Tag Archives: Jamie Hoffmann

Hit and Run: Joba, The Philosophy, Thames, and Feds

Now that the Yankees roster is pretty much set and the season still doesn't start for at least a week it's going to be a long, slow week. Here is some news: Since Joba Chamberlain was pushed out of the Yankees rotation some people, myself included, have said that the "Joba Rules" were for nothing. I ...

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Jamie Hoffmann Returned to Dodgers

Thought to be the possible fourth outfielder on the Yankee bench to start the season, Rule 5 draft pick Jamie Hoffmann struggled in Spring Training, to say the least. Hoffmann was returned to the Dodgers today, after being taken as the first overall pick in the Rule 5 Draft in December. Hoffmann hit just .130 (3-22) ...

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Minor League Monday: March 15th, 2010

Welcome to this week's edition of Minor League Monday. First and foremost, my apologies for the lack of a MLM last week. For those who don't know, I'm in the process of planning a wedding and needless to say, sometimes that can cause some crazy weeks. Since the last MLM, some baseball has been played ...

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Hit and Run: Yanks Not Mad at A-Rod, Coke Mad at Yanks, Johnson's Back

Here is an update on a story we heard yesterday, but an ex-Yankee might be mad at the team, and an update on Nick Johnson's bad back. Apparently there is no bad blood between the Yankees and Alex Rodriguez over the fact that he's been questioned about a doctor connected to HGH. Team president Randy Levine ...

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Yankees Trade Rumors: Chad Gaudin and Sergio Mitre

The offseason is over and the Yankees roster is pretty much set, but since they signed relief pitcher Chan Ho Park there has been a glut of relievers and something has got to give. Whether it be an injury or two that solves the logjam or even a trade - that has yet to be ...

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Hoffmann Not Out Yet, Thames Can Opt Out

In an article about the Yankees outfield depth beyond their starters, I made the assumption that Marcus Thames was going to make the team and made it seem like the only way Jamie Hoffmann would stick with the team is if the Yankees worked out a trade with the Dodgers to keep the Rule 5 ...

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Ranking the Outfield Depth

The Yankees are starting the 2010 season with only two locks in their outfield and a long list of outfielders, many of which will not make the Bronx roster and instead will be in Scranton. The locks are Nick Swisher in right and Curtis Granderson in center, or maybe left. After that is anyone's guess. Brett ...

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2010 Player Previews: Jamie Hoffmann

2009: The Los Angeles Dodgers didn't know what to do with Jamie Hoffmann in 2009. He began the season at AA-affiliate Chattanooga hitting just .257 with 2 home runs and 16 RBI in 29 games. He was sent up to AAA Albuquerque, where he played 8 games and hit .307. Then comes along the story ...

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