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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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Rumor: Swisher will reject qualifying offer, M’s and Rangers among interested teams

The deadline for players to accept or reject a $13.3 million qualifying offer is today at 5:00 p.m. and the Yankees are waiting to hear from Nick Swisher, Rafael Soriano, and Hiroki Kuroda. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, Swisher has already received serious interested from at least five teams including the Mariners and ...

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Yankees make qualifying offers to Soriano, Kuroda, and Swisher

The deadline for teams to make qualifying offers of at least $13.3 million for their free agents was 5:00 p.m. this evening and the Yankees made offers to three players -- Rafael Soriano, Hiroki Kuroda, and Nick Swisher, according to Danny Knobler of CBS Sports. Soriano and Swisher are expected to reject their offers while Kuroda ...

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Yankees will make Swisher a qualifying offer, hope he rejects

After another bad year in the playoffs for Nick Swisher this year, the Yankees would like to see his era end. They do plan on extending Swisher a qualifying offer of $13.3 million, but they're hope that he rejects it so they can get an extra draft pick and not him, according to Jon Heyman ...

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Poll results: Who BBD readers want to see stay and go

I ran a poll after the Yankees were eliminated to see which players people wanted to see stay with the Yankees to 2013 and which people wanted to run out of town. For the most part the answers were predictable, but there were a few shockers. Here are the results: ...Read more Alex Rodriguez: 63% of you want ...

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The offseason officially starts today

With the Giants win over the Tigers last night, the 2012/13 postseason has officially begun. Yankees fans are going to expect big things this offseason, however their team finished with the best record in the American League and probably needs a few tweaks rather than a major overhaul. The one area where they really need to focus on ...

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Yankees expected to make qualifying offer to Swisher, nothing else

It seemed unlikely that the Yankees would re-sign Nick Swisher when rumors that he was looking for a Jayson Werth type deal, but after his fourth consecutive bad postseason it seems all but certain. The Yankees are, however, expected to make Swisher a qualifying offer of at least $13.5 million in order to get a draft ...

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Farewell Nick Swisher

I’ve always liked Nick Swisher. I’ve had nothing against him. Forget about the postseason struggles, any person with such a positive attitude that can play baseball at a high level is great for any team let alone the Yankees. It’s coming to the point we’ve all seen – his impending free agency. Why I write ...

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