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Report: Tigers drop out of David Robertson sweepstakes


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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Joba Chamberlain returns to the Bronx (and receives a poor ovation)


For the first time since signing with the Detroit Tigers in the offseason, Joba Chamberlain returned to Yankee Stadium sporting a beard and some impressive stats. But let's start with the story on the beard. Why the beard? “I guess when you’re told to shave every day for so long, you just say forget it after ...

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Four home runs lead Yankees past Tigers in 7-4 win

Adam Warren

The Yankees displayed power earlier this afternoon, hitting four home runs as the Bronx Bombers cruised past the Detroit Tigers 7-4 in Lakeland. Yankees newcomer Brian McCann, Gary Sanchez, Yangervis Solarte and Jose Pirela all hit home-runs in the game; McCann and Sanchez hit solo shots, Pirela hit a two-run shot and Solarte hit a three-run ...

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Source: Yankees interested in Jhonny Peralta

Jhonny Peralta

The Yankees have two shortstops for the 2014 season (Derek Jeter & Brendan Ryan). Could they possibly sign a third? According to FOX Sports, the Yankees have a legitimate interest in free agent Jhonny Peralta. Peralta also plays third base (which could come in handy if Alex Rodriguez is suspended) and left field. Peralta is coming ...

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Why Do The Tigers Own The Yankees?


The Detroit Tigers own the New York Yankees. There's really no way around it. Detroit swept New York in the American League Championship Series in 2012 and eliminated the Yankees in the Division Series in five games in 2011. That's seven wins in nine playoff games over two seasons. That's what we would call ownage. Even ...

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Torii Hunter signed a 2-year deal with the Detroit Tigers

The Yankees have officially swung and missed at signing outfielder Torii Hunter to replace Nick Swisher in right field as Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported that he has signed a two-year deal to play with the Detroit Tigers pending a physical. Early on in the offseason it appeared that the Yankees could target Hunter as ...

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A quick look at the Tigers’ lineup

The Tigers finished 11th in runs scored in baseball this season, but despite that their lineup is as feared as anybody's in baseball. That's because they have a speedy All-Star leading off, a triple crown winner batting third, and Prince Fielder batting fourth. That combo is capable of producing a crocked number anytime their spot ...

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Yankees face a pair of potential playoff opponents this week

This week the Yankees are squaring off with the rising Angels for a three game set in Anaheim, followed by an off day on Thursday, and then a visit to the Motor City for a weekend set against the Tigers. Against the Angels, The Bronx Bombers will throw out Andy Pettitte on Tuesday and Ivan Nova ...

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