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Numbers, numbers, numbers

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Feb 17, 2010 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

One of the great things about blog interaction is that it often leads me to post information I would otherwise ignore. This is a prime example.

I was never one to care about jersey numbers – truth be told, I still don’t pay much attention to them – but I’ve gotten several emails wondering what numbers the new guys will be wearing. I don’t know how many of these will carry into the regular season, but here are the numbers for the new Yankees in spring training.

Most of the minor leaguers are given extremely high numbers — No. 98 Colin Curtis is the highest – but those numbers rarely carry into the season. Of all the guys on minor league contracts, the lowest number went to catcher Mike Rivera, who landed No. 12.

New additions
Greg Golson, 61
Curtis Granderson, 14
Jamie Hoffmann, 73
Nick Johnson, 27
Boone Logan, 48
Javier Vazquez, 31
Randy Winn, 22

Minor league free agents
Reid Gorecki, 66
Dustin Moseley, 40
Royce Ring, 47
Mike Rivera, 12
Zach Segovia, 70
Marcus Thames, 38
Jon Weber, 79
David Winfree, 78

New to the 40-man
Reegie Corona, 76
Hector Noesi, 74
Ivan Nova, 75
Eduardo Nunez, 94
Kevin Russo, 77
Romulo Sanchez, 67

Organizational minor leaguer
Wilkins Arias, 90
Jeremy Bleich, 86
Colin Curtis, 98
Grant Duff, 82
Kyle Higashioka, 92
Jason Hirsh, 60
Kei Igawa, 17
Brandon Laird, 97
Zach McAllister, 80
D.J. Mitchell, 72
Jesus Montero, 83
P.J. Pilittere, 85
Ryan Pope, 69
Austin Romine, 84
Amaury Sanit, 93
Jorge Vazquez, 95
Kevin Whelan, 81

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