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alec-gearty
January 14, 2020 - 1:49 pm
CC Sabathia took the first step of his post-playing career as he's set to remain with the Yankees in a front office role. Sabathia, who spent 11 seasons in New York, will serve as a special adviser to Yankees' general manager Brian Cashman, according to The New York Post . The report also indicated...
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rob-lep
January 09, 2020 - 12:53 pm
Garrison Lassiter, a failed MLB prospect who never made it past High-A, sued the New York Yankees for $34 million and blamed Yankees legend Derek Jeter for derailing his career as a shortstop. Lassiter is a career .244 hitter with four home runs and 73 runs batted in over five seasons. Jeter's...
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alex-greenberg
January 02, 2020 - 1:17 pm
There hasn’t been much of an update on the Domingo German situation since he was placed on administrative leave, until now. German, who was being investigated for an alleged incident of domestic violence involving his girlfriend, made his last appearance of the season on September 18. He then...
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brandon-contes
December 18, 2019 - 6:25 pm
The Houston Astros have been accused of egregious sign stealing and could face substantial repercussions, but their former ace Gerrit Cole said he never saw anything illegal. Cole was formally introduced by the Yankees Wednesday morning after signing a nine-year contract, reportedly worth $324...
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ryan-chatelain
December 18, 2019 - 11:34 am
The Yankees formally introduced Gerrit Cole, their newly acquired 29-year-old All-Star pitcher, to the New York media Wednesday. But also in attendance in a way was 11-year-old Gerrit Cole, the passionate Bronx Bombers fan. As he reached the podium at Yankee Stadium, Cole leaned down and then...
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sweeny-murti
December 17, 2019 - 5:40 pm
How will Cole handle the New York? I asked a couple of his former teammates who have some New York roots of their own. “I think he’s perfect for New York,” said Neil Walker, who played with Cole for three years in Pittsburgh from 2013-15, and played in New York for the Mets and Yankees from 2016-18...
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tim-kelly
December 16, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Monday, the Philadelphia Phillies introduced RHP Zack Wheeler and shortstop Didi Gregorius, their two major offseason signings. Wheeler - who has a 3.77 ERA and 3.71 FIP in 749.1 career innings - will certainly improve a starting rotation that had next-to-no stability behind ace Aaron Nola in 2019...
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alec-gearty
December 12, 2019 - 10:31 am
Brett Gardner has no intentions of leaving New York. The longtime Yankees outfielder reportedly agreed to a one-year deal to remain with the club. Gardner's deal is expected to be worth roughly $12.5 million with an option for the 2021 season - worth $10 million, according to MLB.com's Bryan Hoch...
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john-healy
December 12, 2019 - 9:52 am
The MLB offseason is expected to be a busy one, with a deep free agent pool and some marquee names that could hit the trading block. Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts is one of those star players who could be dealt, as well as Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs. Bryant is scheduled to become a free...
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rob-bradford
December 11, 2019 - 9:09 am
Red Sox' followers should be used to this by now. The Yankees blew through any luxury tax concerns (and the record books) and are signing top free agent pitching prize Gerrit Cole to a nine-year, $324 million contract . What's done is done. So, what now? It's hard to spin this any other way but...
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