Season Information
Team Name
2008 New York Yankees
League
American League
Division
East
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
89-73 (.549)   GBL: -8
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
3 / 4 / 8
Runs For/Against
789 / 727   Diff: +62
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Gerrit Cole (1-28)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
1
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
1
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
2008-12-22Chien-Ming WangSigned by Yankees (1-year)P6-3230RR1980-03-31Tainan,TW
2000-  0-   0-NYA
MLB2005-20162000-2016
2008-12-18AJ BurnettSigned by Yankees (5-years)P6-5205RR1977-01-03North Little Rock,AR
1995-  8- 217-NYN
MLB1999-20151995-2015
2008-12-18CC SabathiaSigned by Yankees (7-years)P6-7250LL1980-07-21Vallejo,CA
1998-  1-  20-CLE
MLB2001-20191998-2019
2008-12-11Reegie CoronaSelected by Mariners from Yankees in Rule V draft2B-SS5-11160BR1986-11-07Caracas,VZ
AAA2004-2015
2008-12-11Jason JonesSelected by Twins from Yankees in Rule V draftP6-5225RR1982-11-20Pasadena,MD
2004-  4- 129-NYA
AAA2001-2010
2008-12-11Zach KroenkeSelected by Marlins from Yankees in Rule V draftP6-3210RL1984-04-21Lincoln,NE
2005-  5- 169-NYA
MLB2010-20112003-2014
2008-12-11Ivan NovaSelected by Padres from Yankees in Rule V draftP6-4210RR1987-01-12San Cristobal,DR
2004-  0-   0-NYA
MLB2010-20192006-2019
2008-11-15Darrell RasnerContract sold by Yankees to Tohoku Rakuten (Japan)P6-3210RR1981-01-13Carson City,NV
2002-  2-  46-MON
MLB2005-20082001-2013
2008-11-13Wilson BetemitTraded by Yankees with Jeff Marquez and Jhonny Nunez to White Sox for Nick Swisher and Kaneoka Texeira3B-SS6-3190BR1981-11-02Santo Domingo,DR
1996-  0-   0-ATL
MLB2001-20131997-2016
2008-11-13Jeff MarquezTraded by Yankees with Wilson Betemit and Jhonny Nunez to White Sox for Nick Swisher and Kaneoka TexeiraP6-2175RR1984-08-10Vacaville,CA
2004-  1-  41-NYA
MLB2010-20112004-2016
2008-11-13Kanekoa TexeiraTraded by White Sox with Nick Swisher to Yankees for Wilson Betemit, Jeff Marquez and Jhonny NunezP6-2190RR1986-02-06Maui,HI
2006- 22- 675-CHA
MLB2010-20112006-2016
2008-11-13Nick SwisherTraded by White Sox with Kaneoka Texeira to Yankees for Wilson Betemit, Jeff Marquez and Jhonny NunezRF-1B6-0200BL1980-11-25Columbus,OH
2002-  1-  16-OAK
MLB2004-20152000-2016
2008-11-13Jhonny NunezTraded by Yankees with Jeff Marquez and Wilson Betemit to White Sox for Nick Swisher and Kaneoka TexeiraP6-3185LR1985-11-26San Jose de Las Matas,DR
2003-  0-   0-LAN
MLB2009-20092006-2013
2008-11-12Damaso MarteSigned by Yankees (3-years, club option 2012)P6-0170LL1975-02-14Santo Domingo,DR
1992-  0-   0-SEA
MLB1999-20101995-2011
2008-11-03Sergio MitreSigned by Yankees (1-year with 2010 option)P6-4210RR1981-02-16Los Angeles,CA
2001-  7- 198-CHN
MLB2003-20112001-2019
2008-09-11Scott PattersonClaimed off waivers by Padres from YankeesP6-7225RR1979-06-20Oakdale,PA
2004-  0-   0-SEA
MLB2008-20082002-2016
2008-08-24Richie SexsonReleased by Yankees1B-LF6-7206RR1974-12-29Portland,OR
1993- 24- 671-CLE
MLB1997-20081993-2008
2008-08-18Jason LaneReleased by YankeesOF-RF6-2215RL1976-12-22Santa Rosa,CA
1999-  6- 203-HOU
MLB2002-20141998-2015
2008-08-17Harry NilesTraded by Yankees to Red Sox for Frank LaPorte.OF-2B5-8175RR1880-09-10Buchanan,MI
MLB1906-19101906-1910
2008-08-17Frank LaPorteTraded by Red Sox to Yankees for Harry Niles.2B-3B5-8175RR1880-02-06Uhrichsville,OH
MLB1905-19131905-1913
2008-07-31Alberto GonzalezTraded by Yankees to Nationals for Jhonny NunezSS-2B5-11160RR1983-04-18Barquisimeto,VZ
2003-  0-   0-ARI
MLB2007-20132004-2016
2008-07-31Jhonny NunezTraded by Nationals to Yankees for Alberto GonzalezP6-3185LR1985-11-26San Jose de Las Matas,DR
2003-  0-   0-LAN
MLB2009-20092006-2013
2008-07-31Victor ZambranoSigned by Yankees to Minor League ContractP-2B6-0190RR1975-08-06Los Teques,VZ
1993-  0-   0-NYA
MLB2001-20071994-2010
2008-07-30Matt CusickTraded by Astros to Yankees for LaTroy Hawkins2B-3B5-10190LR1986-05-05San Dimas,CA
2007- 10- 321-HOU
AAA2005-2012
2008-07-30Ivan RodriguezTraded by Tigers to Yankees for Kyle FarnsworthC-DH5-9205RR1971-11-30Vega Baja,PR
1988-  0-   0-TEX
MLB1991-20111989-2011
2008-07-30Kyle FarnsworthTraded by Yankees to Tigers for Ivan RodriguezP6-4215RR1976-04-14Wichita,KS
1994- 47-1290-CHN
MLB1999-20141995-2016
2008-07-30LaTroy HawkinsTraded by Yankees to Astros for Matt CusickP6-5204RR1972-12-21Gary,IN
1991-  7- 180-MIN
MLB1995-20151991-2015
2008-07-26Xavier NadyTraded by Pirates with Damaso Marte to Yankees for Jeff Karstens, Daniel McCutchen, Ross Ohlendorf and Jose TabataRF-1B6-2205RR1978-11-14Carmel,CA
2000-  2-  49-SDN
MLB2000-20141998-2014
2008-07-26Damaso MarteTraded by Pirates with Xavier Nady to Yankees for Jeff Karstens, Daniel McCutchen, Ross Ohlendorf and Jose TabataP6-0170LL1975-02-14Santo Domingo,DR
1992-  0-   0-SEA
MLB1999-20101995-2011
2008-07-26Ross OhlendorfTraded by Yankees with Daniel McCutchen, Jeff Karstens and Jose Tabata to Pirates for Xavier Nady and Damaso MarteP6-4235RR1982-08-08Austin,TX
2004-  4- 116-ARI
MLB2007-20162002-2017
2008-07-26Jeff KarstensTraded by Yankees with Daniel McCutchen, Ross Ohlendorf and Jose Tabata to Pirates for Xavier Nady and Damaso MarteP6-3170RR1982-09-24San Diego,CA
2003- 19- 574-NYA
MLB2006-20122003-2013
2008-07-26Daniel McCutchenTraded by Yankees with Jeff Karstens, Ross Ohlendorf and Jose Tabata to Pirates for Xavier Nady and Damaso MarteP6-1195RR1982-09-26McKinney,TX
2006- 13- 404-NYA
MLB2009-20142002-2016
2008-07-26Jose TabataTraded by Yankees with Daniel McCutchen, Ross Ohlendorf and Jeff Karstens to Pirates for Xavier Nady and Damaso MarteRF-LF5-11160RR1988-08-12Anzoategui,VZ
2005-  0-   0-NYA
MLB2010-20152005-2018
2008-07-18Richie SexsonSigned by Yankees1B-LF6-7206RR1974-12-29Portland,OR
1993- 24- 671-CLE
MLB1997-20081993-2008
2008-07-11Eric MiltonSigned by Yankees to Minor League ContractP6-3220LL1975-08-04State College,PA
1996-  1-  20-NYA
MLB1998-20091994-2009
2008-06-18Sidney PonsonSigned by Yankees to Minor League ContractP6-1225RR1976-11-02Oranjestad,AA
1993-  0-   0-BAL
MLB1998-20091994-2010
2008-06-07Morgan EnsbergReleased by Yankees3B-1B6-2210RR1975-08-26Hermosa Beach,CA
1998-  9- 272-HOU
MLB2000-20081995-2008
2008-04-30Chad MoellerSigned by Yankees (1-year)C-1B6-3207RR1975-02-18Upland,CA
1996-  7- 187-MIN
MLB2000-20101994-2010
2008-03-26Chris WoodwardReleased by YankeesSS-3B6-0173RR1976-06-27Covina,CA
1994- 54-1438-TOR
MLB1999-20111995-2012
2008-03-18Michael GardnerReturned to YankeesP6-0190RR1981-05-23Louisville,KY
2003- 13- 394-NYA
AA2000-2011
2008-03-14Billy CrystalReleased by YankeesDH------------1948-03-14New York,NY
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2008-03-12Billy CrystalSigned by Yankees to Minor League ContractDH------------1948-03-14New York,NY
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2008-02-08Chris WoodwardSigned by Yankees (1-year)SS-3B6-0173RR1976-06-27Covina,CA
1994- 54-1438-TOR
MLB1999-20111995-2012
2008-02-08Morgan EnsbergSigned by Yankees (1-year)3B-1B6-2210RR1975-08-26Hermosa Beach,CA
1998-  9- 272-HOU
MLB2000-20081995-2008
2008-02-07Robinson CanoSigned by Yankees (4-years)2B-1B6-0172LR1982-10-22San Pedro de Macoris,DR
2001-  0-   0-NYA
MLB2005-20192001-2019
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