Author Archives: Dan LaTorraca

Why Were the Yankees so Quick to Cut Igawa?

The Yankees have cut nine players this spring, effectively sending them to minor league camp: pitchers Andrew Brackman, D.J. Mitchell, Christian Garcia, Kevin Whelan, Wilkins Aria, Kei Igawa, Wilkin De La Rosa, Jeremy Bleich and catchers Daniel Gil and Kyle … Continue reading

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Gaudin Feeling Extra Fatigued

The spring is still early, which makes the news that Chad Gaudin was feeling extra fatigued during his last start all the more disheartening. According to Mark Feinsand, Gaudin was extremely tired before, during and after yesterdays outing against the … Continue reading

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Spring Training Stock Report: 3/10

Moving Up: Alfredo Aceves. The right-hander is making a strong case for a spot in the rotation after tossing six hitless innings this spring. If he continues to pitch this well, he could force the Yankees to send either Phil … Continue reading

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Kevin Towers to Join Yankees

The rumors have swirled during the winter, but according to two major league sources, former Padres GM Kevin Towers will officially join the Yankees as a special assistant to Brian Cashman. Rejoice: Towers will start with the Yankees next week … Continue reading

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