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Is Adam Warren thinking of his next job?

An old friend and fellow blogger, Whitey Fraud, sent this from St. Augustine, Florida, where at the bottom of every sinkhole lives a Burmese python.
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For the Cuban OF Rusney Castillo, the Yankees will have to outbid Boston

Five teams will take private stool samples of the so-called "Brett Gardner with power." (Which, in lieu of Gardy's HRs lately, takes on new meaning.)The five teams: Yankees, Orioles, Astros, Phillies, Redsocks.No reason in this frickin world why we can't outbid Baltimore, Houston and Philly - even if they pooled their money. But Boston - damn - they have been building...
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Yu Darvish can’t get Brett Gardner out, blames Gardner’s parents

Yu Darvish is one of the best pitchers in the American League. The Texas Rangers ace picked up his 10th victory of the season against the New York Yankees on Monday night, but there is one guy he still can’t seem to figure out — Brett Gardner. Gardner accounted for New York’s only two runs […]
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"What happened with Alex Rodriguez and the Just Salad on the Upper East Side, 47 minutes and more before Just Salad opened on Monday morning?"

Wherever A-Rod goes, he is a hunted dog.
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Phillies and Yankees Schedule Private Workouts With Cuban Phenom Rusney Castillo

As was reported on Sunday, over a hundred scouts showed up and were very impressed with the showcase by Cuban phenom Rusney Castillo on Saturday. Now the serious teams are making their moves for the corner outfielder. Ben Badler of Baseball America has confirmed that the New York Yankees have scheduled a private workout with Castillo, joining the Phillies and the Red Sox who were...
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Yu Darvish: “I just blame the parents of Brett Gardner”

Quality, quality quote from Yu Darvish after last night’s win over the Yankees. A win which was only blemished by two Brett Gardner home runs. Darvish: “I just blame the parents of Brett Gardner. I just blame them for creating a great hitter.”
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Derek Jeter Passes Carl Yazstremski For Seventh On All-Time Hits List

Derek Jeter has had a lot of memorable accomplishments over his 20-year major league career, but passing one of the best hitters in the history of his archrival’s franchise has to be near the top of the list. The New York Yankees shortstop went 3-for-4 against the Texas Rangers Monday night and collected his 3,420th career hit, moving him past Boston Red Sox legend Carl Yazstremski...
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Jeter Passes Yaz In Yankees Loss, But Will He Pass Mo?

Aside from Brett Gardner solidifying his dominance over Yu Darvish, there was nothing else to cheer about in last night's 4-2 Yankee loss to the Texas Rangers. Unless, however, you want to focus on Derek Jeter. That's what I want to do.In case you didn't know, Jeter collected three hits last night, upping his career total to 3,420. With the three hits, he tied and passed Hall...
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Rusney Castillo Goes On The Market As MLB Races Heat Up

Coming to our shores The wave of ballplayers from the island nation of Cuba has been a continuing story over the last decade as many players have been leaving for the United States in search of fame and fortune. The time is definitely right for the most skilled Cuban players to make the leap. Yasiel Puig, Yoenis Cespedes, Alexei Ramirez, Aroldis Chapman, and minor leaguer Jorge Soler...
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Troy Tulowitzki reportedly likes idea of replacing Derek Jeter

Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports As the MLB trade deadline approaches, the buzz around Rockies superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is growing day by day. Tuluwitzki attended a Yankees game a few days ago, apparently he didn’t visit the Yankees stadium as a fan. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reported: Friends of Tulowitzki say that while he hasn’t necessarily presented a list of pre...
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Preview: Yankees at Rangers (7/29/14)

Brandon McCarthy (2-0, 1.45 ERA) brings his unbeaten pinstripes record to Texas to face Nick Martinez (1-6, 4.73 ERA). Since coming to the Yanks on July 6, McCarthy has been a staple in the reconstructed Yankees rotation. “It’s a nice feeling,” McCarthy said. “It’s the opposite of how I felt earlier this year, where I was a burden on my team. I was a guy that was holding...
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Yankees game 105: One bad inning too much for Phelps

New York Yankees 2 — Toronto Blue Jays 4 The Yankees offense could not find the big hit behind David Phelps. The New York Yankees had a formidable task in front of them as they opened their series against the Texas Rangers with ace Yu Darvish on the mound. Through the first two innings, the Yankees managed just two hits but a thorn in the side of Darvish would torment the tall...
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Alfonso Soriano to return in 2015?

Earlier this month the New York Yankees released outfielder Alfonso Soriano and it now looks like he won’t be seen again in the majors this season. That shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone as Soriano’s batting .221 with only 6 homers over 67 games played. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that Soriano has decided to take the rest of the season off and will shoot for a return...
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Injured Troy Tulowitzki Attends Yankees Game, Fuels Trade Rumors (Photo)

The Troy Tulowitzki trade rumors were flying over the weekend. The Colorado Rockies shortstop, who is currently on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hip flexor, took in the New York Yankees-Toronto Blue Jays game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday while he was in town for a doctor’s visit. Here is the picture of Troy Tulowitzki at the Yankees game that seems to have been deleted...
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Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira, Carlos Beltran

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has resumed baseball activities by taking batting practice in the indoor cages at Yankee Stadium. He plans next to take live batting practice on the field when the Yankees travel to Arlington to face the Texas Rangers. In addition, outfielder/DH Carlos Beltran has resumed throwing and outfield drills in preparation to return to right...
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Yankees Rumors: New York interested in White Sox' John Danks

The New York Yankees fell to the Toronto Blue Jays yesterday by the score of 5-4. The loss dropped the Yankees to 54-50, four games out in the American League East. Still in the thick of things in the division and the league playoff race, the Yankees will look to make some improvements before the trade deadline. One player they have their eyes on is White Sox left handed starter...
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Derek Jeter’s Deadpan Dugout Performance This Weekend Was Outstanding

It’s not too often we get to see Derek Jeter show a lot of personality or goof around on the baseball field but the veteran shortstop seemed pretty loose during this weekend’s series against the Blue Jays in the Bronx. This hilarious deadpan performance came after Ichiro hit his first home run of the season during the third inning of Friday night’s game. According to Ichiro...
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Yankees fan returns lost Red Sox World Series ring to owner

Some Boston Red Sox fans might actually be convinced that there is such a thing as a good Yankees fan after a supporter of the Bronx Bombers recovered and returned a lost 2013 World Series ring to Lowell Spinners owner Drew Weber. Weber, who was dining at Luke’s Bar and Grill in Manhattan on Thursday night, left his ring in the bathroom of the restaurant where it was recovered...
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Buy, Sell or trade, What the Yankees are really doing

Photo – Getty Images We are just about closing in on the July 31 4pm trade deadline, so far general manager Brian Cashman has done a good job with the patchwork moves he’s made. As we’ve seen so far there really isn’t a juicy market of players this season, again thanks to the addition of the second wild card spot. It’s probably something we can look forward to seeing every...
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Yankeetorial: Two excruciating defeats lead the Yankees into "Mortgage the Future" Week

This weekend, the Redsocks traded the ever-crumbling Jake Peavy for two solid pitching prospects, and there's not a Boston frat-boy in beer pong captivity who doesn't expect his team to rise next year and crush the AL East. Why wouldn't they think such crap? Their farm system produces, and they supplement it holding garage sales. It's not rocket science. It's...
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Dissecting The New York Yankees’ Trade Options

Will Ryan Howard be traded to the Yankees? Mandatory Credit: lineupforms.com In the past few weeks, Yankees’ general manager Brian Cashman decided not to wait for the Jul. 31 trade deadline in his attempt to upgrade the roster. Cashman has made some moves that have paid off and not cost the Yankees very much in return, as newly acquired Brandon McCarthy and Chase Headley have...
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Yankees fan finds Red Sox World Series ring, gives it back

Luigi Militello flaunts the World Series ring that was left in his restaurant (Credit: Associated Press) According to Matt Monagan of MLB.com, a New York City restaurateur found a 2013 Boston Red Sox World Series ring in his restaurant on Thursday. Luigi Militello owns Luke’s Bar and Grill, which is located about fifteen minutes from Yankee Stadium. He found the ring on the...
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Yankees Rumors: New York eyeing Twins' Josh Willingham

The New York Yankees are in need of both pitching and hitting upgrades. They have already acquired three pitchers already this month and are likely to add another one, but they are also aggressively searching the trade market for another bat.Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that the Yankees are eyeing Minnesota Twins outfielder Josh Willingham. #452503468 / gettyimages.comWillingham...
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Joe Torre: I 'feel terrible' for forgetting to thank Steinbrenner

Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre admitted he screwed up during his 28-minute Hall of Fame induction speech, because he failed to thank former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. “I missed thanking the most obvious guy in the world when you’re talking about the Yankees,” a visibly shaken Torre told the New York Daily News. “I mentioned George, but my plan was to thank...
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The Master unveils his Chase Headley Homer Howl

"You can bank on Chase... Headley is deadly."Homer Howl Analysis:Bank: Do the Yankees know that John is giving free advertising? Are they banking any money here? If we're looking for an ad tie-in here, how about a singing, "Chase is the place for the helpful hardball man!"Deadly: There are many other rhyme options. "Headley is deadly, readily."...
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