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Yankees offered Ben Sheets a contract

Just about three weeks ago the often injured righty Ben Sheets threw in front of scouts, including one from the Yankees, in his latest comeback attempt. They were impressed so much that they offered him a minor league contract, according to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, unfortunately he turned them down and signed with the ...

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Rumor: Yankees watching Ben Sheets’ latest comeback attempt

For about a five year period, Ben Sheets was one of the best pitchers in the game of baseball. Unfortunately because of injuries his last real good season was in 2008. Now Sheets is attempting another comeback. Sheets, who hasn't pitched at all in the big leagues since 2010, threw for scouts on Wednesday in Louisiana ...

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A's Sign Sheets and Could Still Sign Damon

According to Danny Knobler of CBS Sports, the Oakland Athletics have signed free agent starter Ben Sheets to a one-year deal worth $10 million plus incentives. He has already passed his physical. If your first thought was like mine, that the A's are now out of the Johnny Damon sweepstakes, because we heard yesterday that Damon ...

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Oakland A's Could Be Interested in Damon

Yesterday our own Dan LaTorraca went through a list of teams that could possibly use free agent outfielder Johnny Damon on their team, but the thing about the list was - almost none of them had actually made any offers to him. Well that could change because, according to Buster Olney of ESPN, if the Oakland ...

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Latest Ben Sheets Yankees Rumors


According to Ken Davidoff of Newsday, the Yankees have mulled signing right-handed pitcher Ben Sheets this offseason, but currently "he's not even on the board" because of health concerns. This is bad news for Yankees fans looking for their team to sign Sheets. Mike Puma of the NY Post reported that the Yankees would like to ...

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10 Free Agents Yankees Could Still Sign

Hal Steinbrenner spoke at the press conference the Yankees held yesterday to formally announce the trade for Curtis Granderson and he let it be known that while they are extremely happy getting Granderson, they weren't done. Then they immediately went out and got Nick Johnson. This morning Buster Olney reminded us that even with Johnson the ...

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Yanks to Sign Johnson, Next Up DeRosa?


If Twitter had a ‘like’ button, I would definitely have liked Buster Olney’s tweet this morning. If Johnson passes physical,NYY will move on to next targets -- definitely a starting pitcher, and quite possibly Mark DeRosa, if $ are right I like all three points he makes. The Nick Johnson signing secures the DH spot ...

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Latest Ben Sheets Yankees Rumors


According to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, the Yankees, "like Ben Sheets very much but believe Sheets will wait weeks to sign." The reason is because he is planning on holding workout for teams interested in him. Sheets has some teams interested in his this offseason, but he does not want to take a paycut on ...

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