Tag Archives: Raul Ibanez

Rumor: Ibanez’s 1st choice is the Yankees

While the Yankees are having discussions with free agent outfielder Scott Hairston, they have asked Raul Ibanez to hold tight so they can negotiate with Hiroki Kuroda, Andy Pettitte, and Mariano Rivera, according to Ken Davidoff of the NY Post. “I know they have certain needs that they need to go after first,” Ibanez told Davidoff. ...

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Rumor: Yankees have had preliminary talks with Raul Ibanez

The Yankees might have missed out on Torii Hunter, but they have begun preliminary talks with Raul Ibanez about bringing him back in a platoon role next season, according to Dan Martin of the NY Post. The Yankees signed Ibanez last offseason to be the left handed part of their DH platoon. Because of the injury ...

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Rumor: Yankees have expressed interest re-signing Ichiro and Ibanez

Sources told Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com that the Yankees do not plan on offering Ichiro Suzuki or Raul Ibanez a qualifying offer, no surprise there, but that they would like to see both of the veterans return on short-term deals. Ichiro is coming off a five-year deal that paid him $90 million over five years and ...

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Poll results: Who BBD readers want to see stay and go

I ran a poll after the Yankees were eliminated to see which players people wanted to see stay with the Yankees to 2013 and which people wanted to run out of town. For the most part the answers were predictable, but there were a few shockers. Here are the results: ...Read more Alex Rodriguez: 63% of you want ...

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The offseason officially starts today

With the Giants win over the Tigers last night, the 2012/13 postseason has officially begun. Yankees fans are going to expect big things this offseason, however their team finished with the best record in the American League and probably needs a few tweaks rather than a major overhaul. The one area where they really need to focus on ...

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Yankees lose ALCS opener, Jeter out with broken ankle

The Yankees got a pair of big two-run home runs in the bottom of the ninth inning by Ichiro Suzuki and Raul Ibanez to tie the game at 4-4, but lost the game in extra innings as they lost 6-4 to drop the first game of the ALCS. Losing the game was bad, but perhaps even ...

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Ibanez hits 2 homers as Yankees win in 12th

Raul Ibanez pinch hit for Alex Rodriguez and two home runs, the tying and go ahead runs, as the Yankees beat the Orioles 3-2 in 12 innings to win Game 3 of the ALDS Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees were trailing 2-1 in the bottom of the ninth when Alex Rodriguez, who was already ...

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Raul Ibanez is the Yankees’ B.A. Barracus

If the Yankees were the A-Team, Raul Ibanez would be B.A. (Bad Attitude) Barracus.  We could debate about who’d be Hannibal (Girardi or Jeter) or “Howlin’ Mad” Murdoch (Swisher or Martin) and I’m not even going to get into the “Faceman” debate.  I guess Susan Waldman would be Amy, but that is kind of depressing.  ...

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