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Trade Rumors: Yankees like Garza but likely to pass on others

There are a few big name starting pitchers on the trade market, but aside from Cole Hamels, whom the Yankees like but find cost prohibitive, the only option they seem to be considering is Matt Garza. One big name out there is Zack Greinke, but the Yankees have been wary of his personality fitting in the ...

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Rumor: Yankees “in the loop” on Cole Hamels trade talks

When addressing the Yankees trade deadline needs over the weekend, GM Brian Cashman noted that the Yankees were waiting for Brett Garnder's return and would probably be comfortable with Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones out there if they didn't get their speedster back at the end of this month as expect. However, when addressing the ...

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Rumor: Phillies likely to extend or trade Hamels

One of the biggest potential free agent pitchers of this offseason, Cole Hamels, is currently negotiating a contract extension with the Phillies, according to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com. Salisbury reports that the Phillies are likely willing to offer up to $24 million per year that it would take to keep Hamels off the free agent market, ...

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Trade Rumors: Yankees not actively looking to deal for pitchers

There could be a few big name starting pitchers expected to be traded later this month - Matt Garza, Cole Hamels, and Zack Greinke, but according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Yankees aren't expected to make a move on any of them. Rosenthal says that the Yankees are wary that Greinke could pitch in ...

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10 starting pitchers the Yankees could trade for

When discussing the trade deadline earlier in the week, Yankees GM Brian Cashman said that he preferred to do nothing at all rather than deal prospects and spend money on players just for the sake of trading. Yesterday's injuries to CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte may have changed things, but Cashman still insists he'd prefer ...

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If Phillies become sellers, the Yankees should “buy” on Hamels

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Ruben Amaro had this to say to CSN Philadelphia after being swept by the New York Mets: “July is so far ahead,” Amaro said. “We just have to get on track. But if July comes and we’re playing like this, we’ll be sellers. How we play now will determine whether we’ll be buyers or sellers in ...

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How Matt Cain’s $112.5 million deal affects the Yankees

The Giants made a big splash when they signed their right handed pitcher Matt Cain to a five-year $112.5 million extension on Monday. Believe it or not, that signing affects the Yankees pretty significantly. First of all, the signing is a sign of the days. The gap between the rich teams and poor teams has shrunk ...

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Yankees fans learned their lesson and treat Cole Hamels right

When Cliff Lee spurned the Yankees and signed with the Phillies last offseason one of the reasons he supposedly didn't want to come here was because Yankees fans treated his wife poorly when she was a visitor during the playoffs. Now whether or not that is true is debateable, Lee denied it during the press conference ...

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