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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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Melky tried to cover up PED use with fake website

A funny and kind of sad story in the Daily News this morning. Apparently in an attempt to avoid a 50 game suspension for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs, Melky Cabrera tried to create a fake website to prove that he inadvertantly tested positive. Here's an excerpt from their story: The scheme began unfolding in July ...

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Melky Cabrera tests positive for steroids

Oh boy Melky Cabrera suspended 50 games for testing positive for performance enhancing substance — Jorge Arangure (@jorgearangure) August 15, 2012 It turns out that Melky Cabrera's recent surge has more to do with cheating than it does about him becoming a more mature ball player. The Melk Man tested positive for testosterone and will be suspended ...

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Chipper: That’s why Melky is not in Atlanta anymore

Melky Cabrera was an extremely popular player in the Bronx especially considering his skill level at the time. However, Melky isn't very popular in Atlanta - with the fan and apparently with the player's as well. After making a few obscene gestures toward the Braves in Wednesday night's game, Chipper Jones had a few things to ...

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