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Joe Torre talks about being honored by Yankees

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Joe Torre is slated to have his number retired by the Yankees on August 23, but he spoke to the media about it today while in Milwaukee for the Milwaukee Braves Historical Association. “It would always be special when you get honored by a particular team,” Torre said. “But when it’s the Yankees, you realize what ...

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Yankees to retire Torre’s number, to honor Gossage, Martinez and O’Neill

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The New York Yankees announced that 2014 Hall of Fame inductee Joe Torre will have his uniform No. 6 retired and that they will honor Rich "Goose" Gossage, Tino Martinez and Paul O'Neill with plaques in Monument Park as part of the Yankees recognition series. Bernie Williams will be honored by the Yankees in 2015. Martinez and Gossage will ...

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MLB will not suspend Pineda but will talk to Yankees

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Well, it looks like the Michael Pineda pine tar story has one final chapter before we can put the story to rest. Joe Torre (who is the vice president of baseball), spoke to Brian Cashman and the Yankees earlier today regarding the pine tar issue from last night. Torre said Pineda will not be suspended and ...

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Winter Meetings Day Two: Girardi, Cashman

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Day two is winding down to a close and once again there has been a flurry of rumors on the New York Yankees side. Let's break down everything that's happened today in Yankee Land. Joe Girardi -- Joe Girardi spoke to the media today during the Winter Meetings and has elaborated on Cano's comments. Girardi acknowledged Cano's ...

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Jeter, Rivera, Pettitte, Posada and more respond to Torre entering Hall of Fame

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It wouldn't be a real party if the Core Four didn't reflect on the news of Joe Torre entering the Hall of Fame. Yankees of past and present sent their best wishes and congratulations to Torre for reaching immortality in the baseball world. Here's how some of Torre's former colleagues responded. Derek Jeter: “Mr. Torre is like ...

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Joe Torre inducted into the Hall of Fame

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Joe Torre is now standing in the Hall of Fame. The Baseball Hall of Fame announced that Joe Torre was a unanimous selection of the Expansion era committee, joining Bobby Cox and Tony LaRussa who were also unanimous selections. The Expansion Era featured players whose contributions were from 1973 to the present. A 16-person panel of writers, ...

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Torre: Jeter would take part-time role if it helped Yankees

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There's no one out there that knows Derek Jeter better than his old manager Joe Torre, after all Torre did manage Jeter from 1996-2007. So with the uncertainty of Jeter's future at shortstop for the 2014 season after a season ending ankle injury last year, Torre told reporters that he believed Jeter would take a ...

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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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