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Blue Jays claim Eli Whiteside off waivers

The Yankees officially lost a catching option today when the Toronto Blue Jays claimed Eli Whiteside off waivers, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.  The Yankees claimed Eli Whiteside off waivers from the San Francisco Giants about a month ago and recently designated him for assignment to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. Being that ...

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Yankees designate Eli Whtieside for assignment

The Yankees 40-man roster was already at 39 players and that was before they re-signed Andy Pettitte or Mariano Rivera or filled openings behind the plate, in right field, and on the bench so something had to happen eventually. It turns out they designated catcher Eli Whiteside for assignment, according to an Associated Press report. The ...

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Rumor: Yankees and Russell Martin make progress in negotiations

The Yankees continued to negotiate with catcher Russell Martin over the weekend and the two sides, which were recently far apart on dollars, made progress even though Martin is also talking with at least one other team, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Matin may be in negotiations with only one other team, but he ...

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Yankees claimed Eli Whiteside off waviers

One more waiver claim the Yankees made this week -- they claimed catcher Eli Whiteside off waivers from the San Francisco Giants, according to a press release sent out on Monday. Whiteside seems like a pure depth move since he's out of options and is unlikely to serve as the Yankees backup over Chris Stewart or ...

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