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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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A week in review: Baseball America, Bird, Chavez, Ibanez, Robertson, Rodriguez, Romine, Taveras, World Series


It's the first official week of the offseason! 121 players became free agents, champions were crowned, the Yankees hired a familiar face to be a scout and Major League Baseball grieved one of their own. So without further ado ladies and gentlemen, here's this week's "a week in review". -- Baseball America announced the Top 10 ...

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Report: Yankees hire Eric Chavez as special assignment scout

New York Yankees Eric Chavez watches two-run home run against Seattle Mariners in MLB game in New York

Eric Chavez is back...but he's not here to play baseball! According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the team hired Eric Chavez to be a special assignment scout to the team. Chavez retired earlier this year but had made it clear he wanted to stay in the game. Chavez was close to GM Brian Cashman during ...

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Former Yankees Transitioning into New Roles, Teams


With the Yankees currently in Cleveland for a four-game series, players and fans alike were able to get an up-close look at Nick Swisher donning an Indians uniform in Monday’s 11-6 win over the Tribe.  Swisher, now the starting first baseman in Cleveland, went 1-3 yesterday with two walks and a run scored.  With a ...

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Where the 2012 Yankees got value and where they over spent

The Yankees spent over $200 million on their roster last year, but that money is only good if they got what they paid for. So using FanGraphs' value system I took a look at how the Yankees spent their money, where they spent wisely, where they broke even, and where they got ripped off to ...

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Eric Chavez signs a 1-year, $3 million deal with the Diamondbacks

When Alex Rodriguez went down the thing that made the most sense for the Yankees to replace him was to platoon Eric Chavez and Jeff Keppinger until he comes back. Keppinger signed earlier today with the White Sox and now the Yankees have lost out on the other half of that platoon too as Chavez ...

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The Yankees 5 options to replace Alex Rodriguez

Today was Day 2 of the Winter Meetings and lots of rumors are flying around. I collected reports from Ken Davidoff, Jack Curry, Jeff Passan, Ken Rosenthal, Jerry Crasnick, Nick Cafardo, Buster Olney, Joel Sherman, Jayson Stark, and Jon Heyman this afternoon to get a good idea of what the Yankees are spending their time doing. They're ...

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Rumor: Yankees want to bring Eric Chavez back

The Yankees have finally reached out to free agent third baseman Eric Chavez to let him know that they are interested in bringing him back another year, according to Ken Davidoff of the NY Post. It's about time. Chavez had a very good year for the Yankees last year and was huge in filling in for ...

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