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Chavez hired by Yankees as special assignment scout

Chavez hired by Yankees as special assignment scout

MLB.com Updated 13 hours ago
The Yankees have hired Eric Chavez, who announced his retirement after playing this season for the D-backs, as a special assignment scout.
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  • Revisions made to Yankees' spring schedule

    Revisions made to Yankees' spring schedule

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    The Yankees announced on Friday that four revisions have been made to their 2015 Spring Training schedule.
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  • NY Jets' John Idzik in need of lessons from Yankees' Brian Cash…

    NY Jets' John Idzik in need of lessons from Yankees' Brian Cashman

    nydailynews.com Oct 31 (yesterday)
    The Jets once brought in Joe Girardi to teach Mark Sanchez how to slide. Now they should bring in Brian Cashman to teach John Idzik how to deal with the media. When it comes to maneuvering and manipulating, when it comes to either answering questions ca…
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  • Bird, Mondesi added to Fall Stars Game rosters

    Bird, Mondesi added to Fall Stars Game rosters

    MLB.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    The Arizona Fall League announced Wednesday six players have been added to the rosters for Saturday's Fall Stars Game, including Scottsdale first baseman Greg Bird, the circuit's home run leader and Yankees' No. 11 prospect, and Peoria shortstop Raul Mo…
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  • Imagine if the SF Giants could turn to Zack Wheeler in World Se…

    Imagine if the SF Giants could turn to Zack Wheeler in World Series Game 7 vs. the Royals 

    nydailynews.com Oct 29 (3 days ago)
    The Giants are proof of what great scouting and some good fortune can produce with high draft picks, the type the Yankees haven’t had in 20-some years.
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  • Yanks, Mets donate Berra replicas to museum

    Yanks, Mets donate Berra replicas to museum

    ESPN.com Oct 27 (5 days ago)
    According to a statement on the website of the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Little Falls, New Jersey, Berra's two former teams, the Yankees and Mets, will donate replicas of the priceless items stolen from the museum in an Oct. 9th burglary.
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: High School Star Is Top Pick in Jap…

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: High School Star Is Top Pick in Japan

    nytimes.com Oct 24
    A high school pitching star, Tomohiro Anraku, was chosen first over all in Nippon Professional Baseball’s amateur draft by the Rakuten Eagles, the former team of Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.
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  • Knicks president Phil Jackson can lift New York to some new glo…

    Knicks president Phil Jackson can lift New York to some new glory

    Sometimes you get the idea the Knicks don’t need Phil Jackson around, even using him for cover until they get enough good players one of these days, nearly as much as we do in the big city. You can make a case, and it’s not really that hard now that the…
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  • Mets Hire Kevin Long, a Hitting Coach Fired by the Yankees

    Mets Hire Kevin Long, a Hitting Coach Fired by the Yankees

    It came as little surprise that the Mets hired Long, the hitting coach the Yankees dismissed this month, given the struggles of Curtis Granderson, the former Yankee who became the Mets’ most expensive free-agent signing in years.
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  • Sabathia nearly '100 percent,' ready to anchor rotation

    Sabathia nearly '100 percent,' ready to anchor rotation

    MLB.com Oct 21
    Three months removed from season-ending right knee surgery, Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia said on Tuesday that he feels "pretty much back to 100 percent" and expects to be ready for a full workload of 32 starts and 200 innings in 2015.
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  • Could the Yankees ever be Royals? Young and athletic K.C. is ev…

    Could the Yankees ever be Royals? Young and athletic K.C. is everything that Bombers are not

    This was after Game 2 of the ALCS in Baltimore, in which the resurgent Royals had just beaten the Orioles at their own game again, and a couple of scouts were discussing the way the series was going.
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  • Roberts hangs up cleats after 14 years in Majors

    Roberts hangs up cleats after 14 years in Majors

    Second baseman Brian Roberts is retiring, according to The Baltimore Sun. The 37-year-old Roberts spent 13 of his 14 Major League seasons with the Orioles and played his last year with the Yankees.
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  • Sports of The Times: Steinbrenner’s Revolving Door Sent a Champ…

    Sports of The Times: Steinbrenner’s Revolving Door Sent a Champion to the Royals

    nytimes.com Oct 18
    Manager Dick Howser, spurned by the Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, led the Royals to their 1985 World Series title.
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  • Young Mets Discover Unlikely Pals: Yankees

    Young Mets Discover Unlikely Pals: Yankees

    nytimes.com Oct 18
    The prospects for the Yankees and Mets find themselves mingling as teammates in the Arizona Fall League.
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  • Yankees, Mets can't match Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

    Yankees, Mets can't match Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

    Friday’s San Francisco Chronicle devoted six full pages to the Giants’ series-clinching win over the Cardinals, and I couldn’t find a single mention of the brilliant and potentially game-saving play by shortstop Brandon Crawford.
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Clinic Owner Pleads Guilty

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Clinic Owner Pleads Guilty

    nytimes.com Oct 17
    The former owner of a South Florida anti-aging clinic pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of illegally providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes including high-profile Major League Baseball players, most notably Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees.
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  • A's hitting coach Davis to interview with Yanks

    A's hitting coach Davis to interview with Yanks

    MLB.com Oct 15
    A's hitting coach Chili Davis has reportedly granted both the Yankees and Rangers permission to interview him for the same position. A source confirmed to MLB.com that Davis has already committed to a trip to New York for an interview, as first reported…
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  • Yanks huddle up to draw offseason game plan

    Yanks huddle up to draw offseason game plan

    MLB.com Oct 13
    The Yankees started meetings with their professional scouts on Monday in New York, with general manager Brian Cashman's staff entering the beginning stages of outlining what must be done to get the team back to the postseason in 2015.
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  • Somehow Yankees continue to perpetuate Bronx tale that they are…

    Somehow Yankees continue to perpetuate Bronx tale that they are close to winning World Series every year — they’re not

    The Final Four in baseball this year is Orioles, Royals, Cardinals, Giants. Right now, because of the way they begin the playoffs, the big story is the Royals, who haven’t been in the playoffs since 1985.
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  • Major League Baseball Roundup

    Major League Baseball Roundup

    New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said that manager Joe Girardi recently spoke to Alex Rodriguez about playing first base next season.
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  • Video - Youkilis To Retire From Baseball 02:23

    Youkilis To Retire From Baseball

    Oct 30
    ESPN senior baseball writer Jerry Crasnick discusses Kevin Youkilis retiring from baseball.
  • Video - 30 for 30: Brothers in Exile - Temptation 01:04

    30 for 30: Brothers in Exile - Temptation

    Oct 29
    Players are often tempted by outside influence while playing for The Cuban National Team. 30 for 30: Brothers in Exile premieres Tuesday November 4th at 9pm ET on ESPN.
  • Video - Teixeira Ready For 2015 03:56

    Teixeira Ready For 2015

    Oct 22
    Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira talks about Derek Jeter's retirement, Alex Rodriguez's return and his expectations for the 2015 season.
  • Video - Yanks Re-Sign GM Cashman 02:36

    Yanks Re-Sign GM Cashman

    Oct 10
    Andrew Marchand discusses the three-year deal reached between the Yankees and general manager Brian Cashman, as well as what the team's priorities are for the offseason.

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