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The Five Most Memorable Yankees-Rays Games

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Rays-fans are an interesting species within the baseball world.  His hate for the Yankees is so great that he will pay premium prices to see them, then not show up at the “Trop” for the rest of the season. When the Yankees defeat his beloved Rays, its because of the Yankees' huge payroll. When the ...

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Former Yankees Transitioning into New Roles, Teams

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With the Yankees currently in Cleveland for a four-game series, players and fans alike were able to get an up-close look at Nick Swisher donning an Indians uniform in Monday’s 11-6 win over the Tribe.  Swisher, now the starting first baseman in Cleveland, went 1-3 yesterday with two walks and a run scored.  With a ...

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Nick Swisher said it “hurt” that the Yankees never made him an offer

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Before the offseason started there were rumors that Nick Swisher was looking for Jayson Werth type money (more than $100 million) as a free agent so it made sense that the Yankees, unwilling to overpay, would look elsewhere for an outfielder. Then came another disappointing playoff performance and it was clear that Swish wouldn't be getting ...

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Yankees off to slow start, but it’s not time to panic

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Before the season started the two things that we expected to be good from the Yankees were Robinson Cano and the pitching staff. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case the first week of the season and they have gotten off to a slow 2-4 start. That doesn't mean that it's time to panic or give up on ...

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Yankees set record with $230.4M payroll, money not well spent, plus notes

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A lot of people, myself included, have accused the Yankees of caring more about profits than winning this offseason, but despite that they will set a record with their payroll at $230.4 million this offseason. While that is technically true it is how they've spent their money, with relatively little money committed after this season limiting ...

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Yankees news: Catching up after Christmas

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I missed a couple of important things over the past few days because of the Christmas break so I wanted to point them out real quick. Nick Swisher signed a four-year, $56 million deal with the Cleveland Indians. The Mariners signed Raul Ibanez to a one-year, $2.75 million deal plus another potential $1.25 million in incentives. The Diamondbacks ...

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Where the 2012 Yankees got value and where they over spent

The Yankees spent over $200 million on their roster last year, but that money is only good if they got what they paid for. So using FanGraphs' value system I took a look at how the Yankees spent their money, where they spent wisely, where they broke even, and where they got ripped off to ...

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Swisher and Soriano rejected Yankees qualifying offers

Nick Swisher and Rafael Soriano have officially rejected their $13.3 million qualifying offers they got from the Yankees, according to Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News. Hiroki Kuroda has not yet rejected his offer, but he is expected to by the 5:00 p.m. deadline. The Yankees will get sandwich picks between the 1st and 2nd ...

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