Tag Archives: A.J. Burnett

Yankees notes and tidbits on the trade market

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With the trade deadline a mere three days away, here are the latest trade rumors, notes and tidbits surrounding the Yankees. -- The Yankees are still interested in John Danks and he continues to be a top possibility for the ball club, reports Jon Heyman. The Yankees were discussing a potential deal with the White Sox ...

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Yankees unveil Opening Day lineup

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Joe Girardi announced the 2014 Opening Day Lineup during today's Yankees workout session and this is how it will look on tomorrow night's lineup card: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran RF Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Alfonso Soriano DH Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Kelly Johnson 3B CC Sabathia P Just for kicks (and to make a comparison), here's last year's Opening Day lineup: Brett Gardner CF Eduardo Nunez SS Robinson Cano 2B Kevin Youkilis 1B Vernon Wells LF Ben Francisco DH Ichiro ...

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Are the Yankees mulling an A.J. Burnett reunion?

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A.J. Burnett had been toying with the idea of retirement this offseason before ultimately deciding he was going to pitch in 2014. Now that he made his decision, he has to choose a team to sign with. As the'Burnett Sweepstakes' winds down, could it be possible that the Yankees would consider a reunion with Burnett? Nick ...

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So what would be Plan B?

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Yankees fans are well aware what Plan A is: attempting to sign Masahiro Tanaka so they would only have one spot to fill in the rotation. Signing Tanaka could be the make it or break it moment of the Yankees offseason.  But we have to think logically here; what if the Yankees don't sign Tanaka? ...

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Former Yankees pitchers succeeding with current teams

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While pitching has not really been an issue for the Yankees – as it has been their offense/run-production that has contributed to their recent struggles – several pitchers that once donned pinstripes have started the 2013 season with impressive performances.  This article is, in no way, trying to criticize the Yankees for the moves and ...

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Yankees News: Hughes, Joba, Jeter, Burnett, and More

So the Yankees took yesterday and today off and won't begin working out to prepare for the ALCS until tomorrow which is also when they will find out who their opponent is. The Rays and the Rangers are currently tied at two games apiece and wrap up their series tomorrow night. Here are some notes: That was ...

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Comparing Rotations: Yankees vs. Red Sox

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When the Red Sox signed John Lackey, there was no question the Yankees’ biggest rivals had the better rotation. But after the Yanks picked up Javier Vazquez in a trade with the Braves, the rotations look even again from a distance. Since I don’t expect any more additions to either rotation, I ...

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