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Across the AL: Opening Day Recap


The date is April 2, 2013, which means Opening Day has come and gone.  The 2013 Major League Baseball season has finally begun and is already off to an exciting start.  To lessen the blow of the rival Red Sox defeating the Yankees, 8-2, this article will not even mention the soon-to-be-forgotten game any more ...

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Los Angeles Angels sign Josh Hamilton to a 5-year, $125 million deal


The Los Angeles Angels have signed the biggest bat of the offseason two years in a row now that they have landed Josh Hamilton on a five-year, $125 million deal, according to Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports. Hamilton, still 31, has had serious problems with drugs and alcohol in the past, but he has put ...

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Rumor: Yankees not involved with Josh Hamilton

Late last week we'd heard that the Yankees, sans Brian Cashman, were doing background checks on free agent slugger Josh Hamilton. The Yankees are not involved in talks with Hamilton though and will not reconsider unless his asking price drops, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. There was a chance that a path could have opened ...

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Rumor: Yankees checking on Josh Hamilton

Maybe there is life in the Yankees front office after all. Without Brian Cashman, the Yankees are quietly (maybe not so quietly) running a background check on slugger Josh Hamilton, according to Bob Nightengale of the USA Today. There are a couple of things going on here. The first, and perhaps biggest, is that Cashman is ...

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The Yankees will not spend like they used to this offseason

Back during your father's days, nothing would stop the Yankees from improving their teams during the offseason. But this is not your father's Yankees, heck, this is not even your older brother's Yankees. These Yankees always have their eyes on the ledger and are looking to cut payroll as much as they are looking to retool ...

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Top 10 available free agent outfielders

The Yankees have Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson returning to their outfield in 2013, but will probably have to replace Nick Swisher, who is a free agent this offseason. They could do it with Ichiro Suzuki, but if the Yankees decide to turn to the free agent market for Swisher's replacement here is a list ...

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The Yankee beat: Hamilton, Banuelos, and Reggie

The Yankees scored one run in the first and then the offense took the rest of the night off. David Phelps and the bullpen nearly pulled out the win anyway, but David Robertson had his worst outing in nearly two years as they lost 4-1 after heading into the 9th with a 1-0 lead. Here ...

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Yankees Chapter of the BBA Announces AL Hitter of the Year Ballot

Today we unveil the last Baseball Bloggers Alliance ballot, this time it is the Stan Musial Award given to the best hitter in the league. Naming the award after Musial makes sense as he was one of the best hitters in baseball history. A 20-time All-Star and a three-time MVP, Musial finished his career with 3,630 ...

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