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Rumor: Yankees have not been in pursuit of Justin Upton

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The Diamondbacks have been talking with teams about trading for Justin Upton all offseason, but the Yankees have not been involved and don't appear likely to do so either, according to Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports. Morosi states that it's the Yankees goal of reaching a $189 million payroll that has kept them from getting ...

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Yankees were modest winners at the trade deadline

The Yankees don't look too good right now. Last night's win snapped a four-game losing streak, they dropped nine of 12 before that, but thanks to the moves Brian Cashman made at the trade deadline fans should expect that to turn around soon. First of all, fans need to realize that this was a damn good ...

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Yankees trade deadline targets: Justin Upton

Teams, people, or organizations will negotiate based on the idea that they will come out better. It is a simple fact; if you don’t believe you’ll benefit from a negotiation or trade, you won’t make the deal. The Yankees can benefit in both the short term but more so in the long term if they ...

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Rumor: Gardner’s injury won’t force the Yankees hand

With Brett Gardner potentially out for the season, the Yankees aren't panicking. According to Buster Olney of ESPN, they could make a trade for an outfielder, but only if the right deal comes up. This is how Brian Cashman operates. Back in the days of George Steinbrenner, a third setback to Gardner would have sent The ...

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The Yankee beat: Pirela, Upton, and domination

The Yankees got CC Sabathia back on Tuesday and he was very sharp as he threw six-shutout innings before being lifted because of a pitch count. They went on to beat the Jays 6-1. Here is the recap and graph. Here is what the Yankees blogs were talking about today. • River Ave Blues has a good article ...

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Rumor: Upton open to trade to teams on no-trade list

Justin Upton is easily the biggest name outfielder available on the trade market which of course will draw the Yankees attention. The one catch was that they were one of the four teams on his no-trade list, but apparently that's not a problem though. Upton's agent, Larry Reynolds, recently told Bob Nightengale of the USA Today ...

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Brett Gardner suffers yet another setback

Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner looks to have suffered yet another setback in his rehab as he experienced soreness in his elbow after playing in a simulated game on Sunday. "It's a concern because it's happened before," Joe Girardi told Bryan Hoch of MLB.com. "Hopefully he can get through this and continue to play, but we'll have ...

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Rumor: Yankees have scouts watching Upton and D-Backs

Recent July 31st trade deadlines have been quiet around these parts. Aside from the Yankees attempt at acquiring Cliff Lee back in 2010 very little has happened and even then nothing happened. It seems likely that it will be that way again this season, but there is one name out there that is very intriguing - outfielder ...

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