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Hal Steinbrenner says the Yankees have talked extension with Robinson Cano

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The Yankees have an unofficial policy that they will not offer extensions except in rare cases. Robinson Cano has been one of the exceptions in the past and it looks like there is a chance that he might be again. Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner told Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com that they have at least started extension ...

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Curtis Granderson wants to sign an extension with the Yankees

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This is the final year of Curtis Granderson's contract, but if it were up to him he would sign an extension to stay with the Yankees long-term, according to Anthony McCarron of the NY Daily News. More guaranteed money? Of course. Granderson even admits as much saying, "I'd be a fool not to (want an extension)." While ...

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Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long adjusts Kevin Youkilis’ stance

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This is not exactly new, but I didn't want to ignore it all offseason since it has clearly become part of the narrative. Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long has been tinkering with Kevin Youkilis' swing before Spring Training even started. “We looked at old film and compared it to 2012,” Long told Dan Martin of the NY ...

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Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez denies steroid use

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A detailed report published Tuesday morning by the Miami New Times accused Alex Rodriguez of using HGH from at least 2009 through last season, but A-Rod is denying it. Via Joel Sherman of the NY Post (links: 1, 2, 3, 4): “The news report about a purported relationship between Alex Rodriguez and Anthony Bosch are not true. ...

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Cashman: Yankees still looking but willing to settle

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The Yankees still haven't replaced catcher Russell Martin or DH Raul Ibanez, they're still looking, but it sounds like GM Brian Cashman would be willing to take the team as is to spring training. “I know it’s getting late, but we’re still looking," GM Brian Cashman told Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com. “We’re open for business, but ...

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Hal Steinbrenner: $189 million budget for 2014 and beyond

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The Owners Meetings are going on this week which gave Ken Davidoff of the NY Post a chance to catch up with Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner to ask him some question about the team and The Budget Boss stirred up some controversy. The biggest bombshell that he dropped was the news that the Yankees goal of ...

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Yankees plan on using Eduardo Nunez as their utility infielder

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As soon as we found out about the hip injury to Alex Rodriguez one of the most common questions at the time was 'why don't the Yankees just use Eduardo Nunez to replace him?' It was a fair question. Even if they didn't move Derek Jeter to third, which was never a realistic option on the ...

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Yankees ace CC Sabathia has lost 20 pounds

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Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has been making the rounds this week as he tries to promote himself as a potential cover boy for next year's MLB: The Show, but it's a noticeably slimmer Sabathia doing it. "I've lost 20 pounds," Sabathia told ESPN's Colin Cowherd during his radio show. "Coming off the elbow surgery, I just wanted to be healthy and ...

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