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Cashman on Rule 5, Wheeler, Kuroda, McCarthy and a search for a hitting coach

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Brian Cashman slept on the street last night near Times Square to raise awareness for homeless youth, but that didn't stop him from answering questions about the quiet offseason the Yankees have had so far. So what did he talk about? Let's recap. Cashman on Rule 5: Cashman said all of the Rule 5 protection decisions were 'layups'. As ...

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Rumor: Could Jimmy Rollins be a fit for the Yankees?

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It's not secret the Philadelphia Phillies have the biggest "for sale" sign when it comes to wanting to take players off their payroll, but could one of those players be shortstop Jimmy Rollins? And if so, could Rollins be a fit somewhere in New York for example? Joel Sherman of the New York Post thinks Rollins could ...

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Cashman on Robertson, Ichiro, Drew, Beltran, Kuroda and a hitting coach

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Yesterday, Brian Cashman spoke to the media during the first day of the GM Meetings and he discussed his closer turning down the qualifying offer, the possibility of Ichiro not returning to the Bronx and where the team stands when it comes to looking for a hitting coach. On David Robertson: The Yankees weren't entirely stunned Robertson ...

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Report: Hiroki Kuroda will not get a qualifying offer

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As we all know, David Robertson will get a qualifying offer, but Hiroki Kuroda won't have the same fate as Robertson. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Yankees will not extend a qualifying offer to Hiroki Kuroda before the 5 p.m. deadline today. Kuroda still has the option of returning to ...

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Yankees expected to offer Robertson a qualifying offer today

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It's Monday morning which means the Yankees are now officially open for business during the offseason. Sure, the Yankees gave Brian Cashman a new contract and they fired Kevin Long and Mick Kelleher before the World Series concluded, but this is the first day where they'll invest their time trying to make the team better as ...

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Around The Diamond: Starting Pitching

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Yesterday we discussed right field, Carlos Beltran's injury woes and Ichiro Suzuki's "heroics". Today in our final 'Around The Diamond' piece, we look at starting pitching, the current holes in the rotation and what the Yankees can do to fill the final two spots before Spring Training.  If you were to ask what the issue was with ...

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Real offseason begins after Game 7 is played

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Sure, every Yankees fan would dream a season would end with the Yankees winning a World Series but I'll take what's happening tonight as well. Tonight is the seventh and final game of the 2014 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants, which means it's a one-game winner take all ...

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Time off helps ignite CC Sabathia for the 2015 season

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CC Sabathia missed majority of the 2014 season after undergoing knee surgery, but he was close to his career ending when the words 'micro-fracture surgery' floated around. Luckily, CC underwent arthroscopic surgery and has been keeping himself busy with coaching a youth football team. While Sabathia was away from the game, he realized just how much ...

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