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Yankees Add Scott Baker on Minors Deal

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Getty Images   The New York Yankees have singed free agent pitcher Scott Baker to a minor league contract, according to Matt Eddy of Baseball America. Baker, 33, will give the Yanks some depth in their starting rotation during the 2015 season. While the staff is currently filled, Baker provides some insurance should Chris Capuano struggle as the More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Yankees’ Judge, Bird Crack Law’s Top 100 Prospects

Judge, Bird (Baseball America)   If you ask ESPN’s Keith Law, the Yankees have a few prospects worth getting excited about. The baseball guru recently released his list of the game’s top 100 prospects More...

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By Gary Phillips On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Jeter’s Walk-Off Voted 2014 Award for Moment of the Year

New York Daily News The voting period for the 2014 Awards commenced earlier this week and winners are now being announced. The Awards are given out annually. Readers and visitors More...

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By Diane Quail On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

MiLB’s New Pitch Clock Rule Could Set Back Pitching Prospects

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports   34 days until Yankees’ pitchers and catchers report to spring training.  Not like anyone is counting.  35 more days of off-season training, from strength and conditioning More...

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By Gary Phillips On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Yankees Hire Hitting Coaches Pentland, Cockrell

Pentland (Presswire)   After months of interviews it would appear the New York Yankees still could not decide who their new hitting coach should be, so much so that they hired two on Sunday. According to the More...

By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Yankees, Stephen Drew Re-Up, Shakeup Infield Picture

Newsday   It looks like the New York Yankees are going to give Stephen Drew another crack at it in the Bronx. The two parties have a deal in place that would pay the 31-year-old middle infielder a base salary More...

By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Don Mattingly Fails to Get Into the Hall on Final Ballot

Newsday Donnie Baseball is not getting into the Baseball Hall of Fame any time soon. After spending 15 years on the ballot, New York Yankees great Don Mattingly failed to get the 75 percent of votes needed to be More...
By Gary Phillips On Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Yankees Send Banuelos to Braves for Pair of Relievers   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 More...

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By Gary Phillips On Monday, December 29th, 2014

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

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...