Posts Tagged ‘Justin Duscherer’

I’m guessing when they say pitching it might be Justin Duschscherer or Ben Sheets. Hopefully Sheets will lower his asking price and the Yankees can get him for a steal. Also, it seems as Damon is realizing he might want to wear pinstripes next year, but I don’t think he’ll come down low enough for the Yankees to agree. I guess we’ll see Damon in another uniform next year. Mark DeRosa? I’d rather not get older. Am I right?

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Update: 3:10PMET: Jon Heyman reports: “lackey a great move for #redsox. sources say it’s about $85 mil for 5. good job by @ed_price at AOL Fanhouse”
This takes the Red Sox out of the Halladay race for sure. The only question now is…how involved are the Yankees in the Doc Halladay sweepstakes?
Free-agent right-hander John Lackey underwent a physical Monday with the Red Sox, an indication that he is close to an agreement with the team, according to a major-league source.

The deal is expected to be similar to the five-year, $82.5 million contract that the Yankees awarded free-agent right-hander A.J. Burnett last winter.

This really changes everything. You know damn well that the Yankees can’t lay low and do nothing now. This ends all hope of him coming to the Yankees, so the Roy Halladay door just swung right open.

From Mark Feinsand of the Daily News: 

While Cashman continues to monitor the Roy Halladay situation in Toronto, the general manager is looking at a couple of pitchers coming back from arm surgery: Justin Duchscherer and Ben Sheets.

I guess a player like Jason Marquis and Joel Pineiro won’t do the trick anymore. 

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