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Rumor: Soriano will also decline his qualifying offer

It’s already expected that Nick Swisher will decline his qualifying offer before the deadline at 5:00 p.m. tonight and it look like Rafael Soriano will join him. Soriano is expected to decline the $13.3 million offer, according to Jon Heyman … Continue reading

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Yankees’ Mariano Rivera will return in 2013

Whew! There were suggestions that Mariano Rivera might retire, but lucky for us they are not true. Erik Boland of Newsday reported this morning that Rivera called Yankees GM Brian Cashman yesterday and told him that he wanted to come … Continue reading

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Yankees make qualifying offers to Soriano, Kuroda, and Swisher

The deadline for teams to make qualifying offers of at least $13.3 million for their free agents was 5:00 p.m. this evening and the Yankees made offers to three players — Rafael Soriano, Hiroki Kuroda, and Nick Swisher, according to … Continue reading

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Cashman: I don’t think Soriano will sign if he’s not the closer

It’s beginning to sound like the only way Rafael Soriano comes back to the Yankees is if Mariano Rivera retires. “I don’t think Soriano would sign here if he’s not going to be the closer,” Cashman told Wallace Matthews of … Continue reading

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