Category Archives: Transactions

Roster Moves: Miller, Daley, Francis

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Just a day after the Masahiro Tanaka news, the Yankees are making some roster changes. Here were the moves that occured within the last hour. Jeff Francis: Let's start with the trade the Yankees made. The Yankees acquired Jeff Francis and cash considerations from the Oakland Athletics for a PTBNL. Francis was 0-1 with a 6.08 ERA in ...

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Yankees designate Alfonso Soriano for assignment

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As if the news of Vidal Nuno being traded to the Diamondbacks wasn't enough, the Yankees have made another move. The New York Yankees have announced that Alfonso Soriano has been designated for assignment. The move clears the 25-man and the 40-man spot for Bruce Billings, who was called up last night from Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Joe Girardi said ...

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Rosenthal: Vidal Nuno traded to Diamondbacks for Brandon McCarthy

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The Yankees have gotten some help with the rotation and it involved a trade to make a good start. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports,  the New York Yankees have traded Vidal Nuno to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Brandon McCarthy. Vidal Nuno was 2-5 with a 5.40 ERA and a 1.88 WHIP this season with ...

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Roster Moves: Kelley, Daley, Huff, LeBlanc

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Here are some roster moves going into tonight's Yankees/Mariners game. Shawn Kelley: The Yankees have activated Shawn Kelley from the disabled list. As a corresponding move, the Yankees have optioned Matt Daley to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. David Huff: The Yankees acquired David Huff in a trade from the San Francisco Giants for cash. No, not Brian Cashman: cash considerations. ...

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Roster Moves: Aceves, Claiborne, Ramirez, LeBlanc, Beltran

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Here are some more roster moves as the Yankees prepare for the second game of this three game set against the Oakland A's. 1) I had figured this would be the outcome, especially after Alfredo Aceves was cleaning out his locker following last night's game, but he has been designated for assignment. Wade LeBlanc, who the ...

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Roster Moves: Teixeira, Sizemore, Pineda, Almonte, LeBlanc

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Here are a few Yankees roster moves before tonight's series opener against the Oakland Athletics. 1) Mark Teixeira is back in the Yankees lineup after missing the Twins and Mariners series with a sore wrist. He's batting cleanup and will be the first basemen. 2) After I wrote about Zoilo Almonte needing more playing time, the Yankees sent him ...

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Yankees call up Alfredo Aceves

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After the Yankees bullpen threw 182 pitches in last night's wild loss, the Yankees brought up a fresh (and familiar) arm. The Yankees called up Alfredo Aceves from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes Barre and have designated Chris Leroux for assignment. This comes after Leroux gave up five runs on five hits in the 14th inning of last night's ...

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Dellin Betances and Vidal Nuno win final two spots in pen

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With a day before the team breaks camp, Joe Girardi has announced the final two bullpen spots, now only leaving the infield to be a mystery. The Yankees announced Dellin Betances and Vidal Nuno will take the final two spots in the Yankees bullpen after a superb Spring from the both of them. Nuno had initially ...

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