Tag Archives: Pat Venditte

Report: Athletics sign Pat Venditte

Another Yankees minor leaguer has left the farm this week and he's heading out west to Oakland. Switch pitcher Pat Venditte will no longer be in the Yankees organization as he has signed a minor-league contract with an invite to spring training with the Oakland Athletics, according to his agent Marc Kligman. Venditte split the season with Trenton ...

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Yankees struggling farm system will hurt them in 2014


It's no secret that the Yankees are looking to cut payroll down to $189 million next season. All along the way they have insisted that they would continue to field a "championship caliber" team though and they would need a lot of young players to step up to achieve that goal. Well let me tell you, ...

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Afternoon Bits: A-Rod, Soriano, Pineda, beards, Venditte, and Goody


Games are finally being played today. You can't watch, but you can listen here. • Follow Bronx Baseball Daily on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You can also get stories emailed to you. • Alex Rodriguez is keeping busy doing two rehab sessions a day. • The Yankees will not give up a good prospect for Alfonso Soriano, but might ...

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Morning Bits: Lohse, Gardner & Granderson, Mo, WBC, and Pineda


Today is the last day of Spring Training before they start games. • Even with Phil Hughes' back injury, the Yankees have no interest in Kyle Lohse. • Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson will play both center and left field this spring. • Mariano Rivera faced hitters for the first time since surgery yesterday. • Minor leaguers Melky Mesa (Team DR), Juan Cedeno ...

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BBD Interview with Pat Venditte

I had a chance to sit down and interview Pat Venditte over the phone, and man what a great guy he is. He had a great personality, and even stayed on the phone with my girlfriend's cat meowing obnoxiously in the background while he was trying to answer questions. After having a chance to talk ...

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Venditte on the doorstep to the majors

If you have the opportunity to take in a minor league game involving the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (or the Empire State Yankees for the 2012 season), you may notice something that will cause a double take.  Should No. 58 trot out to the pitchers mound, you might want to pay attention because you might see something ...

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Yankees Notes: Vazquez, Pettitte, Jeter, Aceves, Venditte

The Yankees go for a four game sweep of the Oakland Athletics tonight and their sixth win overall and have their best man on the job, CC Sabathia. Here are some notes: Javier Vazquez is back in the rotation. Dustin Moseley is out. Andy Pettitte threw a bullpen yesterday and said he felt great. ...

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Read: NoMaas’ Interview w/Mark Newman

NoMaas.org had a great interview with the Yankees' Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations Mark Newman that was filled with great little tidbits of information about the minor league system. Since this has been a slow news day thanks to the off day yesterday, I figured I'd point it out and run down some of ...

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