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Yankees Send Banuelos to Braves for Pair of Relievers

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MLB.com   Sometimes high expectations are just not enough. After six seasons with the New York Yankees organization, starter Manny Banuelos will be heading to the Atlanta Braves. The Yanks agreed to trade the oft-injured 23-year-old in exchange for relievers David Carpenter and Chasen Shreve. The deal was first reported by the YES Network’s More...

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By Gary Phillips On Monday, December 29th, 2014
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Yankees Trade Shawn Kelley to Padres for Johnny Barbato

USA Today Sports   The New York Yankees have agreed to trade right-handed reliever Shawn Kelley to the San Diego Padres for minor leaguer Johnny Barbato, according to Robert Murray of MLB Daily Rumors and the More...

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By Gary Phillips On Friday, December 26th, 2014
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Hiroki Kuroda Says Sayonara to Yankees, MLB

Getty Images   Hiroki Kuroda is going back home. After seven years in the major leagues the hurler has reportedly decided to return to Japan, where he was born and played prior to his stint in The Show. Kuroda More...

By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Yankees Owe $18.3 Million After Luxury Tax Hit

Wageviolationlawyer.com According to the Associated Press, the New York Yankees owe $18.3 million in luxury taxes after having a 2014 payroll of $225.6 million. AP Graphic The Yankees actually owe less then More...

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By Gary Phillips On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Yankees Swap Prado, Phelps for Marlins’ Eovaldi

AP Photo   The New York Yankees and Miami Marlins have agreed on a trade that will have the talents of Martin Prado and David Phelps packing for South Beach in exchange for starter Nathan Eovaldi. Jack Curry More...

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By J.A. Michelle On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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Hall of Fame catcher and manager, Joe Torre, scores Heisman Humanitarian Award

Joe Torre, Role Modelphoto taken by @Sportsxmichelle for Double G Sports Last month I had the privilege to cover a Red Carpet event in New York City, and I was so honored to meet Joe Torre and his wife Ali. I shared More...

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By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Yankees Re-Sign Chris Capuano

USA Today Sports   The New York Yankees and left-hander Chris Capuano have come to terms on a one-year, $5 million contract, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network. The Yankees acquired the 36-year-old More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Best Moves For Mets Are Ones Being Made by Division Foes

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)   The winter meetings are over, and the only major league addition the Mets came up with was John Mayberry, Jr., a right-handed hitting outfielder who is More...

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By Gary Phillips On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Yankees Bring Back Headley On Reasonable 4-Year Deal

Getty Images   The New York Yankees made the decision on Monday to bank on Chase… Headley that is. After weeks of rumored suitors, talks of inflated contract offers and gauging the market, Headley decided More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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McCarthy Picks LAD After Yankees Don’t ‘Play On’ His Market

Bill Kostroun   Brandon McCarthy, the New York Yankees hardly knew ye. After being acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks and having a spectacular second-half in New York, the 31-year-old starter has elected More...