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10 Relievers the Yankees Could Trade for at the Deadline


With the trade deadline drawing nearer and the Yankees targeting bullpen help it seemed like a good idea to take a look at some relievers they could be interested in. Francisco Rodriguez - (RHP, Mets, 2011 ERA: 3.25): Not a fan favorite among Yankee fans, but he continues to be one of the more effective ...

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Yankees Told Wood & Jenks They Wouldn’t Pay for Expensive Setup-men

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Via Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated: Folks familiar with the situation say [Yankees general manager Brian Cashman] felt obligated to make that admission [that he didn't want Rafael Soriano] because 1) he had told the press the Yankees weren't signing Soriano, and 2) he told Kerry Wood the Yankees weren't paying $7 mil for ...

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Kerry Wood Signs with the Chicago Cubs

Supposedly Kerry Wood wanted closer money to return to the Yankees, but instead he settled for just $1.5 million to return to his original team the Chicago Cubs. When I say closer money, I mean at least $6-$8 million per year. Earlier this week we heard that he was supposedly looking for $12 million on ...

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Yankees Close to Losing Kerry Wood to Cubs

Via David Kaplan of the Chicago Tribune: The Cubs, who have a major need for a veteran right handed reliever are moving towards finalizing a deal with free agent Kerry Wood. Wood, who spent the first 10 years of his major league career with the Cubs, spent 2010 with the Indians and Yankees and compiled ...

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Yankees Rumors: Kerry Wood Looking 2-Years & $12 Mil

Via Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports: Kerry Wood, another free-agent candidate for the Yankees, is seeking a two-year, $12 million deal, according to one source. This doesn't seem completely unreasonable from a financial standpoint for the Yankees, but to sign such an injury prone pitcher to a multi-year deal doesn't seem like such a good idea. ...

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Rumors: Yankees Want Kerry Wood Back But Not At Closer Money

Via Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: Yankees talked to Kerry Wood's agents today. Interested in having him back, but Cashman says he "won't compete with closer money." This is what we've thought all along, the Yankees want him back, but they are not going to spend nearly $10 million to do it. We haven't heard either way ...

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Yankees Offer Vazquez Arbitration, No One Else

Via Ken Davidoff of Newsday: Yankees will offer arbitration to Javier Vazquez and no one else. This runs counter to this afternoon's rumor that they would be offering arbitration to Kerry Wood as well. Which means I was correct after all in my thinking that they would not offer it to him. I was wrong on ...

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Yankees Set to Offer Arbitration to Vazquez and Wood

Tonight is the last night to offer free agents arbitration. The Yankees can offer arbitration to any of their free agents, but only six are Type-A or B free agents, Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, Mariano Rivera, Kerry Wood, Javier Vazquez, and Lance Berkman. My guess was that the Yankees would ...

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