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Yankees prepare for return of Robinson Cano and Mariners

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The last time Robinson Cano was playing baseball in the Bronx, it was the last week of the 2013 season with the New York Yankees where they missed the playoffs for just the second time in the last 19 seasons. A lot has happened since then; during the offseason Cano wanted a 10 year contract ...

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Word war over Long’s comments about Cano

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Two days ago, Kevin Long made comments about ex-Yankee Robinson Cano and his lack of hustle to first base. The comments didn't sit well with new Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon as he basically told Long to keep his comments to himself. "Last time I checked, I didn't know that Kevin Long was the spokesman for ...

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Spring Training: Day 4 Notes

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Imagine if there was a pitched sitcom idea of seven baseball players who were on different teams last year, only to be miraculously reunited in Spring Training. Well, it's not so much of a fantasy as Brian McCann, Mark Teixeira, Brian Roberts, Brendan Ryan, Kelly Johnson, Jacoby Ellsbury and Michael Pineda are in that boat. ...

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Source: Yankees will spend big money internationally to replenish farm system


In the past, the Yankees have not had luck in the Major League Baseball draft system, being victimized of success by having low draft picks, but the one place the Yankees can find players to help their depleted farm system is the place where it matters how much money a team has: the international market. A ...

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So what’s next for the Yankees?

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The 2013 offseason started off with a bang as the Yankees signed three of the top free agents on the market: Brian McCann, Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran. The Winter Meetings seemed promising for a team that was planning on turning their mediocre season around, but instead of adding players, the Yankees also lost some players. ...

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MLB investigating Levine’s Mike Trout comment

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During Jacoby Ellsbury's press conference earlier today, Yankees president Randy Levine was speaking about the on-going Robinson Cano vs. Yankees saga. During the Q & A about Cano, reporters asked Levine about his refusal to give Cano a 10-year contract. Here was how Levine responded: "Now, if it was Mike Trout, I'd offer him a 10-year ...

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Some midday notes: Cano, Chamberlain, Gardner, Phillips

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It seems as if things are beginning to quiet down for the Yankees during the Winter Meetings (hint, hint: Brett Gardner trade rumors) but there's still some news revolving around some former Yankees as well. Here's a recap on everything that's happened today thus far: -- If you were hoping for Robinson Cano to fail his physical--sorry. Robinson ...

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Girardi reveals Cano was unhappy hitting second

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Manager Joe Girardi sat down with the media earlier this evening and one of the topics that was brought up was Robinson Cano and the issue of Cano not wanting to be managed by Girardi. This time, Girardi tells his side of the story--sort of. Without outright confirmation, Girardi acknowledged the report in the New York ...

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