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Cubs sign Scott Hairston to a 2-year deal


The Yankees have had their eye on a certain right handed hitting outfielder pretty much all offseason, but they missed out on him as Scott Hairston agreed to a two-year deal with the Chicago Cubs, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. With an all left handed hitting outfield it would have been nice to have ...

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Cashman: Yankees still looking but willing to settle

New York Yankee Brian Cashman

The Yankees still haven't replaced catcher Russell Martin or DH Raul Ibanez, they're still looking, but it sounds like GM Brian Cashman would be willing to take the team as is to spring training. “I know it’s getting late, but we’re still looking," GM Brian Cashman told Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com. “We’re open for business, but ...

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Rumor: Yankees don’t expect to land Scott Hairston


The rumor yesterday was that free agent outfielder Scott Hairston was choosing between the Yankees and the Mets as he was about to sign his contract for next year. However, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com, the Yankees feel like if it has come down to those two teams that they will be on the ...

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Rumor: Scott Hairston choosing between the Yankees and Mets


The Yankees have been interested in free agent outfielder Scott Hairston throughout the entire offseason, but so far he hasn't signed with anybody while he holds out for a multi-year deal. It doesn't appear that he's getting one at this point though, but his agent Casey Close told Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com that he'll be signing ...

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Rumor: Yankees still interested in Scott Hairston despite signing Matt Diaz


The Yankees signed Matt Diaz earlier this week which fills their need for a right handed hitting outfielder, but despite that they are still interested in signing Scott Hairston, according to Kevin Kernan of the NY Post. This makes sense since Diaz is coming off a few injury plagued seasons, his numbers have taken a hit ...

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Rumor: Hairston is Yankees priority right now, but Mets reunion is likely


The Ichiro Suzuki signing is still not official (what are they waiting for?), but that will eventually get done and when it is wrapped up the Yankees will have three left handed hitting outfielders. So finding a right handed hitting outfielder has been a priority. That's why conversations with the Angels for Vernon Wells popped up. ...

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Rumor: Yankees and Angels have discussed a trade for Vernon Wells


The Angels have extra depth in the outfield since their signing of Josh Hamilton and the Yankees are in need of a right handed hitting outfielder. They seem like a good match. The two sides talked about a potential deal for Vernon Wells during the Winter Meetings, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, so perhaps ...

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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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