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Mike Silva's Sports Media Watchdog:
Hear me break down the free agent options for the Yankees and whether they should re-sign Nick Swisher, Hiroki Kuroda and Rafael Soriano.
Jim Bowdon of ESPN listed possible desitinations where the Mets could trade David Wright. Do any make sense?
Joe Buono of Fox Sports Radio discusses opening night at the Barclays Center and the impact the Nets and NBA will have on Brooklyn.
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Once Rafael Soriano officially opted out of the final year of his contract, leaving over $12 million on the table, many people felt as if he immediately became the top closer available on the open market this free agency season. After watching how poorly Jose Valverde performed for the Detroit Tigers throughout the 2012 MLB Postseason, it became even more evident that Soriano would...
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New York Yankee closer Mariano Rivera before a game against the Baltimore Orioles on May 8, 2009 in Baltimore, MD. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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Nick Swisher salutes the crowd during ‘roll call’ at the June 8, 2009 Yankee vs. Rays.
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This news comes just days after Rafael Soriano informed the team he is opting out of the last year of his contract to test the free agent market.
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