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Cashman compares Chris Stewart to Jose Molina

Still wondering why the Yankees traded for Chris Stewart and demoted Francisco Cervelli to the minor leagues - it's because they love Stewart defensively. “Chris Stewart is an exceptional defensive player, right out of the Jose Molina mold,” Brian Cashman told Chad Jennings of the Journal News. “(Francisco) Cervelli is obviously a better hitter than he ...

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Former Yankees in Pictures

I was checking some new pictures of former Yankees. They look pretty weird so I thought I'd pass them along. Apparently the Yankees were keeping a lot of players from growing facial hair, especially Jason Giambi. We've got Johnny Damon in a Detroit Tigers uniform: Austin Jackson in a Detroit Tigers uniform (I like Granderson, but it ...

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Old Yankee Stadium Hero Now a Blue Jay

According to Jordan Bastian of MLB.com, the man who hit the final homer in the original Yankee Stadium history, Jose Molina, has signed a one-year $400,000 deal with a 2011 team option worth $1.2 million. The Yankees acquired Molina back in 2007 when they traded minor leaguer Jeff Kennard for him near the July deadline. Molina ...

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2010 Player Previews: Jorge Posada

2009: Last season quickly became a year of first for Jorge Posada as he hit the first regular season homerun at the new Yankee Stadium on April 16th and the first walk off home run at Yankee Stadium in a 9-inning game on May 1st. The rest of May did not go as well for Posada ...

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Cervelli Confirmed Backup to Posada

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Either someone finally asked the question, or the Yankees finally remembered to mention that they’ll have a new backup catcher in town in 2010. See ya later, Jose Molina, and congratulations, Francisco Cervelli. Nothing against Molina. He was a prototypical backup: good defense, not so much of a hitter and slow as molasses. Cervelli’s a ...

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Yankees Have 7 Free Agents

The Yankees won the World Series and the next thing to do is to determine which players they are going to keep and which they are going to let go. They have seven free agents to make decisions on. Here is a list of those seven free agents including their 2009 salaries and free agents type: Johnny ...

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Girardi Was Right and Matt Was Wrong

After the lineups were posted yesterday and before the game started our very own Matt Imbrogno wrote an article criticizing a couple of the moves that Yankees manager Joe Girardi decided to make in the lineup. Now don’t get me wrong, Matt is a fine writer and Bronx Baseball Daily is lucky to have him, but ...

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Swisher and Posada are Sitting for Game 2

So Sam Borden just posted the lineups for tonight’s game and there are a couple of changes. That is, Nick Swisher and Jorge Posada are out and Jose Molina and Jerry Hairston Jr. are in. There are simple reasons for both of these moves. The first, putting Hairston in for Swisher is probably the easiest to ...

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