Yankees sign nine players with ST invite

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The New York Yankees have announced that they signed nine players to minor league deals that include an invitation to Spring Training. The nine players are:

RHP Bruce Billings
INF Russ Canzler
RHP Robert Coello
RHP Brian Gordon
RHP Chris Leroux
OF Antoan Richardson
INF Scott Sizemore
INF Yangervis Solarte
INF Zelous Wheeler

In total, the Yankees have 26 invitees to Spring Training which include Mark Montgomery, Tyler Austin, Matt Daley, Corban Joseph, Jim Miller, David Herndon Yoshinori Tateyama, Chase Whitley, Fred Lewis, Danny Burawa, Pete O’Brien, Francisco Arcia, Adonis Garcia, Jose Gil, Jose Pirela, Francisco Rondon, and Mason Williams. Ronnier Mustelier did not make the cut to be an invitee this season. Sorry, Musty fans.

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7 Responses to Yankees sign nine players with ST invite

  1. Charlie says:

    Who chooses these players? How does Musty not get an invite and Antoan Richardson does. It seems as if they pick names out of a hat….what a mistake.

  2. mikefoxtrot says:

    of that group, Montgomery is most likely to soon make a contribution to the Yankees

  3. Ron Tamoschat says:

    Leaving out Mustelier makes no sense. What do the Yankees have to lose by inviting him ? He looked good last year in Spring Training , as good as anybody else they played there , and had a decent season in the minors last year after recovering from the knee contusions he sustained at Spring Training. I must confess I don't understand the logic this Management team operates under.

    • Tanned Tom says:

      Simple enough, they already are set in the INF, and know what Mustelier can do. They are using ST to take a look at these other guys. Also, Mustelier was moved to RF in the past because of defensive issues, and there is some thought that he is older than his stated age.

  4. tomy cassella says:

    i never will be able to understand the yankees' logic.

  5. Yankees fan says:

    The only person I remember on that list is Brian Gordon which the last time I heard his name was in 2012 ouch! What do they do say step right up young man your name was picked by the computer!? I am just in shame.

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