Tag Archives: Masahiro Tanaka

Yankees already over the luxury tax

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The Yankees have a ton of holes they need to fill on the roster, ranging from shortstop to relief pitching to finding a primary third basemen. However, if the Yankees are going to upgrade their roster, it's going to cost money. Obviously money is not an issue for the Bronx Bombers as they have one of the ...

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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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Yankees have work to do as arbitration season rolls in

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When the World Series concludes later this week, the Yankees will begin to shift focus on rebuilding their team with hopes for a chance to play in October next season. This season, the Yankees have seven players who are arbitration eligible but whether the Yankees decide to keep or non-tender the players is anyone's guess ...

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Burning questions for the 2015 starting rotation

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I've noticed within the last few weeks I've been focusing on the Yankees offense and in the bullpen (notably David Robertson). So I thought I would take time this morning to address the starting rotation for the upcoming 2015 season. With the 2015 rotation, there is a lot of uncertainty, there are spots that need ...

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YES Network game viewership up 15 percent

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Ladies and Gentlemen, the 'Farewell Captain' effect. The YES Network announced today that viewership for the 2014 season was viewed on average in 223,000 TV households, which is a 15% increase from 2013, which averaged 194,000 views in TV households. The Yankees were a worse team this season, they won 84 games in 2014 after winning 85 ...

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Yankees have decisions to make this offseason

Francisco Cervelli

As the offseason begins for the New York Yankees, there's plenty the Yankees have to do before Spring Training next year. Along with signing players and trying to obtain key pieces, they also have to make plenty of decisions. But what kind of decisions do the Yankees have to make before reporting to Spring Training ...

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Time off helps ignite CC Sabathia for the 2015 season

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CC Sabathia missed majority of the 2014 season after undergoing knee surgery, but he was close to his career ending when the words 'micro-fracture surgery' floated around. Luckily, CC underwent arthroscopic surgery and has been keeping himself busy with coaching a youth football team. While Sabathia was away from the game, he realized just how much ...

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What do the Yankees have to do to win the AL East in 2015?

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The Yankees had so many injuries and offensive woes which ultimately cost then a chance at the AL East crown in 2014, but believe it or not, the Yankees do have a chance at the AL East crown in 2015--well in reality, everyone in the AL East has a chance at the AL East crown ...

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