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Yankees call up Preston Claiborne to replace Joba in the bullpen

With Joba Chamberlain on the disabled list with an oblique injury, the Yankees have called up righty reliever Preston Claiborne from Triple-A to take his place in the bullpen, per Sweeny Murti of WFAN. To make room for Claiborne on … Continue reading

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Contract talks between Cano and Yankees have not restarted, and notes

There has been another report that the Yankees will eventually drop their goals of lowering their budget to below $189 million this offseason. The report seems like mostly speculation and I have not totally bought into the idea that Hal … Continue reading

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Yankees release Juan Rivera as roster begins to take shape, plus notes

The Yankees 25-man roster started to really take shape yesterday when Ken Rosenthal broke the news that they have released outfielder/first baseman Juan Rivera. That seems to indicate that the Yankees will go with Lyle Overbay at their first baseman. … Continue reading

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Former Yankee Hideki Matsui to announce retirement

It’s not official yet, but based on reports it is expected that former Yankee World Series MVP Hideki Matsui will announce his retirement from Major League Baseball in the upcoming days. Matsui is still just 38-years-old, but his production has … Continue reading

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