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Yankees will pay for education of slain NYPD officer's children

Yankees will pay for education of slain NYPD officer's children

yahoo.com MLB.com Updated 17 hours ago
Fair or not, the New York Yankees have a reputation for being baseball's "evil empire." Well, here's something that's certainly not evil: The Yankees are paying for the education of slain New York police officer Rafael Ramos' two children. Ram…
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  • Cashman pushes Yankees forward with youth movement

    Cashman pushes Yankees forward with youth movement

    MLB.com 24 hours ago
    The Yankees are prepared to open the 2015 season with a 24-year-old shortstop and a 23-year-old second baseman. Three of their projected five starting pitchers could be 26 or younger. Out in the bullpen, Shawn Kelley might be the only reliever who has c…
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  • Marlins Trade Casey McGehee to the Giants

    Marlins Trade Casey McGehee to the Giants

    nytimes.com Dec 21 (yesterday)
    Having acquired Martin Prado from the Yankees, Miami traded McGehee, a third baseman, to the San Francisco Giants for the minor league right-handers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.
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  • Trea Turner's agent may file grievance to free client from Padr…

    Trea Turner's agent may file grievance to free client from Padres

    yahoo.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)
    The trades have been coming so fast and so furiously since last week's Winter Meetings that it's difficult to fully digest and sort out everything that has happened. One trade in particular though, the three-team 11-player deal involving the Tampa Bay R…
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  • On Baseball: For 2015, Bookmakers See Mets and Yankees as Even

    On Baseball: For 2015, Bookmakers See Mets and Yankees as Even

    nytimes.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)
    With one New York team falling and the other rising, the teams’ odds of winning the World Series are equalizing at 25-1.
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  • Dodgers surpass Yankees for highest payroll

    Dodgers surpass Yankees for highest payroll

    MLB.com ESPN.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)
    It's official: The Dodgers have passed the Yankees as baseball's highest-spending team. According to calculations made by MLB and reported by The Associated Press, the Dodgers 2014 payroll was a record $257,283,410. That's more than $20 million above th…
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  • Red Sox acquire catcher Hanigan in deal with Padres

    Red Sox acquire catcher Hanigan in deal with Padres

    MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Dec 20 (3 days ago)
    With a logjam at third base and a need for a backup catcher, the Red Sox traded Will Middlebrooks to the Padres on Friday in exchange for catcher Ryan Hanigan.
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  • Breslow agrees to 1-year deal with Red Sox

    Breslow agrees to 1-year deal with Red Sox

    ESPN.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    The Boston Red Sox turned to a familiar face to address their need for left-handed bullpen help, coming to terms with Craig Breslow on a one-year $2 million deal, according to agent Bob Baratta.
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  • Yankees Acquire Marlins’ Nathan Eovaldi for Martin Prado in 5-P…

    Yankees Acquire Marlins’ Nathan Eovaldi for Martin Prado in 5-Player Deal

    nytimes.com ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    The Yankees sent infielder Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps to Miami for pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones and the pitching prospect Domingo German.
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  • Blue Jays claim Oramas, sign Albers to Minors deal

    Blue Jays claim Oramas, sign Albers to Minors deal

    MLB.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    The Blue Jays added pitching depth Friday by claiming left-hander Juan Oramas off waivers from the Padres and signing left-hander Andrew Albers to a Minor League contract.
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  • Yanks land reliever Germen in deal with Mets

    Yanks land reliever Germen in deal with Mets

    MLB.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    The Yankees acquired right-handed reliever Gonzalez Germen from the Mets on Friday in exchange for cash considerations.
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  • Taxpayers, Fans Winners As St. Petersburg Rejects Rays Stadium …

    Taxpayers, Fans Winners As St. Petersburg Rejects Rays Stadium Deal

    deadspin.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    St. Petersburg's city council rejected an agreement with the Tampa Bay Rays that would have allowed the team to seek new stadium sites while providing the MLB franchise an out from its lease with the city that locks them into Tropicana Field through 202…
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  • O's sign lefty reliever Wright to 1-year deal

    O's sign lefty reliever Wright to 1-year deal

    MLB.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    The Orioles officially announced on Friday that they've signed free-agent left-hander Wesley Wright to a one-year deal.
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  • Yanks reiterate they won't pursue Scherzer

    Yanks reiterate they won't pursue Scherzer

    MLB.com Dec 19 (3 days ago)
    The Yankees are continuing to state that they have no plans of dressing Max Scherzer in pinstripes, and will bank on CC Sabathia and Masahiro Tanaka to lead the pitching rotation next season. Speaking at a NYC Football Club/YES Network news conference o…
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  • Video - Yanks Bring Eovaldi To The Bronx 02:30

    Yanks Bring Eovaldi To The Bronx

    Dec 19
    Andrew Marchand discusses how pitcher Nathan Eovaldi will fit into the Yankees' rotation.
  • Video - Padres Nearing Deal For Rays' Myers 02:42

    Padres Nearing Deal For Rays' Myers

    Dec 17
    Jerry Crasnick discusses what the addition of outfielder Wil Myers would mean to the Padres' lineup.
  • Video - Yankees GM: A-Rod Now Full-Time DH 02:29

    Yankees GM: A-Rod Now Full-Time DH

    Dec 16
    Buster Olney discusses Yankees general manager Brian Cashman's comments that Alex Rodriguez's days as an every-day fielder are over and he hopes Rodriguez will be the team's full-time designated hitter.
  • Video - Headley, Yanks Agree 02:03

    Headley, Yanks Agree

    Dec 15
    Buster Olney discusses the Yankees' signing of 3B Chase Headley to a four year, $52 million deal and what it means for their expectations for Alex Rodriguez.

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