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Mike Rivera Released by Yankees

We saw this one coming since the Yankees announced that they signed catcher Chad Moeller to a minor league deal. The Yankees have released catcher Mike Rivera who served as major league insurance and was expected to be the back up to top prospect Jesus Montero in Triple-A Scranton according to Chad Jennings of the ...

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Yankees Sign Minor Leaguers Moeller and Hammock

Due to injuries the Yankees have signed journeyman catcher Chad Moeller and infielder/catcher Robby Hammock to minor league contracts according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. They are both expected to start the season in Triple-A Scranton. Moeller, who played with the Yankees in 2008, was just released by the Baltimore Orioles two days ago. ...

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Yankee Notes: No Catchers, Plans for Hughes, and Granderson

The Yankees have been pretty lucky as far as injuries are concerned in that nothing major has happened, but that doesn't mean that a few of the players haven't been banged up quite a bit. Jorge Posada is out today after waking up with a stiff neck. No word yet if he'll be back tomorrow. Francisco Cervelli ...

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2010 Potential Call-Ups: Mike Rivera

Now a 33-year-old journeyman catcher, Mike Rivera was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Detroit Tigers in 1997. He made his major league debut with those Tigers on September 18, 2001 getting into four games. In 2002 he spent the bulk of his playing time in triple-A, but also played 39 days ...

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Mike Rivera Signed

According to Jon Paul Morosi's Twitter account, the Yankees signed C Mike Rivera to a minor league deal (h/t MLBTradeRumors.com). Rivera, 33, has spent seven seasons in the Major Leagues.  He was with the Tigers (2001-02), Padres (2003), and the Brewers (2006-09).  Rivera spent last season as the back-up catcher to Jason Kendall, and hit .228/.326/.342 ...

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