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Heyman: Yankees were “never close” to getting Cole Hamels

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Yesterday, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported the Yankees were the closest to acquiring Cole Hamels according to a Phillies source. Well it turns out, that might not have been the case. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting the Yankees were never close to acquiring Cole Hamels. In fact, Heyman said the Yankees and ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees inquired, but not in serious pursuit of Cole Hamels

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  There are quite a few teams Cole Hamels left off his no-trade list and the Yankees were one of them. However, just because the Yankees are on the list Hamels can be dealt to, doesn't mean they're interested. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yankees have called the Philadelphia Phillies to inquire about Hamels, ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Ryan Howard leaves Yankees off no-trade list

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The Philadelphia Phillies are in rebuilding mode, and they might be looking to move Ryan Howard despite the fact he has a no-trade clause. However, while most teams can't acquire Howard, nine teams can. According of Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, Howard listed nine teams he wouldn't mind being traded to and the Yankees happened to be on ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees move on from Rollins after Phillies set high asking price

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If the Yankees had any interest in Jimmy Rollins, it's gone. According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Yankees called Ruben Amaro and the Philadelphia Phillies inquiring about the asking price for Rollins. Unfortunately, the Phillies wanted a little too much for Rollins and the Yankees decided to move on. More from Stark: More on Rollins: Ruben Amaro ...

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Hot Stove: Could the Yankees afford to trade for Cole Hamels?

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It's no secret the Yankees need pitching and if the Yankees can't find anything in the free agent market, they always could dig into the trade market. But which team has a pitcher the Yankee could potentially inquire about? How about a National League team in the process of rebuilding after signing one of their pitchers to ...

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MLB Trade Rumor: Yankees have interest in Marlon Byrd

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According to MLB Trade Rumors, the New York Yankees have interest in Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd. However, the Yankees are wary of Byrd's $8 Million vesting fee. Byrd has been connected with many clubs, but his vesting option causes concern, considering he'll be 37 when the option kicks in. It's also problematic because Byrd has ...

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Who could the Yankees acquire before the trade deadline?

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With the injury to Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees rotation is in dire need of help. Brian Cashman said the Yankees are looking to be aggressive during the trade deadline and there are a few names that are reportedly on the trading block. Here are a few names I compiled that could be a fit for ...

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MLB Trade Rumor: Yankees not on Hamels no-trade list

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With Masahiro Tanaka on the shelf for who knows how long, could calling the Phillies about Cole Hamels be the answer? According to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports 1, Cole Hamels has a no-trade clause but he could be traded to the following teams without his permission: Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels of ...

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