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Astros claim Brandon Laird

When the Yankees claimed first baseman Steve Pearce off waivers last week with the plan to use him off the bench against lefties, I said it was a job Brandon Laird was capable of and a sign that the Yankees … Continue reading

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Yankees acquire Steve Pearce and DFA Brandon Laird

The Yankees announced this afternoon that they have re-aquired first baseman and outfielder Steve Pearce from the Astros for cash. To make room for Pearce on the 40-man roster, the Yankees have designated third base prospect Brandon Laird for assignment, … Continue reading

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Yankees don’t consider Nunez as an A-Rod replacement

When it became obvious that Alex Rodriguez would be headed to the DL for up to two months with a broken hand it seemed like Eduardo Nunez would be back in the Bronx shortly. After all, ┬áNunez would be the … Continue reading

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Yankees option Phelps, Mitchell, Kontos, and Laird to the minors

The Yankees first round of spring training cuts was a much larger group, but the four they cut today are much more significant. Pitchers David Phelps, D.J. Mitchell, and George Kontos were optioned to Triple-A along with infielder Brandon Laird, … Continue reading

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