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Cliff Notes

Posted By Alex Belth On November 9, 2005 @ 6:41 am In Bronx Banter | Comments Disabled

There are Alfonso Soriano [1] and Manny Ramirez [2] rumors involving the Mets this morning, but not much in the way of our boys in the Bronx [3]. One item that caught my eye though, concerns what the Yanks might do about a back-up first baseman [4]. According to Sam Borden in The Daily News: [5]

GM Brian Cashman said the Yankees are looking at Andy Phillips as the likely replacement for Martinez at first, since he provides a cheap, righthanded option to complement Jason Giambi.

“We’d like to see what (Phillips) can do,” Cashman said of the 28-year-old. “That’s our initial thought and we think he’d do very well if given the chance. We’re not locked into it, but it’s a direction we’re looking at.”

Can you dig it, Cliff? Next thing you know they’ll be giving Colter Bean a shot at middle relief. Say it ain’t so, my brother.

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[1] Alfonso Soriano: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/09/sports/baseball/09mets.html

[2] Manny Ramirez: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/09/sports/baseball/09chass.html

[3] the Bronx: http://www.newsday.com/sports/columnists/ny-sphey1109,0,1786801.column?coll=ny-sports-columnists

[4] first baseman: http://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/yankees/ny-spyanks1109,0,4579775.story?coll=ny-yankees-print

[5] The Daily News:: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/363850p-309841c.html

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