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Ramiro Pena signs with the Atlanta Braves

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Say goodbye to Ramiro Pena, Yankees fans. The Yankees long time utility infielder has signed a one-year, major league contract with the Altanta Braves, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. Pena, now 27, has been the Yankees emergency infielder since 2009, shuttling back and forth between the Bronx and Triple-A Scranton. In his four years with ...

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Yankees designate Ramiro Pena for assignment

Among the Yankees September call-ups was outfielder Chris Dickerson, who wasn't on the 40-man roster. To make room for him they designated infielder Ramiro Pena for assignment, according to Peter Botte of the NY Daily News. Pena played just three games for the Yankees this year and hit his typical .250/.250/.250. I would normally attribute that ...

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On the Yankees and September call-ups

In just two days Major League Baseball rosters will expand from 25 to 40 players which means that a lot of teams will have much different looking rosters and the Yankees are no exception. Before we get into who will be called up, we have to realize that the Yankees 40-man roster currently has 48 players ...

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Yankees designated Ramiro Pena for assignment

When the Yankees activated Casey McGehee the other day it turns out they didn't just send the light hitting shortstop Ramiro Pena to the minors, but they designated him for assignment, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. This doesn't necessarily mean that the Yankees will lose him though. He has to pass through waivers ...

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Yankees activate McGehee and send Pena to the minors

A day after the trade that sent Chad Qualls to Pittsburgh for Casey McGehee, the Yankees newest player showed up in the Bronx today and is in the lineup for the first time. In his place they have sent Ramiro Pena back down to Triple-A. McGehee is wearing No. 45 and is looking clean shaven today. “It’s ...

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Yankees trade for Casey McGehee

The one spot the Yankees were really focused on upgrading was Jayson Nix at third base and it appears they have done so. Joel Sherman of the NY Post has reported a deal is done between the Yankees and Pirates that will send Casey McGehee to the Bronx in exchange for reliever Chad Qualls. The Yankees ...

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Yankees call up Ramiro Pena to replace A-Rod

The Yankees have called up infielder Ramiro Pena to, at least temporarily, take the place of Alex Rodriguez who was placed on the DL with a broken finger today, according to Joel Sherman of the NY Post. Sherman added that the only reason the Yankees went with Pena in this situation was to get a versatile ...

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Rumor: Phillies interested in Ramiro Pena

The Philadelphia Phillies have had trouble keeping their middle infielders healthy and have expressed interest in the Yankees' Ramiro Pena, according to George King of the NY Post. Chase Utley is expected to start the season on the DL. If the Yankees did make a trade and send Pena to Philly he wouldn't fetch anybody of ...

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