Yankees

December 18, 2008 - 4:20 am
According to Kat O'Brien of Newsday , the Yankees have not made an offer to either Mark Teixeira or Manny Ramirez . O'Brien spoke with a team source who said that New York would love to add Teixeira, but that the team will be reluctant to spend too much on the first baseman following the $243.5...
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December 16, 2008 - 4:22 am
Karl Ravech of ESPN reported that he had checked in with someone close to the Teixeira negotiations. According to Ravech's source, the first baseman, who is the prize of the free-agent market, is in negotiations with five teams: the Angels, Nationals, Orioles, Red Sox and Yankees. Using the...
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December 13, 2008 - 6:14 am
It doesn't amount to a ringing endorsement, but Jake Peavy's agent, Barry Axelrod, told the San Diego Union-Tribune that his client would consider as a last resort a trade to three American League teams: the Yankees , Red Sox and Angels. Axelrod described the 2007 Cy Young winner as enormously...
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Rob Bradford
August 22, 2008 - 2:36 am
Woke up this morning and this thought popped into my head -- is it so ridiculous to suggest the Red Sox would not trade Jon Lester straight-up for Johan Santana . First we can go to the numbers: Santana has a 2.75 ERA compared to Lester's 3.17. Santana is 11-7, while Lester is 12-4. (I know, wins...
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Rob Bradford
August 20, 2008 - 2:21 am
If ever there was a lesson to be learned, it is don't cover your body in magnets. Former Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu used to do it and look where it got him ... arrested. Irabu was taken to the pokey in Osaka, Japan yesterday after drinking 20 mugs of beer, getting his credit card rejected, and...
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Rob Bradford
August 19, 2008 - 10:00 am
The Red Sox have made a Triple A signing, inking Jason Lane . The 31-year-old outfielder had been with the Yankees ' Triple A affiliate. He played 71 games in the major leagues last year with both Houston and San Diego. Lane's best year in the big leagues came in 2005 when he played in 145 games,...
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Rob Bradford
August 18, 2008 - 7:53 am
Just wanted to let you know. Thanks for all the suggestions and questions. While I'm in blackout driving over to Camden Yards, I think you should all direct your life-altering queries to our fantasy football writer , Kirk Minihane , who already seems to have quite a following. Drew Brees ? I'm...
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