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Hot Stove: David Robertson’s road to four-years, $50 Million could hit a speed bump

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David Robertson is one of the best relief pitchers on the free agent market. In fact, he proved taking over Mariano Rivera's job in the ninth inning wasn't as impossible as people made it to believe. So when Robertson and his agent said they wanted 'Jonathan Papelbon money' for his services, it didn't really catch ...

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Hot Stove: While there’s a small chance, don’t expect the Yankees to pursue Max Scherzer

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Yesterday, we tinkered with the idea of the Yankees possibly pursuing  Max Scherzer after Scott Boras, Scherzer's agent, spoke with the Yankees staff during the GM Meetings. However, while the idea of having Scherzer in pinstripes is intriguing, he most likely won't become a Yankee, especially with a draft pick attached to him. A source told Mark Feinsand ...

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Hot Stove: Will the Yankees revisit their plans and go for Max Scherzer?

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Earlier this offseason, the Yankees vowed to stay away from big free agent names James Shields, Max Scherzer, Jon Lester or Pablo Sandoval. However, as Hot Stove season continues, it seems entirely possible the Yankees could revisit their concept on sitting out this offseason and reach out to one of the names on the list. Jon Heyman of ...

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Building Yankees bullpen is Brian Cashman’s top priority

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In past years, many believed having all-star players in your lineup would predetermine a World Series Championship. But if there's anything we learned from the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals, the key to winning is having a lethal bullpen. The starter could give you six-seven innings, the ...

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Yankees begin completing tasks on ‘offseason checklist’ but work still needs to be done

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The Yankees had a strong idea of what their offseason checklist was going to look like this offseason; the headlining task on the list was finding a new shortstop. But their checklist got a little longer in October when they fired Mick Kelleher (who has since retired) and Kevin Long (who found a job with the New ...

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Hot Stove: Could the Yankees afford to trade for Cole Hamels?

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It's no secret the Yankees need pitching and if the Yankees can't find anything in the free agent market, they always could dig into the trade market. But which team has a pitcher the Yankee could potentially inquire about? How about a National League team in the process of rebuilding after signing one of their pitchers to ...

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Random Thoughts: Cervelli, Robertson, Wilson

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The Yankees made some noise yesterday in the rumor department and trade department and after taking a night to comprehend the moves the Yankees made, I realized I had still had some thoughts on the Yankees minor trade and the report their homegrown closer wanted 'Jonathan Papelbon money.' Francisco Cervelli: I had to say, I was extremely ...

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Which contracts do the Yankees regret signing?

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On the Yankees current roster, there have been contracts the Yankees signed and never looked back because of the positive performance on and off the field. However, there have also been deals the Yankees are forced to live with into the future and have the organization second guessing themselves. As we look at the roster, which ...

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