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MLB Trade Deadline

Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Soriano Is Declining, But He’s Immediate Upgrade For Power-Starved Yanks

Soriano will provide the power boost the Yankees desperately need. He’s also improved as a fielder with age and will add clubhouse leadership.

07/26/2013

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Tax Increases Could Factor In MLB Negotiations This Year

With baseball contracts worth as much as $275 million (Alex Rodriguez) and the major league minimum $480,000, tax policy affects every player who spends most of the season in the big leagues.

11/22/2012

Joba Chamberlain (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees Activate Chamberlain, Trade For 3B McGehee

Losers of eight of their last 11 heading into Tuesday night’s tilt, the Bombers will have Joba Chamberlain available in the bullpen after he was activated from the disabled list earlier in the day.

WFAN–07/31/2012

Shane Victorino. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees Must Add Victorino’s Spark

Acquiring Shane Victorino could help cure the Yankees’ over-reliance upon the longball.

07/23/2012

Brian Cashman (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Silverman: Yankees Need To Make A Pitch For More Pitching

What the Yankees need is pitching help. There is an assumption that CC Sabathia will return at full strength after his stint on the disabled list with a strained groin. That seems reasonable, but there are no guarantees.

07/17/2012

Matt Garza #22 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 27, 2012 at PNC Park. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

If Yanks Look To Add Starter At Deadline, Garza Is Reportedly Their Top Choice

If the Bronx Bombers decide to shop for a starter at the deadline, the man who interests them the most is the Cubs’ Matt Garza, reported CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman.

06/01/2012