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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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The offseason officially starts today

With the Giants win over the Tigers last night, the 2012/13 postseason has officially begun. Yankees fans are going to expect big things this offseason, however their team finished with the best record in the American League and probably needs a few tweaks rather than a major overhaul. The one area where they really need to focus on ...

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A-Rod benched again with Granderson this time

Down 0-3 in the ALCS, the Yankees season is on the line tonight and manager Joe Girardi has decided to once again bench his highest paid slugger, Alex Rodriguez, along with center fielder Curtis Granderson. That means that Nick Swisher is back in the lineup and Eric Chavez and Brett Gardner will once again be in ...

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A-Rod and Swisher benched for Game 3

As the Yankees attempt to come back from an 0-2 deficit against Justin Verlander and the Tigers, their manager Joe Girardi has decided to mix up the lineup by benching Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher in favor of Eric Chavez and Brett Gardner. A-Rod is 4-for-7 with two home runs against Verlander this season, but historically he never had ...

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Keeping Chavez in the lineup once A-Rod returns

Eric Chavez has earned the opportunity to be the everyday third baseman for the New York Yankees. And when the time comes for Alex Rodriguez to return from the DL, he should have to earn back his every day role at the hot corner. With a start tonight, Chavez will have equaled the 90 appearances mark ...

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Chavez sat out because of sore back, expects to play Monday

Eric Chavez has been red hot lately, hitting .467/.500/.999 since July 30, but that didn't stop Yankees manager Joe Girardi from keeping him on the bench last weekend as his back has been acting up. “He hasn’t felt good after [starting] four days in a row [in Detroit],’’ Girardi told George King of the NY Post. ...

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