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- Headley re-signed to 4-year, $52 million deal
- Drew re-signed to 1-year, $5 million deal
- Capuano re-signed to 1-year, $5 million deal
- Young re-signed to 1-year, $2.5 million deal
- Andrew Miller signed to 4-year, $36 million deal
- SS Didi Gregorius acquired in 3-team trade
- Prado and Phelps traded for Eovaldi and Jones
- Cervelli traded to Pirates for LHP Wilson
- Banuelos traded to Atlanta for 2 relievers
- Kelley traded to San Diego for relief prospect
- Germen's contract purchased from Mets
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Author Archives: Jason
Following up on my comparison between the terrific 2009 rotation with those of the late 1990s, this post assesses the sterling 2009 bullpen and gauges its performance along side the late 1990s dynasty. As with the rotation, the 2009 bullpen compares rather favorably with most years, including the tremendous 1998 team. As with last week’s ...
Pitchers and catchers today! YES!! 2009: Alfredo Aceves followed a strong 2008 debut (1-0, 2.40 ERA, 1.167 WHIP) with a terrific 2009 season that was comparable to Ramiro Mendoza's brilliant 1998 campaign (10-2, 3.25 ERA, 1.235 WHIP in 130 1/3 IP). Used mainly as a reliever in '09, the right-hander from Mexico offered the Yankees innings ...
2009: The greatest closer of all time and, in my opinion, the greatest relief pitcher ever, Mariano Rivera was again reliably outstanding in helping the Yankees clinch their 27th World Series title. Sporting an ERA below 2 for the sixth time in the last seven years, and for the ninth time in his incredible career, ...
Anthony McCarron of The New York Daily News had a good piece yesterday on Jesus Montero's extensive work on defensive skills over the winter. In it, McCarron spent considerable time exploring Montero the prospect and also Montero the person, giving fans a glimpse of the young phenom's demeanor and off-field interests--particularly building race cars--in addition ...
Peter Menking has done a terrific job breaking down the current rotation, including today’s post on Joba Chamberlain, to provide readers with a good glimpse into what they may expect from a strong 2010 rotation. In turn, I figured a look back at last year’s championship staff would allow a worthwhile comparison between last ...
“Salary cap” Those are two words you are unlikely to see when the 2011 collective bargaining agreement is reached, if the Yankees and other large-market baseball teams have their way. Equally unlikely, given the perennial opposition of both small-market teams and the MLBPA to it, is the likelihood that “salary floor” will appear in the final ...