Tag Archives: Russell Branyan

Delcarmen out 4-5 days with strained lat

Barring any injuries, the Yankees 25 man roster is just about set. The only spot that is up for grabs is a final bullpen or bench spot. With the Yankees recently outrighting Chris Dickerson to the minors, it appears that final spot will go to the bullpen. It seems possible that the final spot will go ...

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Back injuries could cost a pair of Yankees roster spots

They weren't very likely to make the team out of spring training anyway, but a pair of Yankees, Russell Branyan and Austin Romine, have made it even harder on themselves as they have come down with back injuries. Romine has already been out with a back injuries since Feb. 26, but now Branyan is going to ...

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A look at the Yankees potential Opening Day roster

Yesterday was the first day that position players had to report to spring training, but the first day is really just them reporting to camp and taking physicals. So today is the real start of full blown spring training and we are just six days away from games. On this first full day of spring training, ...

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Yankees 2011/2012 offseason review

The Yankees went into this offseason without a lot of holes in the roster. The entire lineup was expected to return, except for Jorge Posada who was expected to be replaced by Jesus Montero. Of course Montero got traded. After all, the Yankees had a few free agents, none of them were major though, and most ...

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Yankees sign Raul Ibanez to 1-year $1.1 million deal

Now that the A.J. Burnett deal was made official yesterday, the Yankees have finally reached a deal with Raul Ibanez on a one-year $1.1 million deal, according to Buster Olney of ESPN. Incentives that are based on plate appearances can make the deal worth up to $4 million. Ibanez was brought in to be the DH ...

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Yankees announce 27 non-roster invitees for spring training

They Yankees announced their list of non-roster 27 players who are on minor league contracts and will be invited to spring training, via Mike Ashmore. Those 27 players plus everyone on the 40-man roster means that there will be 67 players in spring training. The most notable among these are Bill Hall and Russell Branyan because ...

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Yankees sign Russell Branyan to a minor league deal

The Yankees have signed Russell Branyan to a minor league deal, according to Dan Martin of the NY Post. The deal is worth $750K plus incentives if he makes the major league roster, reports Joel Sherman. Branyan, 36, has experience at first and third base and has played in the corner outfield spots in the past, ...

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Some Free Agent DH Alternatives

Recently, I ran down a possible scenario for the Yankees’ outfield. Now, I’m gonna run down some DH alternatives, if neither Johnny Damon nor Hideki Matsui return to the team. The first possibility (only because the list of free agents I’m looking at is in position/alphabetical order) is Russell Branyan. “Russell the Muscle” is coming off ...

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