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Derek Jeter says he’ll be ready to start the season

There has been some debate as to whether or not Derek Jeter will be ready to start the season on time. The initial diagnosis suggested that he would be at least slightly behind and then manager Joe Girardi said he didn't expect Jeet to be ready for Opening Day. However, Brian Cashman came out a ...

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Eric Chavez plans to play in 2013

Last offseason it was either retirement or returning to the Yankees for Eric Chavez. This offseason is a bit different because Chavez definitely plans on playing again next year and is already talking to other clubs. "Chavy has no intention of retiring," Chavez's agent Scott Leventhal told Anthony McCarron of the NY Daily News. "We have ...

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Ichiro is done waiting for the Yankees

Just one week ago, Ichiro Suzuki's agent said that he liked playing for the Yankees so much that he wait for them. Other teams were interested, but he would wait until they were ready to talk to him. Well, the Yankees have re-signed Hiroki Kuroda, Andy Pettitte, and Mariano Rivera and now Ichiro is done waiting. “As ...

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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 haven't shown much interest in free agent catchers A.J. Pierzynski or Mike Napoli, according to George King of the NY Post. Yankees GM Brian Cashman is likely crying Bubba Crosby, but right now it sounds ...

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Cashman responds to unflattering Derek Jeter photo

There is a photo making it's way around the internet of a not-so-in-shape Derek Jeter, but Yankees GM Brian Cashman said he isn't concerned and you shouldn't be either. After all, this is The Captain we're talking about and rest is more important for him recovering from a broken ankle than conditioning. “He’s going to be ...

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Quote: Cashman doesn’t rule out multi-year deals this winter

One of the common themes in Yankees rumors this offseason is that they haven't been willing to offer multi-year deals. They seem willing to for Russell Martin, but he seems like the lone exception as they have completely ruled it out in Nick Swisher's case and even lost out on a possible replacement in Torii ...

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Yankees not on the verge of signing anyone

The Yankees had to wait until yesterday to find out that Nick Swisher, Hiroki Kuroda, and Rafael Soriano turned down their qualifying offers and they will now begin to negotiate with free agents with a better idea of how much financial flexibility they will have. They are expected to continue to negotiate with Kuroda and Soriano, ...

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Cano extension talks: Nothing current, sides will continue to talk

The Yankees and Robinson Cano will talk about a contract extension for him this offseason, but because he is rumored to be expecting something in the 10-year, $200+ million range there isn't a lot of optimism a deal will get done. Chad Jennings of the Journal News met up with Cano's agent, Scott Boras, yesterday at ...

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