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The Yankees may or may not have offered Jeff Keppinger a 3-year, $12 million deal

The Yankees missed out on Jeff Keppinger this afternoon when he signed a three-year, $12 million deal with the Chicago White Sox. It was frustrating to see them miss out on one of their top targets. What could have happened? Good question and we don't necessarily have the answers yet as there were conflicting reports from ...

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White Sox sign Jeff Keppinger to 3-year, $12 million deal

Cross Jeff Keppinger's name off the list of possible Alex Rodriguez replacements as he has signed a three-year deal worth $12 million, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The Yankees were interested in Keppinger for a number of years now and this offseason looked like their best chance to ...

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Sherman: Yankees have $8-$10 million to spend on 2014 payroll

I came across this in Joel Sherman of the NY Post's column this morning. It's nothing official it's more of an educated guess on Sherman's part, but he explained that the Yankees likely have a budget of about $8-$10 million that they are willing to spend on the 2014 payroll this offseason in the form ...

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The Yankees 5 options to replace Alex Rodriguez

Today was Day 2 of the Winter Meetings and lots of rumors are flying around. I collected reports from Ken Davidoff, Jack Curry, Jeff Passan, Ken Rosenthal, Jerry Crasnick, Nick Cafardo, Buster Olney, Joel Sherman, Jayson Stark, and Jon Heyman this afternoon to get a good idea of what the Yankees are spending their time doing. They're ...

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Rumor: Yankees more aggressive in pursuit of Jeff Keppinger

Update: According to Ken Rosenthal, the price for Keppinger is at two-years and $8 million.  Original post: The Yankees timetable to find a backup for Alex Rodriguez has been accelerated since the announcement of his injury and they have met with Jeff Keppinger, whom they have a strong interest in, as a result, according to Jeff Passan of ...

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Rumor: Yankees and others not backing off Jeff Keppinger despite injury

Jeff Keppinger broke his foot this offseason, but he is expected to make a full recovery before the season starts and it hasn't cooled the Yankees, or anybody else's, interest in him, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Keppinger, 33 by the end of April, is one of those players that the Yankees are always ...

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Rumor: Yankees looking for an infielder, A-Rod won’t be the DH though

The Yankees might not be spending a lot of money this offseason, but they are looking to add a veteran infielder who can play both third and shortstop, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. That doesn't mean they are looking for a replacement for Alex Rodriguez though. “There is no discussion whatsoever about Alex transitioning ...

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Rumor: Yankees would like an upgrade over Jayson Nix

It seemed like a long shot that Jayson Nix would even make the Yankees, but because of injuries and the terrible defense of Eduardo Nunez, he wound up spending almost the entire season in the Bronx. He didn't do terribly for a backup, hitting .243/.306/.384 in 66 games, but according to Ken Davidoff of the ...

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