Yankees made offer to Ben Sheets


Via Joel Sherman, the Yankees offered right-hander Ben Sheets a minor league contract after watching him throw at his Louisiana home a few weeks ago. Sheets ended up taking a minor league deal from the Braves because they play in a bigger park in the easier league, plus they’re closer to his home.

I can’t imagine Sheets has much to offer a big league team — he hasn’t been an impact pitcher since 2008 due to injury and ineffectiveness — but there’s certainly nothing wrong with a minor league pact. No risk, moderately high reward. They can give those out all day for all I care Maybe the Yankees would have made a harder push for the 33-year-old former had the CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte injuries happened sooner, but what can you do.

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  1. thaaaaaayankeeswin says:

    but never thought of Roy Oswalt?

    • Robinson Tilapia says:

      Would Roy Oswalt have accepted a MiLB deal with the Yanks? Apples and oranges.

    • Steve (different one) says:

      What were the Yankees going to do with Oswalt before Pettitte and CC got hurt? Also, anyone following baseball for 2 minutes over the last year knows Oswalt was looking to play close to his home in Miss.

  2. Robinson Tilapia says:

    I would have offered him a MiLB deal too.

  3. Brian S. says:

    They must read Nomaas.

  4. Dewayne is Wise says:

    Thanks martin you fucking steroidless loser

  5. Uteyank says:

    Roy Oswald is sucking it up right now. Thank God they let him go to the Texans

  6. Rebel says:

    Thanks you loser Yankee furks! How’s the payroll treatin ya, dbags! We just got a 4 time all star for nothing. Hope you drown in your money scumbags!!!

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