Tag Archives: Brian Bruney

What Will the Bullpen Look Like without Bruney?

Hard throwing right handed pitcher Brian Bruney was traded to the Washington Nationals today in exchange for Washington's first pick in the upcoming Rule V Draft. With the exit of Phil Hughes from the bullpen into the rotation, the Yankee bullpen appears to have some holes. This is something with which I disagree. Starting at the ...

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Bruney to the Braves?


George King of the NY Post is reporting (via MLBTradeRumors.com) is reporting that Brian Bruney may be on his way to Atlanta.  Since this story originates from The Post, I assume there's no truth to it.  Why would the Braves want Bruney when they have Billy Wagner and Takashi Saito and supposedly Rafael Soriano is ...

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Thoughts on World Series Roster Moves

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As I suggested yesterday, Eric Hinske was added to the Yankees World Series roster to be an extra bat off of the bench. He is taking the spot of the fast Freddy Guzman who really serves no purpose on the Yankees. Frankly, I’ll be surprised if Freddy Guzman ever plays a meaningful game for the ...

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Yankees Finalize WS Roster, Hinske & Bruney Added

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Yankees have added outfielder Eric Hinske and right handed pitcher Brian Bruney to their World Series roster and have removed outfielder Freddy Guzman and catcher Francisco Cervelli to make room for them. Bruney is a ticking timebomb in the bullpen. It seems that these moves signal the ...

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Another Look at the Playoff Roster

In the beginning of the month I took a look at the possible playoff roster, but now with the Yankees clinching the playoffs, East, and best record let’s take another look to see what has changed. Yankees manager Joe Girardi has some tough roster decisions (Getty). Let’s start by looking position to position and evaluating who is ...

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