Tag Archives: Francisco Cervelli

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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Around The Diamond: First Base

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Yesterday we took a glimpse at the catching situation with Brian McCann and his three potential back-ups. Today, we're going to stroll over 90 feet up the first baseline where the Yankees have one first basemen signed through 2016, no potential backup on the Major League roster but a legitimate option in Triple-A .  1. Mark Teixeira When the Yankees ...

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Around The Diamond: Catcher

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With the World Series and the 2014 season coming to a close next week, I thought I would introduce a new series of posts that I'd like to call "Around The Diamond". Basically what we do is we take a position (catcher, first base, second base, etc.) and we evaluate the internal options or discuss whether ...

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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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Yankees have decisions to make this offseason

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As the offseason begins for the New York Yankees, there's plenty the Yankees have to do before Spring Training next year. Along with signing players and trying to obtain key pieces, they also have to make plenty of decisions. But what kind of decisions do the Yankees have to make before reporting to Spring Training ...

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Cervelli and B-Squad beat Red Sox 3-2

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Judging by the title, you would think I was talking about a Yankees Spring Training game. Well, instead Joe Girardi rested all of the regulars and sent Francisco Cervelli and the September call-ups to the field. In the end, the B-squad defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-2 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Yankees got ...

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Yankees fall to Blue Jays 6-3

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I apologize in advance if the blog seemed a little dry today. I was at the Yankees game getting my final live glimpse at Derek Jeter and while the Yankees lost the game, the plus side was me getting video of Derek Jeter's final at-bat of the evening. With that said, here's the recap for ...

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Yankees Injury Notes: Cervelli, Prado,Tanaka, Teixeira,

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Here are a few injury notes before tonight's Yankees/Rays game.  Francisco Cervelli: Francisco Cervelli has returned to the Yankees lineup following an episode of terrible migraines. Cervelli is behind the plate tonight while Brian McCann is playing first base (we'll get to that in a minute). Martin Prado: Martin Prado was placed on the 60-day DL following an emergency ...

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