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Rangers are scouting Joba Chamberlain, and other rumors & notes

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The Texas Rangers, are short on bullpen depth at the moment, have been scouting Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain, according to George King of the NY Post. The Rangers actually match up well with the Yankees as they have depth at the corner infield positions right now, but it seems hard to imagine a deal happening between ...

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Francisco Cervelli is likely to be the Yankees Opening Day catcher, with other notes

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For the past few years Brian Cashman has done nothing but rave about how much he liked Russell Martin so it was a shock to see the Yankees let him go to Pittsburgh without them making a single offer. It was especially shocking considering how barren the free agent catching market was and the fact that ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Teixeira replacements, Jeter, Mo

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The Yankees lost to Robinson Cano, Vidal Nuno and Team Dominican Republic 8-2 yesterday. That, of course, was secondary news to Mark Teixeira's injury. • The Yankees will look for first AND third basemen to try to replace Teixeira. • Travis Hafner is not an option. • Jon Heyman suggested Michael Cuddyer, Justin Morneau, Carlos Pena, Casey Kotchman, Greg Dobbs, Carlos Lee, ...

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Rumor: Carlos Lee vetoed a trade to the Yankees

This is presumably before the Yankees send Chad Qualls to Pittsburgh for Casey McGehee. Jayson Stark of ESPN reported that the Marlins and Yankees had a deal in place for veteran outfielder Carlos Lee only to have Lee veto the deal at the last minute. Lee, 36, is not nearly the player he once was. He ...

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