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A week in review: Berra, Cashman, Headley, Kelleher, Long, Rodriguez, Teixeira, Qualifying Offers

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The second week of the offseason feature more action than last week; some news was surprising and some news was as to be expected. Here's the rundown of everything that happened this week. -- Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra's museum, located in Little Falls, New Jersey, was robbed, the thieves stealing several of Berra's World ...

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Cashman opens idea of having A-Rod play first base

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  With Alex Rodriguez returning from his year-long suspension at the age of 39 and Mark Teixeira continuously missing time due to injuries, Brian Cashman seemed to have the idea that whenever Teixeira is out of the lineup, the person they could turn to play first base...is A-Rod. “Joe Girardi talked to him about getting some work at first ...

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Cashman on Long, Kelleher, A-Rod and Robertson

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After Brian Cashman signed his three-year extension, more news came out of the organization where hitting coach Kevin Long and first-base coach Mick Kelleher were fired. Cashman followed with a conversation with the media, discussing the direction the team was heading, the situations on Alex Rodriguez and David Robertson and his reaction to the firing ...

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Is Stephen Drew the (new) answer to shortstop


J.J. Hardy was probably the most logical fit for the Yankees, which would have meant Stephen Drew wouldn't of had a snowballs chance to be considered for the shortstop position next season. However, plans do change. The Baltimore Orioles signed Hardy to a three-year, $40 Million deal with an option for 2018 and in a thin ...

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With Joe Girardi as manager, rookies are beginning to get a chance


On October 9, 2013, the Yankees announced manager Joe Girardi had signed a four-year contract, and assuming he'll complete his entire deal in pinstripes, he'll have managed the New York Yankees for a full decade. Girardi has seen some changes since managing the team in 2008; he won one World Series championship, missed out on the postseason ...

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YES Network game viewership up 15 percent

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Ladies and Gentlemen, the 'Farewell Captain' effect. The YES Network announced today that viewership for the 2014 season was viewed on average in 223,000 TV households, which is a 15% increase from 2013, which averaged 194,000 views in TV households. The Yankees were a worse team this season, they won 84 games in 2014 after winning 85 ...

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Teixeira: A-Rod can make big comeback

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When Mark Teixeira was asked what he was preparing himself for, the first thing that came to Teixeira's mind was the return of Alex Rodriguez. “Alex is one of the most talked-about athletes in sports, and we really hope he’s talked about because of all the home runs he hits,” Teixeira told the New York Post. ...

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Like it or not, A-Rod’s coming back to the Yankees

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Everyone has their feelings and stances on Alex Rodriguez; love him or hate him he's one of the most talked about figures in the sports world. Once again Alex Rodriguez will find himself in the headlines as he comes off a season-long suspension but this time the questions will be intense. Where will A-Rod play? Will ...

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