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Should the Yankees pursue Jason Heyward this offseason?


It's never too early to consider who the Yankees should acquire for next season, but what if that same player was someone the Yankees came close to acquiring last offseason? When the Yankees made a trade to receive David Carpenter and Chasen Shreve from the Atlanta Braves, the Yankees also toyed with another potential trade--a trade ...

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Hot Stove: Nick Markakis signs four-year deal with Braves


When the Yankees play the Baltimore Orioles approximately 19 times in 2015, one familiar face won't be there patrolling right field. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, the Atlanta Braves signed OF Nick Markakis to a four-year, $44 Million deal pending a physical. The deal is quite a surprise, considering the Orioles were still pursuing Markakis ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees have called about Kimbrel, Cishek


The Yankees have expressed interest in bringing back closer David Robertson, and they might be in the Andrew Miller sweepstakes, but the organization has also called other teams inquiring about their closers. According to George A. King of the New York Post, the Yankees have called the Atlanta Braves and the Miami Marlins about closers Craig Kimbrel ...

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


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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Report: Zoilo Almonte signs with Braves

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Curses, the Yankees have been Zoilo-ed again. According to David O'Brien, the Atlanta Braves had signed ex-Yankee Zoilo Almonte to a one-year major league deal. The Braves figured Almonte could play the corners and some CF. Almonte was in the Yankees organization since 2006 and made his Major League debut with the Yankees in 2013. Almonte hit ...

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Report: Mets, Blue Jays, Red Sox, Braves interested in Kevin Long


Well, it looks like former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long won't be without a job for long. According to Mark Feinsand of The Daily News, Kevin Long has received interest from the New York Mets, the Toronto Blue Jays, the Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves for a hitting coach position. Feinsand added the Pittsburgh Pirates, ...

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Ramiro Pena signs with the Atlanta Braves


Say goodbye to Ramiro Pena, Yankees fans. The Yankees long time utility infielder has signed a one-year, major league contract with the Altanta Braves, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. Pena, now 27, has been the Yankees emergency infielder since 2009, shuttling back and forth between the Bronx and Triple-A Scranton. In his four years with ...

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Yankees versus Braves: the culmination

Three games in three days in three different seats with three different groups of friends and I witnessed three wins. The Yankees came off a sweep of the Mets and headed south to visit the Braves in Turner Field. It was a fantastic series that saw the Yankees win in every way possible against a ...

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