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The MLB Amateur Draft is on Monday. It's kind of like Christmas in a way as we have no idea what the Yankees are going to get and we just have to wait and see what happens. But it's a great time of the year where endless potential is abound and a whole lot of ...

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Yankees Front Office Staying Put as Angels Hire Dipoto

On Saturday the Angels announced that they hired Jerry Dipoto as their general manager. A move that ensured the Yankees front office looks the same in 2012 as it did in 2011. The Yankees Vice President and Director of Amateur Scouting, Damon Oppenheimer, and their Director of Pro Scouting, Billy Eppler, both interviewed for the Angels ...

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Yankees Exec Gets 2nd Interview for Angels GM Job

The Yankees director of professional scouting, Billy Eppler, got a second interview with the Angels for their vacant general manager position, according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. Heyman also reported that Yankees vice president and director of amateur scouting, Damon Oppenheimer, did not get a call back. Eppler is Yankees general manager Brian Cashman's right hand ...

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Two Yankees Front Office Guys to Interview for the Angels GM Job

Along with the Yankees scouting director Damon Oppenheimer, the Angels are also interviewing their senior director of pro personnel Billy Eppler for their vacant general manager position as well, according to Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News. The 36-year-old Eppler has been Yankees general manager Brian Cashman's right hand man since the end of the ...

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Angels Interested in Hiring Yankees Scouting Director

Damon Oppenheimer, the Yankees scouting director since 2005, is rumored to be near the top of the Angels list in their search for a new GM, according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. Oppenheimer's name has been coming up over the past few years  for a number of open general manager spots, but so far the ...

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Yankees Notes: Hughes, Teixeira, Pettitte, Swisher, Gardner, and More

The Yankees won a roller coaster last night to take back first place, but like I said last night - it doesn't mean much if they can't win tonight to stay atop the AL East. Going for them is Phil Hughes, who is making his first start since being skipped in the rotation to ...

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Yankees News: Swisher, Aceves, Oppenheimer, A-Rod

The Yankees have a tough series coming up this weekend, not only because they are facing the Blue Jays, but because they have Ivan Nova, Javier Vazquez, and Phil Hughes on the mound. This will be a big test to see which will be reliable for the playoffs. Here are some notes: Nick ...

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Yankees Notes: Recap, Moseley, Oppenheimer, Montero, Burnett

The Yankees had a slim lead for most of yesterday's game and then with two-outs in the 8th inning CC Sabathia gave up the lead as the Mariners tied the game at two, but Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run homer to help the Yankees win 4-2. Here are some notes: Sabathia is heating up. In his last ...

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