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Yankees notes and tidbits on the trade market

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With the trade deadline a mere three days away, here are the latest trade rumors, notes and tidbits surrounding the Yankees. -- The Yankees are still interested in John Danks and he continues to be a top possibility for the ball club, reports Jon Heyman. The Yankees were discussing a potential deal with the White Sox ...

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Yankees Trade Rumor: Yankees show interest in John Danks

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The Yankees have been busy scouting pitchers for a possible trade. They sent scouts to watch Cliff Lee in Philadelphia last night and now they're in early talks to discuss a possible trade with the Chicago White Sox for John Danks. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported the following early Tuesday morning: "The Yankees, to no one's ...

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Trade rumors: Yankees don’t have pieces for David Price but maybe for Cliff Lee

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This year's Yankees squad is loaded with problems, but the same could be said for much of the American League East so they are technically battling for first place right now. However, for the team to have any real shot at a playoff run they are going to have to improve which means trades. With huge ...

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No-trade clause means no Yankees for John Danks

When John Danks signed his five-year and $65 million deal with the White Sox, I argued that it actually made him more attractive to the Yankees as they wouldn't have to risk giving up prospects for him only to see him walk as a free agent a year later. However, Danks landed himself a full no-trade ...

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Rumor: Yankees never close to deal for Danks

Like all pitchers who have been made available this offseason, the Yankees inquired on White Sox starter John Danks. However, talks never really progressed past the initial stage after Sox GM Kenny Williams insisted on at least two of the Yankees top prospects in any deal, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York. Before signing ...

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Danks signs $65 million-5-year extension with White Sox

John Danks is off the trading block after signing a five-year and $65 million extension to stay with the White Sox, according to some fan and confirmed by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Yankees and the White Sox have been talking about a deal for Danks this offseason, but Sox GM Kenny Williams' asking price ...

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10 Pitchers the Yankees can target after losing Darvish

With reports that the Yankees are "not getting" Japanese starting pitcher Yu Darvish it is probably a good time to take a look at what's left on the starting pitching market and discuss if any of those starters fit in with the Yankees plans. Here are to best 10 starters still available: Gio Gonzalez (traded to ...

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Rumor: White Sox still have huge asking price for Danks

The White Sox may be in selling mode, but that doesn't mean the pieces they are selling are coming cheap. A little over a month ago they were rumored to have asked the Yankees for both Jesus Montero and Manny Banuelos in exchange for John Danks and they don't appear to have backed down from that ...

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