Yankees

December 03, 2010 - 7:30 am
According to ESPN's Buster Olney , the Yankees are " very much engaged " in contract talks with free agent outfielder Carl Crawford . It was previously thought that pitcher Cliff Lee was the Yankees' main target, and Olney adds that it's unclear if the team would be able to afford both players...
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November 30, 2010 - 4:21 pm
According to The Associated Press , Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and his agent, Casey Close , met on Tuesday, with the Yankees waiting on a formal counter-offer to their initial three-year, $45 million proposal. The report stated that Close has mentioned a four- or five-year deal that averages...
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November 29, 2010 - 4:12 pm
The New Nork Daily News reports that Rangers president Nolan Ryan contacted free agent Andy Pettitte -- who has spent most of his career with the Yankees , save for a three-year stint with the Astros -- to see if the left-hander could be convinced to sign with Texas. After the Yankees were...
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October 26, 2010 - 11:15 am
Rangers starter Cliff Lee , who will start Game 1 of the World Series against the Giants on Wednesday, is widely expected to be the subject of an offseason bidding war between Texas and the Yankees . But, USA Today notes , fans at Yankee Stadium appear to have left an unfavorable impression on Lee'...
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WEEI
October 25, 2010 - 10:58 am
Major league pitching coaches are engaged in a game of musical chairs. On Monday, there was significant movement (or non-movement) on three teams. --Most prominently, Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell was officially announced as the manager of the Toronto Blue Jays . In his absence, Red Sox...
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October 22, 2010 - 8:09 am
According to a SI.com report, the Yankees plan to bring back manager Joe Girardi at a raise, though exact financial terms have not been released. The move is not surprising, as the Cubs and Cardinals were the only other teams loosely linked to Girardi previously, and both have found other managers...
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October 08, 2010 - 12:26 pm
According to SI.com , Rangers starter Cliff Lee might seek something in the vicinity of the seven-year, $161 million deal that former Indians teammate CC Sabathia received from the Yankees as a free agent following the 2008 season. The Yankees are expected to lead the charge in bidding for the left...
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October 04, 2010 - 11:16 am
The Minnesota Twins have ruled out slugging first baseman Justin Morneau for the duration of the postseason due to the after effects of a concussion suffered on July 7 against the Blue Jays. Morneau had begun hitting on the field in recent days to test his progress. However, the Twins, who had...
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September 27, 2010 - 8:03 am
The Yankees , according to GM Brian Cashman , believe that they have gotten excellent outfield production from their current group of Brett Gardner , Curtis Granderson and Nick Swisher . As such, the team appears not to view the acquisition of an elite free-agent outfielder as a priority for the...
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August 18, 2010 - 4:17 am
The New York Daily News reports that Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte has a "small, persistent strain" of his left groin that was identified through an MRI conducted Tuesday night. Because of the setback, manager Joe Girardi said that Pettitte would not be back for "another two weeks at least." That...
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