Richard Stephen Crosby
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: August 11, 1976 in Houston, TX
High School: Bellaire HS (Bellaire, TX) School: Rice University (Houston, TX) by the Drafted Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1st round (23rd pick) of the 1998 amateur draft. Signed June 19, 1998.
( All Transactions) Debut: May 29, 2003 (Age 26)
vs. COL 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Yankees/Dodgers 2003-2006 Final Game: August 3, 2006 (Age 29)
vs. TOR 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- February 2014
2/27 The Intelligent Fan: The Non-Roster Players Invited to Red Sox Camp: John Ely: Originally a third round draft pick by the White Sox, Ely was traded to the Dodgers as part of the Juan Pierre salary ... News -- December 2013
12/17 My Pinstripes: Yankees to Sign the Nick Johnson of Second Basemen: A scene that has been repeated far too many times for Brian RobertsBrian Roberts was once a great player. Once being the key ... News -- February 2013
2/24 My Pinstripes: Things Are Not Grand in Yankees-land:
Yeah, that hurt. (photo courtesy of AP)
Everyone held their breath for about an hour or so until the bad news was delivered ... News -- December 2012
12/20 Bronx Baseball Daily: Rumor: Yankees not excited by Pierzynski, could start Romine:
The Yankees need a catcher and A.J. Pierzynski still available. It seems like an inevitable match, but it doesn’t sound ...
12/17 Pinstripe Pundits: Could Yankees Pitchers Fare Better Without Rusell Martin?: Don't be fooled by the title - the Yankees will undeniably miss Russell Martin in 2013. He may not have been the best offensive ...
12/1 Bronx Baseball Daily: Yankees don’t sound interested in other free agent catchers:
Perhaps it will change if the Yankees don’t find any trade prospects during the Winter Meetings, but as of now they ... News -- November 2012
11/30 Yankees Fans Unite: Yankees Offseason Notes: A lot of questions left unanswered for the Yankees: It’s November 30th and Winter Meetings are on Monday. But when this should be a joyous time of year to watch other teams ...
11/30 The Captain's Blog: Excuses Follow Russell Martin’s Exit; Time for Yankees, Cashman to Enter No Spin Zone: Brian Cashman has been used to dispensing big money contracts as general manager of the Yankees, but lately, the only thing he ... News -- April 2012
4/16 James Smyth Broadcast: All-Time Bluefield Team - Bill Monbouquette: The next entry on the All-Time Bluefield-to-the-Bigs Team is starting pitcher Bill Monbouquette. A right-handed finesse pitcher, ... News -- December 2011
12/2 It's About the Money (Stupid): Report: Yankees decline meeting with Wilson’s agent:
The Yankees are telling everyone who will listen that they aren't in love with C.J. Wilson, and won't be falling all over ... News -- November 2011
11/16 YankeeAnalysts.com: More Cashman notes: Brian Cashman had things to say, so I’ll say things about the things he said. Cashman specifically named four big league ... News -- October 2011
10/6 Bronx Baseball Daily: Former Yankee Robin Ventura Named White Sox Manager:
The White Sox announced that they have replace Ozzie Guillen today as they hired former Yankee, and White Sox, Robin Ventura.
10/5 YankeeAnalysts.com: How the Yankees have fared in playoff series that have gone the distance since 1995: The Yankees’ lopsided 10-1 victory in Detroit on Tuesday night ensured that the Bombers would have the opportunity to return ... News -- July 2011
7/1 Bronx Baseball Daily: Classic Yankees: Bernie Williams:
It seems strange to call him an Old-Timer, but he did show up as an Old-Timer at the recent Yankees’ Old-Timer’s Day, ... News -- March 2011
3/23 YankeeAnalysts.com: Over/Under: Jorge Posada Edition: I love the Over/Under game. I tend to play it a lot on Twitter and it usually gets a decent response, so I figured why not turn ... News -- January 2011
1/14 The Captain's Blog: Soriano Signing Makes Yanks Better on the Field, but Does it Reveal a Split in the Front Office?: (In addition to appearing at The Captain’s Blog, this post is also being syndicated at TheYankeeU.) All winter, Brian Cashman ...
1/14 YankeeAnalysts.com: Matt weighs in on Rafael Soriano, Brian Cashman and Joba Chamberlain: PLEASE NOTE: Even though it carries my byline, this piece is from Matt, who was able to jot some thoughts down while traveling ... News -- December 2010
12/24 YankeeAnalysts.com: Happy holidays (and links), Yankeeist readers: As always, we'll still be posting every day even during one of the slower baseball weeks of the year, but we just wanted to take ...
12/21 YankeeAnalysts.com: Top (or really, bottom) 10 least valuable Yankees of the last 10 seasons: Back in the "Save Phil Hughes" days I once ran a post in which I tried to determine "The crappiest 25-man Yankee roster of all ... News -- November 2010
11/2 YankeeAnalysts.com: What to do about Derek Jeter?: Back in mid-September, Matt, Mike and I all weighed in on what we thought Derek Jeter would be worth to a prospective suitor the ...