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New York Yankees’ Brian McCann Ranked No. 3 by CBS Sports in MLB’s Top 15 Catchers
January 30th, 2016 at 11:47 AM
Thus far in his first two seasons as the starting catcher for the New York Yankees, Brian McCann has been as good as advertised. ***PHOTO1*** In those two seasons, he's hit at least 20-plus home runs and driven in at least 75 runs and been a leader both on and off the...

Russell Martin Does not Blame New York Yankees for Letting Him Leave
March 3rd, 2015 at 1:55 PM
Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin spoke fondly about his time with Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Martin played for the Yankees in 2011 and 2012, putting up Fangraphs WAR values of 2.7 and 2.0 respectively. After 2012, the Yankees did not resign Martin and allowed him to sign...

Toronto Blue Jays, Former Yankees Catcher Russell Martin Agree to 5-Year, $82 Million Deal
November 17th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Two years ago, the New York Yankees let Russell Martin walk away as a free agent, as he ended up signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates. ***PHOTO1*** Two years later, the Yankees will see him at least 20 times a year, only this time, it will be on the other side of things,...

New York Yankees C Brian McCann Takes Derek Jeter Approach in Response to Russell Martin’s Contract Criticism
March 19th, 2014 at 8:12 AM
Brian McCann was recently called an "expensive mistake" by current Pittsburgh Pirates and former New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin when referring to the 5-year, $85 million contract he signed over the winter. Martin's comments made him sound like he was a tad bit jealous and had a case of sour...

Russell Martin on Current New York Yankees C Brian McCann: He was an Expensive Mistake
March 19th, 2014 at 2:10 AM
A lot of people were very receptive to the New York Yankees signing of former Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million deal back in November. Some thought that the veteran catcher added some mental toughness to the position and to the team and he even got such...