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Before the season begins with the Red Sox on April 1 at the big ballpark in the Bronx, the Yankees will play an exhibition game at the United States Miitary Academy in West Point N.Y.
Major League Baseball announced the Yankees and Army will play a 2 p.m. ET contest on March 30; no other details have been released yet.
According to Yanks beat writer Bryan Hoch, the Yankees also traveled to West Point for exhibition games back when Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth were still playing. Yankee Stadium, of course, has been the host of multiple Army Football games, so the relationship between the two American institutions is long and distinguished.
A day before they head to West Point, the Yanks will get a good look at Rafael Soriano in a Nationals uniform, as they play the Nats in D.C. for a preseason tuneup.
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As the Washington Nationals just cemented themselves as the favorites to win the 2013 World Series, and the reason is the new addition of now ex-Yankees closer Rafael Soriano to their bullpen.
The Washington Post reports that Soriano will be pocketing ...
Reliever Rafael Soriano and the Washington Nationals were working to finalize a $28 million, two-year contract on Tuesday, said a person familiar with the negotiations.
The person said Soriano's deal would contain a $14 million option for 2015 that would become guaranteed if he has 120 games finished over 2013 and 2014 combined. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition...
The Washington Nationals will be paying Rafael Soriano more than any other reliever not named Mariano Rivera. And they will be giving up draft picks and limiting themselves in slot money for the upcoming draft. All this because the New York Yankees gave Soriano a qualifying offer that he turned down, and the Nationals signed him.
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports...
The Washington Nationals have agreed on a two-year deal with relief pitcher Rafael Soriano.
While the Nationals figured to add an arm to their bullpen it would have been hard to envision them adding a player the caliber of Soriano. Over the course of the deal the Nationals will play Sorinao $28 million.
Soriano figures to assume the duties of closer for the Nationals. Drew Storen...
The Washington Nationals have signed free agent reliever Rafael Soriano to a two-year, $28 million deal with a vesting option for a third season, reports Jeff Passan of Yahoo. The option for 2015 will vest if Soriano finishes 120 games over the 2013 and 2014 seasons, ensuring he'll be Washington's closer during the life of the contract.
Soriano served as the closer for...
Rafael Soriano is off the market, but there are still some potentially useful bullpen arms to be had.
The Washington Nationals and Scott Boras continue to make sweet music, as the team has agreed to sign closer Rafael Soriano to a two-year deal worth $28mm, Jeff Passan of Yahoo reports. The deal also includes a vesting option of $14mm for 2015 if Soriano finishes 120 games over the course of the next two seasons. Soriano will make $7mm in 2013 and 2014 and will receive $14mm in deferred...
The 102 win Phillies signed Papelbon..... He did great too..... They won 81 games. The Nationals went bold today and signed Rafael Soriano, which has there fans and many other writers declaring them the team to beat for 2013. Seems understandable, I mean even the Philly Press is saying so...
Front-office types give their opinions on the remaining free agents, and a look at the ramifications at the Rafael Soriano and Mike Morse deals.
Shaun Marcum`s market is heating up, and Rafael Soriano might finally have an interested suitor.
Oz and ends and bits of news from the Australian Open for January 15, 2013.
ATP Chief Brad Drewett Diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease
Nadal to play in Brasil Open
Non-Melbourne news – DGW Comunicação who handles publicity for the Brasil Open reports through a press release posted early on Tuesday Morning to announce that Rafael Nadal is scheduled to participate...
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