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Hot Stove: Yankees in “serious pursuit” of Andrew Miller

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The Yankees are in serious pursuit of a reliever on the free agent market, but it's not David Robertson. According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Yankees are in the Andrew Miller sweepstakes and with the way the bidding for Miller is progressing, it's possible Miller could be in for a four-year deal. So if the Yankees ...

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Dellin Betances reacts to Red Sox spending spree

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  Earlier this week, the Boston Red Sox went on a spending spree, shelling out almost $200 Million to sign both Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval. While the Red Sox went shopping, the Yankees appeared stagnant, but Dellin Betances believes the Yankees are a good enough ball club as is. “I think we have a good team,” ...

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BBPD: Top 15 Starting Pitchers

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This was a big year for homegrown Yankees pitchers. Adam Warren cemented himself as a late inning reliever, and Dellin Betances broke out as a potential future closer and one of the best relievers in the league. Vidal Nuno was included in a trade for McCarthy, who was huge for the Yankees in the second ...

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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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Building Yankees bullpen is Brian Cashman’s top priority

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In past years, many believed having all-star players in your lineup would predetermine a World Series Championship. But if there's anything we learned from the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals, the key to winning is having a lethal bullpen. The starter could give you six-seven innings, the ...

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A week in review: Almonte, Betances, Cervelli, Girardi, Headley, Ichiro, Robertson

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Well, this week wasn't as eventful as last week but the Yankees were still able to fill some holes in their current roster. Unfortunately, that also meant the Yankees had to give up some players to make room for the new acquisitions. Aside from that, their closer turned down the qualifying offer, one fourth outfielder ...

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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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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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