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Levine said Boras wants a 4-year, $60 million deal for Soriano

The Yankees president Randy Levine and Rafael Soriano's agent Scott Boras have entered into negotiations to bring back the de facto close that opted out of the final year of his contract this morning and so far things are not going smoothly. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Yankees are under the impression that ...

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Rafael Soriano officially opts out of his deal

We've known for a while that this was coming, but Rafael Soriano has officially opted out of the final year of his contract with the Yankees, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Soriano's initial deal was a three-year, $35 million one and he was still owed $14 million next season. Instead, he takes a $1.5 ...

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Rumor: Soriano expected to opt out of contract today

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This isn't a surprise, but Yankees reliever Rafael Soriano is expected to opt out of the final year of his contract on Wednesday, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Heyman notes that this doesn't necessarily mean that Soriano will part ways with the Yankees as they will likely make him a qualifying offer of $13.3 ...

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If Soriano opts-out the Yankees will extend a qualifying offer

There has been speculation for a while now that Rafael Soriano will opt-out of the final year of his contract and his agent reiterated that to Joel Sherman of the NY Post again this week. “There is a strong chance that he would have tremendous value as a free agent,” Boras told Sherman. If Soriano does opt-out ...

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Listen: Rafael Soriano’s entrance music

As Yankees fans, we're used to hearing Enter Sandman when the closer enters the game, but this season there is a different closer with different music. Not sure what this is called, but it sounds like a Dominican song made specifically for Rafael Soriano. Certainly a bit different than Metallica. Have a listen.

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Rumor: Soriano will opt-out of contract after season

Brian Cashman said it at his press conference - if Rafael Soriano gets hurt the Yankees would be stuck with his contract, but if he has a good year he'll leave and go somewhere else for more money. Well it looks like Soriano is going to leave and go somewhere else for more money as Scott ...

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Soriano blows save as Yankees lose in extra innings

The Yankees jumped out to an early lead, but failed to add tack on runs as Rafael Soriano blew a save en route to a 8-7 Toronto victory at Yankee Stadium Monday night. Soriano was just one strike away from winning the game when Colby Rasmus sent a go-ahead, three-run homer into the right field seats. ...

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Imagining the Yankees bullpen without Soriano

Imagining if there were no Rafael Soriano in the Yankee bullpen. Imagine that Mariano Rivera was lost for the season in May and then imagine that nearly immediately after that devastation, David Robertson was bequeathed the interim closer’s job only to go on the disabled list for a number of weeks. Imagine what the New ...

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