Scouting The Free Agent Market For An Ibanez Replacement

I might have watched every game this year, but it’s still hard for me to remember exactly what kind of season Raul Ibanez had in 2012. Our most recent recollection was his three ridiculously well-timed homeruns in the playoffs. For the rest season, the left handed hitter had his good moments, but also...

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Waiver wire wishing?

Yesterday, word came down that a bunch of players were put on waivers with some likely to clear soon. The list includes Jim Thome, Wandy Rodriguez, Heath Bell, Carlos Pena, and Jason Kubel. Each one of those...

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Addressing the Yankees' Areas of Need: A bat

Willingham and DeJesus

(Note: This post was originally drafted prior to the news of Alex Rodriguez‘s needing meniscus surgery. With A-Rod on the shelf for 4-6 weeks, the Yankees’ likelihood of acquiring an extra bat at the...

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What about Vlad, and other Yankee DH possibilities

With yet another long-coveted (by me) hitter hitting the free agent market, I’d be remiss if I didn’t at least broach the idea of the Yankees signing Vladimir Guerrero —...

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At What Point Would The Rays Trade Their Stars?

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I hate to give credence to anything that John Kruk said or wrote, but he penned an article for ESPN today that provides a jumping off point for an interesting discussion:

It’s no secret that Tampa Bay is a small-market team with a small payroll ($68.2 million, which...

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