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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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Rumor: Phillies have money to re-sign Hamels next year

As the Yankees resisted signing big name free agent pitchers this offseason they very well may have had an eye on next year's class that includes Phillies' Cole Hamels. However, if they are going to bid on the young lefty they are likely to have competition from the Phillies themselves. Phillies team president David Montgomery told ...

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Quote: Hamels has sights set on free agency

Cole Hamels reached a deal Tuesday on a one-year $15 million deal to avoid arbitration in his final year before free agency. That in itself is a big deal as the two sides could have negotiated for a long-term deal rather than let him hit the free agent market next winter. But it's a bigger deal ...

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Rumor: Phillies focused on 1-year deal with Hamels

The 28-year-old left-handed Cole Hamels is no doubt in the Yankees 2013 offseason plans, if he doesn't sign a contract extension with the Phillies before he is scheduled to hit the free agent market a year from now. Good news, the Phillies are in contract talks with him, but according to Jim Salisbury of Comcast Sportsnet, the ...

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Game 3 of the World Series: Open Thread

The Yankees and Phillies are currently waiting for the rain to pass in Philadelphia as they prepare to start game three tonight. Lineups: YANKEES Derek Jeter SS Johnny Damon LF Mark Teixeira 1B Alex Rodriguez 3B Jorge Posada C Robinson Cano 2B Nick Swisher RF Melky Cabrera CF Andy Pettitte P Starting pitcher: LHP Andy Pettitte PHILLIES Jimmy Rollins SS Shane Victorino CF Chase Utley 2B Ryan Howard 1B Jayson Werth RF Raul Ibanez ...

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