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How did the Yankees respond to the last Red Sox mega-moves?

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This isn't the first time in Yankees/Red Sox history where the Red Sox would make a flashy offseason move only to wait for the Yankees to counterattack. In fact, it last happened in 2011 when the Red Sox traded away Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford to the Los Angeles Dodgers, signed Jason Varitek to a one-year ...

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Former Yankees pitchers succeeding with current teams

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While pitching has not really been an issue for the Yankees – as it has been their offense/run-production that has contributed to their recent struggles – several pitchers that once donned pinstripes have started the 2013 season with impressive performances.  This article is, in no way, trying to criticize the Yankees for the moves and ...

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Across the AL: Despite Losing Streak, Success Inevitable for Oakland A’s, Reddick

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The Oakland Athletics, after getting swept by the Rays in their previous three-game series, were certainly looking for a win when they visited Fenway on Monday.  They did not get it, however, as they lost to the Red Sox, 9-6.  Through their first 16 games, the A’s were 12-4 and outscored their opponents, 96-63.  The ...

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Cashman not surprised Melky and Colon tested positive for PEDs

Personally, I wasn't surprised to hear that both Melky Cabrera and then Bartolo Colon tested positive for performance enhancing drugs, but it does come as a shock to hear Yankees GM Brian Cashman come out and say the same thing. "Unfortunately, not surprised," Brian Cashman said to Michael Kay on his ESPNRadio show. "You see some spike ...

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A look back at the free agents the Yankees missed out on

The 2012 free agent pool was fairly decent last offseason and, as usual, there was tons of speculation on who the Yankees would go after.  Regardless, they were pretty economical in gaining assets through savvy trading (Michael Pineda), picking up cast offs (Raul Ibanez), and re-signing critical assets (CC Sabathia, Andrew Jones, Eric Chavez). It’s ...

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Yankees 2011/2012 offseason review

The Yankees went into this offseason without a lot of holes in the roster. The entire lineup was expected to return, except for Jorge Posada who was expected to be replaced by Jesus Montero. Of course Montero got traded. After all, the Yankees had a few free agents, none of them were major though, and most ...

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Bartolo Colon signs with A’s ending his Yankee era

Not that there was much of a chance that he would return after the trade for Michael Pineda and signing of Hiroki Kuroda, but the Bartolo Colon era is officially over as the burly righty signed a one-year deal with the Oakland Athletics, according to Jayson Stark of ESPN. The Yankees signed Colon off the scrap ...

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Rumor: Yankees Want Chavez, Jones, Colon Back

The latest on the Yankees three free agent veterans, Eric Chavez, Andruw Jones, and Bartolo Colon is that they have interest in bringing all three back to the Bronx, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. They are going to have to wait though as GM Brian Cashman is focused on improving the starting rotation ...

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