Tag Archives: Zoilo Almonte

When are the Yankees injured players coming back?

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Back in Spring Training, when the Yankees first had their run of injuries, which is now up to 11, it wasn't supposed to be until the middle of May when we would start to see some of these players return. Well, the middle of May is just a week away so when can we expect them ...

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Rangers are scouting Joba Chamberlain, and other rumors & notes

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The Texas Rangers, are short on bullpen depth at the moment, have been scouting Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain, according to George King of the NY Post. The Rangers actually match up well with the Yankees as they have depth at the corner infield positions right now, but it seems hard to imagine a deal happening between ...

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10 Players who could make $189 million in 2014 more palatable

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Assuming no trades occur, the Yankees have 11 shoe-ins for the 2014 active roster. Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, CC Sabathia, Derek Jeter, Ichiro Suzuki, Brett Gardner, David Robertson, David Phelps, Eduardo Nunez, Ivan Nova, and Francisco Cervelli (or Chris Stewart). Those contracts add up to about $110 million. There is also a tax in the ...

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BBDP: Yankees Top 10 Outfield Prospects

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Outfield prospects have not been a strong suit for the Yankees organization since Brett Gardner and Melky Cabrera were coming up. Now there is a new batch of prospects knocking on the door and the organizational depth at the position is actually pretty extraordinary. Hopefully, somewhere in there lies a replacement for Nick Swisher and Curtis Granderson. ...

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On the Yankees and September call-ups

In just two days Major League Baseball rosters will expand from 25 to 40 players which means that a lot of teams will have much different looking rosters and the Yankees are no exception. Before we get into who will be called up, we have to realize that the Yankees 40-man roster currently has 48 players ...

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BBDP April 7, 2012: Trenton Thunders their way to seven homeruns

BBDP MVP: Rob "R-Ly" LyerTriple-A Empire State L 0-4 vs Syracus. L: Manny Banuelos Francisco Cervelli: 0/4, K (.000). It's been a while since Cevelli has had an o-for streak this bad. Brandon Laird: 0/4, K Colin Curtis: 1/4 Manny Baneulos: 3.1 IP, 11 H, 4 ER, BB, 2 K, HR (10.8 ERA). Tough outing. Trenton: W 11-2 vs New ...

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What are the Yankees options with Nick Swisher?

Nick Swisher will be one of the younger free agents in 2013.The looming question is, ishe worth resigning? In this day and age of Sabermetrics and Money Ball, he really has good portfolio value. The question of his value may need a benchmark to be compared to. As fickle as it may seem let’s look at ...

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Zoilo Almonte and the future of right field in the Bronx

There is a lot to like about Zoilo Almonte. He has excellent tools, including solid speed, developing solid power, and very good arm. Zoilo has had an interesting pattern of moving through the minors since 2010. I have followed him since the beginning of 2010, when he began to break out in a major way. Starting ...

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