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Looking back at the Yankees' recent history of late offseason moves - River Avenue Blues

There are fewer than four weeks to go before the start of Spring Training, and so far the Yankees have done a pretty good job accomplishing their …

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Rangers unlikely to add top free agent, GM suggests

While Yu Darvish is keeping reporters in the loop on his potential suitors, Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels downplayed the notion that his club will add …

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Wednesday Night Open Thread

If you haven’t read it already, I recommend checking out Jeff Passan’s piece on baseball’s broken economic market. My two biggest takeaways: Too many …

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Is this the contract that makes Yu Darvish a Yankee?

Yu Darvish<p>Yu Darvish, via Twitter, has indicated six teams are pursuing him in free agency, and Brian Cashman has copped that the Yankees remain …

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New York Yankees, MLB radical realignment plan

(Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)<p>The New York Yankees and the game they play are strong. But The MLB might have come as far as it can in its current …

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Yankees Already Have Stud Pitcher They Need in 98 MPH Lefty Justus Sheffield

The team that won the World Series just added the best pitcher available on the winter trade market. The team that lost to the eventual champions in the ALCS did not.<p>That's actually not a problem for the New York Yankees, who no longer feel the need to scratch every itch with a splashy …

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Yankees: 6 infield trade targets for the offseason’s final month

We’re exactly one month away from the start of Spring Training, and the Yankees don’t appear to have a definitive plan for second base or third …

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Yankees in 2018: Stars or scrubs?

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 18: Greg Bird<p>While Yankees fans anxiously await the 2018 season when they can see what sort of offense the team provides with …

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Settling the Yankees roster competitions if the season started today

CHICAGO, IL – JUNE 26: Ronald Torreyes (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)<p>As good as the New York Yankees roster is, they have position battles upcoming …

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Scouting the Free Agent Market: Low-Cost Infielders

Drew rhymes with boo. (Patrick McDermott/Getty)With Spring Training less than four weeks away, the Yankees do not have established second or third …

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Yankees To Sign Wade LeBlanc

The Yankees have agreed to a minor-league deal with lefty <b>Wade LeBlanc</b>, according to ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick (via Twitter). He’ll receive an …

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Is Astros Vs Yankees The AL's New Best Rivalry?

Are the <b>Houston Astros</b> and <b>New York Yankees</b> the next big rivalry in the American League?<p>They’re certainly on that collision course, though both the …

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LeBlanc agrees to a minor league deal with Yanks

NEW YORK — Left-hander Wade LeBlanc has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Yankees and will report to major league spring …

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The veteran trade that would solve a lot of Yankees’ issues

Ian Desmond<p>No roster can be made bulletproof — after all, the long season will expose every weakness and create new ones via injury and/or …

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How Can Yankees Save Money Without Dealing Ellsbury?

The <b>New York Yankees</b> would love to trade <b>Jacoby Ellsbury</b>, but no one is rushing to take him.<p>With a hefty salary, a proneness to injury and a penchant …

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Yankees Rumors: Travis Shaw of the Brewers to the Bronx?

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 17: Travis Shaw<p>The latest Yankees rumor comes as a bit of surprise, but if the Brewers were to sign free agent third …

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While Rangers want to add rotation depth, Yu still unlikely

Rangers general manager Jon Daniels anticipates adding depth to his rotation. It is still unlikely that pitcher will be a front-line starter.<p>With …

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Tuesday Night Open Thread

Late last night the Blue Jays signed my main man Curtis Granderson to a little one-year, $5M deal. Good for him. I thought the Grandyman was heading …

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MLB Rumors: Top Free Agent Prepared To Sit Out Without Proper Deal

1,410<p>Photo via thumbnail photo via Tim Heitman/USA TODAY Sports Images<p>The Major League Baseball hot stove hasn’t even been warm since the New York …

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Texas Rangers: How the Rangers can make Globe Life Field one of MLB's most unique stadiums | SportsDay

How the Rangers can make Globe Life Field one of MLB's most unique stadiums<p>This Story is About...<p>Opening day 2020 will be here before you know …

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Yankees reportedly sign Wade LeBlanc to minor league deal - River Avenue Blues

According to Jerry Crasnick, the Yankees have signed veteran left-hander Wade LeBlanc to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring …

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Thoughts four weeks before pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training - River Avenue Blues

We are now exactly four weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting to Tampa for Spring Training. Not even a full month. I so can not wait. Let’s …

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Prospect Profile: Nick Solak - River Avenue Blues

Nick Solak | 2B<p><b>Background</b><p>Nick Solak, who turned 23 just last week, was born in Woodridge, Illinois, and attended nearby Naperville North High School, …

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Hideki Matsui elected to Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame

Share Email<p>Former Yankee outfielder Hideki Matsui has been elected into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame, according to The Japan Times. At …

Just how evil can the Yankees get? Imagine this dream/nightmare 2018

It's that time of year again, with spring training just a month away, when we drop the last letter of our name -- turning ESPN into ESP -- and …

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Miguel Andujar, trade rumors, and the third base opening - River Avenue Blues

Spring Training is four weeks and one day away, and as of right now, the Yankees do not have a defined second or third baseman. They have candidates …

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Yu Darvish Rumors: Yankees, Cubs, Dodgers Among Teams on Pitcher's Shortlist

The Texas Rangers, Minnesota Twins, Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers are all on free-agent starting pitcher Yu Darvish's shortlist, according to Jeff Wilson of the <i>Star-Telegram</i>.<p>Per that report, "Darvish, the source said, isn't sweating the lengthy free-agent process, meaning …

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Making sense of the latest Yu Darvish rumors

(Tom Pennington/Getty)Over the weekend the Yankees lost out on their most rumored trade target, as the Pirates shipped Gerrit Cole to the Astros for …

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Report: Darvish met with Dodgers last week

Free-agent right-hander Yu Darvish essentially confirmed Wednesday five of the six clubs still in the running for his services, acknowledging on …

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Yankees: Aaron Judge could be even better in 2018

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 21: Aaron Judge<p><i>Coming off a historic rookie campaign, believe it or not, Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has the potential to be</i> …

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