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From the NY Daily News:Alex Rodriguez is taking his wildest swing yet in his fight against steroid allegations: The Yankees and MLB are conspiring to push him out of the game. Sources say the embattled Yankee star is “scared” that bigger forces are at work to try to discredit him and sink his career. Show More Summary
From Yankees.com: The Yankees on Friday finalized a one-year contract with free-agent slugger Travis Hafner, who is expected to help fill the club's designated hitter slot for the 2013 season. Hafner, 35, batted.228 with 12 home runs and 34 RBIs in 64 games for the Indians last season. Show More Summary
From T.J. Quinn:The texts, the source said, usually came late at night, telling Anthony Bosch to come to the house. Bosch would then head to the waterfront mansion on Biscayne Bay, through the gate on North Bay Road, to inject performance-enhancing...Show More Summary
Here's the list via Yankees.com: Pitchers (20): RHP Corey Black, LHP Juan Cedeno, RHP Preston Claiborne, RHP Matt Daley, RHP Shane Greene, RHP Nick Goody, RHP David Herndon, RHP Tom Kahnle, RHP Jim Miller, RHP Bryan Mitchell, RHP Mark...Show More Summary
From the NY Daily News:Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to ever wear the pinstripes again, sources familiar with the Yankees’ situation with their troubled third baseman told the Daily News, no matter what happens regarding new allegations...Show More Summary
Pronk, who hasn't been able to stay healthy since 2007, only played 66 games for the Tribe last season, hitting.228/.346./.438 with 12 HR and 34 RBI. If healthy, he could be a cheap and decent option at DH.
From Andrew Marchand:The Miami New Times, in a long investigative piece, has details that suggest Rodriguez had close ties with Anthony Bosch, a South Florida nutritionist. The story says Rodriguez has made PED transactions as recently as during the 2012 season. ... Bosch has been under suspicion for a long time. Show More Summary
From Ken Rosenthal:Though Andy Pettitte has been known to change his mind, he will not participate in the World Baseball Classic, according to major league sources. The news is not exactly a surprise, considering that Pettitte is 40Show More Summary
From Andrew Marchand:The New York Yankees have reunited with outfielder Juan Rivera, a source tells ESPNNewYork.com's Wallace Matthews. It is a minor league deal, allowing Rivera to compete with Matt Diaz and Russ Canzler to be a right-handed-hitting outfielder for the Yankees. In 109 games for the Angels last season, Rivera hit.244/.286/.375 with 9 HR and 47 RBI.
Not a big step, but a step nonetheless.
From USA Today:Derek Jeter worked out on a baseball field Monday for the first time since breaking his left ankle last October. The 38-year-old New York Yankees captain fielded 55 grounders on the grass in front of the infield dirt at shortstop at the team's minor league complex. He also hit in a batting cage. "Everything went well," Jeter said as he drove out of the complex.
We have heard about the Yankees’ desire to get their payroll under $189M by 2014 for some time now. Personally, I love it. Don’t get me wrong though, if there is an absolute pressing matter at a certain position, hen the Yankees should go out and acquire that player. Show More Summary
You can check out the article here.
From WCBS:there’s a chance that you might not see the 14-time All-Star wearing pinstripes at all in 2013, general manager Brian Cashman told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Friday. “Yeah,” Cashman replied when asked if there was a chance that A-Rod could miss the entire season. Show More Summary
He also updated his Twitter profile. He's just 25-years-old and has only played in 9 games for the Indians last season, hitting.207/.250/.261 with 2 RBI in 24 plate appearances.
From Anothony McCarron:Alex Rodriguez’s surgeon, Dr. Bryan Kelly, told the Yankees that he discovered less cartilage damage in A-Rod’s hip than expected, a good sign that the third baseman will have fewer complications as he tries to come back, a source said. “It was minimal,” the source said. Show More Summary
Here's some more news on the injury front via CBS New York:Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he’s been cleared to start baseball activity in his recovery from a broken left ankle. The 38-year-old team captain reiterated Wednesday that...Show More Summary
Here's a photo Rodriguez posted on his facebook account along with this note: "Surgery went well! The road to recovery officially begins... looking forward to the challenges ahead." The recovery time should be about six months.
From Anthony McCarron:Andy Pettitte and Mark Teixeira, two Yankees who endured injury problems last season, are scheduled to play for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic in March, a source with knowledge of the roster confirmed Monday. ... If...Show More Summary
From the NY Times:"Re-signing for the Yankees has awakened a fresh determination in me," the 10-times All Star told Japanese media after a workout in Kobe. "This is a team that can select A-Rod as a pinch-hitter we're talking about,"...Show More Summary