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Jeter done with the Grape Fruit League, and other rumors & notes

Derek Jeter

No big news today so we'll start with Derek Jeter. Yesterday I mentioned that he could start the season on the DL and that looks even more likely today. Jeter is done playing in Grape Fruit League games and if he does play again before the season starts it'll be with one of the minor league ...

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Thoughts on potentially trading Joba Chamberlain to the Texas Rangers, other notes

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Last week we heard that the Texas Rangers were scouting Joba Chamberlain and considering the Yankees have a lot of needs in their lineup right now it is possible that a trade is brewing. The Yankees biggest needs right now are obviously at the corner infield positions. With Adrian Beltre firmly in place and Mitch Moreland ...

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Yankees sign Brennan Boesch, release Matt Diaz, and other notes

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The Yankees have signed outfielder Brennan Boesch, who was released by the Tigers last week, to a one-year deal $1.5 million, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. It's actually a split contract which means he will make $1.5 million if he is in the majors and only $500K if he's in the minors. Boesch made ...

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Morning Bits: Hughes, Price, Budget, Montgomery

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How about the mug on Joba Chamberlain? He's uglier than Kevin Youkilis now. • Phil Hughes has a bulging disc in his back so it'll probably be two weeks instead of one he misses. • David Price says he would never sign with the Yankees because of their beard policy. • Based on speculation, it appears the Yankees may give up ...

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Morning Bits: Jeter, Cano, Wang, Hafner, Youkilis, and Montgomery

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It was a light day for the Yankees yesterday. The offense took batting practice and ran some infield drills. Most of the pitching staff had the day off. • Derek Jeter went through infield drills and batting practice, but did not run the bases. • Chien-Ming Wang's agent said he's off the market until he pitches for Taiwan in the WBC. • ...

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Prospects most likely to break the top 100 this season

Jose Ramirez

MILB.com just released their top 100 prospects, and three Yankees are on it; Gary Sanchez, Mason Williams, and Tyler Austin. Slade Heathcott was missing from the list, but he deserves to be on it. This got me thinking about which Yankees prospects have a shot at breaking the top 100 this season. Slade Heathcott is ...

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BBDP: Top 10 relief prospects

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Amongst the craziness of the Winter meetings, A-Rod's injury, and all of the rumors that have been circulating, it's time to take a break from all of the insanity and talk about the farm system. Relievers in the minor leagues are not the most glamorous players. They don't get a lot of love in the rankings, they ...

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Cashman likes the Yankees bullpen as it is

Rafael Soriano is expected to reject the Yankees qualifying offer later today, but it doesn't sound as if Yankees GM Brian Cashman is in a big rush to replace him aside from re-signing Mariano Rivera. "I do like what we have," Cashman told Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com. "I think Joba (Chamberlain) is going to be really ...

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