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A couple of former Yankees find jobs

A couple of former Yankees got jobs yesterday as Hideki Matsui is expected to sign with the Rays and Bill Hall signed with the Orioles, according to Jack Curry and Ken Rosenthal. The Rays have struggled to score runs and even though Luke Scott is having a solid season, he is awful against lefties so Matsui ...

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Bill Hall is willing to play in the minors just not for the Yankees

Considering the options he had, it was a bit surprising to everybody when Bill Hall asked the Yankees to release him after he failed to make the team out of spring training. Did he really think his chances of making the team were that good? As it turns out, Hall just didn't want to join the ...

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Thoughts on the Yankees roster as we wait for the 1st pitch

At around 3:00 pm today, James Shields of the pesky Tampa Bay Rays will deliver the first pitch of the season to New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, and let me tell you, I couldn’t be more excited to face a guy who threw eleven complete games last year. But before I get into the nitty ...

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A recap of how the Yankees finalized their roster

Things looked pretty set for the Yankees last week, but then Michael Pineda and Cesar Cabral got hurt and things changed a little bit. There were two spots open and a few people vying for them. Dewayne Wise and Jayson Nix were taken out of the picture pretty quickly, cleared waivers, and were sent to Triple-A. The ...

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Yankees release Hall and DFA Maxwell

New Yankees outfielder Justin Maxwell

A couple of position players failed to make the team yesterday as the Yankees released Bill Hall and designated Justin Maxwell for assignement, according to Dan Barbarisi and Wallace Matthews. Hall actually didn't have an opt-out clause that is common in minor league contracts like his, but he wanted to find a major league job with ...

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Deadline to set rosters is 5:00 pm Wednesday

The Yankees have until 5:00 pm on Wednesday to set their roster. 23 spots are locked in as long as nobody gets hurt in this afternoon's game against the Mets. The other two spots are expected to be two spots in the bullpen. The first one likely to go to lefty reliever Clay Rapada, but the ...

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Decisions coming soon for Yankees veteran non-roster invitees

The Yankees have a few veteran non-roster invitees in camp this year that are unlikely to make the team out of spring training and could bolt if they find jobs elsewhere. Bill Hall probably had the best shot out of any of them to make the team, but a healthy spring from Eric Chavez and Eduardo ...

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Girardi expects to reveal Opening Day roster by Wednesday

The lineup is set, the rotation is set, but the Yankees have to figure out who will get the final two spots on the roster. So when will we find out who gets the final two spots? Sounds like we'll find out on Wednesday. “I think we’ll probably have discussions over the next few days,” manager ...

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