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Video: Derek Jeter’s final Bob Sheppard introduction at Yankee Stadium

On this date in 2009, Bob Sheppard stepped away from the Yankee Stadium microphone at the age of 99, but his voice was still heard whenever Derek Jeter would step to the plate to begin an at-bat.However, as we all unfortunately know, all good things must come to an end. Derek Jeter retired following the ...

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Hot Stove: ‘Strong indications’ Tulowitzki to Yankees isn’t happening

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You've heard the name Troy Tulowitzki thrown in trade rumors this offseason and for some of the trade rumors, you may have heard his name linked to the Yankees. The thought of Tulowitzki at shortstop replacing Derek Jeter sounds tempting, but is it likely to happen? Andy Martino of the New York Daily News says the ...

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How did the Yankees respond to the last Red Sox mega-moves?

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This isn't the first time in Yankees/Red Sox history where the Red Sox would make a flashy offseason move only to wait for the Yankees to counterattack. In fact, it last happened in 2011 when the Red Sox traded away Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford to the Los Angeles Dodgers, signed Jason Varitek to a one-year ...

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Report: Yankees and Mets interested in Stephen Drew

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In the past, the Yankees would occasionally glance over Stephen Drew because they had Derek Jeter as their shortstop. This offseason, it's an entirely different story as the Yankees are interested in re-signing him following an in-house look during the second half of 2014. The issue? The New York Mets also have interest in Stephen Drew. According to ...

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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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Yankees begin completing tasks on ‘offseason checklist’ but work still needs to be done

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The Yankees had a strong idea of what their offseason checklist was going to look like this offseason; the headlining task on the list was finding a new shortstop. But their checklist got a little longer in October when they fired Mick Kelleher (who has since retired) and Kevin Long (who found a job with the New ...

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Report: Yankees not interested in Japanese free agent shortstop Takashi Toritani

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The Yankees need to find a shortstop, but there's one player they legitimately have no interest in. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Yankees have no interest in Japanese free agent shortstop Takashi Toritani. Toritani doesn't need to be posted and has expressed interest in coming over to the MLB. For what it's ...

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Report: Yankees ‘intrigued’ by Elvis Andrus

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The Yankees are continuing their hunt for a new shortstop. The Texas Rangers hope to have an answer to the Yankees troubles. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Yankees are intrigued by Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus as a possible replacement to Derek Jeter. Andrus is slated to begin an eight-year, $122 ...

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