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Hal Steinbrenner denies that the Yankees are for sale

A story was published this morning by the NY Daily News that doesn't have any sources from the Yankees, but does have an unidentified source from within the banking industry that could be put up for sale in the wake of the Dodgers $2.175 billion sale. "There has been chatter all around the banking and financial ...

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Hal argues semantics as Yankees get stingy

Hal Steinbrenner came out and confirmed the rumor yesterday that the Yankees were aiming to get the team's payroll under $189 million by 2014 when the luxury tax penalties increase. Today he took to ESPN New York's Michael Kay show to tell everyone that the Yankees are not "slashing" payroll. "I read a couple of the articles," ...

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Hal Steinbrenner: $189M in two years is Yankees goal

When the new collective bargaining agreement went into place this past December, we heard that the Yankees wanted to get their payroll down to just $189 million by 2014 when newer, harsher penalties went into place. That never came directly from Brian Cashman or Hal Steinbrenner though, but when speaking with reporters Thursday morning Steinbrenner confirmed ...

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Steinbrenner Speaks: Free Agents, Igawa, and the Budget

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner was at the GM meetings in Milwaukee on Wendesday and stopped to talk to reporters. Here is what he said via Chad Jennings of the Journal News: He said wouldn't be surprised if the Yankees did or didn't sign a big name free agent this offseason, adding that it was too early ...

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Rumor: Push for Wandy was by Ownership, Not Cashman

A "major-league source" told Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports that the push to try to trade for Wandy Rodriguez yesterday came from ownership and not Brian Cashman. Fortunately for the Yankees the two sides couldn't come to an agreement over money and a deal feel through. However this is more evidence of a disturbing trend, ...

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Sherman: Business As Usual for Yankees & Cashman

There has been lots of speculation about a potential rift between the Yankees organization and general manager Brian Cashman. It started when they signed Rafael Soriano despite Cashman insistence that he was not interested. Things got worse during the press conference to announce Soriano when Cashman again asserted that he was against the signing. It started ...

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Hal Steinbrenner on the Yankees Budget

Over the late 90's and early 21st century the Yankees payroll sky rocketed through the roof. Then George Steinbrenner started to take a back seat and eventually relinquished control of the team starting in 2003 and since then the Yankees have been trying to reign things in. Yes the Yankees still dominate the rest of baseball ...

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Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner Talks Payroll and More

After today's organizational meetings, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner made a couple of radio appearances to discuss what they talked about in the meetings. Here is the essential stuff: On the payroll: "we're going to stay within the same level." They want Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera back and called them "lifelong Yankees" but added that ...

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