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A look at the Yankees Opening Day rosters, and notes

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Nothing big in the news this morning so rather than rehash the Vernon Wells trade (because it makes me throw up in my mouth every time I think about it) I thought that I would take a look at the potential Yankees roster. The injuries have made things very difficult both in trying to find replacements ...

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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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What to do now that Derrek Lee is staying retired? Plus other notes

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With the injuries piling up, Yankees GM Brian Cashman decided he would try to get a little creative to fill some spots so he called some retired players to gauge their interest. Chipper Jones and Scott Rolen quickly rejected any idea that they might come out of retirement, but Derrek Lee was at least considering it. Lee is ...

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What number will Kevin Youkilis wear for the Yankees?

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The Yankees released their new numbers. With 84 players in camp, retired numbers, soon to be retired numbers, and coaches there was a chance they would go to triple digits. Unfortunately they just doubled up on a few players. Here are the notable new numbers: • No. 22 - Matt Diaz, No. 27 - Dan Johnson, No. 33 - Travis ...

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Yankees Ivan Nova, Francisco Cervelli still have options left

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The Yankees will have 83 players in camp when Spring Training starts. In order to try to narrow down who could start the season in the Bronx and who might start in Scranton it is helpful to know which players have options left. So a big thanks to Chad Jennings of the Journal News for ...

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Rumor: Yankees still looking for a right handed outfielder

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The Yankees may have signed Juan Rivera and Matt Diaz and missed out on Scott Hairston, but they are still on the look out for more right handed hitting, GM Brian Cashman recently told Jim Bowden of ESPNxm. That's great and all, but there really isn't much left on the market. Perhaps Cashman means he's still looking ...

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Yankees invite 44 non-roster players to spring training

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The Yankees have officially announced their list of non-roster invites to spring training with few surprises this week. Among the list is the obvious veterans on minor league deals: Matt Diaz, Juan Rivera, Dan Johnson, Bobby Wilson, and Thomas Neal with a list of minor leaguers that will get a chance to see what big ...

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Cubs sign Scott Hairston to a 2-year deal

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The Yankees have had their eye on a certain right handed hitting outfielder pretty much all offseason, but they missed out on him as Scott Hairston agreed to a two-year deal with the Chicago Cubs, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. With an all left handed hitting outfield it would have been nice to have ...

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