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Astros claim Justin Maxwell off waivers

New Yankees outfielder Justin Maxwell

Just as expected, the Houston Astros claimed Yankees outfielder Justin Maxwell, who didn't make the team out of spring training and was out of options, according to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com. It's a shame the Yankees had to lose Maxwell, who had a very strong showing in the spring, especially after Raul Ibanez showed everyone why ...

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Thoughts on the Yankees roster as we wait for the 1st pitch

At around 3:00 pm today, James Shields of the pesky Tampa Bay Rays will deliver the first pitch of the season to New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, and let me tell you, I couldn’t be more excited to face a guy who threw eleven complete games last year. But before I get into the nitty ...

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A recap of how the Yankees finalized their roster

Things looked pretty set for the Yankees last week, but then Michael Pineda and Cesar Cabral got hurt and things changed a little bit. There were two spots open and a few people vying for them. Dewayne Wise and Jayson Nix were taken out of the picture pretty quickly, cleared waivers, and were sent to Triple-A. The ...

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Yankees release Hall and DFA Maxwell

New Yankees outfielder Justin Maxwell

A couple of position players failed to make the team yesterday as the Yankees released Bill Hall and designated Justin Maxwell for assignement, according to Dan Barbarisi and Wallace Matthews. Hall actually didn't have an opt-out clause that is common in minor league contracts like his, but he wanted to find a major league job with ...

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Yankees trade Kontos for Stewart and send Cervelli to AAA

In a flurry of moves this afternoon, the Yankees made a few that don't make a whole lot of sense. It appears that Austin Romine will start the season on the DL with his back injury and the Yankees needed another catcher. So what they did was they traded George Kontos to the San Francisco Giants ...

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Deadline to set rosters is 5:00 pm Wednesday

The Yankees have until 5:00 pm on Wednesday to set their roster. 23 spots are locked in as long as nobody gets hurt in this afternoon's game against the Mets. The other two spots are expected to be two spots in the bullpen. The first one likely to go to lefty reliever Clay Rapada, but the ...

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Rumor: Yankees haven’t gotten calls on Maxwell

As I wrote this morning, Yankees outfielder Justin Maxwell's days in Pinstripes seem numbered because he is out of options doesn't look like he's going to make the team out of spring training. Maxwell has been impressive this spring and there already have been teams that have expressed interest in him. However, Yankees general manager Brian ...

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Maxwell likely done with the Yankees

Our own Nick Fleder wrote a great piece comparing Yankees outfielders Justin Maxwell and Chris Dickerson yesterday. Both seem like strong tools off the bench who could even be decent starters with a few teams around the league. However, the Yankees are on the verge of losing Maxwell because he is out of options and ...

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