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Yankees GM to A-Rod: Shut the F--k Up

Cashman denies Rodriguez cleared to play

(Newser) - New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman seems less than thrilled about Alex Rodriguez's tweet announcing that he has been cleared to play in rehab games as he recovers from a long-term hip injury. "You know what, when the Yankees want to announce something, [we will]," Cashman... More »

Torre Tell-All Has Yanks Mulling Gag Rule

(Newser) - Joe Torre’s new book about his tenure as Yankees manager has the franchise in such a tizzy that the front office is considering a “non-disparagement clause” in future contracts, Newsday reports. Unlike other teams, the Yankees have never insisted on confidentiality agreements with players and management. “Up... More »

Golden Goose Hits Hall of Fame

Emotions high as Yankee closer inducted

(Newser) - Former Yankee closer Goose Gossage was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown yesterday along with Dick Williams and, posthumously, Walter O'Malley, Bowie Kuhn, Billy Southworth and Barney Dreyfuss. It was an emotional affair with Gossage weeping for Yankees catcher Thurman Munson, who died in a plane crash... More »

Another Regular Season Award for A-Rod

Yankees slugger wins his third AL MVP in convincing fashion

(Newser) - Alex Rodriguez now has a shiny, new AL MVP award to go with his shiny, new contract. Unfortunately, he says, he has no World Series ring to complement them. It was the third such honor for baseball’s highest-paid player, who also won in 2005 with New York and 2003... More »

Will the Rocket Finally Retire?

Clemens to develop new talent for the Astros —unless new pitching gig comes along

(Newser) - Roger Clemens looks to be retiring at long last, as he prepares to honor his post-retirement contract with the Houston Astros by working to scout and develop young pitchers. But wait—if a team "has a need for Roger" and the Rocket feels up to it, his agent "... More »

Torre: That's 'An Insult'!

Admits $5 million is 'nothing to sneeze at,' but says 1-year offer offended him

(Newser) - An emotional Joe Torre called the Yankees' one-year, $5 million offer "an insult" today. Three million dollars in incentives didn't help, he said: “I’d been there 12 years and did not feel motivation was needed." The offer was still sizable, despite a $2.5 million pay... More »

Another Day and Still No Word on Torre's Future

GM Cashman says delay is show of respect for Yankees manager

(Newser) - The Yankees brass continued their meetings today in Tampa but still have not made a decision on the fate of manager Joe Torre. GM Brian Cashman said that the club is taking their time with the decision on whether to bring Torre back out of respect for the man who... More »

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