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Prior to the 2016 season, many named Greg Bird the heir to Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira. But a shoulder injury resulted Bird in undergoing surgery which ended his 2016 campaign before it even started. Nine months later, Bird is playing baseball again in the Arizona Fall League. The Arizona Fall League […]

Greg Bird calls year away from Yankees “tough”

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Major League Baseball’s qualifying offer is getting a hefty raise. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the new qualifying offer is set to $17.2 Million. The qualifying offer system is still slated to be in effect under the new CBA, but it will come with a few adjustments. The […]

MLB sets qualifying offer to $17.2 Million

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It has been a long road to recovery for Yankees prospect James Kaprielian; he battled elbow issues since April before tests revealed he had a flexor tendon strain which forced him to miss the remainder of the 2016 season. However, Kaprielian made his debut in the Arizona Fall League on Wednesday […]

Yankees prospect James Kaprielian dominates in first AFL start

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During the 2016 season, the Yankees had the lethal “Three-Headed Monster” which consisted of Andrew Miller, Aroldis Chapman and Dellin Betances in the back of the bullpen. It was a good weapon for the Yankees since their starters only had to go a maximum of six innings. However, the Yankees dealt away Miller […]

Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees to target Chapman and Jansen in free ...

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One Yankee was officially placed on the 40-man roster and one of the veterans went under the knife this week. Here are a few minor Yankees notes that weren’t mentioned yesterday. — The New York Yankees have officially activated 1B Greg Bird from the 60-day disabled list and added Bird to the […]

Yankees Notes: Greg Bird & CC Sabathia

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The Hot Stove season is a glorious time of year, ranging from Winter Meetings to free agency and trades. However, another process the Yankees and their players have to go through is arbitration; a player under team control combines figures with the front office to agree on a one-year contract […]

MLB Trade Rumors projects arbitration salaries for nine Yankees

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The Yankees continue to do some winter cleaning on the 40-man roster, this time at the expense of Donovan Solano. The New York Yankees have announced INF Donovan Solano has elected free agency versus being outrighted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The move comes after the Yankees released or traded Blake Parker, Kirby Yates, Anthony Swarzak and Eric […]

Donovan Solano elects free agency

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The Yankees have been having their own “State of the Yankees” addresses over the last week, with Brian Cashman and Hal Steinbrenner taking the mic to address situations regarding the previous season and the future. As the Yankees ownership reflects on 2016, here’s what Hal Steinbrenner had to say about the possibility […]

Hal Steinbrenner on selling the Yankees, Cashman, Girardi, and Aaron Judge

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After the Yankees depleted their bullpen during the middle of the 2016 season, many wondered if Yankees general manager Brian Cashman regretted dealing talent such as Andrew Miller and Aroldis Chapman. In a surprising turn of events, Cashman doesn’t regret the deals that currently has the Yankees scrambling for replacements. “Not at all,” Cashman […]

Brian Cashman does not regret trading Miller & Chapman

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The Yankees have made their first signing of the offseason, but it isn’t for a contributor on the field. The Yankees announced they have re-signed pitching coach Larry Rothschild to a one-year deal, making this the seventh season Rothschild will be in pinstripes. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman hinted earlier this week that […]

Yankees re-sign Larry Rothschild to one-year deal

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On Thursday, you voted on whether you would Keep or Toss the Yankees bullpen. In our final ‘Keep or Toss’ segment, you’ll decide whether you’ll ‘Keep or Toss’ Yankees skipper Joe Girardi and Yankees GM Brian Cashman. Thank you everyone for participating in these series of posts. So without further ado, here’s […]

Keep or Toss: Management