Tagged: ‘Matt Diaz’

New York Yankees Release Outfielder Matt Diaz
March 17th, 2013 at 11:44 AM
The New York Yankees have released veteran outfielder Matt Diaz, who was competing for a starting job in the outfield while Curtis Granderson recovers from a fractured forearm.  ***PHOTO1*** Granderson is expected to return during the first week of May, but the Yankees have not decided who will fill in for the first month...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Squashes Idea of Position Swap in Outfield
March 4th, 2013 at 10:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** From the moment Toronto Blue Jays left-hander J.A. Happ drilled Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson at Steinbrenner Field a couple of weeks back, the proposed swap that would move Granderson to left field and shift current left fielder Brett Gardner to center field seemed to be on shaky ground. Fast forward to...

New York Yankees Starter Andy Pettitte Dazzles in First Simulated Game
March 4th, 2013 at 9:11 AM
***PHOTO1*** When the Yankees and veteran left-hander Andy Pettitte agreed to a one-year, $12 million deal this past offseason, the addition of the 41-year-old starter ensured another strong top-heavy rotation for 2013. On Sunday, Pettitte threw his first simulated game of the spring, and as per Wallace Matthews of, the veteran still...

New York Yankees Outfielders Stepping up with Starting Job on the Line
March 2nd, 2013 at 11:29 AM
Though the New York Yankees have struggled as a team, going 1-7 through their first eight games of spring training, the outfielders battling to replace the injured Curtis Granderson in the starting lineup are off to a good start.  ***PHOTO1*** Granderson, last year's center fielder who was expected to move to left...

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman Will not Pursue FA Johnny Damon
February 28th, 2013 at 8:02 AM
With the news that Yankees slugger Curtis Granderson will be out of action until May, various rumors began flying around as to how they could potentially replace his production.  While Yankees fans have yet to hear general manager Brian Cashman "officially" rule out a trade for former Yankee and current Chicago Cubs outfielder...