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Yankees Lose Another Player to Japan

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. He was very young ...

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Yankees Release Jonathan Albaladejo

The Yankees have released 28-year-old reliever Jonathan Albaladejo, who will go play baseball in Japan next year, according to Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News. This comes as today is the last day to add players to the 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft. Albaladejo had no future with the ...

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Yankees News: Roster Decisions

The ALDS starts tonight as the Yankees go to Minnesota to take on the Twins at 8:37. CC Sabathia gets the ball as he takes on fellow lefty Francisco Liriano in game one. Here are some notes: Joe Girardi said he has a lineup in mind for tomorrow, but is still mulling over the outfield. ...

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Yankees Notes: Expanded Rosters, Berkman, Aceves, the Rotation, and more

Today is September 1st and the Yankees are sitting alone in 1st place. The Rays are just one game back though and have proven that they will not back down this season. The Yankees are also eight games up on the Red Sox for the Wild-Card lead, but with six head-to-head games left against them ...

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Yankees Notes: A-Rod, Nova, Call-Ups, Sabathia

There were no updates yesterday because I was busy with a family member's wedding. There is a silver lining to that, on my way home I stopped at the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY and got plenty of great Yankees related pictures that I will post later today. If you have never been to ...

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Possible Solutions to the Yankee Bullpen Woes

The Yankees have gotten a very inconsistant bullpen this year, take a look at some of the main culprits. Joba Chamberlain - 5.52 ERA  Chad Gaudin - 6.89 ERA David Robertson - 5.48 ERA Chan Ho Park - 6.86 ERA It is obvious that the bullpen is the Yankees weakest spot on the team and that has to improve if they plan on ...

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Yankees Bench Seems Set with 5 More Cuts

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 a spot for Ramiro Pena. Backup ...

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Spring Training Stock Report: 3/18

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 29 year-old right-hander has pitched much better ...

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