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The Yankees have signed reliever Vinnie Pestano and four other players to Minor League contracts, according to Baseball America. The club has not confirmed the deals.
The thought that Aroldis Chapman had become a risky trade chip in light of recent reports about a domestic issue was nullified, and a Yankees club that already had a special setup in the late innings was, quite surprisingly, the one to land him.
Building from the back of the bullpen is now the way to go. Look what it did for the Royals. The Yankees may now be on this course, with the acquisition of relief ace Aroldis Chapman.
The school best known for basketball dominance scored a victory for persistence Saturday, when it earned its first bowl victory in five decades. Duke outlasted Indiana, another elite basketball school, with a prolific running game that churned out a 44-41 overtime win in the 2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees returned to postseason play for the first time in three seasons in 2015, though their experience ended far too quickly for their taste, spanning just nine innings against Dallas Keuchel and the Astros in the franchise’s first-ever Wild Card game.
Andrew Miller seemed to pass every closing test with flying colors this past season, converting 36 of 38 save opportunities in his first crack at the job, but the left-hander could be heading back to a setup role following the Yankees’ acquisition of Aroldis Chapman.
The Yankees have landed hard-throwing left-handed reliever Aroldis Chapman from the Reds in exchange for four Minor League prospects, potentially setting up a dominant three-headed monster that could shorten games next season.
When the Yankees wrapped up their activity at the Winter Meetings, general manager Brian Cashman described his work as “incomplete,” strongly hinting that there was more to come in remodeling his club’s roster to prepare for the 2016 season.
The Yankees’ bullpen figures to be dominant in 2016 with the addition of Aroldis Chapman. But how dominant, historically? Let’s take a look.
The measure of a Hall of Famer obviously begins with a player’s career, but a precious few take the term to new heights after hanging up the spikes. Ernie Banks and Yogi Berra certainly did, transcending their historic accomplishments on the field by serving as two of the greatest ambassadors of the game who ever […]