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Yankees sign nine players with ST invite

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The New York Yankees have announced that they signed nine players to minor league deals that include an invitation to Spring Training. The nine players are: RHP Bruce Billings INF Russ Canzler RHP Robert Coello RHP Brian Gordon RHP Chris Leroux OF Antoan Richardson INF Scott Sizemore INF Yangervis Solarte INF Zelous Wheeler In total, the Yankees have 26 invitees to Spring Training which include ...

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Yankees on the verge of trading for Alfonso Soriano

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The Yankees are on the verge of trading for Alfonso Soriano with the Cubs paying the bulk of what's left on his contract in exchange for a mid-level prospect, according to George King of the NY Post. Soriano, 37, is owed the remainder of his $18 million salary this season and another $18 million next year. ...

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Yankees struggling farm system will hurt them in 2014

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It's no secret that the Yankees are looking to cut payroll down to $189 million next season. All along the way they have insisted that they would continue to field a "championship caliber" team though and they would need a lot of young players to step up to achieve that goal. Well let me tell you, ...

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Teixeira will undergo season ending wrist surgery and the STFU-saga

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Mark Teixeira's injured tendon sheath in his wrist "has not adequately healed" and he will require surgery that will keep him out for the rest of the season to repair it. Teixeira injured the wrist back in the beginning of March. They tried rehab rather than surgery to get him back, but after just three rehab ...

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2013 Pre-Draft Top 50 Yankees prospects

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A lot has changed since the beginning of the season in prospect land. At the same time, half of a season isn't enough to shun a prospect, especially those who are having their first foray into the ever difficult task of tackling Double-A. In most cases, rankings have not changed much unless something about the ...

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Yankees Farmville Report: Not as disappointing as you might think

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In discussions about the Yankees farm system this year and last, there seems to be an emphasis on two things; injuries and busts. It is understandable too. Following prospects can be an extremely frustrating endeavor when expectations are placed too high. Part of the problem is the contents of scouting reports. When you start thinking about ...

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The 2016 All-Home-Grown Yankees

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Just for fun, I am going to play out a fantastical scenario on paper since I am a confessed prospect hugger. As of right now, in 2016 there will only be three players left on the roster that are not former Yankees farm hands. Those three are Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and CC Sabathia. If Hal ...

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Yankees sign Brennan Boesch, release Matt Diaz, and other notes

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The Yankees have signed outfielder Brennan Boesch, who was released by the Tigers last week, to a one-year deal $1.5 million, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. It's actually a split contract which means he will make $1.5 million if he is in the majors and only $500K if he's in the minors. Boesch made ...

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