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Brian Cashman to raise awareness for homeless youth

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When Brian Cashman isn't making transactions with other teams to improve the New York Yankees, he's raising awareness for homeless youth by sleeping on the streets of New York City. Cashman, along with more than approximately 750 sports leaders, entertainment and business, will have a nationwide Sleep Out on Thursday, November 20th. “Covenant House is a place ...

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Hot Stove: Will the Yankees revisit their plans and go for Max Scherzer?

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Earlier this offseason, the Yankees vowed to stay away from big free agent names James Shields, Max Scherzer, Jon Lester or Pablo Sandoval. However, as Hot Stove season continues, it seems entirely possible the Yankees could revisit their concept on sitting out this offseason and reach out to one of the names on the list. Jon Heyman of ...

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Brian Cashman will test his theory and have Alex Rodriguez at first base

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Brian Cashman's made it clear Alex Rodriguez can't be counted on at third base until he proves he can play the position, so where's an aging 39-year-old supposed to play on the days the Yankees need the DH spot? Well, how about first base? Ken Davidoff of the New York Post said the Yankees will test the ...

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Notes Around The League: Martin, Heyward, Miller, Stanton

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Lots of weird stuff is happening in the Major Leagues this afternoon and while most of it doesn't affect the Yankees, it's still news that's heating up the Hot Stove. Russell Martin: The Toronto Blue Jays have signed Russell Martin to a five-year, $82 Million contract. This affects the Yankees for one reason: they have to see ...

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Building Yankees bullpen is Brian Cashman’s top priority

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In past years, many believed having all-star players in your lineup would predetermine a World Series Championship. But if there's anything we learned from the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals, the key to winning is having a lethal bullpen. The starter could give you six-seven innings, the ...

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Yankees begin completing tasks on ‘offseason checklist’ but work still needs to be done

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The Yankees had a strong idea of what their offseason checklist was going to look like this offseason; the headlining task on the list was finding a new shortstop. But their checklist got a little longer in October when they fired Mick Kelleher (who has since retired) and Kevin Long (who found a job with the New ...

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Report: Yankees not interested in Japanese free agent shortstop Takashi Toritani

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The Yankees need to find a shortstop, but there's one player they legitimately have no interest in. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Yankees have no interest in Japanese free agent shortstop Takashi Toritani. Toritani doesn't need to be posted and has expressed interest in coming over to the MLB. For what it's ...

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A week in review: Almonte, Betances, Cervelli, Girardi, Headley, Ichiro, Robertson

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Well, this week wasn't as eventful as last week but the Yankees were still able to fill some holes in their current roster. Unfortunately, that also meant the Yankees had to give up some players to make room for the new acquisitions. Aside from that, their closer turned down the qualifying offer, one fourth outfielder ...

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