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Mariano Rivera officially announces retirement, and other notes


The rumors were true. Mariano Rivera, the Yankees ace in the bullpen for the past 18 years, officially announced that he will retire after the 2013 season during a press conference this morning. “It’s official now," Rivera said. "After this year, I will be retiring.” “The time is almost ending,” he added. “The little gas that I ...

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Cashman likes the Yankees bullpen as it is

Rafael Soriano is expected to reject the Yankees qualifying offer later today, but it doesn't sound as if Yankees GM Brian Cashman is in a big rush to replace him aside from re-signing Mariano Rivera. "I do like what we have," Cashman told Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com. "I think Joba (Chamberlain) is going to be really ...

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Yankees exercise options for Cano, Granderson, and Aardsma


To the surprise of no one, the Yankees have officially exercised their options for Robinson Cano, Curtis Granderson, and David Aardsma, according to Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News. Cano and Granderson's options were both worth $15 million each while Aardsma's is worth just $500K. This leaves just Rafael Soriano as a player with a ...

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Yankees ALDS roster: Jones and Eppley are out and Nix may be in

The Yankees are still waiting until the last minute to finalize their roster, but slowly we are getting pieces of the puzzle as to what it may look like. Casey McGehee had previously told reporters he was left off the playoff roster. David Aardsma and Chris Dickerson took to Twitter to announce that they hadn't made ...

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Yankees mowed down by Morrow in loss to Jays

Ivan Nova made a few costly mistakes and Brandon Morrow mowed down the Yankees offense as they lost to the Blue Jays 6-0 in the first game of a four game series in Toronto. Morrow was impressive. He not only shut the Yankees out through seven innings, but he was economical, and most importantly he showed ...

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Out since April, Brett Gardner is finally back

The Yankees are not only activating David Aardsma tonight, but they have also activated Brett Gardner and designated Justin Thomas and Steve Pearce to make room for them on the 40-man roster, according to Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News. There has been talk of activating Gardner for some time now, but the Yankees never ...

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Yankees to activate David Aardsma tonight

It's been more than a year since David Aardsma has had Tommy John Surgery and two full years since he last pitched in the big leagues before hip surgery, but he'll finally be an active member of a major league roster later tonight. “When Joe calls down, or Larry calls, or whoever does it, and my ...

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Yankees place Betances on the 60-day DL to open spot for Pettitte

The Yankees are officially activating Andy Pettitte from the 60-day DL today and to make room for him on the 40-man roster they have placed Dellin Betances on the the 60-day DL, according to Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News. Betances has been on the DL since late August with shoulder tendinitis. It's not supposed ...

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