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Nightly Notes: Burnett, Drew, Rondon, Stanton


It's been an incredibly quiet day in Yankee-land and that's saying a lot considering Francisco Cervelli was traded, Alex Rodriguez continued to pop-up in the headlines and Chris Young was dubbed the fourth outfielder earlier this week. So lets end the night with some flyaway notes around the league. -- Ex-Yankee A.J. Burnett is going to ...

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MLB mourns as St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras dies at 22


Oscar Taveras, the St. Louis Cardinals prospect who had a key home run during the National League Championship series last week, has died according to his agent. Taveras was in an automobile accident earlier this evening which also claimed the life of his girlfriend. Following the news of his death, St. Louis Cardinals GM John Mozeliak released ...

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Report: Mets, Blue Jays, Red Sox, Braves interested in Kevin Long


Well, it looks like former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long won't be without a job for long. According to Mark Feinsand of The Daily News, Kevin Long has received interest from the New York Mets, the Toronto Blue Jays, the Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves for a hitting coach position. Feinsand added the Pittsburgh Pirates, ...

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Rawlings Gold Glove announces finalists

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Rawlings announced the Gold Glove finalists on Friday, the finalists being narrowed down to three players for each position. The New York Yankees only have one finalist while the Baltimore Orioles lead the American League with six finalists. Here are the AL Finalists: Catcher Joe Mauer - Minnesota Twins Salvador Perez -  Kansas City Royals Matt Wieters - Baltimore Orioles First ...

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Russell Martin signs a two-year, $17 million deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates

It looks like the Yankees are going to need a new catcher this offseason as Russell Martin has agreed to a two-year deal with the Pirates worth $17 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports and David Waldstein of the New York Times. The Yankees were apparently discussing terms with Martin in the two-year, $12-$14 ...

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Yankees and Pirates agree on Burnett deal

The Yankees and the Pirates have finally agreed on a deal that sends A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh and in return they pay $13 million of the $33 million he is owed over the next two years and the Yankees get a pair of low level prospects as well, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The ...

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Rumors: Yankees and Pirates getting closer to A.J. Burnett deal

A couple of major hurdles have been cleared in a potential A.J. Burnett deal with the Pirates since this morning. The Yankees and Pirates have apparently settled on a deal where the Pirates will pay between $13 and $15 million of the $33 million Burnett is owed over the next two seasons, according to Andrew Marchand ...

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Rumor: Yankees want Burnett deal done by Saturday

Pitchers and catchers are due to report to camp this Sunday so the Yankees want a deal for A.J. Burnett done by Saturday, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The Yankees are currently at an impasse with the Pittsburgh Pirates. They are holding out in an attempt to only pay $10 million of the $33 ...

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