Author Archives: Steven Schwartz

Where Are They Now…

I've compiled a list for your benefit/enjoyment of where you can find every former Yankee or former Yankee minor leaguer right now in Spring Training.  There are a few that I bet the Yankees would gladly take back, such as Tyler Clippard, while a majority of them have yet to do anything productive for their ...

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Don't Trust Chan Ho, Never Trust Chan Ho, Can't Trust Chan Ho, Don't Trust Him

Although their names had been linked in the days prior to the Yankees' signing of Chan Ho Park, I was a little surprised to see that they actually completed a deal. What can the Yankees expect out of Chan Ho Park as a reliever?  Can he be used in a set-up role?  Was this entire article ...

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Yankees Bring Back 3 on Minor League Deals

According to Matt Eddy of BaseballAmerica, the Yankees re-signed three minor leaguers who were in the organization last year.  The Yankees re-signed RHP Paul Bush, OF Edwar Gonzalez, and 3B Marcos Vechionacci on minor league deals. Bush, 30, pitched in 12 games between Trenton and Scranton last year after being signed from the Somerset Patriots of ...

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2010 Player Previews: Boone Logan

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Boone Logan, 25, was a 20th round pick by the Chicago White Sox back in 2002.  He surprised baseball by making the White Sox' opening day roster back in 2006 with only four games above rookie ball to his name.  He struggled mightily in the majors and has been up and down ever since. 2009: Boone Logan ...

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Colbrunn, Tyson Named Managers

The Yankees made two managerial changes in the low minors today, as they announced that Charleston RiverDogs manager Torre Tyson would be named the manager of the Tampa Yankees, and taking his place would be RiverDogs hitting coach Gregg Colbrunn Tyson was the RiverDogs' hitting coach for two years and spent the last three years as ...

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Bring in Your Tired…Your Hungry

Recently Jim Edmonds announced that he was attempting a comeback for the 2010 season.  Furthermore, Eric Byrnes was officially released from the Arizona Diamondbacks.   Both should figure to be cheap options for the Yankees, and a guy that could possibly take some time in left field, depending on how Brett Gardner is doing. Frankly, I'd ...

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Are The Yankees Set Depth Wise?

Over the last week the Yankees have added a few minor pieces such as Reid Gorecki, among others, to the depth chart. Guys like Gorecki and Jon Weber are not at all likely to open the year on the team; only if they have an amazing spring and other unforeseen incidents occur (such as ...

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A Champion’s Triumphant Return

Throughout Yankee history there have many names that one will never forget. Babe Ruth. Mickey Mantle. Ron Guidry. But personally, I feel the need to talk about a certain five-time World Series champion who played shortstop for the Yankees during their amazing run in the 1990s. Of course you know the guy ...

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