CBSSports.com "For decades the Yankees have used their financial might to absorb salaries in trades. Whether it was taking on $35+ million to get Bobby Abreu when Gary Sheffield or Hideki Matsui got hurt or absorbing more than $7 million when John Wetteland got too expensive for the Expos, New York has been the..." December 30
Shawn Kelley's rehab was halted after he suffered a setback Tuesday. No timetable.
Shawn Kelley settles with #yankees for $1.765M, plus $25K bonus for appearing in 55 games.
Aardsma designated for assignment. RHP Shawn Kelly makes the bullpen. Nix and Francisco told they have made the team.
Hardball Talk "Last week the Mariners avoided arbitration with Shawn Kelley by signing him to a one-year, $935,000 deal. And today they designated Kelley for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for Kelly Shoppach." February 07