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Stats: Thames, Granderson, and Gardner Against Lefties

The Yankees signed outfielder Marcus Thames this season to do one job, hit lefties, and so far all he has done is destroy lefties. Try these numbers on for size: 8 G, 16 AB, 3 R, 10 H, 3 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 3 BB, 4 K, .625 AVG, .684 OBP, 1.000 SLG, 1.684 ...

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Baldelli Looking for Guaranteed Offer

Rocco Baldelli's name has been connected to the Yankees quite a bit this offseason. As a right handed hitting outfielder he would be a good compliment to Curtis Granderson and Brett Gardner, a pair of lefties currently in the Yankees stable of outfielders. Even after they've closed the door on Johnny Damon, they're still interested in ...

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Yankees Rumors: Not Quite Done Yet

According to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, the Yankees might be done making major moves, but could still add a right handed bat such as Rocco Baldelli, Jonny Gomes, or Marcus Thames. However, with Randy Winn in the fold as the team's forth outfielder signing any of these players would likely come on a non-guaranteed minor ...

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Yankees Sign Winn But Might Still Want Baldelli

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, even though the Yankees signed switch-hitting outfielder Randy Winn this afternoon it won't necessarily keep them from acquiring a right-handed outfield bat as a non-roster invitee. That includes free agent Rocco Baldelli. We already knew that they didn't want to offer Baldelli a major league contract, but with two ...

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Yankees Only Willing to Offer Baldelli a Minor League Deal

According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Yankees are interested in signing free agent outfielder Rocco Baldelli, but are only willing to offer the 28 year-old a minor league deal. This doesn't necessarily mean that the Yankees won't sign Baldelli, but it probably does mean that Baldelli will shop himself around first looking for ...

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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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Rocco Baldelli and Yankees Have "Mutual Interest"

According to Pete Caldera of the Bergin Record, the Yankees search for another outfielder has brought them to Rocco Baldelli and apparently the interest is mutual. So far nothing has made it past that stage, but this is a start. Caldera said everything that needed to be said so well I'm just going to reprint it ...

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