Friday, December 12, 2008
Chris Britton and Justin Christian were non-tendered today. In other words, they`re free agents. I`m dissapointed about Britton, I always liked him but neither are really a big deal.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
As I am sure you all know, the Yankees will play the Mets in a gimmicky home and home doubleheader on Friday. Due to this, the Yankees will need to call up Sir Sidney Ponson. There are a few moves the Yankees can make to clear a spot on the roster for Sir Sidney:
- DFA Chad Moeller. Jorge has been back for three weeks now, and it doesn't seem like the Yankees need to carry three catchers anymore
- Send down Justin Christian. He probably won't be on the roster long anyway.
- DFA LaTroy Hawkins. We all know he sucks, and the move is probably inevitable, so why not Friday?
My choice would be Hawkins. All three of those moves will happen in the near future, but Moeller may actually be helpful this weekend, since the Yanks will play four games in three days. Christian should probably stay on the roster until Damon and Matsui are healthy, so it looks like it will be Hawkins.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
In case you were wondering who that man starting in left field tonight, it is Justin Christian, a 28 year old outfielder who was called up today (Billy Traber was demoted). Christian has been hitting well in AAA, and also provides speed on the basepaths. Also, Humberto Sanchez finally made his debut in the Yankee system tonight. The righty came over in the Gary Sheffield deal, and though he was previously a starter, will pitch out of the bullpen this year, and maybe forever. He went two thirds of an inning, allowing a run on a hit. The line really isn't important tonight, its more important that he actually pitched.