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What to do now that Derrek Lee is staying retired? Plus other notes

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With the injuries piling up, Yankees GM Brian Cashman decided he would try to get a little creative to fill some spots so he called some retired players to gauge their interest. Chipper Jones and Scott Rolen quickly rejected any idea that they might come out of retirement, but Derrek Lee was at least considering it. Lee is ...

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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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Cubs sign Scott Hairston to a 2-year deal

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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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Yankees sign Thomas Neal and Reegie Corona to minor league deals

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The Yankees made a couple of small moves over the weekend too when they signed outfielder Thomas Neal and infielder and former Yankees prospect Reegie Corona, according to Neal's Twitter page and Matt Eddy of Baseball America. Corona is purely a depth move and he probably has no shot whatsoever of playing in the Bronx, but ...

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