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2009 NEW YORK YANKEES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  103-59   .636
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Joe Girardi
General Manager:   Brian Cashman
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium II
Attendance:  3,719,358
Payroll:  $201,449,189
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Philadelphia)

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mariano Rivera (39)
Youngest Player:  Philip Hughes (23)
Longest Tenure:  Jorge Posada, Derek Jeter (15)
Top Hitter:  Mark Teixeira (1)
Top Pitcher:  C.C. Sabathia (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Slade Heathcott (#29)

Roster Continuity:  62.89%
Top Prospect:   Austin Jackson
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10359.636--
Boston9567.5868.0
Tampa Bay8478.51919.0
Toronto7587.46328.0
Baltimore6498.39539.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Alfredo AcevesNew York Yankees200920091$ 406,750 
Jonathan AlbaladejoNew York Yankees200920091$ 403,075 Split contract, $220k if in minors
Angel BerroaNew York Yankees200920091$ 800,000 Minor League Contract
Brian BruneyNew York Yankees200920091$ 1,250,000 Avoided arbitration asked $1.55m, offered $1.1m
A.J. BurnettNew York Yankees200920135$ 82,500,000$ 16.50m
Melky CabreraNew York Yankees200920091$ 1,400,000 Avoided arbitration
Robinson CanoNew York Yankees200820114$ 30,000,000$ 7.50mClub options for 2012 and 2013
Kevin CashNew York Yankees200920091$ 700,000 Minor League Contract
Francisco CervelliNew York Yankees200920091$ 400,700 Split contract $65k in minors
Joba ChamberlainNew York Yankees200920091$ 432,575 
Anthony ClaggettNew York Yankees200920091$ 400,000 
Phil CokeNew York Yankees200920091$ 403,300 
Johnny DamonNew York Yankees200620094$ 52,000,000$ 13.00m
Shelley DuncanNew York Yankees200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Michael DunnNew York Yankees200920091$ 400,000 
Brett GardnerNew York Yankees200920091$ 414,000 
Chad GaudinChicago Cubs200920091$ 2,000,000 Avoided arbitration
Jerry HairstonCincinnati Reds200920091$ 2,000,000 
Eric HinskePittsburgh Pirates200920091$ 1,500,000 
Philip HughesNew York Yankees200920091$ 407,650 
Derek JeterNew York Yankees2001201010$ 189,000,000$ 18.90m$16m signing bonus
Ian KennedyNew York Yankees200920091$ 408,925 
Damaso MarteNew York Yankees200920113$ 12,000,000$ 4.00mClub option for 2012 ($4m)
Hideki MatsuiNew York Yankees200620094$ 52,000,000$ 13.00m
Mark MelanconNew York Yankees200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Juan MirandaNew York Yankees200720104$ 2,070,000$ 0.52m$500k signing bonus, from Cuba
Sergio MitreNew York Yankees200920091$ 1,250,000 Minor League Contract, Club option for 2010
Jose MolinaNew York Yankees200820092$ 4,000,000$ 2.00m
Xavier NadyNew York Yankees200920091$ 6,550,000 Avoided arbitration
Ramiro PenaNew York Yankees200920091$ 400,000 
Andy PettitteNew York Yankees200920091$ 5,500,000 
Jorge PosadaNew York Yankees200820114$ 52,400,002$ 13.10m
Edwar RamirezNew York Yankees200920091$ 422,450 
Cody RansomNew York Yankees200920091$ 455,100 
Mariano RiveraNew York Yankees200820103$ 45,000,000$ 15.00m
David RobertsonNew York Yankees200920091$ 406,825 
Alex RodriguezTexas Rangers2001201010$ 252,000,000$ 25.20m$10m sigining bonus. Opted out after 2007 season
Alex RodriguezNew York Yankees2008201710$ 275,000,000$ 27.50m$10m signing bonus
C.C. SabathiaNew York Yankees200920157$ 161,000,000$ 23.00m$9m signing bonus
Nick SwisherOakland Athletics200720115$ 26,750,000$ 5.35mClub option for 2012 ($10.25m)
Mark TeixeiraNew York Yankees200920168$ 180,000,000$ 22.50m$5m signing bonus
Brett TomkoNew York Yankees200920091$ 390,000 Minor league contract
Josh TowersWashington Nationals200920091$ 500,000 Minor league contract
Jose VerasNew York Yankees200920091$ 432,975 
Chien-Ming WangNew York Yankees200920091$ 5,000,000 Avoided arbitration



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