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Dodgers surpass the Yankees for biggest payroll in baseball

For the first time since 1998, the Yankees will not be the richest team in baseball. That title now goes to the Los Angeles Dodgers who are already outspending the Yankees and are not done spending this offseason. The Dodgers signed Zack Greinke to a record deal for a pitcher, $145 million over six years. That ...

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The Yankees will not spend like they used to this offseason

Back during your father's days, nothing would stop the Yankees from improving their teams during the offseason. But this is not your father's Yankees, heck, this is not even your older brother's Yankees. These Yankees always have their eyes on the ledger and are looking to cut payroll as much as they are looking to retool ...

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Trade Rumors: Yankees like Garza but likely to pass on others

There are a few big name starting pitchers on the trade market, but aside from Cole Hamels, whom the Yankees like but find cost prohibitive, the only option they seem to be considering is Matt Garza. One big name out there is Zack Greinke, but the Yankees have been wary of his personality fitting in the ...

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Trade Rumors: Yankees not actively looking to deal for pitchers

There could be a few big name starting pitchers expected to be traded later this month - Matt Garza, Cole Hamels, and Zack Greinke, but according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Yankees aren't expected to make a move on any of them. Rosenthal says that the Yankees are wary that Greinke could pitch in ...

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10 starting pitchers the Yankees could trade for

When discussing the trade deadline earlier in the week, Yankees GM Brian Cashman said that he preferred to do nothing at all rather than deal prospects and spend money on players just for the sake of trading. Yesterday's injuries to CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte may have changed things, but Cashman still insists he'd prefer ...

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Rumor: Yankees scouting Zack Greinke

The Yankees say they would prefer to stay within the organization for CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte's replacements, but that won't stop them from keeping tabs on the trade market just in case. On that note, Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports reports that the Yankees had scouts watching Brewers starter Zack Greinke's last outing. The Yankees ...

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Trade Rumor: Yankees interested in Cubs’ Matt Garza

If the Yankees make a deal for a starter at this year's July 31st trade deadline it is likely that Matt Garza of the Cubs will be their top target, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Heyman suggested that the Yankees like Garza over other potentially available starters such as Zack Greinke and Shaun Marcum ...

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How Matt Cain’s $112.5 million deal affects the Yankees

The Giants made a big splash when they signed their right handed pitcher Matt Cain to a five-year $112.5 million extension on Monday. Believe it or not, that signing affects the Yankees pretty significantly. First of all, the signing is a sign of the days. The gap between the rich teams and poor teams has shrunk ...

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