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Cashman on Rule 5, Wheeler, Kuroda, McCarthy and a search for a hitting coach

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Brian Cashman slept on the street last night near Times Square to raise awareness for homeless youth, but that didn't stop him from answering questions about the quiet offseason the Yankees have had so far. So what did he talk about? Let's recap. Cashman on Rule 5: Cashman said all of the Rule 5 protection decisions were 'layups'. As ...

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Notes Around The League: Martin, Heyward, Miller, Stanton

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Lots of weird stuff is happening in the Major Leagues this afternoon and while most of it doesn't affect the Yankees, it's still news that's heating up the Hot Stove. Russell Martin: The Toronto Blue Jays have signed Russell Martin to a five-year, $82 Million contract. This affects the Yankees for one reason: they have to see ...

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Nightly Notes: Burnett, Drew, Rondon, Stanton

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It's been an incredibly quiet day in Yankee-land and that's saying a lot considering Francisco Cervelli was traded, Alex Rodriguez continued to pop-up in the headlines and Chris Young was dubbed the fourth outfielder earlier this week. So lets end the night with some flyaway notes around the league. -- Ex-Yankee A.J. Burnett is going to ...

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No Yankees among finalists for the 2014 Gold Gloves

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Rawlings made the announcements for the 2014 Gold Glove Awards, but you might be a little surprised to see none of the Yankees were finalists in any category. The Gold Gloves in my opinion aren't really given to the best fielder because let's face it, if that were the case, Brett Gardner would have one ...

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Russell Martin: McCann signing an “expensive mistake”

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Once upon a time, Russell Martin was the catcher for the New York Yankees until one off-season, he simply wasn't re-signed. The Yankees had a unique catching situation until they signed Brian McCann last season to a five-year, $85 Million deal. They fixed their catching position and all ended well, right? Well, Russell Martin believes ...

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Former Yankees pitchers succeeding with current teams

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While pitching has not really been an issue for the Yankees – as it has been their offense/run-production that has contributed to their recent struggles – several pitchers that once donned pinstripes have started the 2013 season with impressive performances.  This article is, in no way, trying to criticize the Yankees for the moves and ...

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Former Yankees Transitioning into New Roles, Teams

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With the Yankees currently in Cleveland for a four-game series, players and fans alike were able to get an up-close look at Nick Swisher donning an Indians uniform in Monday’s 11-6 win over the Tribe.  Swisher, now the starting first baseman in Cleveland, went 1-3 yesterday with two walks and a run scored.  With a ...

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Yankees sign Overbay, claim a reliever and cut a good prospect, plus injury updates

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It was a busy day for the Yankees yesterday, but not a pretty one. The Yankees began the day yesterday by claiming right handed reliever Dan Otero off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.. Then they made the Vernon Wells trade official by sending outfielder Exicardo Cayones and lefty reliever Kramer Sneed to the Angels. They continued ...

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