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Real offseason begins after Game 7 is played

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Sure, every Yankees fan would dream a season would end with the Yankees winning a World Series but I'll take what's happening tonight as well. Tonight is the seventh and final game of the 2014 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants, which means it's a one-game winner take all ...

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Around The Diamond: Shortstop

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Yesterday, we looked at the Yankees options for second base which included Martin Prado, Brendan Ryan, Rob Refnsyder and Jose Pirela. Today we move over a little bit to a spot that has it's first question mark in 19 seasons: shortstop.  Derek Jeter was the New York Yankees shortstop for 19 seasons. Even when he was ...

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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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Ex-Yankee executive Trey Hillman discusses replacing Derek Jeter

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Trey Hillman, a former Yankees executive who recently took a job as the bench coach for the Houston Astros, offered an interesting Yankee tidbit in an interview with the Houston Chronicle, and it had to do with the Yankees new-found situation at shortstop. "I did three different trips scouting potential free agent shortstops to replace a ...

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What do the position players need to work on?

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We all know the Yankees have a lot of work to do this offseason, but not just in the department where they need to acquire free agent players to bolster the roster. The players currently on the team all have flaws they need to work on and once they overcome those flaws, it's possible the Yankees ...

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Yankees make shopping list for the offseason

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Imagine you enter the supermarket with a list in your hand, a piece of paper with a list of all the essentials you need. Now apply that analogy with Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees. It's not all that different; when you're at the supermarket, you're buying product goods and when you're Brian Cashman ...

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Is Stephen Drew the (new) answer to shortstop

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J.J. Hardy was probably the most logical fit for the Yankees, which would have meant Stephen Drew wouldn't of had a snowballs chance to be considered for the shortstop position next season. However, plans do change. The Baltimore Orioles signed Hardy to a three-year, $40 Million deal with an option for 2018 and in a thin ...

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So, who plays shortstop?

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When the Yankees come into Spring Training this February, there will be one player who won't be there for the first time in 20 seasons: Derek Jeter. That means the Yankees no longer have a shortstop unless they decide to plug in Brendan Ryan for all 162 games, which would never happen because Ryan can't ...

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