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Phil Hughes Stays With Yankees

Phil Hughes and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $7.15 million, one-year contract, a raise of $3.75 million. Hughes Deal is not guaranteed to avoid salary arbitration.


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Soriano Signs With The Nationals

Rafael Soriano former Yankees reliever and the Nationals have agreed to a $28 million, two-year deal with a third-year vesting option for $14 million. The option reportedly rests on whether the right-hander finishes 120 games combined over 2013 and 2014.


This Day In Baseball History:

January 5,1920 – The New York Yankees purchased “Babe” Ruth from the Boston Red Sox for $125,000.


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Hideki Matsui Will Retire

Former World Series MVP Hideki Matsui, who spent 10 years in the majors after a stellar career in Japan, will announce his retirement. Matsui was a three-time MVP in Japan’s Central League before he signed with the New York Yankees in December 2002. Matsui played for the Yankees from 2003 to 2009, making two All-Star teams and winning the 2009 World Series MVP after hitting .615 with three home runs and eight RBIs.

Hideki Matsui was a two-time All-Star with the Yankees. Matsui, 38, signed a minor league contract with the Rays. However, the slugger batted just .147 with two homers and seven RBIs in 34 games (95 at-bats). He was just 2-for-19 with seven strikeouts in 10 games in July before the team released him.


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Kevin Youkilis To The Yankees

Kevin Youkilis former Boston Red Sox third baseman has verbally agreed to become a New York Yankee with a deal expected to be for one-year and $12 million.


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Mariano Rivera Stays With Yanks

Mariano Rivera has agreed to a one-year, $10 million deal, plus incentives with the New York Yankees.


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Russell Martin Is A Pirates

Former New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin has agreed to a two-year, $17 million deal with Pittsburgh Pirates


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Andy Pettitte Stays A Yankee

Pettitte agreed to a one-year, $12 million contract Wednesday with the Yankees. The deal includes several award bonuses: $1 million for winning the Cy Young Award, $1 million for World Series MVP and $500,000 for league championship series MVP.


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Kuroda Agreed With Yanks

Hiroki Kuroda has agreed to a one-year deal with the New York Yankees worth $15 million, plus incentives that are worth less than $1 million.


American League Championship Series

Yankees 1
Tigers 8

Detroit leads 4-0
Tigers sweep Yankees in ALCS to reach World Series