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Hot Stove: Could the Yankees have a reunion with Nick Swisher?

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Nick Swisher has two-years left on his contract with the Cleveland Indians, but the Indians are looking to trade their first basemen/outfielder. With that in mind, would the Yankees be interested in having a reunion with their former right fielder? According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, he believes the Yankees could be a fit ...

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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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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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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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