Author Archives: Rob Abruzzese

Yankees on the verge of trading for Alfonso Soriano


The Yankees are on the verge of trading for Alfonso Soriano with the Cubs paying the bulk of what's left on his contract in exchange for a mid-level prospect, according to George King of the NY Post. Soriano, 37, is owed the remainder of his $18 million salary this season and another $18 million next year. ...

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MLB suspends Ryan Braun for the rest of the season, is A-Rod next?


Major League Baseball has suspended Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun for the rest of the season for his part in the Biogenesis scandal, according to Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Braun will not appeal the sentence and has admitted using PED's. "I realize now that I have made some mistakes. I am willing to accept ...

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A-Rod suffers a setback while Jeter says he has no pain


Alex Rodriguez thought he would be back in Pinstripes on Monday. Instead he'll be spending more time in Tampa as the third baseman suffered a Grade 1 strain of his quadriceps over the weekend and will sit for at least a week before playing again. A-Rod needs to sit for at least five games before his ...

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Recent New York Yankees trade rumors — July 20, 2013


Here are the Yankees recent trade rumors and rumors involving players the Yankees are likely to be interested in. • Brian Cashman said on Friday that he's staying active in trade talks, but that the market has been a "tough one" and called the market for hitters "an offensive offensive market". • The Rockies owner said the team isn't ...

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Latest news on Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez


I've been gone from the site for nearly a week. I collected all of the news that I missed while I was gone in the post about Derek Jeter. I wanted to put all the Alex Rodriguez news in one spot though so here it is. • Alex Rodriguez has played in 12 rehab games. He's hit ...

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After playing in just 1 game the Yankees place Derek Jeter on the DL


The Yankees announced on Friday that they have placed Derek Jeter on the disabled list with a Grade 1 right quad strain retroactive to July 12 and have called up infielder Brent Lillibridge to take his place. Jeter is eligible to return on July 27, but quad strains often take longer than two weeks. In reality ...

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Yankees are lifeless against Red Sox in first game back after break


The Yankees just didn't have any life in them on a hot night in Boston on Friday as they lost 4-2 to the Red Sox after Andy Pettitte gave up a pair of home runs in the first couple of innings to put them in a hole they wouldn't get out of. Jacoby Ellsbury homered in ...

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Trade rumors: Yankees want controllable player for Hughes, will make qualifying offer


The Yankees are shopping Phil Hughes, but they aren't just looking to dump him off to anyone willing to take him. Instead they are looking for a right-handed corner outfielder with power and one they can control beyond 2013, according to Joel Sherman of the NY Post. If they can't deal him, Sherman said that they ...

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