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Yankees Decline Options on Wood, Johnson, and Berkman

This was expected, but now it's official. Via Chad Jennings of the Journal News: As expected, the Yankees have declined the option to extend the contracts of Kerry Wood, Lance Berkman and Nick Johnson through next season. All three will become free agents. My guess is that the only one of these three ...

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Quote: Cashman Admits to Bad Offseason

Via the NY Daily News: "I didn't have a great winter last year," the general manager said. "A lot of the things I wound up doing didn't benefit us as much as I wish they would. Some didn't benefit at all." Yeah, Cashman had a bad offseason. Fresh off winning the 2009 World Series, ...

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Yankees Not Picking Up Options for Wood, Berkman, or Johnson

The Yankees have team options for three players, Kerry Wood ($11M), Lance Berkman ($15M) and Nick Johnson ($5.75M) and it doesn't appear that they will pick up any of the three. “They’re all pretty obvious,” Brian Cashman said. “I have to sit in the office and look at the numbers and stuff ...

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Yankees News: Lance Berkman and Mark Teixeira’s List of Injuries

Today is a big day for the Yankees and I have to say, I'm more uncertain about this game than I have been about a Yankee playoff game in years. When he's good Phil Hughes shows front of the line type stuff, but occasionally he looks like a 24-year-old pitcher still learning the game. ...

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Yankees News: Berkman, Posada, Hughes, and Cruz

The Yankees won an elimination game to force the ALCS to move back to Texas where Phil Hughes will try to prolong their season in game six Friday night. Here are some notes: Lance Berkman took a nasty spill in the 4th inning yesterday, but after the game he said he was alright and that ...

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Yankees News: Teixeira, Nunez, Berkman, the Bullpen and More

The Yankees are down, but they are not out...Yet. Winning three games in a row will be hard, but it is not impossible. The Yankees have to play three must win games in a row and win them all. CC Sabathia is making an important start today, but assuming the Yankees can get there, ...

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Mark Teixeira Out for Playoffs with Hamstring Injury

The Yankees offense has struggled all series against the Texas Rangers as they have fallen behind them 3-1 in the ALCS. Now the offense is going to have to rebound without one of it's biggest sluggers, Mark Teixeira. Teixeira pulled his right hamstring while running out a ground ball in the bottom of the fifth inning ...

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Lance Berkman Doesn’t Like to Platoon/DH

Berkman actually had a no trade clause and $15 million 2011 option with the Astros. When he was traded, in order to agree to waive his NTC, he had the Yankees promise not to use his option. It's not often a player Berkman's age wants a team to promise not to pay ...

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