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A week in review: Ichiro, Rodriguez, Santana, Scherzer, Sterling and WPIX

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Transaction wise, it was a pretty quiet week for the Yankees, but a former Yankee did head elsewhere, Alex Rodriguez is still working out as Spring Training begins next month and Max Scherzer is finally off the board--but he won't be in Yankees pinstripes. Here is your week in review. -- For the last two seasons, ...

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Top 10 Yankees under Joe Torre and Joe Girardi ranked by WAR

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There are many ways to determine how valuable a player is to a team. You could judge by home runs, RBI's, OBP or slugging percentage. But one of the surefire ways to determine how valuable a player is, is by their WAR (Wins Above Replacement). Of course, WAR isn't perfect and old school baseball analysts ...

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Brett Gardner: The new face of the Yankees?

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  During Derek Jeter's tenure, he was the undisputed face of the New York Yankees. He was "The Captain", he was a leader and he was a respected player around baseball. But with Jeter retiring, Yankees fans voted for their new face of the franchise--and it's a player that's so far spent his entire eight-year career ...

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What should be the Yankees New Year’s Resolution?

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With the last day of the year, it's time for the Yankees to turn the page on an abysmal 2014 season and have a healthy and productive 2015. So with the new year upon us, I thought I would list a New Years resolution for each Yankee that's will almost definitely make the team in Spring ...

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2014 Rewind: Brett Gardner shows impressive power

In past seasons, Brett Gardner wasn't known as "the power guy". Instead, he was known as a player with a high on base percentage, was able to create and manufacture runs and played Gold Glove caliber defense. However, in 2014 Gardner became more than just the on-base guy, and became a player the Yankees relied ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Cole Hamels gives Yankees, eight other teams permission in trade talks

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Cole Hamels has a no-trade clause in his contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, but after reports came out Hamels wanted to venture elsewhere, he started listing the few teams where he wouldn't mind being traded to, and the Bronx Bombers were on the list. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Cole Hamels gave the Yankees and ...

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The Good and The Bad: Yankees outfield

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  Yesterday we glanced at the Yankees infield (before Martin Prado and David Phelps were traded to the Miami Marlins) and broke down the good and the bad of each infield. Today, we wander over to the Yankees outfield where we glance at the three starters and their backup. All have upsides, but all also have ...

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Yankees should give the homegrown players a chance

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When the Yankees won the 2009 World Series, it seemed like they were on top of the world and nothing could bring them down. When the Yankees made the postseason in 2010, 2011 and 2012, it seemed like the Yankees just had to add a few pieces here and there in order to make the ...

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