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Yankees quietly manage to rebuild bullpen

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When the offseason began, the Yankees bullpen wasn't the biggest issue--their biggest issue was the rotation, replacing Derek Jeter and finding a new third basemen. But somehow, while in the midst of filling the obvious holes, the Yankees also managed to subtly rebuild the bullpen. The only reliever that became a free agent during the 2014 ...

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A week in review: Claiborne, Kuroda, luxury tax and Rodriguez

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Every year around Christmas, the holiday cheer is at a maximum and baseball news slows down to a halt. It was the same scenario this year where the Yankees did next to nothing this week, but they lost a few players, were hit with a hefty bill and one ex-Yankee has faith in Alex Rodriguez's ...

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Hot Stove: RHP Preston Claiborne claimed off waivers by Miami Marlins

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Preston Claiborne? We hardly knew ye. According to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com, Claiborne was claimed off waivers by the Miami Marlins and added to their 40-man-roster. Claiborne was designated for assignment late last week by the Yankees during their flurry of roster moves which included a puzzling trade and the signing of Chase Headley. Claiborne is ...

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What transactions have the Yankees made so far?

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While the Yankees haven't made a splashy signing--and judging by Brian Cashman's actions, they don't seem to be taking that course of action this offseason--they have been busy. It hasn't been the busy Yankees fans were hoping for, but the roster has been reconstructed of some sort. With Christmas coming up and the Yankees anticipating ...

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A week in review: Betances, Capuano, Headley, Prado, Phelps, Rodriguez and Scherzer,

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While the beginning of the week seemed to be quiet, the Yankees eventually got down to business; they retained a second-half fan favorite and made an incredibly puzzling trade which once again placed holes in their infield. Also happening this week, a legendary reliever gaveĀ an endorsement on who should be the next Yankees closer, the ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees DFA Preston Claiborne and acquire Gonzalez Germen from Mets

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Just an hour after trading away David Phelps and Martin Prado, the Yankees are at it again, this time letting one of their own go and getting a young arm from their crosstown rival. According to Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York, the Yankees have designated pitcher Preston Claiborne for assignment. Claiborne has seen time with ...

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Tanaka, Yankees get crushed in 10-4 loss to Red Sox

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In the penultimate game of the 2014 season, the Yankees were hoping to get a look at Masahiro Tanaka before the offseason. Well, they got a look at him all right--he went 1.2 innings giving up seven runs in a 10-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Yankees didn't ...

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Offense bails out Capuano in 8-5 victory over Rays

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Chris Capuano didn't last very long in the game, but the Yankees offense and the bullpen were able to pick Capuano up, scoring eight unanswered runs in an 8-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees got on the board in the bottom of the first on ...

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