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Yankees sign Brennan Boesch, release Matt Diaz, and other notes

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The Yankees have signed outfielder Brennan Boesch, who was released by the Tigers last week, to a one-year deal $1.5 million, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. It's actually a split contract which means he will make $1.5 million if he is in the majors and only $500K if he's in the minors. Boesch made ...

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Mariano Rivera officially announces retirement, and other notes

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The rumors were true. Mariano Rivera, the Yankees ace in the bullpen for the past 18 years, officially announced that he will retire after the 2013 season during a press conference this morning. “It’s official now," Rivera said. "After this year, I will be retiring.” “The time is almost ending,” he added. “The little gas that I ...

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Morning Bits: Wang, Vazquez, Logan, Ichiro, Granderson, Heathcott, cuts, and Contreras

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After a couple of weekend wins, the Yankees are now 3-7 in the Grape Fruit League. • Yankees are scouting Chien-Ming Wang during the WBC. • The Yankees had "major interest" in Javier Vazquez before knee surgery ended his comeback. • Boone Logan has a sore left elbow. A MRI showed no damage. • Ichiro Suzuki was in a minor car crash. He's ...

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2013 Trenton Thunder Preview: Four stars and seven more with hope

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Yes, the title of this article references US history, but watching the Thunder play this year will be nothing like reading a boring 8th grade text book. There may not be a single team in the entire minors with more top 100 prospects. The most amazing part of it all is that the depth doesn't ...

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Morning Bits: Hughes, Cano, A-Rod, Teixeira, Grandy & Gardner, Nunez

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Games begin Saturday. David Phelps starts. Adam Warren goes on Sunday during the first televised game. • Phil Hughes could miss up to a week with upper back stiffness. • Hal Steinbrenner said the Yankees are "willing to consider a significant long-term contract" to keep Robinson Cano. • Alex Rodriguez's name has been referenced yet again in Biogenesis papers. • Mark Teixeira will ...

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Yankees invite 44 non-roster players to spring training

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The Yankees have officially announced their list of non-roster invites to spring training with few surprises this week. Among the list is the obvious veterans on minor league deals: Matt Diaz, Juan Rivera, Dan Johnson, Bobby Wilson, and Thomas Neal with a list of minor leaguers that will get a chance to see what big ...

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Yankees farm system ranked 14th in MLB

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With the Yankees talking about budgets so much an extra emphasis has been placed on the farm system, however that hasn't paid off with one of the top systems in the game as they were ranked at No. 14 by John Sickels of SB Nation. An excerpt: 14) New York Yankees (16): Strengths: quartet of young hitters at the top, ...

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Yankees prospect Slade Heathcott could play in the Bronx this year

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It seems almost impossible to imagine, but the Yankees scouting director Damon Oppenheimer told Jack Curry of the YES Network that former No. 1 draft pick Slade Heathcott is an "impact player" and could potentially make it all the way to the Bronx in 2013. The 22-year-old outfielder still hasn't played above High-A, but is coming ...

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