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Archive of entries posted on January 2012

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Rangers Got Yu But Could Use Hughes Too

Ok so the Texas Rangers finally got their man, as Japanese pitching phenom Yu Darvish signed a 6-year, $60 million deal to play in Arlington. Add in the $52 million posting fee the Rangers paid to talk to Darvish for a month, (= $1.7 million per day) and that makes a grand total of roughly […]

New York Yankees: Robertson + Joba = Hughes

No wonder everyone wants to be a New York Yankee, as who wouldn’t want a boss that hands out half-million dollar raises based on poor performance due to laziness? You can be sure Phil Hughes isn’t complaining. Last season, Hughes showed up to Spring Training out of shape, and sat on the DL with shoulder […]

New York Yankees Hot Stove: Hughes Problem Gets A Raise

All I thought was, what the heck were the New York Yankees thinking when ESPN New York reported that Phil Hughesgot a one-year deal, for $3.2 million, plus another quarter million in incentives just to avoid going to salary arbitration with him? I mean honestly, how much more money could an arbitrator really give Hughes? In Hughes’ first three starts in […]

New York Yankees Hot Stove: Matsui Rumors Are Not Funny For My Dad

The latest question swirling around Yankee Universe is who will fill the void at DH? Rumors are that the Bombers are interested in Johnny Damon and Carlos Pena, but have actually reached out to Hideki Matsui according to a  tweet from Jon Heyman at CBS. Matsui was the 2009 World Series MVP and was let […]

New York Yankees: Hiroki Kuroda Wants To Win

Along with the four-player trade that sent top prospect Jesus Montero packing for Seattle and pitcher Michael Pinedain pinstripes, ESPN’s Buster Onley also verified that the New York Yankees made a deal with ex-Dodger Hiroki Kuroda over this past weekend. According to an Onley tweet, the 36-year-old agreed to a one-year, at $10 million deal […]

New York Yankees: Not Today Let’s Go Giants

The New York Yankees finally had a weekend full of off-season news, but that can wait because today is all about the New York Giants. The G-Men are in Green Bay this weekend to play the 15-1 Packers in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs; winner will play the San Francisco 49ers next weekend in the […]