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Yankees have also tried to get Chipper and Rolen out of retirement, and other notes

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With Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and Curtis Granderson each on the DL for at least the first month and a half of the season, the Yankees are getting desperate. Yesterday, I told you that they tried to get Derrek Lee out of retirement, but it didn't end there. The Yankees also checked in with Chipper Jones ...

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Rumor: Yankees not interested in Jim Thome or Chipper Jones

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The Yankees are still in need of a DH, but they won't be turning to the 42-year-old Jim Thome or the recently retired Chipper Jones for help, according to Mark Hale of the NY Post. Injuries limited Thome to just 58 games last season, but he still did well for such an old guy as he ...

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Chipper: That’s why Melky is not in Atlanta anymore

Melky Cabrera was an extremely popular player in the Bronx especially considering his skill level at the time. However, Melky isn't very popular in Atlanta - with the fan and apparently with the player's as well. After making a few obscene gestures toward the Braves in Wednesday night's game, Chipper Jones had a few things to ...

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Yankees say farewell to Chipper Jones

This week was likely Chipper Jones' final trip to Yankee Stadium in his Hall of Fame career as he is set to retire at the end of the season. So the Yankees decided to honor their foe from the 1996 and 1999 World Series with third base from Yankee Stadium this week. Derek Jeter, probably the ...

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MLB All-Star Game: What My Ballot Looks Like

Based on early voting it seems like it could the Yankees vs. the NL All-Stars. Yankees fans vote and vote often it seems like. The bottom line though is that the All-Star voting is more of a popularity contest than a true telling of who the best players are. So I decided to take my ballot ...

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