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Rumor: Yankees aren’t looking to trade for a reliever

The Yankees are without their closer Mariano Rivera for the first time in nearly 20 years. Luckily they have some pretty strong in house candidates to replace him and because of that they don't plan to pursue a reliever in trade, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. For now, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that ...

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BBDP April 6, 2012: Dellin Dealin’, Campos Cruisin’

BBDP MVP: Dellin Betances Triple-A Empire State vs. Lehigh Valley. L 5-6. L: Venditte (0-1) Brandon Laird: 1/4, RBI (.143) Colin Curtis: 1/4, K (.143) Francisco Cervelli: 0/4 (.000). I'm worried he might have taken this demotion really hard. Dellin Betances: 5 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, BB, 6 K (3.6 ERA). Excellent outing. The lack of walks is encouraging, ...

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Yankees cut 6 from major league camp

The Yankees roster continues to shrink. They cut three players on Saturday and then six more on Sunday as the roster now sits at just 40 players. Ramiro Pena was optioned to Triple-A and RHP's Manny Delcarmen and Kevin Whelan, C Jose Gil, and OF's Colin Curtis and Cole Garner were reassigned to the minor league ...

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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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Whelan outrighted to minor leagues


Yankees minor league righty, Kevin Whelan, was designated for assignment last week when they made the Hiroki Kuroda signing official, but he made it through waivers and he has been assigned to Triple-A, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com. Whelan, who is the last remaining piece of the Gary Sheffield-to-the-Tigers trade, had a good year in ...

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Yankees DFA Whelan as Kuroda signing official

The Hiroki Kuroda signing is finally official and to make room on the 40-man roster for him the Yankees have designated righty Kevin Whelan for assignment, according to Bryan Hoch and Jon Heyman. “I feel happy to be a part of such a storied franchise, which is always in contention for a World Series,” Kuroda said. ...

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Yankees Sign Reliever Cory Wade


The Yankees signed right handed reliever Cory Wade to a minor league contract Monday and promoted him to the major leagues on Wednesday night, according to Bryan Hoch and Matt Fortuna of MLB.com. Kevin Whelan was demoted to Triple-A to make room for Wade on the active roster and Rafael Soriano was moved ...

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Yankees Call Up Kevin Whelan, Send Dickerson Down


The Yankees have added another pitcher to the roster, RHP Kevin Whelan and have sent down outfielder Chris Dickerson to make room on the roster, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. Whelan is not on the 40-man roster, but they can easily make room for him by moving Joba Chamberlain or ...

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