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Mon, 09 Feb 2004 21:21:55 -0800
Associated Press reports 3b Drew Henson (Yankees) cleared waivers Monday, Feb. 9, without being claimed and is now a free agent. Henson, as reported, plans to pursue a career in the NFL.
Fri, 06 Feb 2004 12:58:40 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Associated Press reports the New York Yankees have completed their deal for Texas Rangers INF Mike Lamb for minor league P Jose Garcia. The teams worked out the deal Tuesday, Feb. 3, but held off on completing it until New York opened a roster spot. The Yankees freed the roster spot by placing 3B Drew Henson on waivers Thursday, Feb. 5.
Thu, 05 Feb 2004 13:26:33 -0800
The Associated Press reports the New York Yankees waived 3B Drew Henson after agreeing to terminate his contract.
Wed, 04 Feb 2004 00:45:10 -0800
Updating an ongoing story, Sam Borden of The New York Daily News reports former New York Yankees 3B prospect Drew Henson is glad to have had a chance to play baseball but is looking forward to football. "I have truly enjoyed playing professional baseball, but after a great deal of thought and discussions with the people closest to me, I have decided to make football my career," Henson said.
Tue, 03 Feb 2004 11:50:55 -0800
Updating previous reports, the AP's Ronald Blum reports New York Yankees 3B Drew Henson will forfeit $12 million he's owed from the contract he agreed to with the Yankees in 2001. "I am pleased to announce that I will be pursuing a career with the NFL," Henson said in a statement. "I have truly enjoyed playing professional baseball, but after a great deal of thought and discussions with the people closest to me, I have decided to make football my career."
Mon, 02 Feb 2004 09:19:24 -0800
ESPN.com reports the New York Yankees are working on a settlement which would release 3B Drew Henson from his contract so he could pursue NFL offers. Henson, who was a sixth-round choice of the Houston Texans in the 2003 NFL draft, is due $2.2 million this year from the Yankees, plus $3.8 million for 2005 and $6 million for '06. These are the terms which remain from his six-year $17 million contract he signed in 2001.
Wed, 28 Jan 2004 09:55:20 -0800
Updating previous reports, the New York Times reports it's uncertain whether New York Yankees 3B Drew Henson will even return to baseball. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Henson had not informed the Yankees that he is concentrating on football. But Henson, a former University of Michigan quarterback, may soon opt out of the three years and $12 million left on his contract.
Tue, 27 Jan 2004 01:56:49 -0800
The New York Times reports New York Yankees 3B Drew Henson will likely not be the starting third baseman if 3B Aaron Boone (torn ACL) is lost for the year due to injury, as the organization appears to have given up on him.
Mon, 29 Sep 2003 09:16:51 -0700
Yankees.MLB.com's Mark Feinsand reports New York Yankees 3B Drew Henson recorded his first major league hit Sunday, Sept. 28.
Sat, 06 Sep 2003 10:18:07 -0700
Updating an ongoing story, Yankees.MLB.com's Mark Feinsand reports New York Yankees 3B Drew Henson shot down reports of him leaving baseball again. "I see the same stuff on TV, and to be honest, I don't know where it comes from," Henson said. "I'm under contract, I have three years left, and this is what I chose to do. It's a long process, and hopefully I'll end up where I want to be."