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Rumor: Yankees still interested in Scott Hairston despite signing Matt Diaz


The Yankees signed Matt Diaz earlier this week which fills their need for a right handed hitting outfielder, but despite that they are still interested in signing Scott Hairston, according to Kevin Kernan of the NY Post. This makes sense since Diaz is coming off a few injury plagued seasons, his numbers have taken a hit ...

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Yankees sign Matt Diaz to minor league deal


The Yankees have signed outfielder Matt Diaz to a one-year, minor league contract that will be worth $1.2 million if he makes the team and another potential $800K in incentives, according to Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News and Marc Carig of Newsday. Diaz, 35 in March, is a career .291/.339/.431 hitter and those numbers ...

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Rumor: Yankees and Angels have discussed a trade for Vernon Wells


The Angels have extra depth in the outfield since their signing of Josh Hamilton and the Yankees are in need of a right handed hitting outfielder. They seem like a good match. The two sides talked about a potential deal for Vernon Wells during the Winter Meetings, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, so perhaps ...

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Matt Diaz Signs 2-Year Deal with Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed free agent outfielder Matt Diaz to a two-year deal today, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Yesterday we had heard that the Yankees were interested in adding free agent outfielder Diaz as a right handed bat to platoon with lefties Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson. It was a ...

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Rumors: Yankees Considering Matt Diaz

Via Ed Price of AOL Fanhouse: The Yankees are considering free agent Matt Diaz as a right-handed alternative to Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson in the outfield. The reason why Diaz makes sense for the Yankees is because in Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson they have two outfielders who struggle a bit ...

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