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Report: David Robertson seeking ‘Jonathan Papelbon money’

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David Robertson turned down the qualifying offer which would have made him the highest paid closer in baseball. It turns out he wants a little more than $15.3 Million. A source told Bryan Hoch of MLB.com that Robertson and his agent are seeking a deal that has 'Jonathan Papelbon money'. Robertson converted 39 of 44 saves after taking ...

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Report: Tigers drop out of David Robertson sweepstakes

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The Yankees can worry about one less team as they try to keep their homegrown closer. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Detroit Tigers have dropped out of the David Robertson sweepstakes. With the Tigers bullpen woes, Detroit seemed like an ideal place for Robertson. However, the Tigers picked up Joakim Soria's ...

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Girardi on injured players, Rodriguez, Robertson, Betances, Headley, McCarthy and a new hitting coach

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During the USO event at Yankee Stadium today, Alex Rodriguez was one of the main topics when Joe Girardi met with the media. However, Girardi had information on other players, such as the status of Martin Prado and Brett Gardner, David Robertson rejecting the qualifying offer, Rodriguez possibly moving to first base, a possibility of Dellin Betances ...

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Cashman on Robertson, Ichiro, Drew, Beltran, Kuroda and a hitting coach

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Yesterday, Brian Cashman spoke to the media during the first day of the GM Meetings and he discussed his closer turning down the qualifying offer, the possibility of Ichiro not returning to the Bronx and where the team stands when it comes to looking for a hitting coach. On David Robertson: The Yankees weren't entirely stunned Robertson ...

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David Robertson turns down qualifying offer

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This just in via YES Network's Jack Curry: David Robertson has turned down the Yankees qualifying offer. Even though Robertson turned down the qualifying offer, the Yankees will continue to negotiate with him in hopes of agreeing on multi-year deal. Like I said this morning, there was a huge chance Robertson would turn down the qualifying offer. The ...

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All eyes are on Robertson today

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Today is the day for players with qualifying offers to either accept or decline the $15.3 Million deal and for the Yankees, there's only one player the team has their eye on: closer David Robertson. Robertson was offered a qualifying offer last week and he has until 5 p.m. ET today to either accept or decline the ...

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A week in review: Rodriguez stays in headlines with PED drama

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We interrupt your Yankees offseason programming for another edition of "As The World Revolves Around Alex Rodriguez." Well, that's what it pretty much felt like the entire week; when the Yankees shifted their attention to someone else, Alex Rodriguez popped up in the headlines with his connection to the Biogenesis scandal. There were headlines for Rodriguez paying his cousin $900,000 ...

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If you were the GM, what contract would you give David Robertson?

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The Yankees are trying everything to keep closer David Robertson in the fold and they expressed that by giving Robertson a $15.3 Million Qualifying Offer on November 3rd. Robertson has until Monday to decide whether he will accept and stay with the team or decline and test the free agent market. It's entirely possible Robertson would not ...

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