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Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Pitchers And Catchers Report: 5 Things To Know About Yankees Going Into Camp

After missing the playoffs for the second time in 19 years, the Yankees added pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, catcher Brian McCann and outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran for a total commitment of $438 million.

02/14/2014

Shin-Soo Choo (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo Agrees 7-Year Deal With The Texas Rangers

Free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo has agreed to a $130 million, seven-year contract with the Rangers.

12/21/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, and general manager Brian Cashman. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Empire Strikes Blank, Yankees Are Too Old And Too Expensive

You may not recognize the new team, but you’ll probably recognize the result: just short of 90 wins, just short of the playoffs, way short of expectations.

12/21/2013

Shin-Soo Choo (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Report: Choo Turned Down 7 Years, $140 Million From Yankees

Choo, a career .288 hitter with 104 home runs, and his agent, Scott Boras, asked instead for Ellsbury money. The Yankees immediately pulled their offer and signed Carlos Beltran.

12/18/2013

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Brian McCann (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Sweeny: New Faces Ellsbury And McCann Are The Yankees’ New Core

The Yankees officially have a new face. I know Derek Jeter is still here — and this is certainly not any disrespect to The Yankee Captain. But the reality is that there are only two players signed for more than four years and they are Jacoby Ellsbury and Brian McCann.

12/13/2013

Yankees president Randy Levine (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Yankees Respond To Robinson Cano’s ‘No Respect’ Jab

“We loved Robby. He’s a great player,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Friday. “We made an offer we were comfortable with making. It fell far short of obviously where Seattle was. So, in terms of respect, they showed a lot more respect financially than we did.”

12/13/2013

Jacoby Ellsbury during his introductory press conference at Yankee Stadium on December 13, 2013. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Yankees Introduce $153-Million Man Jacoby Ellsbury

The two-time World Champion outfielder is getting a firsthand look at the other side of the Boston-New York rivalry.

12/13/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Girardi Presents Yankees Offseason State Of The Union

The manager of the Yankees is generally used to acquiring great players, not losing them. Joe Girardi sat down to meet the media Tuesday and had the chance to publicly address for the first time the loss of Robinson Cano to Seattle.

12/10/2013

Carlos Beltran (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Empire Strikes Back: Yankees Agree To 3-Year Deal With Beltran

Hours after losing free agent second baseman Robinson Cano to the Seattle Mariners, the Yankees jumped right back up on the horse, agreeing to terms with veteran outfielder Carlos Beltran on a three-year, $45 million contract.

12/06/2013

Robinson Cano (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Silverman: Yankees Have Much Work To Do Following Cano Defection

The Yankees are going to try to spin the loss of Robinson Cano to the Seattle Mariners in the best way possible. But there’s no way to get around it. They have suffered a tremendous body blow.

12/06/2013

Robinson Cano (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Keidel: Robinson Cano Will Be Sleepless In Seattle

When a player says he’s about the money, he’s usually about the Yankees. Except Robinson Cano, who will find himself most sleepless in Seattle.

12/06/2013

Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Reports: Yankees Re-Sign Kuroda To A 1-Year Deal Worth $16 Million

The Yankees have reportedly re-signed starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda to a one-year deal worth $16 million.

12/06/2013

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Palladino: Injury-Prone Ellsbury Is A Crapshoot For Yankees

While there’s no doubt what a healthy Ellsbury could do for an outfield that missed power-hitter Curtis Granderson for most of last year, there will always be the question of whether his bones will hold up after the next collision.

12/06/2013

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Ellsbury In The Bronx Will Make Boston Fans’ Blood Boil

Jacoby Ellsbury came through the Red Sox system and was beloved by Sox fans. Not anymore. He will be booed as loudly as Wade Boggs and Roger Clemens were when they came back to Fenway.

12/04/2013

Hal Steinbrenner (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Keidel: Not-So-Shallow Hal — Steinbrenner Makes Statement With Jacoby

MLB needs the Yankees at their best, and their worst. To drive up prices, to drive up interest, baseball needs the Yankees to be interesting. And, as always, it took a Steinbrenner to make that happen.

12/04/2013

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