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Kei Igawa among Yankees 21 Minor League Free Agents

After six seasons in the minor leagues, if they don't make it to the 40-man roster even the minor leaguers become free agents. The Yankees have 21 minor league free agents this year with Kei Igawa and Mark Prior among the biggest names in the group. Here are the rest via Chad Jennings of the Journal ...

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Yankees Make Roster Changes for Phil Hughes

The Yankees needed to adjust their roster in order to make room for Phil Hughes, who started for the first time since April on Wednesday night. Lance Pendleton was the player who got sent down in order to make room on the 25-man roster, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com. Hughes was on the ...

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Yankees Claim Kanekoa Texeira off Waivers

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The Yankees made a minor move last week when they claimed right handed reliever Kanekoa Texeira off of waivers from the Kansas City Royals, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York. Texeira is a groundball machine and a former Yankee who was taken away in the Rule 5 draft last season by the Seattle ...

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Yankees Notes: Blue Jays, Burnett, Eiland, Laird, Texeira

The Yankees got their first taste of the Toronto Blue Jays yesterday and lost 6-1. Here are some notes: The Blue Jays have been better than expected this season and Brett Cecil and Jose Bautista showed them why. Cecil went 8 strong innings and Bautista homered twice. We've seen bad AJ Burnett a lot lately. In his last ...

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Yankees Could Get Kanekoa Texeira Back

According to Larry Stone of the Seattle Times, the Mariners have designated former Yankees reliever Kanekoa Texeira for assignment. They now have 10 days to trade Texeira or let somebody claim him off of waivers. He also must stay in the major leagues or be offered back to the Yankees. Here is what Stone had to ...

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Morning Hits: Past Trades and Former Yankees

As Yankee bloggers we all bow down to River Ave Blues and they had another great couple of articles over the past two days going over Brian Cashman's best and worst trades as the Yankees GM. Cashman's best trades: 3. Nick Swisher 2. Bobby Abreu 1. Alex Rodriguez Cashman's worst trades: 5. Ramon Ramirez 4. Nick Johnson, ...

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Don't Expect Rule 5 Draftee Texeira to Return

Kanekoa Texeira is a hard throwing right handed pitcher who the Yankees got as part of the trade with the White Sox for Nick Swisher. Pitching in double-A Trenton last season, he went 9-6 with a 2.84 ERA in 41 games and 101.1 innings. Good but not great numbers. Unfortunately for Texeira and the Yankees, he ...

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Yankees Lost 2 in the Rule 5 too

Yesterday we reported that the Yankees acquired outfielder Jamie Hoffmann from the Dodgers as their first overall pick in the rule 5 draft, but that wasn't the only news of the day. They also lost pitchers, lefty Zach Kroenke to the Diamond backs and right-hander Kanekoa Texeira, who they acquired along with outfielder Nick Swisher last ...

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