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Rumor: Yankees made no offers to A.J. Pierzynski


The Yankees are looking for a catcher and are only looking to give out one-year deals, but they still didn't have enough interest in A.J. Pierzynski to even make him an offer before he signed with the Texas Rangers, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Heyman added that the Yankees current plan is to go ...

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A.J. Pierzynski agrees to a one-year deal with the Rangers


It looks like Brian Cashman either wasn't bluffing or he simply missed out on yet another free agent as the last decent catcher on the free agent market, A.J. Pierzynski, agreed to a one-year deal with the Texas Rangers, according to Jim Bowden of ESPN. The Yankees need a catcher and are looking to sign one-year ...

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Rumor: Yankees not excited by Pierzynski, could start Romine


The Yankees need a catcher and A.J. Pierzynski still available. It seems like an inevitable match, but it doesn't sound like they are considering making him an offer as Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that they are not excited by Pierzynski and could go with Austin Romine instead. This is exactly like the time the ...

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Rumor: Yankees worried about A.J. Pierzynski’s defense

The Yankees need a catcher and one of the very few available out there is long time White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski, but the two have not had serious talks yet. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Yankees are hesitant because they only view him as an average defender. Pierzynski is certainly a questionable ...

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Rumor: Yankees in talks with A.J. Pierzynski

With Russell Martin on his way to Pittsburgh, the Yankees are now in talks with free agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski, according to Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune. Up to this point the Yankees have been cool on Pierzynski, but he makes sense for them. He's not a defensive wizard, but he's solid back there and ...

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Yankees don’t sound interested in other free agent catchers

Perhaps it will change if the Yankees don't find any trade prospects during the Winter Meetings, but as of now they haven't shown much interest in free agent catchers A.J. Pierzynski or Mike Napoli, according to George King of the NY Post. Yankees GM Brian Cashman is likely crying Bubba Crosby, but right now it sounds ...

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Rumor: Russell Martin now seeking a four-year deal

Forget what you've heard. Three years was yesterday. Free agent catcher Russell Martin is now apparently looking for a four-year deal worth $9-10 million annually, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com. Marchand doubts the Yankees would bite on a deal of that size and I tend to agree although I wouldn't be surprised. Really, as long as they ...

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Top 5 available free agent catchers

The Yankees catcher Russell Martin is a free agent this offseason and it doesn't appear that they are ready to hand the reigns over the Austin Romine yet. So they may have to turn to the free agent market. Here are the best available catchers this offseason. Mike Napoli, Age: 31, 2012 Salary: $9.4M, 2012 OPS: ...

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