• Okajima fails physical, will not join Yankees

    Left-hander Hideki Okajima -- who gained notoriety for his unorthodox delivery and stellar relief appearances for the Red Sox during the 2007 postseason -- failed his physical and will not be joining the Yankees. Okajima had signed a minor league contract with the team. ....Read More >
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    rajah

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    Melancynic

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    1. What lack of strikeouts are you speaking of? Montgomery has struck out nearly a batter per inning over ~300 minor league innings. I'm guessing you

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    DaBliz

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    Melancynic

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    You can't use spring training performance as THE decider in this scenario though.

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    51

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    Melancynic

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