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Yankees release Jorge Vazquez

It was just two weeks ago when we heard that Jorge Vazquez was not going to be happy spending another year in Triple-A. He wanted a chance to play at the big league level whether it be for the Yankees or somebody else. It looks like it will end up being with somebody else as the ...

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Rumor: JoVa could be out as Yankees sign Pearce

Last week we heard the rumor that Yankees minor league first baseman Jorge Vazquez wanted a chance to play at the big league level either with the Yankees or elsewhere and it appears that he may soon be on the move. The Yankees signed former Pirates 1B/OF Steve Pearce to a minor league deal on Thursday, ...

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Jorge Vazquez the latest victim of Yankees spring training cuts

Last week the rumor broke that Jorge Vazquez wanted the Yankees to keep him in the majors this year or trade him. It looks like he got some bad news on Tuesday because following the Yankees game last night he was reassigned to the minor league camp, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. Vazquez, ...

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Rumor: Jorge Vazquez wants Yankees to call him up or trade him

The Yankees signed infielder Jorge Vazquez out of the Mexican League before the 2009 season and after three years and a season where he hit 32 home runs, he either wants to be called up to the majors or traded, according to Fernando Ballesteros of Puro Beisbol. In the article, translated from spanish, the president of ...

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Yankees announce 27 non-roster invitees for spring training

They Yankees announced their list of non-roster 27 players who are on minor league contracts and will be invited to spring training, via Mike Ashmore. Those 27 players plus everyone on the 40-man roster means that there will be 67 players in spring training. The most notable among these are Bill Hall and Russell Branyan because ...

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Long: Vazquez is probably a .200 hitter in the big leagues

One name that keeps popping up among Yankees fans as a possible replacement DH is Jorge Vazquez. At first glace he certainly seems tempting considering he hit 32 homers in Triple-A last season. However, there are big reasons why he'll never get a chance in anything more than an emergency role. The guy has big holes ...

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Yankees Cut Greg Golson, Brandon Laird and 5 Others (Updated)

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Update: So it turns out optioning Golson to the minors may be a sign that he will make the team. The problem is that Girardi did not see him getting enough at bats in the major league camp to get ready for the season so they sent him to the minors so he can get ...

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Yankees Jorge Vazquez Opens Eyes with 2 Spring Homers

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Via Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: Jorge Vazquez wasn't mentioned much by the Yankees over the winter, but the slugging first baseman has homered in the team's first two Grapefruit League games, forcing them to take notice. "If he hits a homer every day, I'm sure he'll get the Grapefruit [League] MVP," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. Notice ...

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