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Hot Stove: Could the Yankees afford to trade for Cole Hamels?

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It's no secret the Yankees need pitching and if the Yankees can't find anything in the free agent market, they always could dig into the trade market. But which team has a pitcher the Yankee could potentially inquire about? How about a National League team in the process of rebuilding after signing one of their pitchers to ...

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Baseball America announces top 10 Yankees prospects

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Baseball America announced the top 10 Yankees prospects on their site this morning and there wasn't much surprise with the list. As expected Slade Heathcott, Mason Williams and John Ryan Murphy fell out of the top 10 list completely and Luis Severino was ranked at the top of the class. So without further ado, here ...

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ESPN’s Keith Law ranks the top 10 Yankees prospects

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For those that follow the farm system quite closely, here's a small cheat sheet for you as the Yankees head into Spring Training. ESPN Insider Keith Law ranked the top 10 Yankees prospects in their depleted farm system (out of 30 teams, the Yankees farm system ranked #20). You have to be an ESPN Insider ...

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Dellin Betances might have saved his career as a reliever

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Everybody knows the story of Dellin Betances. A tall kid from Manhattan, went to high school in Brooklyn, drafted by the Yankees in the eighth round of the 2006 draft, became a top prospect, and then flopped. Except Betances' story wasn't finished even after a 6.44 ERA and a 6.8 BB/9 in 131.1 innings last season. He still ...

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The way the Yankees have handled injuries could cost them a playoff spot

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Injuries have been a common theme for the Yankees this season and in a year where there has been quite a bit of unrest among the fans they have gotten a pass on this. However, maybe the Yankees shouldn't be. While a lot of the injuries are a result of bad luck there has also ...

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Yankees news, injury updates, draft pick signings and notes to catch up on

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While we've all been focused on the Yankees lack of offense there actually has been quite a lot of things going on recently. Here's the rundown • Derek Jeter was cleared by doctors on Thursday to begin ramping up his rehab. He's probably six weeks out now. • The Yankees didn't sign any catchers last offseason despite the need ...

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Yankees sign 1st round pick Eric Jagielo, other signings, and news

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The Yankees signed their first round pick, 26th overall, Eric Jagielo to $1,839,400 which was his slot value, according to Jim Callis of Baseball America. Jagielo hit .388/.500/.633 in 56 games at Notre Dame. He's a big time power prospect and is probably the Yankees best position player drafted in the first round since...since...Eric Duncan? Maybe ...

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Yankees 2013 1st round draft pick: Ian Clarkin (33rd overall)

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1st Round, 33rd Overall: Ian Clarkin, LHP, James Madison HS, San Diego, Pick Value: $1,650,100, BA Pre-Draft Ranking: 18 John Sickels' report: If Phil Bickford isn't the most talented California prep pitcher, the 6-3, 190 pound Clarkin is. Teams saw him as a certain first round pick due to a low-90s fastball, so it is maybe just a ...

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