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Yankees saw Hunter as a good fit, but never made offer

Many thought the search for Nick Swisher's replacement in right field would take the Yankees to Torii Hunter, but they sat idly by as he signed a two-year, $26 million deal with the Detroit Tigers. It turns out that while the Yankees saw Hunter as a good fit, they never made an offer as they are more focused ...

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Torii Hunter signed a 2-year deal with the Detroit Tigers

The Yankees have officially swung and missed at signing outfielder Torii Hunter to replace Nick Swisher in right field as Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported that he has signed a two-year deal to play with the Detroit Tigers pending a physical. Early on in the offseason it appeared that the Yankees could target Hunter as ...

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Rumor: Yankees have little shot to sign Torii Hunter

With Nick Swisher leaving the Bronx this winter one of the better veteran options available is the 37-year-old Torii Hunter, but it seems as if the Yankees won't be signing him. A source told Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News that there is "little shot" that Hunter will end up in Pinstripes. It appears that ...

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Yankees Rumors: 2-Yr, $20M too much for Hunter, No in on Upton

The Yankees are thought to be interested in free agent outfielder Torii Hunter because he would be a cheaper alternative to Nick Swisher and free agent Josh Hamilton, but it turns out that even Hunter may be too expensive for them. According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Yankees would not even be willing ...

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Rumor: Yankees expected to meet with Torii Hunter’s agent

Nick Swisher isn't even officially out of town yet, but the Yankees are wasting no time in replacing him and are expected to meet with the agent for free agent outfielder Torii Hunter at the GM meetings this week, according to Ken Davidoff and George King of the NY Post. The GM meetings start on Wednesday ...

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Rumor: Yankees are interested in Torii Hunter

Nick Swisher has barely been a free agent for two days, but the Yankees appear serious to move on. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Yankees are interested in outfielder Torii Hunter. Hunter is coming off a five-year, $90 million contract. He's 37-years-old and is no longer the player he used ...

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Top 10 available free agent outfielders

The Yankees have Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson returning to their outfield in 2013, but will probably have to replace Nick Swisher, who is a free agent this offseason. They could do it with Ichiro Suzuki, but if the Yankees decide to turn to the free agent market for Swisher's replacement here is a list ...

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