1. Andy Pettitte, Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out!

    The news today is that Andy Pettitte, through his agents the Hendricks brothers, has rejected the Yankees' offer of one year at $10 million. Last year Andy Pettitte was 14-14 with an ERA in excess of 4...

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  2. What Are The Yankees Going To Do With All Their Extra Cash?

    The New York Yankees will pay C.C. Sabathia $23 million next year, and for at least the next two years after that. The Yankees will pay A.J. Burnett $16.5 million per year for five years...

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  3. Are The Yankees Set Now?

    The New York Yankees have made three spectacular free agent signings that have obviously improved their team. Starting pitchers C.C. Sabathia and A.J. Burnett, along with first baseman Mark Teixeira, have cost the Yankees a lot of money...

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  4. Why Do The Yankees Seem Reluctant To Pursue Mark Teixeira?

    The biggest free agent news on Dec. 19 is that Boston owner, John Henry, has announced that Boston is out of the running for first baseman, Mark Teixeira, saying that they were outbid...

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  5. New York Yankees' Projected Batting Order for 2009

    If the New York Yankees do not make the trade for Mike Cameron and do not sign either Manny Ramirez or Mark Teixeira, their starting lineup for 2009 will look something like this...

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  6. What's the New York Yankees' Best Outfield Combination?

    The news as of Dec. 18 is that the deal between the New York Yankees and the Milwaukee Brewers that would have sent Mike Cameron to the Yankees for Melky Cabrera and Kei Igawa is dead...

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  7. New York Yankees' Salary Analysis

    At the beginning, some caveats. First, some players will be forgotten and readers will catch the omissions and make this story more accurate...

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  8. Brian Cashman May Be the Dumbest Man in Baseball

    Brian Cashman may be the dumbest man in baseball. After giving a seven-year contract to CC Sabathia, which may turn out to be a very good decision, Cashman turned around and doled out a reported $82...

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  9. Why the New York Yankees Are the Greatest: Part Eight

    If you walked down the street and asked 1,000 people to name a player in the baseball Hall of Fame who is named Lawrence Peter, almost nobody would know the answer...

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  10. New York Yankees: Chien-Ming Wang Forgotten in a Sea of Quality Pitching

    Even before the end of the regular season, all the talk has been that the New York Yankees must sign several starting pitchers for the upcoming '09 season. They just inked C.C. Sabathia to a long term deal...

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  11. Brian Cashman May Be the Smartest Man in Baseball

    Brian Cashman may be the smartest man in major league baseball. Reportedly the Yankees have just signed CC Sabathia, who, all experts agree, is the best pitcher in the game right now...

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  12. Yankees Hot Stove Now Boiling With CC and Others

    Various news sources announced today that the New York Yankees and C.C. Sabathia have agreed to terms by which the left handed starting pitcher will pitch in the Bronx...

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  13. The New York Yankees Have To Sign Three Free Agent Pitchers!

    The New York Yankees absolutely must sign three free agent pitchers. The Yanks must first of all sign C.C. Sabathia, the best free agent pitcher of the bunch. The Yankees also absolutely must sign A...

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  14. NY Yankees Sitting Around The Hot Stove Again

    Usually Sid waited to see the light come on in the old country store before he ventured down the hill for company and conversation...

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  15. Why The Yankees Are The Greatest: Part Seven

    As a young player, no one had ever seen anyone quite like him. He hit the ball a mile from both sides of the plate. He ran like a rabbit, once clocked from the left-side of the batter's box to first base in 3...

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  16. Why the New York Yankees Are the Greatest: Part Six

    In late 1948, Del Webb and Dan Topping announced that they had hired Casey Stengel to manage the New York Yankees. It was hard for anyone to take them seriously...

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  17. Why The New York Yankees Are the Greatest: Part Five

    Almost all great baseball teams have had very good catchers. Throughout the years when the New York Yankees have been champions, they have had very good or great catchers...

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  18. Why the New York Yankees Are the Greatest: Part Four

    Joe D.Joltin’ JoeThe Yankee Clipper Joseph Paul DiMaggio joined the New York Yankees in 1936. He was 21 years old and came to the Bombers fully developed from his time spent in the Pacific Coast League...

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  19. Why the Yankees Are the Greatest: Part Three

    Miller Huggins became the Yankee manager in 1918, at a time when the Yankees were less than mediocre. The diminutive Huggins would remain the Yankee manager through their ascendancy in the 1920s...

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  20. Why the New York Yankees Are the Greatest! Part Two

    Just three years after Babe Ruth came to the Yankees, the New York team signed a young man from Columbia University. Louis Henry Gehrig had been so good in college it was reported he hit balls over buildings...

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  21. Hot Stove Letter to Iraq

    Nov. 21, 2008 Dear Solie, Well, it has finally turned cold here. Had a hard freeze two nights ago that killed the last of the flowers. And we had some snow flurries last night...

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  22. Why The New York Yankees Are The Greatest! Part 1

    Nick Swisher recently commented on being traded to New York: “Every little boy at some time dreams of being a New York Yankee.” So many players, throughout the years, have expressed similar sentiments...

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  23. Hot Stove: 1954

    Leaves drift to the ground along Church Street. Up the street, at the top of a steep hill, amongst old hardwood trees now almost completely bare, sits the sturdy white church with the square bell tower, stark against the pale blue November sky...

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  24. Hot Stove Conversation

    It is coming on toward dark in a small town. As they do three or four times a week, four men drift into an old general store after supper...

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  25. John Heyman and Mike Francesa Stir Hot Stove Pot

    John Heyman of Sports Illustrated appeared on The Mike Francesca Show, which airs on WFAN and YES, to discuss Hot Stove matters and Yankee plans...

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