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Yankees begin their transition to the youth movement


  The main Achilles heel in the Yankees organization hasn't been the starting pitching, bullpen or even the offense. It's their lack of young talent in the Yankees farm system. However, this offseason the Yankees finally started a youth movement and have made trades that brought back young quality arms--and a very young shortstop. “We’re much deeper ...

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Hot Stove: While there’s a small chance, don’t expect the Yankees to pursue Max Scherzer


Yesterday, we tinkered with the idea of the Yankees possibly pursuing  Max Scherzer after Scott Boras, Scherzer's agent, spoke with the Yankees staff during the GM Meetings. However, while the idea of having Scherzer in pinstripes is intriguing, he most likely won't become a Yankee, especially with a draft pick attached to him. A source told Mark Feinsand ...

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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009


Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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Melky Cabrera signs a 2-year, $16 million deal with Toronto Blue Jays

The American Leauge East keeps getting tougher as former Yankee Melky Cabrera signed a two-year, $16 million deal with the Toronto Blue Jays, according to Enrique Rojas of ESPNdeportes.com. The Blue Jays are loading up. Melky is just the most recent deal after they completed a blockbuster 12-player trade with the Miami Marlins where they acquired ...

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Rumor: the Yankees have not yet expressed interest in Melky Cabrera

The Yankees are hesitant to offer Torii Hunter a multi-year deal and are not in on Justin Upton. In both cases money is the common deterrent, but they have not yet turned to Melky Cabrera as a possible way to cut costs, according to Joel Sherman of the NY Post. Sherman does report that at least five teams ...

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The Yankees didn’t see Melky as a negative influence on Cano

In his Sunday column, Joel Sherman of the New York Post discussed potential landing spots for Melky Cabrera and while he called the Phillies and Mets better fits he did mention the Yankees as an unlikely possibility. Sherman explained that the Yankees might need to replace Andruw Jones and could offer Melky a contract. He added ...

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Top 10 available free agent outfielders

The Yankees have Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson returning to their outfield in 2013, but will probably have to replace Nick Swisher, who is a free agent this offseason. They could do it with Ichiro Suzuki, but if the Yankees decide to turn to the free agent market for Swisher's replacement here is a list ...

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Cashman not surprised Melky and Colon tested positive for PEDs

Personally, I wasn't surprised to hear that both Melky Cabrera and then Bartolo Colon tested positive for performance enhancing drugs, but it does come as a shock to hear Yankees GM Brian Cashman come out and say the same thing. "Unfortunately, not surprised," Brian Cashman said to Michael Kay on his ESPNRadio show. "You see some spike ...

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