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Nightly Notes: Smoak, Rodriguez

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With Game 6 of the World Series underway in just a little under an hour, I thought I would leave some nightly notes as we watch what could be the last game of the 2014 season. -- When the Yankees wanted to make a trade for starter Cliff Lee in 2010 with Jesus Montero as their ...

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MLB mourns as St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras dies at 22

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Oscar Taveras, the St. Louis Cardinals prospect who had a key home run during the National League Championship series last week, has died according to his agent. Taveras was in an automobile accident earlier this evening which also claimed the life of his girlfriend. Following the news of his death, St. Louis Cardinals GM John Mozeliak released ...

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Throwback Thursday: Gardner crushes two HR’s off Darvish

Hello Yankees fans, and welcome to another addition of Throwback Thursday. Last week, we glanced back at Derek Jeter's final at-bat at Yankee Stadium, resulting in a walk-off victory against the Baltimore Orioles. Today, we're staying within the 2014 season but shifting the focus to another Yankee: Brett Gardner. Yu Darvish is one of the most ...

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MLB releases statement on Yankees tarp issue

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After Wednesday's night tarp malfunction and 2-1 victory against the Texas Rangers, Rangers manager Ron Washington filed a complaint with Major League Baseball, stating the game should have been suspended instead of it being an official game. Regarding Washington's complaint, Major League Baseball released a statement. "Last night's [Wednesday night's] game was called because of the sudden ...

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What the Rangers trade could mean for the ‘Cano Sweepstakes’

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If you haven't heard about it, last night the Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers made the blockbuster trade of the offseason, sending second basemen Ian Kinsler to the Tigers and Prince Fielder to the Rangers. Since it's two other teams that weren't the New York Yankees, you'd think what is the point of mentioning ...

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Across the AL: Rangers, Astros Set to Meet on Opening Night of MLB

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With less than a week to go until the Texas Rangers visit Minute Maid Park on Sunday, March 31 to play the Houston Astros, the 2013 MLB season will be underway shortly.  The Rangers will be sending lefty Matt Harrison to the hill, while right-hander Bud Norris will start for the Astros in the team’s ...

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A.J. Pierzynski agrees to a one-year deal with the Rangers

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It looks like Brian Cashman either wasn't bluffing or he simply missed out on yet another free agent as the last decent catcher on the free agent market, A.J. Pierzynski, agreed to a one-year deal with the Texas Rangers, according to Jim Bowden of ESPN. The Yankees need a catcher and are looking to sign one-year ...

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Rumor: Rangers Prepared to Make Significant Bid for CC Sabathia

Everyone in and around the game expects CC Sabathia to return to the Bronx despite the fact that he has an opt-out in his contract, but if he is willing to skip town the Texas Rangers appear to be poised to offer him a big contract, according to Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York. "I hear ...

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