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Hot Stove: Can the Yankees show restraint following the Red Sox splashy signings?

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When the team was under the ownership of George Steinbrenner, the Yankees and Red Sox would go to war every offseason and sign the best talent possible. If the Yankees made a blockbuster signing, the Red Sox would immediately counter with a deal of their own. If the Red Sox strengthened their roster with a strong ...

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Report: Yankees and Mets interested in Stephen Drew

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In the past, the Yankees would occasionally glance over Stephen Drew because they had Derek Jeter as their shortstop. This offseason, it's an entirely different story as the Yankees are interested in re-signing him following an in-house look during the second half of 2014. The issue? The New York Mets also have interest in Stephen Drew. According to ...

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Hot Stove: While there’s a small chance, don’t expect the Yankees to pursue Max Scherzer

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Yesterday, we tinkered with the idea of the Yankees possibly pursuing  Max Scherzer after Scott Boras, Scherzer's agent, spoke with the Yankees staff during the GM Meetings. However, while the idea of having Scherzer in pinstripes is intriguing, he most likely won't become a Yankee, especially with a draft pick attached to him. A source told Mark Feinsand ...

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Around The Diamond: Shortstop

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Yesterday, we looked at the Yankees options for second base which included Martin Prado, Brendan Ryan, Rob Refnsyder and Jose Pirela. Today we move over a little bit to a spot that has it's first question mark in 19 seasons: shortstop.  Derek Jeter was the New York Yankees shortstop for 19 seasons. Even when he was ...

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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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Is Stephen Drew the (new) answer to shortstop

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J.J. Hardy was probably the most logical fit for the Yankees, which would have meant Stephen Drew wouldn't of had a snowballs chance to be considered for the shortstop position next season. However, plans do change. The Baltimore Orioles signed Hardy to a three-year, $40 Million deal with an option for 2018 and in a thin ...

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So, who plays shortstop?

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When the Yankees come into Spring Training this February, there will be one player who won't be there for the first time in 20 seasons: Derek Jeter. That means the Yankees no longer have a shortstop unless they decide to plug in Brendan Ryan for all 162 games, which would never happen because Ryan can't ...

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Should the Yankees Trade for Hanley Ramirez?

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Upon my initial reflection I'm thinking no to Hanley Ramirez. This is based on the fact that he has a bad attitude, isn't strong defensively, and most importantly Derek Jeter has three years left on his deal. But when Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post wrote this morning that the Marlins should trade ...

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