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Yankees get discount on Aroldis Chapman and his baggage

Perhaps the Yankees took Billy Joel’s “Only the Good Die Young” to heart this offseason. After acquiring Starlin Castro a few weeks ago, the Yankees took the plunge to obtain closer Aroldis Chapman from the Reds yesterday. Castro, as I … Continue reading

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Another day, another trade: Justin Wilson sent to Detroit for prospects

View image | gettyimages.com Less than 24 hours since¬†dealing Adam Warren for Starlin Castro, the Yankees made another trade this evening. Another pitcher is on his way out of the Bronx, this time its southpaw Justin Wilson¬†in exchange for two … Continue reading

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Yankees get their second baseman in Starlin Castro

View image | gettyimages.com Since Robinson Cano departed in 2013, second base has been a black hole for the Yankees. However, in 2016, the Yankees won’t go with a has-been like Brian Roberts or Stephen Drew in a lackluster attempt … Continue reading

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Planning for the Wild Card Game Starter

View image | gettyimages.com Barring a wild finish to the regular season, the Yankees will host the American League Wild Card playoff against the runner-up in the Western Division one week from tomorrow. That allows Joe Girardi and his staff … Continue reading

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