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12-01-2012, 07:38 AM
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Originally Posted by NJD1982 View Post
Cervelli was in the minors because we had Martin and Cashman wanted him to remain a starter, that's why they brought Stewart in to be back up. Cervelli is definitely the catcher on opening day. Romine will start in the minors but I can't see him staying in AAA too long.

I read something that the Yankees are trying to get under $189 million payroll to avoid the luxury tax, so I wouldn't expect any big money moves with this team until A-Rod goes or Jeter retires.
Cervelli was never expected to start at any point though, he's a nice guy to have as a backup that works well with pitchers and is an ok hitter, think about it, Stewart was no better of an option than Cervelli and he got 1 at bat after being called up in September

Word on the street was Cervelli did something to piss off somebody in the organization

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