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Report: Cubs drop out of David Robertson sweepstakes


Just a day after the Detroit Tigers dropped out of the David Robertson sweepstakes, another team has made the decision they won't spend money on him. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Chicago Cubs are reportedly out of the Robertson sweepstakes. He claims the Cubs aren't spending money on a big closer ...

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Report: Eric Hinske turns down Yankees hitting coach job


Since Chili Davis was signed to a deal by the Red Sox and the Yankees decided Dave Magadan wasn't a proper fit for the organization, the team decided to call former Yankee Eric Hinske to see if he'd be interested in the position. Instead, Hinske turned down the offer of being the new hitting coach for ...

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MLB Trade Rumor: Yankees have called Cubs about their young shortstops


With the trade market in full swing and the Yankees making a deal for a starting pitcher, their next objective is to try to trade for a shortstop. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Yankees called the Chicago Cubs about their young shortstop surplus. The Cubs recently added Addison Russell to their ...

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Yankees vs. Cubs pitching matchups

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Wednesday, April 16 Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (1-0, 3.21 ERA) Cubs: Jason Hammel (2-0, 2.63 ERA) Time: 1:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network/WFAN Who's Hot vs. Hammel: Ichiro Suzuki (8-for-20, .400 AVG), Jacoby Ellsbury (3-for-7, .429 AVG), Alfonso Soriano (3-for-9, .333 AVG), Kelly Johnson (8-for-27, .296 AVG) Who's Not vs. Hammel: Brett Gardner (0-for-6, .000 AVG) Yankees: Michael Pineda (1-1, 1.50 ERA) Cubs: Travis Wood (0-1, 2.92 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: My9 and MLB Network/WFAN Who's ...

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Doubleheader in the Bronx today

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After a rain out yesterday, the Yankees will go back on the field and play two games against the Chicago Cubs--all in one day. Yes, there's a twin bill in the Bronx, meaning an afternoon and evening filled with Yankees baseball. As a reminder, here's a few things going into the double header: -- The ...

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Cubs Claim Brett Marshall off waivers

Well, it looks as if Brett Marshall's tenure as a New York Yankee is officially over. According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Chicago Cubs claimed Brett Marshall off waivers. Marshall was designated for assignment last week after the Yankees announced the Carlos Beltran signing was official. Marshall made three relief appearances for the Yankees ...

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Source: Yankees interested in Darwin Barney

Darwin Barney

Since the Yankees lucked out on both Robinson Cano and Omar Infante, they could shift their attention towards the trade market for a second basemen to platoon with Kelly Johnson--and it looks like the Cubs could be suitors. According to a tweet from Bruce Levine of 670thescore.com, the Yankees reportedly have an interest in Darwin Barney. ...

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Nate Schierholtz signs with Cubs despite offer from Yankees

The only offer the Yankees have made to a position player so far this offseason was rejected as outfielder Nate Schierholtz agreed to a one-year, $2.25 million deal to play for the Chicago Cubs next season, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN and Joel Sherman of the NY Post. The Yankees have not been willing to ...

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