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Sloppy Mets Lose 5-4, Spoil Capuano’s Solid Outing

Aramis Ramirez helped the Chicago Cubs rally past the New York Mets 5-4, after the Mets blew a three-run lead in the eighth Saturday.


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Rothschild: Burnett In A Good Place To Start

“His arm is healthy and his head is in a good spot,” new Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild said about pitcher A.J. Burnett.


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Keefe To The City: Christmas Gift List

Since the Yankees rotation is still in shambles and the Giants went out and took their own playoff berth away from themselves, and I decided to redo my Christmas list.


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Yankees Whiff On Wood, Reliever Returning To Cubs

Kerry Wood is returning to the Chicago Cubs, agreeing to a one-year, $1.5 million contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told the AP. The Yankees were thought to be among the front-runners for Wood.


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Cubs Close To Deal With Kerry Wood

33-year-old Kerry Wood, who struck out 49 in 46 innings this past season with the Indians and Yankees, is close to signing a two-year deal with his former team, the Chicago Cubs.


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Yankees, Mark Prior Finalize Minor League Deal

The Yankees have finalized their minor league contract with right-hander Mark Prior, who is trying to make it back to the major leagues for the first time since 2006.


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Yankees Finalize Rivera Contract, Sign Prior

Mariano Rivera and the New York Yankees have finalized their $30 million, two-year contract. The Yankees also agreed to a minor league contract with right-hander Mark Prior.


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No Deal For Lee…Yet

The Cliff Lee sweepstakes continue to heat up. WFAN’s Jon Heyman reports the Yankees will make a “very strong” six-year offer on Wednesday.


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Yankees, Lee’s Agent Meet; Pettitte Mulling Retirement

The Yankees turned their attention to Cliff Lee as the winter meetings began, having all but finished negotiations to re-sign Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera.


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Sweeny Says: The Latest On Lee

Brian Cashman and Darek Braunecker had their first face-to-face conversation of the Winter Meetings Monday. Neither party would say exactly what they discussed regarding Cliff Lee, the premier free agent pitcher on the market.


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Steinbrenner: Yankees ‘Made Guys Very, Very Rich’

Hank Steinbrenner has a message as the New York Yankees negotiate to re-sign Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera.


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Heyman: No Arbitration For Jeter, Yankees

The Yankees have decided to decline arbitration for high-profile free agent Derek Jeter, reports WFAN’s Jon Heyman.


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Keefe To The City: The Yankees’ Deal With Derek

The last thing the Yankees want is to have the Derek Jeter negotiations drag on to the point where it becomes a public disaster. Well, guess what? We are slowly getting there.


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Yankees Decline Options On Berkman, Wood & Johnson

The Yankees declined 2011 options on first baseman-designated hitter Lance Berkman, reliever Kerry Wood and oft-injured first baseman Nick Johnson, and exercised their option on pitching prospect Andrew Brackman.


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Yankees’ Sabathia Available For Relief In Game 6

Yankees ace CC Sabathia and Rangers lefty C.J. Wilson have already squared off twice in the AL championship series. They could share the mound again Friday night in Game 6.