New York Yankees

4th AL East | 49-47
  • Batting Avg
    .250 AVG
  • Runs
    397 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    4.26 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    122 HR
  • Could the Yankees release Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira?
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    Could the Yankees release Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira?

    The Yankees, at 48-46, are waffling between considering themselves buyers or sellers heading into the August 1 non-waiver trade deadline. Part of the reason the club hasn’t performed better is because first baseman Mark Teixiera and DH Alex Rodriguez have both been underwhelming offensively. Rodriguez has a .640 OPS and his playing time was reduced recently, limiting him to left-handed starters. Teixeira, who missed some time last month with a knee injury, has a .591 OPS. Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball reports that some in the Yankees’ organization have discussed, in the event the club decides to commit to selling, whether or not to simply release Rodriguez and Teixeira. Rodriguez is owed

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    Report: Yanks could cut A-Rod and Teixeira if they become sellers

    Some people within the New York Yankees organization have discussed cutting designated hitter Alex Rodriguez and first baseman Mark Teixeira if they become sellers at the deadline.