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Rumor: Yankees continue talks with Raul Ibanez

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The Yankees are currently trying to finalize their deal with Ichiro Suzuki and looking for a right handed hitting outfielder to pair with him and the other lefties in the outfield. While they are doing that they are keeping talks alive with Raul Ibanez, according to George King of the NY Post. They are not considering ...

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Rumor: Ichiro re-signing with the Yankees “will happen”

Ichiro Suzuki sounded like he was losing his patience with the Yankees heading into the Winter Meetings, but it sounds like a deal will eventually happen, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. "They are all over him," one source told Rosenthal. "That (a deal with Ichiro) will happen." Once the Yankees land Ichiro, Rosenthal is reporting ...

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Rumor: Ibanez prefers to re-sign with Yankees, but Seattle showing interest

Earlier this week it was Ichiro Suzuki who lost patience with the Yankees for moving too slowly this offseason and now Raul Ibanez could move on as well. Ibanez still prefers to return to the Yankees, but the Yankees have been slow with negotiations and meanwhile the Seattle Mariners have been showing him real interest, according ...

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Rumor: Ibanez’s 1st choice is the Yankees

While the Yankees are having discussions with free agent outfielder Scott Hairston, they have asked Raul Ibanez to hold tight so they can negotiate with Hiroki Kuroda, Andy Pettitte, and Mariano Rivera, according to Ken Davidoff of the NY Post. “I know they have certain needs that they need to go after first,” Ibanez told Davidoff. ...

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Rumor: Yankees have had preliminary talks with Raul Ibanez

The Yankees might have missed out on Torii Hunter, but they have begun preliminary talks with Raul Ibanez about bringing him back in a platoon role next season, according to Dan Martin of the NY Post. The Yankees signed Ibanez last offseason to be the left handed part of their DH platoon. Because of the injury ...

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Rumor: Yankees have expressed interest re-signing Ichiro and Ibanez

Sources told Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com that the Yankees do not plan on offering Ichiro Suzuki or Raul Ibanez a qualifying offer, no surprise there, but that they would like to see both of the veterans return on short-term deals. Ichiro is coming off a five-year deal that paid him $90 million over five years and ...

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Poll results: Who BBD readers want to see stay and go

I ran a poll after the Yankees were eliminated to see which players people wanted to see stay with the Yankees to 2013 and which people wanted to run out of town. For the most part the answers were predictable, but there were a few shockers. Here are the results: ...Read more Alex Rodriguez: 63% of you want ...

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The offseason officially starts today

With the Giants win over the Tigers last night, the 2012/13 postseason has officially begun. Yankees fans are going to expect big things this offseason, however their team finished with the best record in the American League and probably needs a few tweaks rather than a major overhaul. The one area where they really need to focus on ...

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