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The Yankees’ biggest challenge this offseason was replacing the lost production of third baseman Alex Rodriguez and second baseman Robison Cano. Compensating for both losses figured to take a team effort, but over the first three weeks of the season, one man, Yangervis Solarte, has provided all the answers. Solarte, a career minor leaguer who […]

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The following post was originally published at Bronx Banter. Sometimes, the best trades or free agent signings are the ones a team doesn’t make. Many Yankee fans seem to feel that way about the team’s decision to let Robinson Cano head west to Seattle. Is that wishful thinking? Perhaps, but considering the team’s eager willingness […]

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When Brian Cashman said “everyone is replaceable”, he wasn’t kidding. Less than 12 hours after Robinson Cano spurned the pinstripes for the “greener” pasture of Seattle, the Bronx Bombers welcomed Carlos Beltran into the fold. Easy come, easy go. Yankee fans may have been floored by Cano’s decision to accept a 10-year, $240 million “partnership” […]

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Plan $189 million is dead. Long live the Yankee dollar. The Yankees aren’t saying that, of course. On the contrary, just about every article dealing with the team’s free agent ambitions or acquisitions have been careful to cite anonymous sources who maintain the Yankees’ commitment to dipping below the luxury tax threshold. However, actions speak […]

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The Yankees are back. After lying relatively dormant for three off seasons, the Bronx Bombers have re-opened their heavy wallets by signing two of the winter’s top free agents. Entering the off season, the Yankees two biggest holes were behind the plate and in the outfield. In 2013, the Bronx Bombers ranked 26th in the […]

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How much is Robinson Cano really worth? According to various reports, the Yankees and their second baseman haven’t come close to answering that question. With the team’s current offer a reported $160 million for seven years, and Cano allegedly asking for nine years and $252 million, a deal doesn’t seem imminent. The Yankees and Cano […]

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The Yankees need Robinson Cano. Such an obvious statement should go without saying, but there has been growing sentiment among fans and media that suggests otherwise. According to this line of thinking, either Cano is not worth his rumored contract demands and/or the Yankees can not afford him. Does such an argument hold up to […]

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