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MLB Trade Rumor: Yankees working on small deals, no big splashes

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If you're expecting Brian Cashman to make a big splash before 4 p.m. today, it might not happen, but the Yankees are working hard to bring somebody in. According to Mark Feinsand of the Daily News, the Yankees are working on small potential deals, but it's not going to be big enough to overtake the Jon ...

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Thoughts coming into today’s off-day

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After losing a three game series against the Texas Rangers, the Yankees are packing their bags and they're heading to Boston where they will play a three game set against their rivals, the Red Sox. Before we get ahead of ourselves, here's a few thoughts on this off-day and the final day before the trade deadline. -- ...

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Some notes and tidbits before tonight’s game

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It's been pretty quiet for the Yankees before tonight's game, but there were some small notes lingering here and there before tonight's series finale. -- Joe Girardi said the other day he was going to rest Brian Roberts for a few days, mainly because he was beat up. It was odd to Roberts, considering he felt ...

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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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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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