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Yankees Rumors: Cubs Looking Into Nick Johnson

Via the Chicago Sun-Times: With a payroll budget that figures to leave little room for big-shot free agents, indications are that general manager Jim Hendry is focusing more on the likes of lefty-hitting Nick Johnson -- if the medicals look good enough -- for first base and is keeping an eye on former Cub Kerry ...

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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: $40 Parking, Hughes, Sabathia, Pettitte, and More

The Yankees and Twins go back at it tonight at Yankee Stadium. Phil Hughes is on the mound for the Bombers and Brian Duensing is on the bump for Minny. Game time is 8:37 despite how badly I would love the game to start at 7:37. Here are some notes: Going to a playoff game ...

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Yankees Notes: Swisher, Marte, Aceves, Johnson, Pettitte

Phil Hughes did not pitch well last night as he allowed five earned runs in just 3.2 innings. Javier Vazquez came on in relief and pitched pretty well with the exception of a solo-shot by Aaron Hill in the 5th. The Yankees' bats were silent for most of the night, although they ...

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Yankees Notes: A-Rod, Pettitte, Swisher, Johnson, Marte

Here are some bits for the day: Alex Rodriguez left Monday's game with a stiff calf that an MRI revealed to be a low-grade strain in his left calf. He's day-to-day. Andy Pettitte experienced another setback so he went in for an MRI that revealed that his injured groin wasn't improving. The Yankees have ...

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Bad News: Nick Johnson Feels Pain in Wrist

The other day the Yankees got bad bullpen news when Alfredo Aceves suffered a setback and today they get some more as Nick Johnson felt pain in his wrist while taking batting practice. He is being sent back to New York for further tests, this could mean the end of his season. Nick Johnson has clearly ...

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