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GM Meetings Update!
Sunday, November 09, 2008
Nothing happened.


Nary an interesting rumor came to light.

The waiting game for a big move - which we KNOW is on the way (at least one) - continues...

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posted by Yankees Chick @ Sunday, November 09, 2008   14 comments
Pavano Goes the Way of the GOP: Who Will be the Pitcher-Elect?
Wednesday, November 05, 2008
Get it? That's what's called "topical humor" in the comedy world. Of which I am not a part.

The illustrious Carl Pavano, who during his four years with the Yankees spent more time at the DL Resort and Casino than the rest of the organization combined - and that includes the oft-ailing Big Stein - will NOT be returning to the team in 2009. Rather than signing him up for another year of non-service to the tune of $13 mil, the team bought him out for a little under $2 million. That's right, Other 29: it's your lucky day! You can have him! Enjoy!

The sad thing is, with so many teams desperately needing pitching, C-Pav is guaranteed to get a deal somewhere. Fun!

So now that he's officially out, let's commence the discussion of who his rotation replacement(s) will be.

As of right now, there are SEVERAL open spots in the rotation. Moose is most likely not coming back, Pettitte's status is up in the air (although it sounds like he wants to return), and whether either Hughes or Kennedy will be worth the cost of laundering their jerseys remains to be seen - and the Cash Man has already said they'll be looking for not one man but two.

My pick, you ask? I'm rooting for another guy who just joined the FA market today: AJ Burnett. At first glance he's not quite as desirable as CC, BUT his asking price is going to be lower and he doesn't appear to be in danger of developing obesity-related diabetes any time soon. Also, as a veteran AL East-er we already know he can hack it against the competition that the Yankees face yearlong. He wouldn't be an ace, most likely, but he's a solid talent and would make a huge impact on the team.

Of course, he has his own history of a love for the DL Resort and Casino, which we must keep an eye on...

In fact, just typing that made me re-think my desire for him.


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posted by Yankees Chick @ Wednesday, November 05, 2008   3 comments
BQE: Hank Goes Rogue
Monday, November 03, 2008
If there's one thing the Hankster loves, its riling people up. And he knows how to do it:
“There’s nothing we are not looking at. And personally, I like Manny. He’s one of the greatest hitters in the history of the game. He’s a free spirit for sure, but he knows how to win. We like some of the other guys, too. We just don’t know yet.”
Does anyone ACTUALLY think this might happen?

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posted by Yankees Chick @ Monday, November 03, 2008   5 comments
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