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AL East suffers shakeup with Andrew Friedman going to Dodgers

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This doesn't affect the Yankees per say, but this does affect the American League East as a whole. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times announced the Tampa Bay Rays have lost their longtime general manager Andrew Friedman as he moves to the Los Angeles Dodgers front office. Matt Silverman will take Friedman's position at the ...

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Report: Jon Lester traded to Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes

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Well, the MLB Trade Deadline has gotten off to a huge start: The Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics for OF Yoenis Cespedes. Yesterday, there were talks involving the Blue Jays and Orioles for Lester which would have been a big problem for the Yankees. With the Red ...

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Young out of mix for possible 3B solution

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If you were hoping for the Yankees to sign Michael Young to replace Alex Rodriguez in 2014--well, it's not going to happen. According to the Los Angeles Times, if Young wasn't going to retire, he would only consider returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers. "As far as baseball is concerned, the Dodgers are it for me." Young ...

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Rawlings Gold Glove announces finalists

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Rawlings announced the Gold Glove finalists on Friday, the finalists being narrowed down to three players for each position. The New York Yankees only have one finalist while the Baltimore Orioles lead the American League with six finalists. Here are the AL Finalists: Catcher Joe Mauer - Minnesota Twins Salvador Perez -  Kansas City Royals Matt Wieters - Baltimore Orioles First ...

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Dodgers surpass the Yankees for biggest payroll in baseball

For the first time since 1998, the Yankees will not be the richest team in baseball. That title now goes to the Los Angeles Dodgers who are already outspending the Yankees and are not done spending this offseason. The Dodgers signed Zack Greinke to a record deal for a pitcher, $145 million over six years. That ...

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Rumor: Dodgers called the Yankees about Teixeira and Sabathia first

After the dust settled on the Dodgers and Red Sox nine-player trade that sent $260 million worth of salary to Los Angeles it was easy to wonder what if the Yankees had been in a position to move a large contract like that - specifically Alex Rodriguez's contract. Apparently the Dodgers and the Yankees did have ...

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