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Yankees trade for failed Mets prospect Fernando Martinez

With all of their injuries, the Yankees needed another outfielder so they traded for former Mets prospect Fernando Martinez and sent the Astros minor league righty Charles Basford in exchange, according to┬áBrian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle. Martinez, 24, … Continue reading

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A look at what steroid suspensions to A-Rod, Cervelli, and Cano could mean

Major League Baseball is preparing to suspend as many as 20 players, including Alex Rodriguez and Francisco Cervelli, in connection to PED’s and Biogenesis, according to a report by ESPN’s T.J. Quinn, Pedro Gomez, and Mike Fish of Outside The … Continue reading

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Yankees finally designate Ben Francisco for assignment

Despite Brian Cashman’s jokes, it had to happen sooner or later. The Yankees announced that they have designated Ben Francisco for assignment this afternoon to make room on the roster for lefty David Huff. The 31-year-old Francisco was having one … Continue reading

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The Yankees add Reid Brignac, place Andy Pettitte on the DL, and more

The Yankees offense has taken a step back this year, but they are still one of the best teams in baseball largely because of their pitching staff. That staff took a big hit last week as Andy Pettitte went on … Continue reading

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