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Yankees Cut Greg Golson, Brandon Laird and 5 Others (Updated)

New York Yankees Greg Golson

Update: So it turns out optioning Golson to the minors may be a sign that he will make the team. The problem is that Girardi did not see him getting enough at bats in the major league camp to get ready for the season so they sent him to the minors so he can get ...

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Yankees Cut Andrew Brackman, Brandon Laird, and 4 More

New York Yankees Brandon Laird

Via Chad Jennings of the Journal News: The Yankees made six more cuts tonight. Andrew Brackman, Brandon Laird, Kevin Russo and Melky Mesa were optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Steve Garrison and Ryan Pope were optioned to Double-A Trenton. Brackman was battling for a spot as in the Yankees rotation, but he was a ...

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Looking at the Yankees Potential 25-Man Roster

It appears the Yankees are nearly done dealing this offseason. They would still probably like to add another starter and possibly even another bench piece, but there seems to be nothing imminent at this point. So with three weeks until pitchers and catchers report, let's take a look at where they stand. Potential Lineup Brett Gardner, ...

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Yankees Top 20 Prospects from John Sickels

It's that time of the year again. No not Christmas time. It's that time after the winter meetings and before spring training when so many publications come out with their Top Prospects lists. This one comes from John Sickels of SB Nation. This is a preliminary list that will ultimately be published in his 2011 Baseball ...

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Yankees Prospect Profile: 3B/OF Brandon Laird

Brandon Laird wasn't a standout when the Yankees drafted him in the 27th round of the 2007 draft. The 6'1" 215 lbs. 23-year-old is on their radar now as he's knocking on the door of the major leagues. He started in the Yankees system as a 19-year-old in the Gulf Coast League and opened some ...

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Yankees Add Betances, Laird, and Pope to 40-Man, Add Jackson

Tomorrow is the last day to add players to the 40-man roster in order to protect them from the Rule 5 draft so the Yankees have added RHP Dellin Betances, 3B/OF Brandon Laird, and RHP Ryan Pope to the roster. They also sent cash to the Braves in exchange for outfielder Cody ...

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Notes from Cashman: Nova to the Rotation, Joba to the bullpen, Aceves, and More

No, Brian Cashman and I don't pass notes to each other the way the girls in school used to. This is just a summary of the press conference he gave yesterday after the first day of the GM meetings in Florida.  Obviously we owe Chad Jennings of the Journal News credit for most of the ...

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Baseball America’s Yankees Top 10 Prospects List

Baseball America is the place to go to for information on minor leaguers and over the next couple of weeks they are publishing their Top 10 lists for each organization. The Yankees aren't going to be published until next week, but the good guys over at River Ave Blues got a hold of the list ...

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