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Throwback Thursday: Joe Girardi triples in Game 6 of 1996 World Series

On November 20, 1995, the Yankees traded a minor leaguer and a player to be named later for a young man named Joe Girardi. Legend has it, Girardi had a decent playing career and he eventually became the manager of the New York Yankees, propelling them to their 27th World Series title in 2009. We all ...

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Badler: Yankees sign OF Bryan Emery, are favorites for Moncada

The Yankees continue their small spending this offseason, this time obtaining a prospect from the International market. According to Ben Badler of Baseball America, the Yankees have signed Colombian OF Bryan Emery. Emery, 16, was the last available player from Baseball America's Top 30 prospects list from July 2nd, meaning the Yankees have now signed 10 ...

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Yankees must make Rule 5 decision today

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Today is the deadline for the Yankees to put some of their 10 eligible players on the 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft. Last season some notable names (Chase Whitley, Jose Pirela) were left off the roster before the draft but weren't selected; instead they made a splash in the Major Leagues ...

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Randy Levine relieved Alex Rodriguez no longer has baseball’s richest contract

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Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins made history earlier today when he signed a record breaking 13-year, $325 Million contract, making him the most paid player in all of baseball. With that being said, it also means Alex Rodriguez is no longer the richest player in the sport. Fans pretty much agree Alex Rodriguez probably shouldn't ...

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Report: Yankees and Mets interested in Stephen Drew

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In the past, the Yankees would occasionally glance over Stephen Drew because they had Derek Jeter as their shortstop. This offseason, it's an entirely different story as the Yankees are interested in re-signing him following an in-house look during the second half of 2014. The issue? The New York Mets also have interest in Stephen Drew. According to ...

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Hot Stove: Could the Yankees have a reunion with Nick Swisher?

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Nick Swisher has two-years left on his contract with the Cleveland Indians, but the Indians are looking to trade their first basemen/outfielder. With that in mind, would the Yankees be interested in having a reunion with their former right fielder? According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, he believes the Yankees could be a fit ...

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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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Throwback: Chase Headley has walk-off hit in first game as a Yankee

I noticed for the last two weeks there hasn't been a "Throwback Thursday" video mostly because of the Yankees making nonstop headlines. Although it's not Thursday, it's been a quiet enough day where we can slide in a throwback video from the 2014 season. On your first day of school, you want to make a good first ...

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