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A week in review: Cashman, Galvez, Heredia, Moncada, Rule 5, Robertson and Wheeler

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If you thought last week was quiet, then you haven't met this week. The biggest news of the day came on Thursday when the Yankees announced who they were going to protect from the Rule 5 Draft. The Yankees also sold the rights to a contract, David Robertson's value in the market is only going ...

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Yankees must make Rule 5 decision today

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Today is the deadline for the Yankees to put some of their 10 eligible players on the 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft. Last season some notable names (Chase Whitley, Jose Pirela) were left off the roster before the draft but weren't selected; instead they made a splash in the Major Leagues ...

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Yankees sign Heath Bell to minor league deal

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The Yankees have officially signed Heath Bell to a minor league deal and put him on the Scranton Wilkes-Barre roster. As a corresponding move, the Yankees have optioned Mark Montgomery from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre to Double-A Trenton. Bell had signed a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays prior to the 2014 season where he had a ...

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ESPN’s Keith Law ranks the top 10 Yankees prospects

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For those that follow the farm system quite closely, here's a small cheat sheet for you as the Yankees head into Spring Training. ESPN Insider Keith Law ranked the top 10 Yankees prospects in their depleted farm system (out of 30 teams, the Yankees farm system ranked #20). You have to be an ESPN Insider ...

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Yankees sign nine players with ST invite

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The New York Yankees have announced that they signed nine players to minor league deals that include an invitation to Spring Training. The nine players are: RHP Bruce Billings INF Russ Canzler RHP Robert Coello RHP Brian Gordon RHP Chris Leroux OF Antoan Richardson INF Scott Sizemore INF Yangervis Solarte INF Zelous Wheeler In total, the Yankees have 26 invitees to Spring Training which include ...

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Catching up with the Yankees: transactions, injury updates, and MiLB news

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The Yankees split the four game series with the Rays over the weekend, hosted Old Timer's Day, and there was even a flurry of minor moves. Let's get right into the weekend recap. TRANSACTIONS • The Yankees obviously activated Ivan Nova over the weekend. Manager Joe Girardi would not say if they were planning on him staying ...

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Yankees sign 1st round pick Eric Jagielo, other signings, and news

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The Yankees signed their first round pick, 26th overall, Eric Jagielo to $1,839,400 which was his slot value, according to Jim Callis of Baseball America. Jagielo hit .388/.500/.633 in 56 games at Notre Dame. He's a big time power prospect and is probably the Yankees best position player drafted in the first round since...since...Eric Duncan? Maybe ...

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The 2016 All-Home-Grown Yankees

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Just for fun, I am going to play out a fantastical scenario on paper since I am a confessed prospect hugger. As of right now, in 2016 there will only be three players left on the roster that are not former Yankees farm hands. Those three are Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and CC Sabathia. If Hal ...

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