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Hot Stove roundup: Tanaka signing sparks activity

Hot Stove roundup: Tanaka signing sparks activity

The theory went that once Masahiro Tanaka signed, the rest of the free-agent market would loosen up. Well, the Yankees won the bidding for the Japanese right-hander on Wednesday, and on Thursday -- as if on cue -- more action followed.
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  • Maddux, La Russa won't have logos on Hall caps

    Maddux, La Russa won't have logos on Hall caps

    MLB.com Jan 23
    The Hall of Fame on Thursday announced cap selections that will appear on the plaques for the six-man 2014 class, with Tom Glavine and Bobby Cox representing the Braves, Frank Thomas representing the White Sox, Joe Torre representing the Yankees and Gre…
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  • Imagine: Yankees place ‘$189 million’ plaque in Monument Park t…

    Imagine: Yankees place ‘$189 million’ plaque in Monument Park to honor surpassing MLB’s luxury tax threshold

    yahoo.com Jan 23
    The New York Yankees made a big deal about being fiscally responsible (for, like, a week, back in 2012). Even coming into this season, they wanted to keep their team payroll below a league-wide tax threshold that triggers a 50 percent tax rate penalty a…
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  • More teams feeling the need for speed on bases

    More teams feeling the need for speed on bases

    MLB.com Jan 23
    The focus at the moment is on Masahiro Tanaka, the expensive and promising addition to the Yankees' rotation. His signing followed that of Jacoby Ellsbury, a move that could impact the balance of power in the AL East in a surprising way by putting a dif…
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  • A Japanese Thread in the Bronx

    A Japanese Thread in the Bronx

    nytimes.com Jan 23
    Here are snapshots of all six Japanese Yankees, with Masahiro Tanaka set to become No. 7.
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