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Yankees with 4 More September Call-Ups

The Yankees are taking full advantage of having a 40-man roster in September. They already called up seven players pushing their total roster to 32 and now they are calling up four more, according to the Scranton Yankees twitter feed. The four new players are righties Hector Noesi and George Kontos, infielder Ramiro ...

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Yankees Cut 2 Rule 5 Picks, Get Lost Pick Back

San Diego Padres George Kontos

Along with the rest of this weekend's cuts the Yankees have also released the two pitchers they selected in the Rule 5 Draft, Daniel Turpen and Robert Fish. They also got back George Kontos whom the Yankees lost to the Padres in the same draft. The right handed Turpen will return to the ...

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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 Lose 2 & Get 2 in Rule 5 Draft

The Yankees acquired LHP Robert Fish and RHP Daniel Turpen and lost RHP's George Kontos and Lance Pendleton in today's Rule 5 draft. These players now have to be held on their drafting team's 25-man roster all season long or be offered back to their original team. Fish was acquired from the ...

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List of Yankees Prospects Eligible for the Rule 5 Draft

Update: Melky Mesa, Dellin Betances, Ryan Pope, and Brandon Laird have been added to the Yankees 40-man roster and are now not eligible for the Rule 5 draft. Original post: The Rule 5 draft is designed so that players stuck in the minor leagues can have a shot to play in the majors. For the most ...

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Yankees Notes: Expanded Rosters, Berkman, Aceves, the Rotation, and more

Today is September 1st and the Yankees are sitting alone in 1st place. The Rays are just one game back though and have proven that they will not back down this season. The Yankees are also eight games up on the Red Sox for the Wild-Card lead, but with six head-to-head games left against them ...

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Yankees Notes: Grandslams, Rivera, Cano, Posada, Kontos

If 2009 was the year of the walk-off than 2010 is the year of the grand slam. Alex Rodriguez belted one last night that put the Yankees ahead for good as they went on to win 6-1 behind a strong performance by CC Sabathia. Here are some notes: A-Rod’s grand slam was the 21st of his career ...

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Sherman: Yanks Farm System Needs to Produce Pitchers

Just one year ago crop of pitchers expected to hit the free agent market was pretty impressive, Roy Halladay, Josh Beckett, Cliff Lee, Brandon Webb among others. But elite starting pitchers are a rare commodity and teams have been aggressive in locking these guys up. Now that list is just down to Cliff Lee and Brandon ...

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