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Yankees already over the luxury tax

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The Yankees have a ton of holes they need to fill on the roster, ranging from shortstop to relief pitching to finding a primary third basemen. However, if the Yankees are going to upgrade their roster, it's going to cost money. Obviously money is not an issue for the Bronx Bombers as they have one of the ...

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Around The Diamond: Second Base

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Yesterday, we glanced at first base and evaluated Mark Teixeira along with the lack of depth at the position. Today, we focus on second base where the Yankees have a few legitimate options on the roster and in the minor leagues.  1. Martin Prado Martin Prado was one of the trades the Yankees made during the 2014 season and unlike ...

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Video: Foul Territory with Mark Teixeira and Brendan Ryan

It's been a slow day with the Yankees news, but with all the serious news in New York, I thought I would end the day with something to give you a few chuckles. This was one of the episodes of "Foul Territory" I missed earlier in the season where Mark Teixeira had Brendan Ryan as a ...

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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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Ex-Yankee executive Trey Hillman discusses replacing Derek Jeter

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Trey Hillman, a former Yankees executive who recently took a job as the bench coach for the Houston Astros, offered an interesting Yankee tidbit in an interview with the Houston Chronicle, and it had to do with the Yankees new-found situation at shortstop. "I did three different trips scouting potential free agent shortstops to replace a ...

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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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What do the position players need to work on?

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We all know the Yankees have a lot of work to do this offseason, but not just in the department where they need to acquire free agent players to bolster the roster. The players currently on the team all have flaws they need to work on and once they overcome those flaws, it's possible the Yankees ...

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Yankees have decisions to make this offseason

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As the offseason begins for the New York Yankees, there's plenty the Yankees have to do before Spring Training next year. Along with signing players and trying to obtain key pieces, they also have to make plenty of decisions. But what kind of decisions do the Yankees have to make before reporting to Spring Training ...

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