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Which relief arms should the Yankees pick up in free agency?

As the 2015 season came to a close, it was obvious the place the Yankees needed the most assistance was in the bullpen. And since the Yankees don’t have many reliable options internally, they might have to look in the … Continue reading

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Yankees trading Matt Thornton was a peculiar move

For the past few weeks, the Yankees have been making trades that have helped bolster their roster, from Brandon McCarthy to Stephen Drew. However, a trade that they’ve made today was quite peculiar: they traded Matt Thornton, who had a … Continue reading

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Yankees move Matt Thornton to Nationals on trade waivers

The Yankees bullpen just lost their lone lefty via trade waivers. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports Matt Thornton has been claimed by the Washington Nationals via trade waivers, which means the Yankees are off the hook for Thornton’s contract … Continue reading

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McCarthy tames Tigers in a 2-1 Yankees victory

The Yankees had an unexpected pitching duel tonight after they sent Brandon McCarthy to the mound to oppose former Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer. McCarthy only giving up one run and Brian McCann hitting a RBI single┬ámade all the … Continue reading

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