Tag Archives: Zoilo Almonte

Around The Diamond: Left Field

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Yesterday we talked about Alex Rodriguez and the possibility of the Yankees signing Chase Headley to a deal to make Rodriguez the primary designated hitter. Today, we move onto left field and what's intriguing about this position is it's the only one on the diamond that has a player right from the Yankees farm system.  Brett Gardner wasn't ...

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Yankees make multiple roster moves

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The New York Yankees have made eight call-ups, two transfers, a release and a designation for assignment. Here's the run down on the transactions. -- The Yankees have recalled C John Ryan Murphy, RHP Preston Claiborne, RHP Bryan Mitchell and RHP Chase Whitley from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. -- The Yankees have selected LHP Rich Hill and OF Chris ...

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Roster Moves: Wheeler, Almonte, Prado

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Here's a few minor moves before tonight's game. I'll be back with the pre-game notes in a little bit. -- The Yankees have announced they have optioned Zelous Wheeler and Zoilo Almonte back to Triple-A Scranton to make a roster move for Stephen Drew and Martin Prado. Kelly Johnson being traded to Boston cleared a spot ...

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Yankees recall Zoilo Almonte, DFA Jeff Francis

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The New York Yankees have recalled OF Zoilo Almonte from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. As a corresponding move, the Yankees have designated Jeff Francis for assignment. Well, it's the end of the Francis era...which didn't last long to begin with.

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Yankees call up Bryan Mitchell

The Yankees have announced they have called up Bryan Mitchell from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. As a corresponding move, Zoilo Almonte has been optioned to Triple-A Scranton. One side note: Kelly Johnson is playing LF today with Brett Gardner in CF and Jacoby Ellsbury on the bench. Fingers crossed Johnson fields LF with authority.

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Roster Moves: Teixeira, Sizemore, Pineda, Almonte, LeBlanc

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Here are a few Yankees roster moves before tonight's series opener against the Oakland Athletics. 1) Mark Teixeira is back in the Yankees lineup after missing the Twins and Mariners series with a sore wrist. He's batting cleanup and will be the first basemen. 2) After I wrote about Zoilo Almonte needing more playing time, the Yankees sent him ...

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Plethora of injuries cause Yankees to question their depth

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When the Yankees broke camp in Spring Training, everyone was healthy and ready to prepare for another season of baseball. There wasn't much question about the Yankees depth and the Yankees figured they could plug some holes should one or two injuries arise. We're two months into the season, and the Yankees depth is now ...

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Girardi discusses toying with the lineup

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The Yankees offense has been a complete roller coaster ride this season, with one day the team scoring 6-7 runs to another day with team scoring one (or no) runs. Give and take a few lineup changes, Joe Girardi sends out the same lineup on a daily basis. However, he admits he's not afraid of ...

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