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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Jan 11, 2011 at 08:42:42 PM

In the time since their disappointing performance in the ALCS concluded with a dreary loss in Texas, the Yankees have added the following players: A former All-Star catcher under 30 coming off an injury and a durable 80-game lefthanded reliever who somehow managed to be the longest tenured Met.

After adding Russell Martin and Pedro Feliciano, the name that has surfaced is Andruw Jones.

You might remember him for being a 19-year-old who crushed some long home runs in the opening game of the 1996 World Series. You might remember him for being one of three White Sox to connect off Javier Vazquez on May 1 in what was perhaps the first sign Vazquez's second stint was not meant to be.

Perhaps you remember him as an outstanding defensive outfielder, who at times seemed to possess limitless

Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Nov 16, 2010 at 08:52:41 PM

Every day I check the baseball transactions with the hopes of seeing something interesting. For the first two weeks of the offseason, the only things I saw were such mundane signings such as Pete Orr to the Phillies, Taylor Buchholz to the Red Sox.

No offense to those guys, but those are not exactly the names I am looking for. So each day I sit back and wait, read some rumors and hope for an interesting move.

While I know there are interesting moves to come in free agency and trades, without games to disect and analyze, all the rumors can become quite a bore.

So that is why today's news is a welcome respite from the smaller signings and rumors of things to come. That is why I was thrilled to see the Marlins-Braves engage in a trade. It's not a trade in the sense of the old Joe Carter-Roberto