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10 Free Agents Yankees Could Still Sign

Hal Steinbrenner spoke at the press conference the Yankees held yesterday to formally announce the trade for Curtis Granderson and he let it be known that while they are extremely happy getting Granderson, they weren't done. Then they immediately went out and got Nick Johnson. This morning Buster Olney reminded us that even with Johnson the ...

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8-Year Offer was Exaggerated but Holliday Still Longshot for the Bronx; Updated!


According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Cardinals don't see many major opponents in their quest to resign Matt Holliday and are standing firm on a 5-year off and not an 8-year offer that was reported yesterday. If you think this opens a window to let the Yankees back in think again. Olney also reported yesterday ...

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Forget About Matsui, and Cameron Too

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After watching the Red Sox pick up John Lackey yesterday, Yankees fans might be thinking it’s time to bolster the offense. Well, with Hideki Matsui agreeing to sign with the Angels and Mike Cameron agreeing with the Red Sox, there goes two players the Yankees may have been thinking about picking up. Like my post on Roy Halladay and John ...

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Yankees Look Like Longshot to Land Holliday


According to Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Cardinals made an offer of at least 8-years and $128 million to outfielder Matt Holliday yesterday, a deal that could take the Yankees out of the running for the free agent. ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reported today that even with the offer that "nothing is imminent" which ...

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Yanks Should Reconsider Matt Holliday


Since about a week after the Yankees won the World Series, I've had my blogging eyes focused forward, trying to envision how the 2010 Yankees would look while defending their 2009 championship. I've discussed free agent DH options, who doesn't make sense for the Yankees at the plate, who doesn't make sense on the mound, ...

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Latest Matt Holliday Yankees Rumors


According to Steve Henson of Yahoo Sports, the Yankees are not done adding outfielders and this time their target is not Johnny Damon. Instead they're interested in Matt Holliday. Henson tweeted: "Yankees aren't satisfied with OF even after Granderson acquisition, source said. Still a strong player for Holliday, with Damon as fallback." This rumor goes against what ...

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Then They Go After Damon, Not Holliday or Bay


The Yankees first priority this offseason has been identified - resign Andy Pettitte. After that the Yankees will switch gears and focus on their hole in left field where their first choice, according to Buster Olney of ESPN, is Johnny Damon. Two players who aren't options according to Olney, Matt Holliday and Jason Bay. There are ...

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Olney: Yanks Have No Interest in Holliday

Via Buster Olney’s Twitter: NYY are not interested in signing Matt Holliday. They’ll talk to Boras to keep other bidders honest, but corner outfield not a priority for them. This may come as a shock to most (see poll on left), as he is the top free agent on the market and the Yankees are in need of an ...

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