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A week in review: Betances, Capuano, Headley, Prado, Phelps, Rodriguez and Scherzer,

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While the beginning of the week seemed to be quiet, the Yankees eventually got down to business; they retained a second-half fan favorite and made an incredibly puzzling trade which once again placed holes in their infield. Also happening this week, a legendary reliever gave an endorsement on who should be the next Yankees closer, the ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees not interested in Jason Grilli

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After David Robertson packed his bags and went to Chicago, the Yankees kept in mind they were interested in signing another veteran closer from the free agent market. Since then, Sergio Romo has went to the San Francisco Giants and Jason Grilli left as one of the top free agent closers left in the market. ...

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Hot Stove: Brian Cashman says Max Scherzer’s price is “too high” for Yankees

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If you were hoping for Max Scherzer to don pinstripes for the New York Yankees, you might be a little disappointed because as of right now, Yankees GM Brian Cashman isn't interested in paying $200 Million for the former Cy Young's services. When asked by NBC's Bruce Beck about Scherzer, Cashman said, “I think that’s a ...

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Mariano Rivera suggests Dellin Betances for the closer role

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When the Yankees let David Robertson go to the Chicago White Sox via free agency, it became evident they were going to need a new closer. Manager Joe Girardi said he wasn't going to put labels on the closer role until Spring Training, but ex-Yankee Mariano Rivera has an idea on who could take over the ...

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Yankees should give the homegrown players a chance

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When the Yankees won the 2009 World Series, it seemed like they were on top of the world and nothing could bring them down. When the Yankees made the postseason in 2010, 2011 and 2012, it seemed like the Yankees just had to add a few pieces here and there in order to make the ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees, Dodgers, Red Sox interested in Sergio Romo

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The Yankees have options when it comes to the closer role: they could let Dellin Betances take the reins, they could give Andrew Miller a chance to be the closer or they could sign someone from the free agent market. The Yankees are keeping their options open, and right now they're checking in on the ...

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Hot Stove: Joe Girardi’s not going to rush in naming a closer

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David Robertson is no longer in the Yankees fold as they prepare for the 2015 season, and if there's one glaring position the Yankees need to fill, it's the closer role. However, Joe Girardi isn't going to rush naming a closer as he believes the Yankees have the arms capable of getting the job done. “I ...

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Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi talk A-Rod, Robertson and more

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Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi spoke to the media during the second day of the Winter Meetings and of course, the topics that came up were ex-Yankee David Robertson, Alex Rodriguez and if the Yankees were pursuing Jon Lester and Max Scherzer. -- Brian Cashman said the Yankees were never going to sign both Andrew Miller ...

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