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


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


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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Japanese team asked Yankees about Alex Rodriguez during offseason


A lot of fans wanted to see the Yankees trade Alex Rodriguez after last season ended so miserably for him. His contract, though, makes him next to impossible to trade. But while American teams certainly wouldn't touch him it sounds like at least one Japanese team is open to the possibility of a deal. The Fukuoka ...

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Yankees 2013 6th round draft pick: John Murphy


6th Round, 194th Overall: John Murphy, SS, Sacred Heart University, 5-foot-11, 185-pounds, Pick Value: $208,300 Baseball America didn't have him ranked in their top 500 players and the MLB guys knew very little about him after he was drafted. He is a college senior though which might be the reason why. If you remember back to last ...

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