Tag Archives: Melky Cabrera

Yankees coach: Melky made himself tradeable

The Yankees traded Melky Cabrera away, the Braves cut him, but over the last two seasons the Melk-Man has completely turned his career around and become one of the better players in the league. Were the Yankees and Braves wrong about him? Maybe, but it sounds like Melky needed a kick in the pants in order ...

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A-Rod Begged the Yankees to Sign Melky In Offseason

Kansas City Royals Melky Cabrera

Via Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated: Alex Rodriguez begged the Yankees to re-sign Melky Cabrera this winter. Cabrera moved to Miami in part to train with A-Rod this winter, and it seems to be paying off in Kansas City, where he signed for $1.2 million. Cabrera is batting .279 after hitting just .255 for ...

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Melky Cabrera Signs 1-Year $1.25M Deal with Royals

Via Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes: ESPNdeportes.com source: Melky Cabrera agreed with Kansas City 1 year $1.25 millions, plus 250K incentives. Pending physical. For some reason Melky is still really popular among Yankees fans. But he did have a terrible season in 2010 that led the Braves to cutting him at the end of the season. ...

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Was The Vazquez Trade Worth It?

Ever since Javier Vazquez made a name for himself in 2004, after giving up a grand slam to Johnny Damon in the American League Championship series, Yankee fans have dreaded the sight of the right-hander on the mound. When the Yankees traded for Vazquez in the 2009 offseason, mixed feelings were going around. He was ...

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Yankees News: Cervelli Starting, Girardi Has No Job Options, and Melky

Tonight is a very big game for the Yankees. It is not a must-win, but it is pretty much as close to it gets to one. Unfortunately they have A.J. Burnett on the mound too which makes things so much harder, but they don't really have much of a choice. Here are some notes: Francisco ...

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Stats: Melky Cabrera is Batting .195

Melky Cabrera was a homegrown, high spirited player, with knack for big hits late in games so it is only natural that fans be upset when he left. Many fans even held it against Javier Vazquez during the offseason and into the season swearing that the Yankees would regret the deal. Well we're getting close to ...

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Former Yankees in Pictures

I was checking some new pictures of former Yankees. They look pretty weird so I thought I'd pass them along. Apparently the Yankees were keeping a lot of players from growing facial hair, especially Jason Giambi. We've got Johnny Damon in a Detroit Tigers uniform: Austin Jackson in a Detroit Tigers uniform (I like Granderson, but it ...

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2010 Player Previews: Brett Gardner

2009: After a strong spring training performance, Brett Gardner opened the 2009 season as the starting center fielder for the Yankees, beating out Melky Cabrera. He got off to a slow start in his first 20 games, but went on to hit .289 with three homers, four triples and 17 stolen bases in the first ...

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