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MLB shouldn’t try to change the pace of play

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When the regular season rolls around, many fans anticipate going to the ballpark and taking in America's past time for the next three hours. Many of us enjoy the battle on the field extending for as long as possible. In fact, many fans tend to rejoice when the game has "free baseball" or extra innings. ...

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Hot Stove: Yoan Moncada clear to sign with MLB teams

After a slight hitch prevented Yoan Moncada from signing with Major League teams last week, Major League Baseball handled the issue and the Yoan Moncada sweepstakes is now back in full force. Bob Klapisch reported Moncada has been cleared and can now sign with any MLB team. A scout also told Kapisch that if Moncada was ...

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What to expect from Chase Whitley

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Yesterday, we discussed what the Yankees could expect from Adam Warren during the 2015 campaign. Today, we move onto Chase Whitley, a pitcher who could ultimately win a role on the team as a reliever in the bullpen. While Chase Whitley's role was a reliever in his five minor league seasons with the Yankees (22-16 with ...

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Rob Manfred on Alex Rodriguez, defensive shifts and pace of play


In his first week as the MLB commissioner, Rob Manfred had a sit down interview with Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The interview ranged over many topics, but it became a must read when Manfred brought up his meeting with Alex Rodriguez. As we recalled last week, Rodriguez had a meeting with Manfred in Manhattan ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees sign RHP Scott Baker to minor league deal


The Yankees may have added some depth to the rotation--if Scott Baker can impress the Yankees in camp. Matt Eddy of Baseball America is reporting the Yankees have signed Baker to a minor league deal. Baker spent the 2014 season with the Texas Rangers as a reliever out of the bullpen, but Baker is a starting ...

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What to expect from Adam Warren


Yesterday, we discussed what we could expect from Masahiro Tanaka in 2015, and discussed the possibly of Tommy John Surgery for a partial tear in his UCL. Today, we discuss what we can expect from Adam Warren, who's role is currently up in the air. We know he's going to make the big league team, ...

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Keith Law puts two Yankees in his “Top 100 prospect list”


Keith Law's unveiled his "Top 100 Prospects" a little while ago, and the Yankees have two prospects on the list; Aaron Judge is #25 on the list and Gregory Bird is at #80. If you want to read what Law has to say about all of the prospects, you have to be an ESPN Insider, but ...

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Brian Cashman still views Stephen Drew as a starter


When the Yankees signed Stephen Drew to be their starting second basemen for the 2015 season, many were confused, especially with Drew's awful 2014 campaign. However, Cashman believes Drew is an everyday player and expects him to play to "the back of his baseball card". "Hopefully, he can put last year behind him and be the ...

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