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Yanks GM Cashman Addresses His Bench Decisions

After the Joba/Hughes debate the topic that we have focused on the most this offseason has probably been the state of the Yankees bench. It seems like it one spot on the Yankees that is always in flux and that was no different this offseason after they lost Eric Hinske, Jerry Hairston Jr., and Jose ...

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Randy Winn's Left Handed Contract

The Yankees officially announced the signing of outfielder Randy Winn yesterday and it was a $1.1 million base salary plus incentives instead of the $2 million deal that had been reported since his signing. When Winn initially signed the deal and it was believed to be in the $2 million range people were upset because another ...

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Another Yankees 2010 Lineup Projection

The last time our old friend Matt Imbrogno did this, it was pretty popular. But since then a few things have changed with the Yankees, the biggest was the loss of outfielder Melky Cabrera. Matt also used CHONE to run these projections. I don't like CHONE, they routinely overrate everyone, and according to them Cody Ransom ...

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Bargain Hunting for Outfielders

Brian Cashman has repeatedly said that the Yankees will not sign an expensive outfielder to fill the void in left field. He also said that the organization is comfortable with using Brett Gardner as a starting outfielder. The Yankees probably have one more spot open on the roster for an additional free agent, but with ...

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Yankees Made No Offer to Hairston

According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Yankees never made an official offer to super-sub Jerry Hairston Jr, who appears to be headed to San Diego. This is interesting because Hairston was definitely on their shortlist for bench candidates and if they didn't offer him a contract than that means he was not at the top. ...

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10 Potential Bench Players the Yankees Could Sign

As the roster stands right now the most likely candidates for the Yankees bench would be Francisco Cervelli, Ramiro Pena, Jamie Hoffmann, and Juan Miranda. Defensively that might be a pretty good bench and considering the Yankees nearly have an All-Star at every position offense off the bench is not going to be as dire a ...

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5 Potential Starting Left Fielders for Yankees

In the offseason before the start of 2006, Brian Cashman and the Yankees wanted us to believe that they were prepared to start Bubba Crosby in center field. If the season started today, they would have Brett Gardner as one of their starting outfielders. Is that going to last? It's hard to say, but here ...

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Outfield/DH Idea: Build a Platoon

In a previous post, I discussed Johnny Damon's relative value and suggested that perhaps the Yankees should let him go.  Of course, a quick scour of the outfield and DH options available via free agency though shows that there is little out there. The great thing about corner outfielders and DHs though, is that you can ...

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