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Top 9 pitchers Yankees can sign in 2016

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  This offseason, there have been a few pitchers on the free agent market that have been enticing, and while it might be tempting to throw cash at Max Scherzer and James Shields, the Yankees are more interested in taking an economical approach. But why are the Yankees spending economically this offseason and waiting for next offseason to ...

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Hot Stove: Asdrubal Cabrera signs one-year deal with Tampa Bay Rays

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One of the second base options on the free agent market came off the table earlier this afternoon when the Tampa Bay Rays signed Asdrubal Cabrera to a one-year, $8 Million deal. The deal impacts the Yankees in a few ways and it also impacts one player currently on the Rays roster. -- Asdrubal Cabrera now ...

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Hot Stove: Rays hire ex-Yankee Kevin Cash to manage team

The Tampa Bay Rays have officially exited the Joe Maddon era and have officially begun the Kevin Cash era. The Rays officially announced today they hired ex-Yankee Kevin Cash to be the next manager of the organization. You don't remember Cash as a Yankee? Well, he might not either. He caught 10 games with the Yankees ...

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AL East suffers another shake-up as Joe Maddon opts out of contract with Rays

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Since 2008, when the Yankees would visit Tampa in order to play the Tampa Bay Rays or when the Rays came to the Bronx to face the Yankees, one of the constants was seeing the "Battle of Joe's": Joe Girardi vs. Joe Maddon. Well, that won't happen next year as the American League East has ...

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AL East suffers shakeup with Andrew Friedman going to Dodgers

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This doesn't affect the Yankees per say, but this does affect the American League East as a whole. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times announced the Tampa Bay Rays have lost their longtime general manager Andrew Friedman as he moves to the Los Angeles Dodgers front office. Matt Silverman will take Friedman's position at the ...

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Brandon McCarthy and Brian McCann break down ‘immaculate inning’

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There's probably nothing more rare than a pitcher throwing a perfect game or a no-hitter. But Brandon McCarthy did something on Wednesday night in Tampa that was extremely rare, even for a pitcher: he pitched an immaculate inning. Nine pitches, nine strikes, three strikeouts. Brandon McCarthy has been spectacular since being acquired by the Diamondbacks, and ...

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Mark Teixeira discusses brutal second half

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Mark Teixeira has been a frustrating case this season, whether it be the constant injuries or his lack of offensive power. Sure, Texieria has reached 20 home runs, but the problem was most of his offensive work came in the first half of the season. He's been absolutely brutal in the second half, and he's ...

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MLB Trade Rumor: “No chance” Yankees get David Price

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David Price will be traded before the 4 p.m. trade deadline according to Joel Sherman, but if you were hoping for the Yankees to make a play for him, it's not happening. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports the Yankees have "no chance" in acquiring Price. It was reported the Rays were scouting the Yankees minor league system, but ...

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