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MLB: NY Yankees Sign 1B Mark Reynolds
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MLB: NY Yankees Sign 1B Mark Reynolds

Aug 15 2013, 10:30pm CDT | by

The New York Yankees signed first baseman Mark Reynolds after he was released by the Cleveland Indians.

The New York Yankees signed first baseman Mark Reynolds on Thursday. This was confirmed by Yankees general manager Brian Cashman via ESPN New York. This comes after Reynolds was designated for...

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MLB: NY Yankees Sign 1B Mark Reynolds

Aug 15 2013, 10:30pm CDT | by

The New York Yankees signed first baseman Mark Reynolds after he was released by the Cleveland Indians.

The New York Yankees signed first baseman Mark Reynolds on Thursday.

This was confirmed by Yankees general manager Brian Cashman via ESPN New York. This comes after Reynolds was designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians last week. Cleveland signed him to a one-year, $6 million deal in December. 

Reynolds' season got off to a good start when he hit 13 home runs in April and May. However, his batting average plummeted from .301 in April to .187 since. He went .098 (5-for-51) with only one RBI last month. 

All of these resulted in Reynolds' batting .215 and slugging .373 for the 2013 MLB season which prompted the Indians to release him. 

Benjamin Hoffman of the New York Times notes Reynolds has a propensity to strike out inasmuch as he can display power. Hoffman cites a stretch from 2008-2011 when he hit 141 home runs in spite of 834 strikeouts. 

The Yankees signed Reynolds due to their need for right-handed power. As of August 14, they are second-to-last in the American League in home runs. In addition, Reynolds was primarily a third baseman during his days with the Baltimore Orioles, but could see some time at first base to pick up the slack for Lyle Overbay. 

He could also share third-base duties with beleaguered star Alex Rodriguez. 

Four teams were reportedly interested in Reynolds' services, but he eventually chose the Yankees, per CBS Sports' Jon Heyman. 

 

 
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MLB Records That Could Fall During the Rest of the 2014 Season

Aug 23 2014 7:44am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

With just over three quarters of the MLB season complete, it is a good time to take a look at some records that are on the verge of being broken during the rest of the 2014 campaign. True, the marks we are going to discuss don’t necessarily carry legendary weight. No one is on the precipice of breaking Barry Bonds’ single-season home run record, for example, or of topping the 233 strikeouts Mark Reynolds amassed in 2009. These will be a bit more obscure. Some are ML ...
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Giovanny Urshela: Cleveland Indians’ Future Third Baseman

Aug 16 2014 11:09pm CDT | Source: Rant Sports

Third base has been a conundrum for the Cleveland Indians over the past decade, as they have been largely unable to find steady production at the position. The likes of Jack Hannahan, Andy Marte, and Mark Reynolds have all rotated through the revolving door at the hot corner. To th ...
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Fiers strikes out 14 to lift Brewers past Cubs

Aug 14 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

CHICAGO — Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 through six innings of three-hit ball, Khris Davis and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday to widen their first-place lead in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett drove in two runs with a double, and Elian Herrera and Carlos Gomez each had RBIs to help the Brewers move 2 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh and St. Louis. The Cardinals ...
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2 weeks ago

Fiers strikes out 14 to lift Brewers past Cubs

Aug 14 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

CHICAGO — Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 through six innings of three-hit ball, Khris Davis and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday to widen their first-place lead in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett drove in two runs with a double, and Elian Herrera and Carlos Gomez each had RBIs to help the Brewers move 2 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh and St. Louis. The Cardinals host San Diego on Thursday night. F ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Fiers strikes out 14 to lift Brewers past Cubs

Aug 14 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

CHICAGO — Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 through six innings of three-hit ball, Khris Davis and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday to widen their first-place lead in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett drove in two runs with a double, and Elian Herrera and Carlos Gomez each had RBIs to help the Brewers move 2 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh and St. Louis. The Cardinals host San Diego on Thursday night. Fiers (2-1) dominated and wal ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Fiers strikes out 14 to lift Brewers past Cubs

Aug 14 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

CHICAGO — Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 through six innings of three-hit ball, Khris Davis and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday to widen their first-place lead in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett drove in two runs with a double, and Elian Herrera and Carlos Gomez each had RBIs to help the Brewers move 2 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh and St. Louis. The Cardinals host San Diego on Thursday night. Fiers (2-1) ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Fiers strikes out 14 to lift Brewers past Cubs

Aug 14 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

CHICAGO — Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 through six innings of three-hit ball, Khris Davis and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday to widen their first-place lead in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett drove in two runs with a double, and Elian Herrera and Carlos Gomez each had RBIs to help the Brewers move 2 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh and St. Louis. T ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Fiers strikes out 14 to lift Brewers past Cubs

Aug 14 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

CHICAGO — Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 through six innings of three-hit ball, Khris Davis and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday to widen their first-place lead in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett drove in two runs with a double, and Elian Herrera and Carlos Gomez each had RBIs to help the Brewers move 2 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh and St. Louis. The Cardinals host San Diego on Thursday night. Fiers (2-1) dominated and walked ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
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2 weeks ago

Fiers fans 14 Cubs in Brewers’ 6-2 win

Aug 14 2014 4:52pm CDT | Source: chicago sun-times

Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 through six innings of three-hit ball, Khris Davis and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday to widen their first-place lead in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett drove in two runs wi ...
Source: chicago sun-times   Full article at: chicago sun-times
 

 
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2 weeks ago

FACTS/ FLUKES: Harper, Locke, Reynolds, Gregorius, Hendricks

Aug 13 2014 9:30pm CDT | Source: baseballhq

article teaser:  Bryce Harper (OF, WAS) tries on the once unthinkable bust label. Plus Jeff Locke, Mark Reynolds, Didi Gregorius and Kyle Hendricks.   'Bust' a new label for Harper ... Coming off an injury-shortened 2013, this was supposed to be the season that Bryce Harper (OF, WAS) took the next step, fulfilling his promise as one of the ...
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