Jonathan Albaladejo

Last week former Yankees reliever Jonathan Albaladejo signed a contract with the Yomiuri Giants of Japan. Another player, third baseman Marcos Vechionacci, will join him. Vechionacci, 23, was once a pretty big prospect for the Yankees. In 2004 he had an .844 OPS while playing in Rookie-Ball and Short Season-A-Ball. […]

Yankees Lose Another Player to Japan

The Yankees cut five more players from the big league camp yesterday, outfielder Greg Golson, righties Mark Melancon and Jonathan Albaladejo, and infielders Juan Miranda and Kevin Russo, according to Marc Carig of The Star-Ledger. The cuts of Miranda and Russo have pretty much cemented the opening day bench ensuring […]

Yankees Bench Seems Set with 5 More Cuts

Moving Up: Phil Hughes. After a slow start, Hughes added to his improving performance by tossing four scoreless innings against the Astros on Tuesday night. Another strong outing could make him the front-runner to land a spot in the rotation, likely sending Joba Chamberlain to the bullpen. Sergio Mitre. The […]

Spring Training Stock Report: 3/18

Sweeny Murti of WFAN has the news from Triple-A Scranton. He tweeted Brett Gardner went 0-2 with a walk in his first rehab game, and Jon Albaladejo was promoted. Girardi says they will re-evaluate after Sunday, so good bet he’s in NY Monday. Great news for his return. The sooner […]

Triple-A updates: Albaladejo, Gardner