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A week in review: Cashman, Galvez, Heredia, Moncada, Rule 5, Robertson and Wheeler

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If you thought last week was quiet, then you haven't met this week. The biggest news of the day came on Thursday when the Yankees announced who they were going to protect from the Rule 5 Draft. The Yankees also sold the rights to a contract, David Robertson's value in the market is only going ...

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A week in review: Almonte, Betances, Cervelli, Girardi, Headley, Ichiro, Robertson


Well, this week wasn't as eventful as last week but the Yankees were still able to fill some holes in their current roster. Unfortunately, that also meant the Yankees had to give up some players to make room for the new acquisitions. Aside from that, their closer turned down the qualifying offer, one fourth outfielder ...

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Report: Zoilo Almonte signs with Braves

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Curses, the Yankees have been Zoilo-ed again. According to David O'Brien, the Atlanta Braves had signed ex-Yankee Zoilo Almonte to a one-year major league deal. The Braves figured Almonte could play the corners and some CF. Almonte was in the Yankees organization since 2006 and made his Major League debut with the Yankees in 2013. Almonte hit ...

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Report: Almonte, Sizemore & Richardson are free agents

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There's been a bit of a shakeup in the Yankees minor league system. Brendan Kuty of NJ.com has reported Zoilo Almonte, Scott Sizemore and Antoan Richardson have all elected free agency earlier this afternoon. All three of them saw time with the Yankees during the season but they all spent majority of their time in Triple-A ...

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Around The Diamond: Left Field


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


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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