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Yankees must make Rule 5 decision today

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Today is the deadline for the Yankees to put some of their 10 eligible players on the 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft. Last season some notable names (Chase Whitley, Jose Pirela) were left off the roster before the draft but weren't selected; instead they made a splash in the Major Leagues ...

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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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Report: Yankees inquire about Howie Kendrick

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The Los Angeles Angels aren't aggressively shopping Howie Kendrick and David Freese, but that hasn't stopped the Yankees from calling. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Yankees have called inquiring about a possible trade for Kendrick. The Yankees have liked Kendrick, who is a Yankee killer, and they're currently trying to fix their situation ...

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Around The Diamond: Second Base

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Yesterday, we glanced at first base and evaluated Mark Teixeira along with the lack of depth at the position. Today, we focus on second base where the Yankees have a few legitimate options on the roster and in the minor leagues.  1. Martin Prado Martin Prado was one of the trades the Yankees made during the 2014 season and unlike ...

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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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With Joe Girardi as manager, rookies are beginning to get a chance

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On October 9, 2013, the Yankees announced manager Joe Girardi had signed a four-year contract, and assuming he'll complete his entire deal in pinstripes, he'll have managed the New York Yankees for a full decade. Girardi has seen some changes since managing the team in 2008; he won one World Series championship, missed out on the postseason ...

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Yankees finish 2014 season and Derek Jeter’s career with 9-5 victory over Red Sox

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Derek Jeter took two at-bats, and two at-bats was all he needed to end his glorious career. On the final day of the season, the Yankees were able to come away with a 9-5 victory on Derek Jeter's final day in the big leagues against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The ...

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Tanaka, Yankees get crushed in 10-4 loss to Red Sox

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In the penultimate game of the 2014 season, the Yankees were hoping to get a look at Masahiro Tanaka before the offseason. Well, they got a look at him all right--he went 1.2 innings giving up seven runs in a 10-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Yankees didn't ...

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