Tagged: ‘Russ Canzler’

New York Yankees Designate Russ Canzler for Assignment
February 2nd, 2013 at 10:06 AM
To make room for newly-acquired slugger Travis Hafner, the New York Yankees have designated outfielder Russ Canzler for assignment.   ***PHOTO1*** Canzler, 26, was claimed by the Yankees in early January in part of a busy offseason for the versatile fielder. After spending last season with the Cleveland Indians, Canzler was claimed by...

One Last Idea for the Yankees Right-Handed Void
January 24th, 2013 at 11:55 AM
In an offseason that continues to leave a lot to be desired, the last 24-hours have been all the more disappointing.  In addition to the news that free-agent outfielder Scott Hairston signed a two-year deal with the Chicago Cubs as reported by's Ken Rosenthal, Jon Heyman of is reporting this...

The Reality of Outfielders Russ Canzler and Matt Diaz Filling the Right-Handed Void
January 21st, 2013 at 9:00 AM
As the Yankees begin their final descent into spring training, the reality of owner Hal Steinbrenner's edict for reduced payroll has become more and more prevalent.  While the importance of resigning starting pitchers Andy Pettitte and Hiroki Kuroda and closer Mariano Rivera cannot be discounted, as well as the the importance...

Yankees Claim Russ Canzler Off Waivers from Cleveland Indians; Designate Dickerson for Assignment
January 4th, 2013 at 9:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** In another low-risk move similar to the signing of former Atlanta Brave Matt Diaz, the Yankees claimed journeyman Russ Canzler off of waivers from the Cleveland Indians Friday afternoon.  In lieu of this move, the Yankees designated outfielder Chris Dickerson for assignment.  If the Yankees aren't capable of finding a...