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Wise, Cust, Abreu, and Damon on the move

Here are a couple of notes about Yankee-related players that I wanted to be sure to pass along. Dewayne Wise has signed a deal with his former team the Chicago White Sox (via Dan Hayes on Twitter). Jack Cust, recently released, signed with the Blue Jays (via Susan Slusser on Twitter). Johnny Damon was designated for assignement by ...

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Yankees sign Jack Cust

Raul Ibanez hasn't exactly had a great spring and Russell Branyan, who was supposed to be an insurance policy, has been injured all spring. So the Yankees, perhaps thinking they needed to re-up their insurance policy, have decided to sign free agent DH Jack Cust to a minor league deal, according to Sweeny Murti of ...

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10 Potential Bench Players the Yankees Could Sign

As the roster stands right now the most likely candidates for the Yankees bench would be Francisco Cervelli, Ramiro Pena, Jamie Hoffmann, and Juan Miranda. Defensively that might be a pretty good bench and considering the Yankees nearly have an All-Star at every position offense off the bench is not going to be as dire a ...

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5 Potential Starting Left Fielders for Yankees

In the offseason before the start of 2006, Brian Cashman and the Yankees wanted us to believe that they were prepared to start Bubba Crosby in center field. If the season started today, they would have Brett Gardner as one of their starting outfielders. Is that going to last? It's hard to say, but here ...

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Speculation: Jack Cust next Yankees’ DH?

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The Athletics are non-tendering RF/DH Jack Cust. Why should you care? Because this guy has serious power and I think he could be a good fit for the Yankees as a DH or bench player (to replace Eric Hinske). He’s been fairly consistent over his last three years batting in the middle of the Athletics’ lineup. ...

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