Tag Archives: Jon Lester

Yankees make shopping list for the offseason

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Imagine you enter the supermarket with a list in your hand, a piece of paper with a list of all the essentials you need. Now apply that analogy with Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees. It's not all that different; when you're at the supermarket, you're buying product goods and when you're Brian Cashman ...

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Yankees have decisions to make this offseason

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As the offseason begins for the New York Yankees, there's plenty the Yankees have to do before Spring Training next year. Along with signing players and trying to obtain key pieces, they also have to make plenty of decisions. But what kind of decisions do the Yankees have to make before reporting to Spring Training ...

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Dave Eiland: James Shields can handle big stage with Yankees

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The Yankees are most likely going to be looking for a starting pitcher during the offseason, and while the big names on the market are Jon Lester and Max Scherzer, James Shields isn't that far behind. Shields has been dominant for the Kansas City Royals this season and he could be looking for a new ...

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Report: Jon Lester traded to Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes

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Well, the MLB Trade Deadline has gotten off to a huge start: The Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics for OF Yoenis Cespedes. Yesterday, there were talks involving the Blue Jays and Orioles for Lester which would have been a big problem for the Yankees. With the Red ...

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Yankees notes and tidbits on the trade market

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With the trade deadline a mere three days away, here are the latest trade rumors, notes and tidbits surrounding the Yankees. -- The Yankees are still interested in John Danks and he continues to be a top possibility for the ball club, reports Jon Heyman. The Yankees were discussing a potential deal with the White Sox ...

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Sabathia implodes in the sixth as Yanks fall to Red Sox 4-2

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For the first five innings, CC Sabathia was cruising along and it seemed he was the CC of old. Unfortunately, he imploded in the sixth inning, giving up four runs as the Yankees fell to the Red Sox 4-2 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. CC Sabathia went seven innings, giving up four runs on six ...

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Across the AL: The effects of Red Sox injuries

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The fracture sustained by Curtis Granderson in his first at-bat of the spring is certainly a huge blow to a Yankee offense that, according to Joe Girardi, already had to “find different ways to score runs.”  While no team likes to see its players get injured, it can be argued that if an injury is going ...

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Is it 2010 all over again for the Red Sox?

Superstardom. Jacoby Ellsbury had always been an elite steals maven, once swiping 50 bags and 70 bags in back-to-back seasons. He’d regularly hit around .300, and has a .299/.354/.450 batting line. He was roughly league average with the bat, though from 2008-2009, this before accumulating 9.4 wins for the Red Sox and clocking in at ...

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