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MLB Trade Rumor: Yankees have interest in Marlon Byrd

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According to MLB Trade Rumors, the New York Yankees have interest in Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd. However, the Yankees are wary of Byrd's $8 Million vesting fee. Byrd has been connected with many clubs, but his vesting option causes concern, considering he'll be 37 when the option kicks in. It's also problematic because Byrd has ...

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MLB Trade Rumor: Yankees talks with Padres for Kennedy described as “medium”

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There's only a little less than 24 hours until the trade deadline, but that doesn't mean the rumors are slowing down. Everything seems quiet on the Yankees front, but Brian Cashman is hard at work trying to find a pitcher for the rotation. Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees blog reports the Yankees are talking with ...

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Brett Gardner’s power a nice surprise for the Yankees

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It's not surprising Brett Gardner has one of the best averages on the team, it's not surprising Brett Gardner leads the team in OBP and it's not surprising he's been one of the most clutch performers on the team. However, this number is surprising: 13. 13 represents the number of home runs Brett Gardner has hit ...

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Gardner homers (again) as Yankees out-slug Rangers 12-11

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For the past few days, Brett Gardner has been the lone offensive spark for the Yankees. The Yankees needed a win. Gardner needed some help. In the end, Gardner was able to lead the Yankees lineup in a slug-fest battle against the Texas Rangers, ending in  a 12-11 Yankees victory at Globe Life Park in ...

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Michael Pineda to begin rehab assignment Sunday

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Michael Pineda...you are officially on the rehab clock. Pineda threw a 45-pitch simulated game today in Tampa and Joe Girardi heard Pineda was "very good". The next game Pineda will throw will be a rehab game, and that will start Pineda's 30 day clock before he can return to the Yankees. “He will make a start somewhere,” Giradri ...

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Mark Teixeira to play tonight

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Mark Teixeira took a live round of batting practice and is officially in tonight's lineup. Apparently, the final test for Teixeira was pinch-hitting in last night's 4-2 loss to the Texas Rangers. All was good and even though it took Teixeira a little more than a week to return, he's ready to play and take ...

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Derek Jeter not concerned about the Hall Of Fame

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If the Yankees don't make the playoffs, there would only be approximately two months of Derek Jeter's season, of Derek Jeter's career. There's no doubt Derek Jeter is going to be in the Hall of Fame when he's eligible to be inducted, but Jeter's not thinking that far ahead just yet. “I try not to,” Jeter said. “I ...

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Gardner homers twice in 4-2 loss to Rangers

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The Yankees came into Texas hoping to get their six game road trip off on the right foot. However, the Yankees offense (minus one player) struggled, causing them to fall to the Texas Rangers 4-2 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. The Yankees two runs came via Brett Gardner, who homered in the 3rd and the 5th ...

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