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2012/2013 New York Yankees Off-Season Thread

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  • Looks like he's about to sign with the Yanks for two years, for 12-13 million. The Phillies offered 14 million, so he's taking less. One other site said yet another team offered 15 million.

    http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/yankee...#axzz2EyiA1735
    Lou Gehrig is the Truest Yankee of them all!

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    • Originally posted by White Knight View Post
      Looks like he's about to sign with the Yanks for two years, for 12-13 million. The Phillies offered 14 million, so he's taking less. One other site said yet another team offered 15 million.

      http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/yankee...#axzz2EyiA1735
      Oh oh please go to Philly.

      On the other hand we just signed Bobby Wilson. Possibly the only worse hitting catcher than Chris Stewart.

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      • Originally posted by NJYankeeFan View Post
        Oh oh please go to Philly.
        Noooooooooooo!
        "Chuckie doesn't take on 2-0. Chuckie's hackin'." - Chuck Carr two days prior to being released by the Milwaukee Brewers

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        • Josh Hamilton getting 5 yrs/125 mil from the Angels makes me think that the Yanks can sign Cano for 5 yrs at a little less than 125m.
          Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen,and welcome to Yankee Stadium. Here are the lineups for todays game...

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          • Originally posted by The Monument View Post
            Josh Hamilton getting 5 yrs/125 mil from the Angels makes me think that the Yanks can sign Cano for 5 yrs at a little less than 125m.
            Well...Hamilton is 2 years older than Cano, so you can probably add 2 years to Cano's deal to bring it to 7 years. Cano is also better than Hamilton, so add on another 2 or 3 years.

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            • Originally posted by The Monument View Post
              Josh Hamilton getting 5 yrs/125 mil from the Angels makes me think that the Yanks can sign Cano for 5 yrs at a little less than 125m.
              How do you figure? Cano is younger and much less prone to injuries.
              Lou Gehrig is the Truest Yankee of them all!

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              • Originally posted by White Knight View Post
                How do you figure? Cano is younger and much less prone to injuries.
                Plus he's not a junkie.
                My top 10 players:

                1. Babe Ruth
                2. Barry Bonds
                3. Ty Cobb
                4. Ted Williams
                5. Willie Mays
                6. Alex Rodriguez
                7. Hank Aaron
                8. Honus Wagner
                9. Lou Gehrig
                10. Mickey Mantle

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                • Age and skills aside, Hamilton is the bigger star.
                  Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen,and welcome to Yankee Stadium. Here are the lineups for todays game...

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                  • Originally posted by The Monument View Post
                    Age and skills aside, Hamilton is the bigger star.
                    Bigger name. Not better player or risk.

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                    • Apparently the Yankees are engaged in trade talks with the Angels for Vernon Wells.

                      Why would we take on that bad contract for a crappy player like that?

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                      • Originally posted by quagmire View Post
                        Apparently the Yankees are engaged in trade talks with the Angels for Vernon Wells.

                        Why would we take on that bad contract for a crappy player like that?
                        I don't want him!!!! I still am stunned they got Hamilton but they have too many OFers and would love to move Vernon Wells. He is a back up making 21M/yr for 2 yrs. I worry when I hear this and knowing Brian (please say no unless they pick up 30M). We paid a lot for Youk (13M) but that was one year. I would rather have Ichiro for 2 years.

                        (I really don't see Cano around Hamilton contract and he may be gone because of the cap.)

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                        • Originally posted by quagmire View Post
                          Apparently the Yankees are engaged in trade talks with the Angels for Vernon Wells.

                          Why would we take on that bad contract for a crappy player like that?
                          I think the idea is the Angels would pay almost all of the contract. If that is the idea, then why not. He is RH and can fake all three OF spots. I would rather look at Scott Van Slyke but who knows, maybe Wells turns it around.

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                          • Yankees' righthanded hitting platooner at LF/DH of the last two years, Andruw Jones has supposedly signed a contract to play in Japan next year. He's a little young to be out of the major leagues by today's standards. Isn't he only going to turn 36 next April?

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                            • Originally posted by philliesfiend55 View Post
                              Yankees' righthanded hitting platooner at LF/DH of the last two years, Andruw Jones has supposedly signed a contract to play in Japan next year. He's a little young to be out of the major leagues by today's standards. Isn't he only going to turn 36 next April?
                              Yes, he sign the Japan contract for 3.5M (we paid 1.5M and 2M and Dodgers 6M for 2 yrs). I wish him the best but boy he was underperforming in our back up role. Unreal, don't really understand it. I think there was one series with Boston he hit like 3 HRs but may have been it. Wouldn't it be ironic if Brian signed Veron Wells as his replacement.

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                              • Why not look at Johnny Damon? I'll take him over Wells.
                                Lou Gehrig is the Truest Yankee of them all!

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