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Yankees sign Overbay, claim a reliever and cut a good prospect, plus injury updates


It was a busy day for the Yankees yesterday, but not a pretty one. The Yankees began the day yesterday by claiming right handed reliever Dan Otero off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.. Then they made the Vernon Wells trade official by sending outfielder Exicardo Cayones and lefty reliever Kramer Sneed to the Angels. They continued ...

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A look at the Yankees Opening Day rosters, and notes


Nothing big in the news this morning so rather than rehash the Vernon Wells trade (because it makes me throw up in my mouth every time I think about it) I thought that I would take a look at the potential Yankees roster. The injuries have made things very difficult both in trying to find replacements ...

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Yankees official on Vernon Wells trade: Where was this money in December?


When I woke up this morning I felt like the Vernon Wells trade was just a (bad) dream. Unfortunately when I opened Google Reader the stark reality hit me. Vernon Wells is a Yankee and somehow, despite claiming they were poor all offseason, they are paying $13 million over two years for him, according to ...

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Yankees close to finalizing a trade for Vernon Wells, and other notes


The Yankees and Angels are discussing a deal that would send Vernon Wells to the Bronx for a low-level prospect with the Angels picking up most of the $42 million he's owed over the next two seasons, according to Jeff Passan, Mark Feinsand, and David Waldstein. The deal isn't official yet, but a source told Feinsand ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Damon, Wells, Soriano, CC, and prospects


The Yankees lost to the Orioles 5-1 on Monday. • Johnny Damon wants to fill in for Curtis Granderson. • The Yankees are not interested in trading for Vernon Wells. • Alfonso Soriano doesn't have the Yankees on his list of pre-approved teams he would accept a trade to. • CC Sabathia faced live hitters for the first time since elbow surgery. He's ...

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Rumor: Yankees and Angels have discussed a trade for Vernon Wells


The Angels have extra depth in the outfield since their signing of Josh Hamilton and the Yankees are in need of a right handed hitting outfielder. They seem like a good match. The two sides talked about a potential deal for Vernon Wells during the Winter Meetings, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, so perhaps ...

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Rumors: Vernon Wells Would Have Approved Trade to Yankees

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Via Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated: Vernon Wells had 3 teams he would have approved for trade. besides Angels/Rangers, also Yankees. #winning This doesn't mean much to the Yankees now, or then. Wells is a decent player who has dealt with a few injuries that have derailed his career. Still, he is extremely overpaid, he's due ...

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The Rays Try to Become ’04 Sox, Jays Trade Their Albatross

We're just about three weeks away from the time pitchers and catchers report to spring training, but moves are still being made. The Rays made a big splash yesterday by signing 2004 World Series heroes Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez presumably to play left field and DH respectively. At this point in their careers ...

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