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Report: Yankees interested in Grant Balfour

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After Grant Balfour's deal with the Baltimore Orioles fell through, Balfour said on a radio show that about "three or four teams" were interested in him, with one even making an offer. It looks as if the Yankees were one of those teams. According to MLBTradeRumors, the Yankees are interested in signing Grant Balfour, who has ...

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MLB Trade Rumors predicts which free agents will sign with the Yankees

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MLB Trade Rumors recently released an article of their Top 50 free agents, an article I found fascinating. They took it a step further, predicting where the 50 free agents will sign. Here were their picks for which players would sign with the Yankees. (The numbers are based on where they ranked in the Top ...

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A Seinfeld-Themed Look at the 2013 MLB Season

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“You want to talk about hotels, or you want to win some baseball games?” George Costanza asked a youthful Derek Jeter and Bernie Williams in wake of the Yankees’ 1996 World Series win. “That is one magic loogie,” exclaimed Jerry as he discounted the inaccurate story of Keith Hernandez spitting on Kramer and Newman. “You know, George, ...

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Across the AL: Despite Losing Streak, Success Inevitable for Oakland A’s, Reddick

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The Oakland Athletics, after getting swept by the Rays in their previous three-game series, were certainly looking for a win when they visited Fenway on Monday.  They did not get it, however, as they lost to the Red Sox, 9-6.  Through their first 16 games, the A’s were 12-4 and outscored their opponents, 96-63.  The ...

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Rumors: Yankees Considered Sign-and-Trade for Balfour

Via Buster Olney of ESPN: Sources: Yankees had talked about signing Balfour in possible sign-and-trade before Soriano agreed to terms with NYY, Balfour with OAK. The Yankees eventually gave up their draft pick for Rafael Soriano, but apparently they wouldn't for Grant Balfour. They did like him enough to try a sign-and-trade, but ...

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Rumors: Yankees Not Interested in Soriano or Balfour

Via Ken Davidoff of Newsday: The Yankees continue to scan the market for help in all areas, yet they’re not particularly fond of any options, either through free agency or via trade. They’d like to add to their bullpen — they announced the signing of former Mets lefthander Pedro Feliciano on Monday — but they’re ...

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Rumors: Yankees Not Interested in Downs or Other Type-A Relievers

Via Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated: Yankees won't go for Downs or other Type-A relievers because they want to keep draft choices. This is actually nothing new, but there have been some people out there who have tried to attach the Yankees to LHP Scott Downs so I wanted to throw this out there again. The other ...

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