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Just Say No to DeRosa

Lately, there has been a fair amount of press linking the Yankees to Passaic, N.J. native Mark DeRosa. Hopefully, this is just idle chatter from the media. Mark DeRosa, despite all his position flexibility, would not be a good fit for the Yankees. DeRosa is a pretty late bloomer in terms of baseball. From his age ...

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Chien-Ming Wang Officially Non-Tendered


According to Chad Jennings, the Yankees have officially cut ties with right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang by non-tendering him late Saturday. “There’s no doubt that we had to make a tough decision,” Brian Cashman said in a statement released by the team. “We are still hopeful that our relationship can continue, but those decisions are yet to ...

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Musings on a Possible Extra Outfielder

This morning, Ben Kabak of River Ave. Blues mused on the possibility of trading one of Melky Cabrera or Brett Gardner. Now, piggybacking in a way, I'll do the same. Gardner and Cabrera are very similar players. They both have some positives but they also have some big time negatives. Let's roll with the positives first: --Both ...

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Now With Granderson Aboard, What Should Be Done Regarding Damon, DH

The Yankees acquired OF Curtis Granderson yesterday in the 3-team deal.   Granderson's addition that as of now they have four outfielders: Granderson, Nick Swisher, Brett Gardner, and Melky Cabrera.  In the perfect world, this is what the Yankees should do. First of all, they should tell Curtis Granderson that he is playing left field.  Brett ...

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Yankee Rumor Roundup or Fun with Twitter


Today was the first day of the Winter Meetings and there was no lack of rumors to be had. At one point I read a report that had both Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson on their way to the Bronx and just minutes after Jackson was supposedly on his way to Citi Field to play ...

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Cameron No Longer an Option?


Word on the "street" is that Mike Cameron is close to signing a multi-year deal with the Chicago Cubs (h/t RAB). While this is good for Cameron and the Cubs, it is not good for the Yankees. Cameron was a possible option for the Yankees' 2010 outfield and now it appears the Yankees will not ...

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Ramiro Pena Replaces Melky on WS Roster

According to Sam Borden of the Journal News, the Yankees have removed the injured Melky Cabrera from their World Series roster and have replaced him with utility infielder Ramiro Pena. This move actually comes as some surprise as it seemed that both Freddy Guzman and Francisco Cervelli were more likely to be added. Chad Jennings had ...

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Melky Could Miss Rest of WS with Strained Hamstring


When Melky Cabrera grounded out to end the top of the 6th inning last night he clutched at his left leg as he ran down the bases apparently after straining his left hamstring according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. Now Melky’s status is in question as he is undergoing tests to determine whether it ...

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