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Yankees release Juan Rivera as roster begins to take shape, plus notes


The Yankees 25-man roster started to really take shape yesterday when Ken Rosenthal broke the news that they have released outfielder/first baseman Juan Rivera. That seems to indicate that the Yankees will go with Lyle Overbay at their first baseman. Brian Cashman also told Joel Sherman that Brennan Boesch will make the team as well. I think ...

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Most important spring stats: AB and IP


Anybody who has read this blog for a long time knows that I hate spring training stats. The reason is because they are unreliable and often give fans the wrong idea. It's part of the reason why I hardly even discuss spring results here on the blog. There are many reasons the stats areĀ unreliable: players simply ...

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Jayson Nix clears waivers, assigned to AAA

The Yankees reached an agreement with Jayson Nix on a one-year, $900,000 deal and then immediately designated him for assignment. Luckily, he cleared waivers and has been assigned to Triple-A Scranton. It was just a move to free up a spot on the 40-man roster. He will certainly have a shot to win his job back ...

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Yankees designate Jayson Nix for assignment

The Yankees avoided arbitration with Jayson Nix by signing a $900,000 contract, bu then designated him for assignment, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. Nix has agreed to a Triple-A assignment with an invitation to spring training if he clears waivers. Nix signed a minor league deal with the Yankees last offseason and was ...

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Rumor: Yankees would like an upgrade over Jayson Nix

It seemed like a long shot that Jayson Nix would even make the Yankees, but because of injuries and the terrible defense of Eduardo Nunez, he wound up spending almost the entire season in the Bronx. He didn't do terribly for a backup, hitting .243/.306/.384 in 66 games, but according to Ken Davidoff of the ...

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Yankees ALDS roster: Jones and Eppley are out and Nix may be in

The Yankees are still waiting until the last minute to finalize their roster, but slowly we are getting pieces of the puzzle as to what it may look like. Casey McGehee had previously told reporters he was left off the playoff roster. David Aardsma and Chris Dickerson took to Twitter to announce that they hadn't made ...

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Yankees playoff roster shaping up

The Yankees haven't officially announced their ALDS roster yet, but it does seem like it is coming together. Brian Cashman was on The Michael Kay Show on Thursday and indicated that it was likely the Yankees would carry 11 pitchers and also made it sound like Brett Gardner had a good chance to make the roster. There ...

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Yankees getting Teixeira back Monday, but lose Nix

The Yankees will finally get Mark Teixeira back on Monday, but because this team is obligated to have some injured players Jayson Nix will miss at least the next 10-14 days with a Grade 1 hip flexor strain, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network. Teixeira has essentially missed the entire month of September with ...

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