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Cashman, Valentine to participate in 'Heights & Lights'

Cashman, Valentine to participate in 'Heights & Lights'

MLB.com Updated Nov 21 (yesterday)
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and former big league manager Bobby Valentine will once again rappel down the side of a 22-story building in Stamford, Conn., as part of the annual Heights & Lights event.
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  • Ex-Coach's Lawyer Seeks MLB Records in Drug Case

    Ex-Coach's Lawyer Seeks MLB Records in Drug Case

    nytimes.com 21 hours ago
    A lawyer for a former University of Miami pitching coach is seeking a wide range of Major League Baseball records for the coach's upcoming trial on illegal performance-enhancing drug distribution charges, including details of an immunity deal given to t…
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  • Cashman sleeps on street to support cause

    Cashman sleeps on street to support cause

    MLB.com Nov 20 (yesterday)
    Along with more than 750 of the nation's top executives, Yankees GM Brian Cashman participated in the Covenant House's "Sleep Out" movement, aiming to raise awareness for homeless youth. It marked Cashman's fourth consecutive year supporting the event.
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  • Big Deals on Minds of Owners During MLB Meetings

    Big Deals on Minds of Owners During MLB Meetings

    nytimes.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)
    Yankees President Randy Levine offered a succinct response when asked what he thought about the Marlins and outfielder Giancarlo Stanton breaking the record for richest contract that had been held by Alex Rodriguez for more than 13 years until last spri…
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  • On Baseball: Russell Martin Heads to the Toronto Blue Jays

    On Baseball: Russell Martin Heads to the Toronto Blue Jays

    nytimes.com Nov 17 (5 days ago)
    Catcher Russell Martin, who helped the Pirates to consecutive wild-card berths, built on that success by agreeing with the Blue Jays on a five-year, $82 million contract.
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  • Cubs to host Cardinals in first-ever night opener at Wrigley Fi…

    Cubs to host Cardinals in first-ever night opener at Wrigley Field

    yahoo.com Nov 15 (7 days ago)
    One of baseball's oldest and greatest rivalries will take center stage in MLB's standalone Sunday night opener on April 5. And no, we're not talking about Yankees/Red Sox or Dodgers/Giants for a change. The back-to-back NL Central champion St. Louis Car…
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  • Alex Rodriguez should do sit down interview, and nobody better …

    Alex Rodriguez should do sit down interview, and nobody better to pick than Bob Costas

    nydailynews.com Nov 15 (7 days ago)
    If it ever happens, the one-on-one Alex Rodriguez participates in before his Yankees homecoming will be highly anticipated — a ratings bonanza. The tainted slugger will be on a sizzling hot seat. So will the person posing questions to a celebrity practi…
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  • Yankees bullpen Brian Cashman's top priority, following model o…

    Yankees bullpen Brian Cashman's top priority, following model of Kansas City Royals

    nydailynews.com Nov 15 (7 days ago)
    It is a very delicate balance for Brian Cashman this winter as he attempts to cobble together a team capable of getting back to the postseason without sacrificing any of his few best prospects or saddling himself with any more contracts longer than thre…
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  • Yankees' Bird named Arizona Fall League MVP

    Yankees' Bird named Arizona Fall League MVP

    MLB.com Nov 15 (7 days ago)
    The Arizona Fall League named Yankees first baseman Greg Bird the winner of its Joe Black MVP Award, honoring him before Saturday's championship game between the Peoria Javelinas and Salt River Rafters.
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  • Yankees and Red Sox shut out of MVP votes for first time ever

    Yankees and Red Sox shut out of MVP votes for first time ever

    yahoo.com Nov 14
    A number of interesting historical tidbits came from Thursday's MVP announcement. Clayton Kershaw won in the National League, becoming the first NL pitcher since Bob Gibson in 1968 to be named MVP. American League winner Mike Trout, meanwhile, became th…
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  • Yankees Deal Catcher Francisco Cervelli to Pirates

    Yankees Deal Catcher Francisco Cervelli to Pirates

    The Yankees traded Cervelli on Wednesday to the Pittsburgh Pirates for the left-handed relief pitcher Justin Wilson.
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  • Source: Robertson wants 'Papelbon money'

    Source: Robertson wants 'Papelbon money'

    ESPN.com Nov 12
    Yankees free-agent closer David Robertson turned down the chance to have the highest closer salary for one season in baseball history. Now, he has his eyes on the largest contract ever given to a reliever.
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  • Yankees sign lefty De Paula to one-year deal

    Yankees sign lefty De Paula to one-year deal

    MLB.com Nov 12
    The Yankees announced on Wednesday that they have signed left-hander Jose De Paula to a one-year Major League contract for the 2015 season.
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  • On Alex Rodriguez, Yankees GM Brian Cashman closer to speaking …

    On Alex Rodriguez, Yankees GM Brian Cashman closer to speaking the truth than Joe Girardi

    From different sides of the continent Tuesday, Joe Girardi and Brian Cashman both checked in with their two cents on Alex Rodriguez and where the disgraced Yankee steroids cheat fits into the team’s plans next season.
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  • Roundup: Alex Rodriguez May Be Out at Third as Yankees Pursue O…

    Roundup: Alex Rodriguez May Be Out at Third as Yankees Pursue Other Options

    The team has continued talks to bring back the free-agent Chase Headley and has been exploring the trade market for an infielder who could take over the position Rodriguez has held for a decade.
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  • Who takes Derek Jeter's spot in New York? Maybe Elvis Andrus

    Who takes Derek Jeter's spot in New York? Maybe Elvis Andrus

    yahoo.com Nov 11
    Derek Jeter has left the building. Might Elvis be arriving next? As the New York Yankees try to figure out who will be Jeter's successor at shortstop, they've reportedly become intrigued by Elvis Andrus of the Texas Rangers, who might very well be avail…
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  • NY Giants closer to NY Jets than they are to Super Bowl winning…

    NY Giants closer to NY Jets than they are to Super Bowl winning teams of recent past

    The problem with the Giants is the problem with the Yankees. Too often we see them for what they were and not what they are.
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  • Robertson declines Yanks' qualifying offer

    Robertson declines Yanks' qualifying offer

    MLB.com Nov 10
    If the Yankees intend to keep David Robertson as a member of their bullpen, they'll have to raise their bid and battle other suitors for the free-agent closer's services.
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  • Cashman optimistic Yanks can be in playoff mix

    Cashman optimistic Yanks can be in playoff mix

    MLB.com Nov 10
    Can the Yankees contend in 2015? In the end, that's the only question that matters. "I do believe that we have a chance," said general manager Brian Cashman. All things considered, he's optimistic.
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  • Braves add veteran trio to build org depth

    Braves add veteran trio to build org depth

    MLB.com Nov 10
    As this year's General Managers Meetings were getting started in Phoenix on Monday, the Braves announced that they have signed two pitchers -- right-hander Chien-Ming Wang and left-handed reliever Donnie Veal -- to Minor League contracts and inked forme…
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  • Source: Signing Headley a Yankees priority

    Source: Signing Headley a Yankees priority

    ESPN.com Nov 10
    The Yankees are making a strong push to sign free-agent infielder Chase Headley due to their belief that Alex Rodriguez will be unable to play third base on an everyday basis.
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees Sign Outfielder Chris Young…

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees Sign Outfielder Chris Young to One-Year Deal

    nytimes.com Nov 9
    The Mets released Young in August and he debuted with the Yankees in September, homering in three straight games.
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  • Alex Rodriguez did not honor terms of his contract, so why shou…

    Alex Rodriguez did not honor terms of his contract, so why should Yankees?

    It should no longer even be in dispute that the Yankees should do everything in their power, and explore every possible legal option — with the full support of Major League Baseball — to make sure Alex Rodriguez never wears their uniform again.
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  • Video - 'Papelbon Money'? 03:29

    'Papelbon Money'?

    Nov 12
    Jerry Crasnick discusses the chances of Yankees free-agent closer David Robertson receiving "Papelbon money" over multiple years.
  • Video - A-Rod Concerns Make Headley A Priority For Yanks 01:53

    A-Rod Concerns Make Headley A Priority For Yanks

    Nov 10
    Wallace Matthews discusses why concerns about Alex Rodirguez's durability have helped make signing free agent Chase Headley a priority for the Yankees.
  • Video - A-Rod Cousin Was Paid For Silence 02:11

    A-Rod Cousin Was Paid For Silence

    Nov 4
    Wallace Matthews discusses whether Alex Rodriguez's attempt to return to the New York Yankees will be impacted by documents indicating that he had paid a cousin nearly $1 million for his silence on illegal PED use.
  • Video - Alfonso Soriano Says He Is Retiring 02:15

    Alfonso Soriano Says He Is Retiring

    Nov 4
    Doug Glanville reflects on the career of outfielder Alfonso Soriano, who has decided to retire from baseball.

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