during the month of April and hitting 5 of his 6 homers during the month of May. He even had a productive month of May. In fact, on May 14th, he led the American...
Via Hot Stove MLB
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball: Impact of the Chase Headley trade

On Tuesday, July 22, the San Diego Padres agreed to send third baseman Chase Headley to the New York Yankees in exchange for utility man Yangervis Solarte and minor-league pitcher Rafael De Paula; the Yankees also received $1,000,000 in salary relief. Currently, the New York Yankees sit just three games above .500 at 51-48; however, they are just three and a half games behind the...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Trade Headley for Yangervis Solarte and Rafael De Paula, Fans Still Confused by Smith Contract

The Padres sent third baseman Chase Headley to the Yankees today in exchange for utility man Yangervis Solarte, long-shot pitching prospect Rafael De Paula, and about $3 million in freed salary. Solarte, drafted by the Twins, was signed as a minor league free agent by the Rangers in 2011 and again by the Yankees in 2014. His stock rose this year after a hot start in New York, though...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees acquire Chase Headley from Padres

The New York Yankees have agreed to a deal with the San Diego Padres that will send third baseman Chase Headley to the Bronx. #Yankees acquire 3B Chase Headley & cash from Padres in exchange for INF Yangervis Solarte & RHP Rafael De Paula. — New York Yankees (@Yankees) July 22, 2014 In return, the Padres are getting infielder Yangervis Solarte...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  1 Comment

Yankees Get Chase Headly; Trade Solarte

Norm Hall/Getty Images The Yankees have made their first significant position player deal, they have just acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres. In return the Padres will get the struggling Yangervis Solarte league right-hander Rafael De Paula. The Padres will also pay $1 million dollars of Headly’s remaining $10.5 million dollar contract. Headley is strictly...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres acquire INF Yangervis Solarte and RHP Rafael De Paula

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired infielder Yangervis Solarte and right-handed pitcher Rafael De Paula from the New York Yankees in exchange for infielder Chase Headley and cash considerations.  Solarte, 27, made his Major League debut for the Yankees this season, making the club's Opening Day roster. He has hit .254 (64-for-252) with 14...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Solarte was playing video games when called up

Yangervis Solarte (Credit: Associated Press) According to‘a Bryan Hoch, Carlos Beltran was placed on the seven day concussion disabled list after he was hit in the face with a foul ball last night. Carlos Beltran placed on seven day concussion DL — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) July 10, 2014 In the corresponding move, the Yankees pulled up Yangervis Solarte who had been with...
Via Reading Between The Seams
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Has Yangervis Solarte Been These Last Few Years?

Yangervis has proven his worth for the boys in Pinstripes The New York Yankees are known for spending big bucks on baseball’s best players in order to win championships, but with age, injuries, and inconsistency, they must find their answers deep inside the farm system. One of those lucky players is Yangervis Solarte, who hadn’t swung a bat in the majors until this season...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No plans to move Yangervis Solarte in the lineup

Yangervis Solarte currently has the American League's best average at .336 but it looks like the Yankees will take that as a sign to keep things as they are. Don't expect Solarte to move up in the lineup due to his great hitting. That may come with more time but Joe Girardi likes having Solarte where he is: "We've kind of kept him where he is at because...
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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