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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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Around The Diamond: First Base

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Yesterday we took a glimpse at the catching situation with Brian McCann and his three potential back-ups. Today, we're going to stroll over 90 feet up the first baseline where the Yankees have one first basemen signed through 2016, no potential backup on the Major League roster but a legitimate option in Triple-A .  1. Mark Teixeira When the Yankees ...

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Sabathia: Rodriguez ‘can come in and contribute’ in 2015

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Yesterday afternoon, CC Sabathia had a book signing at Barnes and Noble for his children's book "CC Claus" (I guess when you're out for the year, you have time to write a children's book) and as you figured, people asked him about his rehab from knee surgery. But the conversation took a slight turn when he ...

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Yankees have work to do as arbitration season rolls in

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When the World Series concludes later this week, the Yankees will begin to shift focus on rebuilding their team with hopes for a chance to play in October next season. This season, the Yankees have seven players who are arbitration eligible but whether the Yankees decide to keep or non-tender the players is anyone's guess ...

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With Rodriguez’s suspension ending, there are still lingering questions

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Alex Rodriguez's 162-game ban ends following the conclusion of the 2014 World Series, but once Rodriguez's suspension ends there will be more uncertainty than before, especially with the possibility Rodriguez might not be free of his legal troubles with his connection to the Biogenesis doping scandal. Rodriguez was handed a 211-game suspension in August of 2013 ...

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Yankees release 2015 Spring Training Schedule

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  Ladies and gentlemen, time to mark your calendars because the 2015 Spring Training schedule has been released. The Yankees are slated to kick things off on March 4th against the Philadelphia Phillies at 1:05 p.m and they will play their final game before the regular season begins on April 3rd against the Washington Nationals at 1:05 ...

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Yankees need to find their way back to October

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The last time the New York Yankees played October baseball, terrible things happened. Derek Jeter broke his ankle, the team as a whole hit .157 which was second worst average to all 172 teams that competed in the ALCS since 1969 and Alex Rodriguez had to be benched because he was a strikeout machine. All those things resulted ...

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With Alex Rodriguez a Wild Card at third base, Yankees need to retain Chase Headley

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Alex Rodriguez is returning to the Yankees next season and many fans expect him to play third base. However, Rodriguez returning to third base doesn't seem as definitive as we all thought. Both Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi were hesitant to immediately place Rodriguez at third base, especially since he hadn't played at the position ...

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