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

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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

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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

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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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Yankees versus Braves: a preview

I can remember a few years ago when the Yankees came to Atlanta in 2009 and we all know why it was a special year. I got to go to one game on a Tuesday, I believe. I lived in Athens, GA at the time and was low on funds, but what a game it ...

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Yankees Trade Rumors: the Braves want Eduardo Nunez

A source told John Harper of the NY Daily News that the Braves really like Yankees shortstop Eduardo Nunez and are even willing to deal Jair Jurrjens for a package including him. “They’re willing to trade him,” the source said, “because they have plenty of young pitching without him, he’s starting to make big money — ...

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