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Who should be protected from the Rule 5 Draft?

#476758477 / gettyimages.com On Thursday, all 30 major-league teams will add various prospects to their 40-man rosters, thereby protecting them from the Rule 5 draft. At the moment, the Yankees have four available spots for draft eligible prospects on the … Continue reading

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Trade Analysis: Francisco Cervelli for Justin Wilson

#456492974 / gettyimages.com A trade involving one of the Yankees’ many catchers was expected entering this offseason, but lefty reliever Justin Wilson certainly wasn’t quite the return anyone envisioned for Francisco Cervelli. Now, nobody expected a massive haul for Cervelli, … Continue reading

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Could the Yankees acquire Troy Tulowitzki? If so, should they?

#454339046 / gettyimages.com Wednesday, from FOX’s Ken Rosenthal: For the first time, the Colorado Rockies sound willing to trade shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and/or outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. The Rockies are telling clubs they are keeping their “eyes and ears open” for … Continue reading

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Free Agent Targets: From the 2014 Club

#458171573 / gettyimages.com After profiling Pablo Sandoval and Andrew Miller, I realized that I’d be remiss to ignore the Yankees own free agents. There are eight 2014 Yankees that filed for free agency who are on both Fangraphs‘ and MLB Trade … Continue reading

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