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Mariano Rivera officially announces retirement, and other notes

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The rumors were true. Mariano Rivera, the Yankees ace in the bullpen for the past 18 years, officially announced that he will retire after the 2013 season during a press conference this morning. “It’s official now," Rivera said. "After this year, I will be retiring.” “The time is almost ending,” he added. “The little gas that I ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Damon, Wells, Soriano, CC, and prospects

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The Yankees lost to the Orioles 5-1 on Monday. • Johnny Damon wants to fill in for Curtis Granderson. • The Yankees are not interested in trading for Vernon Wells. • Alfonso Soriano doesn't have the Yankees on his list of pre-approved teams he would accept a trade to. • CC Sabathia faced live hitters for the first time since elbow surgery. He's ...

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2013 Trenton Thunder Preview: Four stars and seven more with hope

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Yes, the title of this article references US history, but watching the Thunder play this year will be nothing like reading a boring 8th grade text book. There may not be a single team in the entire minors with more top 100 prospects. The most amazing part of it all is that the depth doesn't ...

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Morning Bits: Hughes, Cano, A-Rod, Teixeira, Grandy & Gardner, Nunez

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Games begin Saturday. David Phelps starts. Adam Warren goes on Sunday during the first televised game. • Phil Hughes could miss up to a week with upper back stiffness. • Hal Steinbrenner said the Yankees are "willing to consider a significant long-term contract" to keep Robinson Cano. • Alex Rodriguez's name has been referenced yet again in Biogenesis papers. • Mark Teixeira will ...

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Yankees minor league injury updates: Banuelos, Williams, and Campos

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A couple of injury updates from some of the Yankees top prospects. • Manny Banuelos (BBD No. 1) had Tommy John Surgery back in October and has finally begun throwing, per Dan Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal. • Mason Williams (BBD No. 3), recovering from shoulder surgery, told Anthony McCarron  of the NY Daily News that he'll be ...

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Yankees farm system ranked 14th in MLB

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With the Yankees talking about budgets so much an extra emphasis has been placed on the farm system, however that hasn't paid off with one of the top systems in the game as they were ranked at No. 14 by John Sickels of SB Nation. An excerpt: 14) New York Yankees (16): Strengths: quartet of young hitters at the top, ...

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BBDP: Yankees Top 10 Outfield Prospects

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Outfield prospects have not been a strong suit for the Yankees organization since Brett Gardner and Melky Cabrera were coming up. Now there is a new batch of prospects knocking on the door and the organizational depth at the position is actually pretty extraordinary. Hopefully, somewhere in there lies a replacement for Nick Swisher and Curtis Granderson. ...

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Mason Williams cleared to workout following shoulder surgery

One of the Yankees top prospects this offseason, outfielder Mason Williams, had season ending shoulder surgery in August, but it sounds like it won't carry over into 2013 at all as he's already been cleared to begin working out by doctors, according to his Twitter feed. This is great news as shoulder surgeries have been known ...

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