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So what would be Plan B?

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Yankees fans are well aware what Plan A is: attempting to sign Masahiro Tanaka so they would only have one spot to fill in the rotation. Signing Tanaka could be the make it or break it moment of the Yankees offseason.  But we have to think logically here; what if the Yankees don't sign Tanaka? ...

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Yankees Trade Target: Matt Garza

Statistics don’t lie.  People do.  But there are a lot of statistics out there, and a lot of bloggers, so statics-based lying is at an all time high compared to other types of lying.  Consider the following statistics; the Yankees simultaneously rank 24th in both defensive efficiency (DER) and ground-ball-to-fly-ball ratio (gb/fb).  This means that ...

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Trade Rumors: Yankees like Garza but likely to pass on others

There are a few big name starting pitchers on the trade market, but aside from Cole Hamels, whom the Yankees like but find cost prohibitive, the only option they seem to be considering is Matt Garza. One big name out there is Zack Greinke, but the Yankees have been wary of his personality fitting in the ...

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Trade Rumors: Yankees not actively looking to deal for pitchers

There could be a few big name starting pitchers expected to be traded later this month - Matt Garza, Cole Hamels, and Zack Greinke, but according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Yankees aren't expected to make a move on any of them. Rosenthal says that the Yankees are wary that Greinke could pitch in ...

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10 starting pitchers the Yankees could trade for

When discussing the trade deadline earlier in the week, Yankees GM Brian Cashman said that he preferred to do nothing at all rather than deal prospects and spend money on players just for the sake of trading. Yesterday's injuries to CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte may have changed things, but Cashman still insists he'd prefer ...

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Rumor: Yankees prefer Garza to Dempster

The Yankees don't seem likely to trade for a starting pitcher if things continue to go the way they have for almost the past month, but if they do they prefer Matt Garza to Ryan Dempster, according to Dave Kaplan of the CSN. Garza is much younger than Dempster, 28 to 35, and is under team ...

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5 Pitchers the Yankees can target at the trade deadline

It’s pretty much predestination that the Yankees are buyers at each and every trade deadline, due to a mix of their high payroll, scrutinizing press, and general success in the AL East. Generally, the real question is: “What are they trying to buy?” It’s pretty crystal clear this year that a starting pitcher is their ...

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Trade Rumor: Yankees interested in Cubs’ Matt Garza

If the Yankees make a deal for a starter at this year's July 31st trade deadline it is likely that Matt Garza of the Cubs will be their top target, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Heyman suggested that the Yankees like Garza over other potentially available starters such as Zack Greinke and Shaun Marcum ...

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