Tag Archives : Andruw Jones

Brett Gardner out for the season


Remember that little speedster we used to have in the outfield during Spring training? He managed 8 full games this season before hurting himself making a diving catch. Well sadly, Brett Gardner must undergo arthroscopic surgery and is out for the season. The Yankees have been lucky with solid play from Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones platooning left field, but…

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Yankees DH Plan


Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones will platoon at the DH spot Older vets will see some Designated Hitter time too Will the lefty/righty/older guy platoon work? National League: Ibanez’ outfield defense was the worst rated in 2011 Why didn’t we see a redux of Damon or Matsui?  Me thinks they are also left handed, and have already had success in NY

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Yankees interested in Raul Ibanez


Since losing Jesus Montero’s bat off the bench for 2012, the Yankees are still looking or a replacement bopper off the bench. Andruw Jones is back, but how great is he really going to be? Well the Yankees are planning to get even older and possibly sign Raul Ibanez. Ibanez is a professional hitter, but his production has gone down…

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Yankees sign Andruw Jones for 1 more year


It looks like Brian Cashman is planning to go to battle in 2012 with the same team that won us the AL East in 2011. The Yankees are bringing back Andruw Jones on a 1 year deal worth $2 million base and up to $1.4 million in incentives. Jones played fairly well last season batting .247 with 13 homeruns. His…

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The slowest Yankees of the past 20 years


This post is inspired by what I wrote the other day about Andruw Jones and his lack of speed costing us a game. I started to think to myself, “Who else have I ever seen run that slowly before?”. I could make this into a top 10 list but then I really need to get detailed, and honestly, I don’t…

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Bartolo beats the heat


Big Bart earned his seventh win of the season by offering a quality start, complete with an efficient pitch count (99 pitches), good length (7 inns) and few jams.  D Rob entered in the 8th inning, was ineffective, gave up two runs, handed the reins over to Mo who closed out the inning.  Mo then struggled in the 9th, loaded the…

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