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What to expect from Michael Pineda

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Yesterday, we discussed what the Yankees could expect from Ivan Nova as he continues to rehab his elbow. Today, we move to Michael Pineda, who was part of the famous trade that sent Jesus Montero to the Seattle Mariners. After making his Yankees debut in 2014, what can the Yankees expect from Michael Pineda this ...

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Yankees don’t need to spend money for starting pitching

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This morning, Max Scherzer shocked Major League Baseball when he signed a seven-year, $210 Million (half-deferred) deal with the Washington Nationals, ending the Scherzer in Yankee pinstripes pipe dream. Truth be told: the Yankees were never in the Max Scherzer sweepstakes to begin with. Scherzer's price from the beginning was just over $200 Million and the Yankees ...

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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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Hot Stove: CC Sabathia expects to be healthy for Spring Training

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There's no doubt CC Sabathia is going to be in the rotation during the 2015 season, but the Yankees don't just need CC back, they need CC Sabathia to be healthy. Luckily for the Yankees, Sabathia said he doesn't feel pain in his surgically repaired knee and he's ready to compete in 2015. "I feel good, I ...

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Pros and cons in signing Max Scherzer

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One of the shiniest toys on the free agent market is Max Scherzer--and although Spring Training begins next month, Scherzer has yet to sign with a team. While it's every Yankees fans dream to have Scherzer in pinstripes, the Yankees aren't interested and have made it a point they're going to stay away from the big ...

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What should the Yankees do now?

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The last two weeks were a breather from the Hot Stove news, but now that the holiday's are over, it's time for the Yankees to get back to work. Of course, that didn't stop them from making headlines when they made the first trade of 2015. But while the Yankees came out of the gate ...

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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: Yankees turn triple play against Tampa Bay Rays

If there's anything more rare than winning a World Series championship three years in a row--although it has been done by the Yankees--it's turning a triple play to get out of an inning. The Yankees turned one in 2013 against the Baltimore Orioles and in 2014 their next victim was the Tampa Bay Rays. With the ...

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