Nick Johnson


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George A. King III of the NY Post is reporting that the Yankees and Nick Johnson are “moving toward a one-year deal for the left-handed hitter.”  Other sources are concurring with these reports, so it looks like Johnson will very likely be the new DH for the oncoming season, effectively […]

Nick Johnson Deal Almost Done?



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According to George King of the NY Post, the Yankees are interested in signing and have been in contact with the agent of first baseman Nick Johnson to replace Hideki Matsui as the team’s DH. “We have had dialogue, things are moving forward,” Johnson’s agent Rex Gary said. “Something could […]

Nick Johnson Yankees Rumors



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Back in November, I ran through some possible Yankee lineups using the Lineup Analysis tool from Baseball Musings. Now with the trade for Curtis Granderson, I’m gonna throw up some Granderson-inclusive lineups. Again, this is using the CHONE Projections for OBP and SLG. Okay, first let’s assume that the Yankees […]

Updated Lineup Projections





Recently, I ran down a possible scenario for the Yankees’ outfield. Now, I’m gonna run down some DH alternatives, if neither Johnny Damon nor Hideki Matsui return to the team. The first possibility (only because the list of free agents I’m looking at is in position/alphabetical order) is Russell Branyan. […]

Some Free Agent DH Alternatives