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Hot Stove: Astros in David Robertson sweepstakes

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While two teams have dropped out of the David Robertson sweepstakes, another team has emerged and they're 'all in' for the former Yankees closer. According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, the Houston Astros are in the David Robertson sweepstakes and they're aggressively attempting to pursue him. The Astros spoke with Robertson's agent Scott ...

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A week in review: Cashman, Galvez, Heredia, Moncada, Rule 5, Robertson and Wheeler

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If you thought last week was quiet, then you haven't met this week. The biggest news of the day came on Thursday when the Yankees announced who they were going to protect from the Rule 5 Draft. The Yankees also sold the rights to a contract, David Robertson's value in the market is only going ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees interested in Jason Grilli

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On the chance David Robertson doesn't return to the Yankees, the team is going to need a backup plan to replace him in the bullpen. If they don't feel comfortable with Dellin Betances in the closer role, it's possible the Yankees could sign a free agent from the market in order to give the bullpen ...

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Video: Robertson’s ‘High Socks for Hope’ helps Vets

Very quiet in Yankee-land today, so let's end the night with some feel good news. As you're all aware, David Robertson and his wife Erin are the co-founders of "High Socks For Hope", a nonprofit organization to help the victims hurt by the tornadoes that swept through Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 2011. However, the Robertson's aren't just ...

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Hot Stove: David Robertson’s road to four-years, $50 Million could hit a speed bump

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David Robertson is one of the best relief pitchers on the free agent market. In fact, he proved taking over Mariano Rivera's job in the ninth inning wasn't as impossible as people made it to believe. So when Robertson and his agent said they wanted 'Jonathan Papelbon money' for his services, it didn't really catch ...

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Hot Stove: While there’s a small chance, don’t expect the Yankees to pursue Max Scherzer

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Yesterday, we tinkered with the idea of the Yankees possibly pursuing  Max Scherzer after Scott Boras, Scherzer's agent, spoke with the Yankees staff during the GM Meetings. However, while the idea of having Scherzer in pinstripes is intriguing, he most likely won't become a Yankee, especially with a draft pick attached to him. A source told Mark Feinsand ...

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Hot Stove: Will the Yankees revisit their plans and go for Max Scherzer?

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Earlier this offseason, the Yankees vowed to stay away from big free agent names James Shields, Max Scherzer, Jon Lester or Pablo Sandoval. However, as Hot Stove season continues, it seems entirely possible the Yankees could revisit their concept on sitting out this offseason and reach out to one of the names on the list. Jon Heyman of ...

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Brian Cashman will test his theory and have Alex Rodriguez at first base

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Brian Cashman's made it clear Alex Rodriguez can't be counted on at third base until he proves he can play the position, so where's an aging 39-year-old supposed to play on the days the Yankees need the DH spot? Well, how about first base? Ken Davidoff of the New York Post said the Yankees will test the ...

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