Author Archives: Lenny Neslin

Vazquez Traded for Melky, Dunn, and Vizcaino

Javier Vazquez was given just one year to prove he could handle pitching in New York, but he couldn’t. Now, he’ll get another shot, as he was traded to the Yankees for Melky Cabrera and Mike Dunn. The Yankees also … Continue reading

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Late-night Deal in the Works?

Some hot stove insiders (Ken Rosenthal, Buster Olney, Ken Davidoff and Mark Feinsand) are tweeting away tonight, and all are saying the Yankees are in “active negotiations” for a starting pitcher tonight — not named Aaron Harrang. Rosenthal and Davidoff are … Continue reading

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Yankees, Cubs Talking Carlos Zambrano?

Brian Cashman “is believed to have inquired about Carlos Zambrano,” Mike Puma of the NY Post reported early this morning. Putting two and two together, the trade probably included either Melky Cabrera or Brett Gardner. A deal for Zambrano is unlikely because of the high … Continue reading

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My New 2010 Lineup Projection

Signing Nick Johnson changes everything. That is, if he’s healthy enough to play. Without him, I slotted the other offseason acquisition, Curtis Granderson, second in the order.  But together, they simply replace the spots of Johnny Damon and Hideki Matsui in 2009. Here’s my projected … Continue reading

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