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A week in review: Lidle, Long, Minaya, Roberts, Search for a hitting coach

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The third week of the offseason was easily the quietest one so far for the Yankees but things did happen. Let's take a look back at all the news that occurred this week. -- October 11 was the eight year anniversary of the death of former Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle. Lidle passed away in an airplane ...

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Dave Eiland: James Shields can handle big stage with Yankees

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The Yankees are most likely going to be looking for a starting pitcher during the offseason, and while the big names on the market are Jon Lester and Max Scherzer, James Shields isn't that far behind. Shields has been dominant for the Kansas City Royals this season and he could be looking for a new ...

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Yankees offense continues to struggle

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If you look at the Yankees lineup on paper, they have an all around well constructed lineup. You have the speedsters in Brett Gardner and Jacoby Ellsbury at the top of the lineup with Derek Jeter sandwiched in the middle. You have the power hitters like Brian McCann, Carlos Beltran and Mark Teixeira as your ...

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Could Emilio Bonifacio be an option for the Yankees?

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Earlier today, the Kansas City Royals made the Bruce Chen signing official and they needed to clear a spot on the 40 man roster. In a corresponding move, Emilio Bonifacio was designated for assignment. When he was DFA'd, my first thought (as well as River Avenue Blues writer Mike Axsia's) was if he could be ...

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