Tag Archives: Alex Rodriguez

Nightly Notes: Smoak, Rodriguez

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With Game 6 of the World Series underway in just a little under an hour, I thought I would leave some nightly notes as we watch what could be the last game of the 2014 season. -- When the Yankees wanted to make a trade for starter Cliff Lee in 2010 with Jesus Montero as their ...

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Around The Diamond: Third Base

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Yesterday we looked at all the potential options to replace Derek Jeter at shortstop. Today, we move to third base where we discuss Alex Rodriguez's return and if the Yankees should try to keep Chase Headley in order to move Rodriguez elsewhere. After the final pitch of the 2014 World Series, the Yankees will officially have ...

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A week in review: Colbrunn, Denbo, Hitting Coach, Long, Sabathia, Spring Training,

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It was another extremely quiet week for the Yankees, but the World Series got underway. By next week, the 2014 season will be over and Alex Rodriguez will officially come off the restricted list...but let's save that for next week. This week, the Yankees hired a minor league hitting coach, assigned a new Senior VP ...

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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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