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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009


Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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Johnny Damon hopes to get one last shot to play


When Johnny Damon showed up to Old Timers Day, the first thing that probably comes to your mind is, "Johnny Damon's an Old Timer?" Damon's not in his 50's or 60's but he revealed his reason for accepting the Yankees invitation. “It’s not an easier way for me to get back on a big league field, ...

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Highlights from 2014 Old Timers Day

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Old Timers Day is always a fun event, it's where the players that had an impact on Yankees history gather to play an innocent ball game. Goose Gossage was honored with a plaque in Monument Park, the old timers got some at-bats in, Hideki Matsui pitched and there were some laughs. Here were the highlights of ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Youkilis, Damon, Nunez, Mesa, DePaula, and Avelino


The Yankees lost to the Phillies 4-3 yesterday. • Kevin Youkilis sits a day or two with what he calls a "cramp," but the Yankees call oblique strain. • Brian Cashman said the Yankees have no interest in signing Johnny Damon. • Eduardo Nunez is not in consideration for the left field job. • Melky Mesa (Team Dominican Republic) does not plan to ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Damon, Wells, Soriano, CC, and prospects


The Yankees lost to the Orioles 5-1 on Monday. • Johnny Damon wants to fill in for Curtis Granderson. • The Yankees are not interested in trading for Vernon Wells. • Alfonso Soriano doesn't have the Yankees on his list of pre-approved teams he would accept a trade to. • CC Sabathia faced live hitters for the first time since elbow surgery. He's ...

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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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Indians will “likely” sign Johnny Damon

It isn't official yet, but it looks like the Indians will be adding former Yankee, Johnny Damon. It was first reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports that he had signed with the Indians, but Jon Heyman of CBS Sports later called the deal likely, but not finished. It does sound like it's all but done. Rosenthal ...

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Damon said it wasn’t about the money

Johnny Damon is still looking for a job after the Yankees passed on him this offseason. He made it known that he wanted to return to the Bronx, but obviously the Yankees turned to Raul Ibanez instead. What exactly happened though? Here's Damon's take: “The only conversation was me reaching out to them because obviously at this ...

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