1. Yankees GM Brian Cashman to Fans: Cool Your Jets on Eduardo Nunez

    There are few young players in the New York Yankees organization who are as polarizing among fans as infielder Eduardo Nunez . Some fans love him. Some fans loathe him...

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  2. Predicting the Winners of Each Key New York Yankee Position Battle

    Coming into spring training, the New York Yankees had four key position battles that were set to play out in Tampa, Fla...

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  3. New York Yankees' Top Story Lines at Start of Spring Training

    Pitchers and catchers have reported. Full-squad workouts have begun. On Saturday, the New York Yankees will open their Grapefruit League schedule when they face the Atlanta Braves in Lake Buena Vista, Fla...

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  4. Spring Training 2013: Eduardo Nunez May Lose New York Yankees Numbers Game

    There was talk over the winter that infielder Eduardo Nunez would play a bigger role for the New York Yankees this season, that the team had to find a way to get Nunez’s speed and his bat into the lineup...

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  5. Spring Training 2013: Lineup for New York Yankees Could Start with Ichiro Suzuki

    Derek Jeter has been the primary leadoff hitter for the New York Yankees since 2009. But coming off a postseason ankle injury that may have bothered him for half of last season, ...

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  6. 15 New York Yankees Fighting for Roster Spots in Spring Training

    If you’re one of the many players in a major league spring training camp, whether a young player on the 40-man roster or a veteran or kid who scored an invitation to the big ...

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  7. All-Time New York Yankees Starting Lineup

    It’s always a fun exercise: Suspend the rules of time and put together a starting lineup for a team based on that franchise’s best players...

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  8. New York Yankee Ps, Cs Scouting Reports Heading into Spring Training

    In a little more than two weeks, pitchers and catchers will report to the New York Yankees ’ spring-training complex in Tampa, Fla., with the whole roster scheduled to report by Feb...

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  9. 4 Unsigned Players Who Could Be on New York Yankees' Radar

    There is a serious lack of buzz coming from the Bronx with less than a month before pitchers and catchers report to spring training...

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  10. 3 Surprising Names Who Could Make a Big Impact on New York Yankees in 2013

    On a veteran-laden roster such as the New York Yankees , it can be difficult to pull out those unexpected gems, the diamonds in the rough, so to speak. Teams can be made or broken by the contributions from unexpected sources, however...

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  11. Hal Steinbrenner: $189 Million Not Set in Stone for 2014 New York Yankees

    During last week’s owners’ meetings, New York Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner said that while the organization is still committed to the goal of ...

    Phil Watson Written by Phil Watson about almost 2 years ago 7,396 reads 42 comments

  12. Fact or Fiction: The Latest on the Hottest New York Yankees Rumors

    It’s January and it has still been one of the quietest offseasons in recent memory for the New York Yankees ...

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  13. 10 Most Memorable New York Yankee Moments from 2012

    The New York Yankees finished the 2012 regular season with the best record in the American League at 95-67. They won their second straight American League East Division title and made their fourth consecutive postseason appearance...

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  14. Matt Diaz Could Be a Low-Risk Fix for New York Yankees Outfield

    The New York Daily News reported Wednesday night that the New York Yankees have signed veteran outfielder Matt Diaz to a minor league contract and extended an invitation to spring training to the 35-year-old...

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  15. Hot Stove: New York Yankees Still Have 2 Big Offseason Questions to Answer

    The New York Yankees entered the offseason with more than half a roster—14 players—heading into free agency. With the calendar rapidly approaching the New Year, the Yankees have already brought back a handful of those free agents...

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  16. Hot Stove: Seattle Mariners Eyeing Return of Raul Ibanez?

    ***UPDATE: Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com tweeted Saturday evening that the Seattle Mariners and Raul Ibanez had reached a contract agreement...

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  17. Austin Romine Draws Rave Reviews from New York Yankee Executive

    At least one New York Yankees executive had high praise for 24-year-old catcher Austin Romine —enough to think that the prospect may be the odds-on favorite for the everyday catching job heading into spring training...

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  18. Yankees Looking to Deal Top Prospects Mason Williams, Gary Sanchez?

    There was encouraging news Wednesday on outfielder Mason Williams , the 20-year-old who was named the New York Yankees’ top prospect by Baseball America last month...

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  19. Projecting the New York Yankees 2013 Batting Order

    While it’s obvious the New York Yankees aren’t done tinkering with the roster this offseason, spring training does open in less than 60 days at Legends Field in Tampa, Fla...

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  20. Toronto Blue Jays' Additions Make AL East More Rugged for Yankees

    New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi knows his life has gotten more difficult. He e-mailed the New York Daily News on Monday that the additions the Toronto Blue Jays have made this winter have made the division more difficult...

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  21. Will Blue Jays' Rogers Centre Hurt R.A. Dickey's Unhittable Knuckleball?

    R.A. Dickey is a Toronto Blue Jay. ESPNNewYork.com reported Monday morning that the Blue Jays had reached an agreement on a two-year, $25 million contract extension that will ...

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  22. Kevin Youkilis: Youk to the Yankees and the Loyalty Myth in Sports

    A juicy tidbit hit the Internet at ESPNNewYork .com on Wednesday, when Andrew Marchand reported that New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain had reached out ...

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  23. Yankees Outfield Picture Comes into Focus with Ichiro Deal Imminent

    Ichiro Suzuki is reportedly close to agreeing to a one-year deal with the New York Yankees. According to Marc Carig of Newsday on Monday night, Suzuki could be signed by the end of this week...

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  24. 6 Yankees Who Are Due to Regress in 2013

    The New York Yankees won the American League East with a 95-67 record in 2012. But they did so with an aging core of players and have already lost a couple of key free agents this offseason...

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  25. Winter Meetings: Media Types Thought Yankees Were Kidding About Payroll Edict

    A couple of amusing pieces came out of the winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn., regarding the New York Yankees ’ lack of activity at said meetings...

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