Tag Archives: Esmil Rogers

Yankees quietly manage to rebuild bullpen

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When the offseason began, the Yankees bullpen wasn't the biggest issue--their biggest issue was the rotation, replacing Derek Jeter and finding a new third basemen. But somehow, while in the midst of filling the obvious holes, the Yankees also managed to subtly rebuild the bullpen. The only reliever that became a free agent during the 2014 ...

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What should be the Yankees New Year’s Resolution?

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With the last day of the year, it's time for the Yankees to turn the page on an abysmal 2014 season and have a healthy and productive 2015. So with the new year upon us, I thought I would list a New Years resolution for each Yankee that's will almost definitely make the team in Spring ...

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Report: Yankees avoid arbitration with Esmil Rogers

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This move was pretty much a shock, considering many believed Esmil Rogers would be non-tendered, but the Yankees proved everyone wrong and are keeping Rogers in the pen next season. According to Ben Nicholson-Smith of USA Today, the Yankees signed Esmil Rogers to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration. Many speculated Rogers wouldn't be in the Yankees ...

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Yankees to make non-tender decision today

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The Yankees have until this afternoon to make a decision on whom they're going to tender. However, they have two candidates that could end up being non tendered for different reasons: Esmil Rogers and David Huff. The decision to non-tender Rogers could be a money issue. The Yankees like Rogers's arm and he was decent for ...

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Hot Stove Notes: Yankees not the only ones in Miller sweepstakes

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This morning, the Yankees made headlines when they said they were interested in Andrew Miller, but the Yankees aren't the only team going after the free agent reliever. According to Buster Olney, the Los Angeles Dodgers were also in on Miller. In my opinion, I believe the Yankees are expressing interest in Miller either to negotiate ...

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Yankees already over the luxury tax

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The Yankees have a ton of holes they need to fill on the roster, ranging from shortstop to relief pitching to finding a primary third basemen. However, if the Yankees are going to upgrade their roster, it's going to cost money. Obviously money is not an issue for the Bronx Bombers as they have one of the ...

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Yankees have work to do as arbitration season rolls in

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When the World Series concludes later this week, the Yankees will begin to shift focus on rebuilding their team with hopes for a chance to play in October next season. This season, the Yankees have seven players who are arbitration eligible but whether the Yankees decide to keep or non-tender the players is anyone's guess ...

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Letting Robertson go could start a (bad) chain reaction

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The Yankees have plenty of things to do this offseason and one of the first things they should focus on is re-signing their homegrown closer David Robertson to a contract. Now, there are fans that want Brian Cashman to offer Robertson a qualifying offer and try to pursue him should he turn down the offer ...

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