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Former Yankee Jayson Nix makes Royals World Series roster

Jayson Nix

When Jayson Nix was with the Yankees, Joe Girardi always appreciated what he brought to the table. Whether it was his defense or the little bit in his bat that he had, Nix never failed to let Girard down. Girardi even gave him a special nickname aside from Nixy: "Jason Nix. Baseball Player." Being labeled a baseball ...

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Ishikawa enjoyed his (very brief) time with the Yankees

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Travis Ishikawa was the hometown hero for the San Francisco Giants in Game 5 of the 2014 National League Championship series after he hit a three-run walk-off home run against Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals. But if Ishikawa's name is a little familiar to you, it should be...he was a Yankee for less than ...

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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?

Emilio Bonifacio

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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