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Yankees Morning Bits: Cano, Vlad, Lohse, Hughes, Nunez, and Mesa

Melky Mesa

The Yankees lost 10-5 to the Phillies yesterday. • Robinson Cano wants to "focus on baseball" but said that contract talks are always on his mind. • Vladimir Guerrero is attempting a comeback, but the Yankees are not interested. • Still no interest in Kyle Lohse by the Yankees (why do they keep asking?). • Phil Hughes might finally start pitching again on Sunday. • The Yankees ...

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Rumor: Yankees prefer Ibanez and Chavez

Now that the Yankees and Pirates have agreed to a deal that will send A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh the Yankees are ready to move on to adding a left handed hitting DH and a backup third baseman. There are a few options on the table at this point, but the Yankees prefer Raul Ibanez and Eric ...

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Rumor: Vladimir Guerrero wants Yankees DH job

As the Yankees continue to try to find a way to add a DH without raising payroll, free agent Vladimir Guerrero has reportedly made it known that he wants their DH job, according to Buster Olney of ESPN. Of course Guerrero wants the job. So does Raul Ibanez, Johnny Damon, Hideki Matsui, and every other free ...

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Rumor: Damon and Guerrero seeking $5 million each

Wondering why the Yankees haven't been interested in either Vladimir Guerrero or Johnny Damon to fill their vacant DH spot? It seems to have something to do with their asking prices. Despite the fact that it's a buyers market with a glutton of DH-types still available, Damon and Guerrero are holding out for $5 million each, ...

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Rumor: the Yankees have not initiated talks with DH’s

Ever since the Yankees traded away Jesus Montero, their expected DH, they have been in contact with Johnny Damon, Hideki Matsui, Vladimir Guerrero, and Raul Ibanez. The Yankees don't sound too interested though as Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record reports, all discussions have gone one way with agents representing the players initiating all of the ...

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Rumor: Yankees have been contacted by DH’s Guerrero and Ibanez

Now that the Yankees have an opening at the DH they have been in touch with Johnny Damon, Hideki Matsui, and Carlos Pena, but that is not all. They have also been contact by the agents for Vladimir Guerrero and Raul Ibanez, according to Ken Davidoff of Newsday. The Yankees reportedly only have $1-$2 million to ...

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Orioles Sign Vladimir Guerrero

The Orioles have had a hard time landing big name free agents this offseason, but they added one, albeit an older one, in Vladimir Guerrero today. According to Enrique Rojas of ESPN deportes the slugger will earn $8 million in 2011. The Orioles still don't have much pitching, but they'll have a much improved lineup ...

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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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