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New York Yankees Officially Release Second Baseman Brian Roberts

Second baseman Brian Roberts’ time in New York is over. The Yankees released Roberts before Saturday’s game against the Cleveland Indians. Roberts was designated for assignment on July 31 when the Yankees acquired Stephen Drew from the Boston Red Sox, shifting Drew from shortstop to second base. Roberts emerged as one of baseball’s best second baseman in the mid-2000s with...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankeetorial: As they make the final turn, the Yankees need players, not contracts

I spent July whining about Brian Roberts, which was like mocking a lawn flamingo. I hated myself. Roberts is a nice fellow whose body simply ran out of baseball games, in the same gasping, wheezing way that a keg runs out of beer. The Yankees' biggest improvement was to release him and try someone new. But they couldn't: There was that contract. We were paying him so much...

What revealing pictures of Hal Steinbrenner does Brian Roberts possess?

Last night, down in the Stygian coal mines of Moosic, Pa., the Yankees "second-baseman of the future," Rob Refsnyder went 2 for 4 with a walk and an RBI. That gives him four doubles and a homer in his last eight games, batting .344 over that stretch. At Triple A, he's hitting .301.Oh... and did I mention that Refsnyder last night was playing right field?Yep, right field...

WATCH: Brian Roberts Hits Home Run in First Trip to Camden Yards as a Visitor

Leaving a team you've played with for your entire career has to be tough, but Brian Roberts did just that this season when he signed with the New York Yankees rather than the Baltimore Orioles (the team he has played on for the last 13 years). It's a tough call to make, but sometimes leaving is what's best.Friday night he returned to his former stomping grounds and in...
Via FatManWriting
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Master absolutely loves what Brian Roberts brings to this emerging Yankee ballclub

Last night, after Brian Roberts notched his second base hit, Suzyn Waldman felt inspired enough to do some napkin math on his batting average. "He's now up to .252!" she exclaimed, as if calling the winning Powerball number, and John gave one of his all-knowing, God-is-good, chuckles. With a five-run lead, a bolt of pure human joy resounded over the Yankee Radio Network...

Yankees' Brian Roberts leaves with knee wrapped

Yankees second baseman Brian Roberts appeared a little banged up after Friday's 7-0 win over the A's. Roberts' knee was wrapped and he appeared to be walking gingerly around the clubhouse. When a reporter said Roberts wouldn't be be seen limping Saturday, Roberts said, "I can't promise anything" before leaving the clubhouse. It wasn't clear how...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals ball boy fields fair ball, hands it to fan, kinda learns lesson (vid/GIF)

Your browser does not support iframes. A Kansas City Royals ball boy suffered an unfortunate gaffe during Sunday’s game against the New York Yankees while manning the right field foul line at Kauffman Stadium. During the top of the 4th inning, the poor kid fielded a fair ball off the bat of Brian Roberts. And […] The post Royals ball boy fields fair ball, hands it to fan, kinda...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

What If Brian Roberts Stayed Healthy?

Brian Roberts has had a rash of injuries over the past 4 years and, as a result, hasn’t played more than 77 games since 2009. So if history means anything, there is a good chance Roberts misses significant playing time in his 2014 campaign with the Yankees. But what if - and this is of course a big if - what if Roberts were to stay healthy all season? What would that mean...
Via YanksinExile.com
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees fill their lineup

A few days ago, I wrote about how the New York Yankees needed to address their second base situation for the first time in nine seasons. I talked about how the Yankees can’t afford to go into the season with Kelly Johnson as their everyday second baseman. Brian Roberts should provide some type of production at the 2B position (Derick E. Hingle – USA TODAY Sports) After losing...
Via isportsweb.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles trade rumors: More “O” for the O’s?

After a surprising first half of the MLB season, Raul Ibanez could be traded to a team looking to add more offense. Could the Baltimore Orioles be interested? (Photo Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images North America) Trade speculation is one reason the month of July is so much fun for all baseball fans. Most of the Baltimore Orioles trade rumors revolve around possible pitchers that could...
Via isportsweb.com
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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