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A look back at the free agents the Yankees missed out on

The 2012 free agent pool was fairly decent last offseason and, as usual, there was tons of speculation on who the Yankees would go after.  Regardless, they were pretty economical in gaining assets through savvy trading (Michael Pineda), picking up cast offs (Raul Ibanez), and re-signing critical assets (CC Sabathia, Andrew Jones, Eric Chavez). It’s ...

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Angels swoop in to sign Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson

The Angels jumped into the Albert Pujols bidding at the last second and nabbed the future Hall of Famer on a 10-year and $254 million deal, according to Tim Brown and Buster Olney. Then shortly after they finished up with Pujols they turned to C.J. Wilson and signed him to a five-year and $77.5 million deal, ...

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Rumor: Yankees Turn Down Meeting with C.J. Wilson

The Yankees met with the agent for C.J. Wilson back in the middle of November and they left with both sides looking to meet again before the Winter Meetings. Now it looks like the Yankees have lost interest in what Wilson's agent has to say and has turned down his request to meet with the team ...

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Rumor: Almost No Way Yankees Sign Wilson or Anyone Else

More and more this winter we are getting the impression that the Yankees are going to largely stand pat this offseason. Instead of their usual free spending habits, they only plan to address minor issues with the roster. Joel Sherman of the NY Post was the first to report on this idea, last week Buster Olney ...

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Rumors: C.J. Wilson Asking for 6-Years and $120 Million

Yesterday we heard that the Yankees believed the price for starting pitcher C.J. Wilson was too high and it didn't take long to find out why. Wilson is supposedly looking for a six-year deal worth $120 million, according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. If that's the asking price for Wilson than it's easy to see ...

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Rumors: Yankees Think Prices on Wilson, E-Jax are Too High

The Yankees have been in contact with most of the big name free agent starters so far this offseason, but we are hearing that they don't like the prices on C.J. Wilson and Edwin Jackson and are planning to wait to see if their demands drop, according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. This goes along ...

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State of the Union: Cashman Speaks at the GM Meetings

The G.M. meetings are underway Milwaukee this week and reporters met up with him and got a sort of state of the offseason address. Here is what he had to say (via Chad Jennings of the Journal News): Teams have inquired about a number of current Yankees in the majors and minors. Cashman named Nick Swisher, ...

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Rumor: Yankees Invite C.J. Wilson to the Bronx for Talks

The Yankees have played down their interest in free agent starter C.J. Wilson so far this offseason, but they have already met with his agent once and have invited him to New York to meet with them again. Wilson's agent, Bob Garber, spoke with Marc Carig of the Star-Ledger and praised the Yankees "aggressiveness" when he ...

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