Feb
27

Former Yankees stick together

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Over the past few years we’ve joked about the Pirates being the Yankees’ AAAA team. Since the Xavier Nady-Damaso Marte trade, in which the Yankees sent four players to the Pirates, three more players have gone from Scranton to Indianapolis. It appears they’ve formed a bond, likely because of their familiarity with each other. Dan McCutchen and Ross Ohlendorf, who came over in 2008, share a house in Florida with Steven Jackson and Anthony Claggett, whom the Pirates claimed when the Yankees designated them for assignment in 2009. Chuck Finder of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette tells the story, which I figure appeals to Yankees fans more than Pirates.

There’s nothing I can really add to the story, so head over and check it out. I don’t think the Yanks will miss any of these pitchers, but it’s nice to see they’ve landed somewhere they can get a real shot at the major league roster.

Categories : Asides

11 Comments»

  1. Mike Pop says:

    Sounds like a sitcom!

  2. AJ says:

    Can you guys do a story on the Joel Sherman article about A-Rod, CC and Tex’s contracts being “time bombs”?

    http://www.nypost.com/p/sports.....VYNmnOaeiK

  3. [...] Two things you need to know about them: They stick together, and they usually end up in Pittsburgh. (H/T to RAB) [...]

  4. The Evil Empire says:

    OH NO A ROD CRASHED HIS MAYBACH IN TAMPA!!!!!

    lol my girlfriend sent me this
    http://perezhilton.com/2010-02.....s-400k-car
    Hope I’m not late

    • radnom says:

      Not only is this off topic but my eyes hate you after looking at that site.

      The comments were pretty good though.

      GAY-Rod was texting to his BOYFRIEND!! Telling him how much he wants to get it in the ASS tonight!!!

      -bigray

  5. Rodger Stone says:

    There’s nothing like the excitement of spring ball.

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