Tag Archives: AJ Burnett

Rumor: the Yankees plan to replace their DH

Now that the Yankees have made the Michael Pineda trade official they can now address replacing Jesus Montero as the team's DH. Joel Sherman of the NY Post outlined exactly how the Yankees plan on replacing him this offseason. It involves trying to trade pitching, specifically A.J. Burnett, either straight up for a DH-type or for ...

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Rumor: Yankees continue to shop A.J. Burnett

It seems as if the Yankees are determined to get rid of A.J. Burnett has they have been getting the word out ever since the Michael Pineda-Jesus Montero swap that they would love to deal him, according to Jayson Stark of ESPN. Start reports that the Yankees would prefer to take on somebodies bad contract rather ...

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Rumor: Yankees spending limited until A.J. Burnett is traded

As the Yankees are looking to fill their DH role they are stating that they have just $1-$2 million to spend. That number would go up  if they could find a way to trade A.J. Burnett though, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Yankees have been trying to trade Burnett all offseason, but have ...

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Quote: Burnett expects to be in the Yankees rotation

With the two moves the Yankees made yesterday they now have seven starters to fill five spots in the rotation. Who is the odd man out? Most Yankees fans had hoped that it would be A.J. Burnett, however his agent spoke with Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News who said that he fully expects ...

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Rumor: Yankees tried and failed to deal A.J. Burnett

Earlier this offseason we heard that the Yankees were shopping starting pitcher A.J. Burnett and were even willing to eat some of his salary to do so. Not surprisingly, the Yankees haven't had any luck in finding a taker. The Pirates and Braves were both supposedly interested, however the Yankees may not be willing to eat ...

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Rumor: Yankees Willing to Eat Cash to Deal Burnett

They may be looking to add starting pitchers this offseason, but the Yankees are trying to subtract at least one - A.J. Burnett - and are even willing to eat up to $8 million to make him more attractive, according to George King of the NY Post. Unfortunately it doesn't appear that teams are interested in ...

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Yankees Rotation Issues Still Need to be Fixed

Now that the Yankees have re-signed Freddy Garcia their rotation is technically full with five starting pitchers including CC, A.J. Burnett, Ivan Nova, Phil Hughes, and Garcia and aside from CC Sabathia none of those guys are very trust worthy. Buster Olney of ESPN thinks that this could possibly be the way the rotation stands come ...

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State of the Union: Cashman Speaks at the GM Meetings

The G.M. meetings are underway Milwaukee this week and reporters met up with him and got a sort of state of the offseason address. Here is what he had to say (via Chad Jennings of the Journal News): Teams have inquired about a number of current Yankees in the majors and minors. Cashman named Nick Swisher, ...

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