Category Archives: Transactions

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


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

Alfredo Aceves

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

New York Yankees Dellin Betances

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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Yankees sign Australian pitcher Brandon Stenhouse

Brandon Stenthouse

The Yankees signed an Australian pitcher to a six-figure deal that could make him a millionaire by the time he's 18. Brandon Stenhouse, 17, signed a deal to professionally play for the Yankees organization after American scouts flew to Austrialia to watch him pitch. “It’s still sinking in and I was a bit nervous signing the contract ...

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Source: Yankees close to deal with Scott Sizemore

Scott Sizemore

Less than 24 hours after Alex Rodriguez's suspension, the Yankees are close to signing an infielder who just so happens to play third base. According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, the Yankees are closing in on a minor league deal with free agent Scott Sizemore. Sizemore missed all of 2012 and most of ...

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Yankees sign Jacoby Ellsbury pending a physical

Jacoby Ellsbury

The New York Yankees have just signed free agent OF Jacoby Ellsbury to a 7-year, $153 Million deal pending a physical, according to Mark Feinsand of the Daily News. The Yankees planned to play Ellsbury in CF and shift Brett Gardner to LF in 2014. Despite the sudden rumors that Gardner would be traded after the ...

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Brian McCann is officially a Yankee

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The New York Yankees have officially signed catcher Brian McCann to a five-year contract with a vesting option for a sixth year. McCann passed his physical yesterday afternoon. This was pretty rare but Hal Steinbrenner released a statement in the Yankees official press release: "The singular and unwavering desire of this organization is to construct a team ...

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Report: Yankees sign Brian McCann pending physical

Brian McCann

It took until just before Thanksgiving, but the Yankees have finally gotten into the Hot Stove mix, signing the top free agent catcher in the market. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, The Yankees and Brian McCann have agreed to a five-year, $85 Million contract with a 6th year vesting option that would make the ...

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