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Yankees have not yet discussed extension with David Robertson

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For the first few months of the season, the main story had been David Robertson replacing Mariano Rivera as the Yankees closer. However as the offseason comes a little closer, the Yankees and David Robertson have yet to start making contract extension negotiations. “I try not to worry about it because, to be honest with you, it’s ...

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Yankees sign LHP Rich Hill

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Just because there's no baseball tonight, it doesn't mean the Yankees aren't making moves. Their most recent move just won't have a big impact on the team. According to Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees blog, the Yankees have signed LHP Rich Hill ad have sent him to Scranton Wilkes-Barre. He last pitched with the Los ...

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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Bench and Management

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  For the final installment of the 2014 Yankees mid-season report cards, we take you to the Yankees bench and the management. How will the two bench players and the Yankees management fair? Let's take a look. Yangervis Solarte: Solarte was the feel good story in Spring Training: he spent eight years in the minor leagues, was a ...

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What 6 story-lines will develop in the Yankees second half?

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In the first half of the season, the Yankees main story-lines have been about Derek Jeter, Masahiro Tanaka, the multiple injuries surrounding the team and the inconsistency of the lineup. With the first half behind us, let's take a look at some story-lines that are still recurring in the second half of the season, as ...

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What do the Yankees need to do to become contenders?

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There are 68 games left of the 2014 season, and the Yankees are in between on the "contender/pretender" scale. They have a chance to make a postseason run, but with them at the .500 mark to begin the second half of the season, the Yankees need to improve before they can even think about trying to ...

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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Bullpen

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  Yesterday, I graded the Yankees starting rotation. Today, I will take a crack at grading the Yankees bullpen, including the newest Yankees closer. Let's grade the pen! David Robertson: David Robertson took over the closer role from Hall-of-Fame legend Mariano Rivera and to say he's done a good job is an understatement. Sure, he had one bad ...

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Derek Jeter took center stage at All-Star Game

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Sure, the American League beat the National League 5-3 and Mike Trout won the All-Star Game MVP--but the real winner of the night was Derek Jeter. Jeter made his 14th and final appearance in the All-Star Game and he went 2-for-2 with a double and run scored before being lifted in the fourth. Okay, so Adam ...

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Derek Jeter has two hits as AL beats NL in 85th All-Star Game 5-3

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The 85th Annual All-Star Game brought out the stars of the American and National League, with home field advantage for the World Series on the line. In the end, the American League was able to win their second All-Star game in a row, beating the National League 5-3 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Derek Jeter led off ...

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