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Morning Bits: Wang, Vazquez, Logan, Ichiro, Granderson, Heathcott, cuts, and Contreras

Boone Logan

After a couple of weekend wins, the Yankees are now 3-7 in the Grape Fruit League. • Yankees are scouting Chien-Ming Wang during the WBC. • The Yankees had "major interest" in Javier Vazquez before knee surgery ended his comeback. • Boone Logan has a sore left elbow. A MRI showed no damage. • Ichiro Suzuki was in a minor car crash. He's ...

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Rumor: Yankees are watching Javier Vazquez’s winter ball starts


Javier Vazquez has been pitching in winter ball as he tries to work his way back into Major League Baseball and the Yankees have been among the teams that have been watching his starts, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. The Yankees rotation is set right now with five starters plus David Phelps in ...

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Former Yankees prospect Vizcaino to have TJS

Javier Vazquez's 2010 return to the Bronx wasn't just bad because his fastball lost all of its pop, it was also bad because the Yankees gave up a promising prospect in RHP Arodys Vizcaino to land him. Vizcaino had a good fastball, a strong curve, and a very solid K/BB ratio (4.10 in four seasons in ...

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Sometimes It’s Better to Miss Out on a Trade

Jonathan Papelbon has signed with the Philadelphia Phillies so for now he is mostly out of our lives. There was one interesting story though that has come out since he left Boston. Peter Gammons tweeted a story about the offseason the Yankees landed Javier Vazquez. Apparently before the Yankees made the deal for him with the ...

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Vazquez Sign with Marlins Guaranteeing Yankees A Draft Pick

Javier Vazquez agreed to a one-year $7 million deal with the Florida Marlins yesterday which netted the Yankees a draft pick for the Type-B free agent. Vazquez was a Type-B free agent and the Yankees offered him arbitration, which he agreed beforehand to reject. Now that he's signed with the Marlins it guarantees the Yankees ...

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Yankees Offer Vazquez Arbitration, No One Else

Via Ken Davidoff of Newsday: Yankees will offer arbitration to Javier Vazquez and no one else. This runs counter to this afternoon's rumor that they would be offering arbitration to Kerry Wood as well. Which means I was correct after all in my thinking that they would not offer it to him. I was wrong on ...

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Yankees Set to Offer Arbitration to Vazquez and Wood

Tonight is the last night to offer free agents arbitration. The Yankees can offer arbitration to any of their free agents, but only six are Type-A or B free agents, Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, Mariano Rivera, Kerry Wood, Javier Vazquez, and Lance Berkman. My guess was that the Yankees would ...

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Tomorrow is Last Day to Offer Free Agents Abritration

Tomorrow is the last day that teams can offer free agents arbitration. You know the deal, teams can get draft pick compensation by offering Type-A or B free agents arbitration if they reject it and sign somewhere else. If they aren't offered arbitration it doesn't matter where they sign, no draft pick compensation is awarded. The ...

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