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Orioles look to be a more formidable opponent

For years the Baltimore Orioles have been a good team for the Yankees to pad their stats against. However, this team has a different feel to it. They probably won't contend for a playoff spot, they may not even be a .500 team, but they are improved and they won't be as easy to beat ...

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Luis Ayala signs with the Orioles

The Yankees have officially lost one of the biggest surprises in last year's bullpen when the Orioles signed Luis Ayala to a one-year $925K deal, according to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun. It's hard to imagine Ayala replicating his 2.09 ERA from last season, but the Yankees bullpen is full anyway and there was no ...

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Rumor: Luis Ayala choosing between the Angels and Orioles

The Yankees have seven starters to fill five spots and with no room in the rotation for the five near major league ready starters down in Triple-A they will have no shortage of bullpen options. That means the Yankees lone un-signed free agent, Luis Ayala almost definitely will not be coming back next year. While he ...

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Rumor: Yankees maintain interest in Luis Ayala

Luis Ayala was a bit of a surprise for the Yankees last season as they signed him for insurance and he ended up being a big contributor. Since then he has drawn a decent amount of interest as a free agent, but apparently not enough that it is the middle of January and he still ...

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Rumor: Yankees 1 of 6 Teams in on Luis Ayala

The Yankees are interested in bringing back reliever Luis Ayala, but they are not alone. According to Jim Bowden of ESPN XM radio, the Yankees are among six teams interested in signing the reliever. Over the past few years, Brian Cashman has done a great job putting together a bullpen and a large part of that ...

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Rumors: Luis Ayala Getting Interest from Red Sox, Rays

Yankees GM Brian Cashman has indicated that under the right circumstances that he would like to bring back all of his free agents this offseason (although I somehow doubt that extends to Jorge Posada). Luis Ayala is one of those free agents, but he might need to act fast to keep the righty as the ...

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Jorge Posada and 7 More Yankees Become Free Agents

The Yankees had eight players file for free agency today. Those players are Luis Ayala, Eric Chavez, Bartolo Colon, Freddy Garcia, Andruw Jones, Damaso Marte, Sergio Mitre, and Jorge Posada. Of these players, Marte is definitely not coming back. Posada is also likely to retire and it is hard to imagine Mitre comes back. The Yankees ...

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3 Yankees Who Have a Chance to Step Up

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The Yankees are just a game and a half behind Boston for the American League East lead, but with the way the Red Sox have been rolling and the amount of injuries piling up in the Bronx makes it hard to imagine things will change course soon. However, with all of the injuries going around there ...

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