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Former Yankees Transitioning into New Roles, Teams

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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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Eric Chavez plans to play in 2013

Last offseason it was either retirement or returning to the Yankees for Eric Chavez. This offseason is a bit different because Chavez definitely plans on playing again next year and is already talking to other clubs. "Chavy has no intention of retiring," Chavez's agent Scott Leventhal told Anthony McCarron of the NY Daily News. "We have ...

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Rumor: Yankees looking for an infielder, A-Rod won’t be the DH though

The Yankees might not be spending a lot of money this offseason, but they are looking to add a veteran infielder who can play both third and shortstop, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. That doesn't mean they are looking for a replacement for Alex Rodriguez though. “There is no discussion whatsoever about Alex transitioning ...

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Poll results: Who BBD readers want to see stay and go

I ran a poll after the Yankees were eliminated to see which players people wanted to see stay with the Yankees to 2013 and which people wanted to run out of town. For the most part the answers were predictable, but there were a few shockers. Here are the results: ...Read more Alex Rodriguez: 63% of you want ...

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