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Robinson Cano and dad are not the only father-son duo across MLB

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In honor of Father’s Day having just passed on Sunday, this article will take a look at notable active players around Major League Baseball whose fathers have also played in the majors at some point. Unlike his son, Jose Cano did not have much time in the spotlight and certainly did not put up superstar numbers ...

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Why Do The Tigers Own The Yankees?

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The Detroit Tigers own the New York Yankees. There's really no way around it. Detroit swept New York in the American League Championship Series in 2012 and eliminated the Yankees in the Division Series in five games in 2011. That's seven wins in nine playoff games over two seasons. That's what we would call ownage. Even ...

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A look back at the free agents the Yankees missed out on

The 2012 free agent pool was fairly decent last offseason and, as usual, there was tons of speculation on who the Yankees would go after.  Regardless, they were pretty economical in gaining assets through savvy trading (Michael Pineda), picking up cast offs (Raul Ibanez), and re-signing critical assets (CC Sabathia, Andrew Jones, Eric Chavez). It’s ...

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Prince Fielder joins Tigers on 9-year $214 million deal

Prince Fielder finally found a team, the Detroit Tigers, as the two sides reached an agreement on a nine-year and $214 million deal, various media outlets have reported. Prince is headed to Mo-Town where his dad Cecil Fielder built his legacy. The Tigers supposedly signed Fielder to play first base and Miguel Cabrera will DH or play ...

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Rumor: Yankees Fans Should Expect a Quiet Winter

A lot of Yankees fans were upset this past July when they watched their team stand pat at the trade deadline. They better get ready to see more of the same this winter as Joel Sherman of the NY Post writes that after speaking with club officials he has come away with the feeling that ...

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Rumors: Sabathia Persuading Fielder to Join Yankees

Via Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated: Word is, CC Sabathia has done some selling on the Yankees to his good buddy Fielder. This doesn't necessarily mean the Yankees will make a play for Fielder, as Sabathia could be acting on his own. But it may be a sign that Sabathia has an indication the Yankees ...

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MLB All-Star Game: What My Ballot Looks Like

Based on early voting it seems like it could the Yankees vs. the NL All-Stars. Yankees fans vote and vote often it seems like. The bottom line though is that the All-Star voting is more of a popularity contest than a true telling of who the best players are. So I decided to take my ballot ...

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Pujols in Pinstripes? A look ahead at potential free agent targets for the Yankees next winter.

The Yankees didn't get their man this winter, but who might be heading to the Bronx next offseason? Cliff Lee is a great pitcher and makes the Phillies the clear cut favorite to win it all next season in my opinion, but the Yankees are still a very talented team and if they can swing a ...

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