A couple of things happened today but I wasn’t near a computer, so I didn’t get a chance to update the blog. I took a couple of minutes and rounded everything that happened in order to make a notes and link post to keep everyone (including myself) up to speed.
— Alex Rodriguez‘s hearing to have his 211-game suspension overturned is in recess until the week of November 18.
— The Yankees obviously are looking for free agents in order to have a chance to contend next season. However, Scott Boras told the New York Post that the free agents aren’t exactly sold on going to the Yankees.
— The Chicago White Sox signed Cuban first basemen Jose Abreu for a six-year, $68 Million contract. Lohud Yankees discusses how Abreu’s asking price could affect the the asking price for Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
— According to ESPN New York, a source said that the New York Yankees plan on going on a free agent shopping spree since they are shedding $85-$90 Million from the 2013 payroll.