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2 hrs ago | NJ.com

Former Yankees third baseman Eric Chavez retires

Third baseman Eric Chavez, who spent parts of two seasons with the Yankees, is retiring after 16-plus seasons in the majors, CBSSports.com's John Heyman reported on Wednesday .

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6 hrs ago | Yanks Go Yard

Who are the NY Yankees Most Overpaid Players besides A-Rod?

May 12, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi on the top step of the dugout as his team celebrates a grand slam hit by left fielder Brett Gardner against the New York Mets during the second inning at Yankee Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Brett Gardner, New York Mets

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Washington Post

Why Mike Trout may get overlooked again for MVP award

Mike Trout is widely considered baseball's most well-rounded player and has had quite the luxury season: a lucrative shoe deal , and after winning the MLB all-star game's most valuable player award, was given the arduous task of choosing between a Corvette and a truck.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sports Media 101

Yankees Rumors: Rusney Castillo to Hold Private Workout with New York, Other Teams

Yankees 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Yankees as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brett Gardner, Jacoby Ellsbury

Daily Mail

Alex 'A-Rod' Rodriguez attempts a family gathering with his ex-wife and girlfriend

Alex Rodriguez has taken his fair share of risks on the field in his time, but on the weekend he was making a unconventional play of his own.

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Nippertown!

LIVE: The Baseball Project @ Club Helsinki, 7/23/14

By the time the Baseball Project roared into Hudson on Wednesday, they had played more than a double-header, appearing on "The Dan Patrick Show" and later on WAMC-FM before cruising south to Club Helsinki .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tim Hudson, Roger Clemens, Bernie Williams, David Wright

CBS Local

Jose Abreu Knows Just How Far To Hit The Ball For A Homer

This is either a highly intriguing nugget unearthed by cutting-edge technology in baseball or simply the most pointless fact you could come up with in a game in which the difference between greatness and your ticket to the real world can be one-eighth of an inch.

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BTF's Baseball Primer

O'Connor: Tulo looks more A-Rod than Jeter

Tulowitzki happens to wear No. 2 in Jeter's honor. Tulowitzki also happens to play shortstop for the last-place Colorado Rockies, who happened to be hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday while their disabled star was sitting nine rows behind home plate inside Yankee Stadium - one day after those Colorado Rockies misspelled Tulowitzki's name on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball, Derek Jeter

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Washington Times

LOVERRO: Hall of Fame is one birthday present A-Rod will never unwrap

Alex Rodriguez got a birthday present Sunday on the day of his 39th birthday. The Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies took place in Cooperstown - another reminder for A-Rod of what he has lost.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Derek Jeter

Lookout Landing

This week in Mariners history: July 20-26

It's difficult to ferret out the highlights in a week where the Mariners nearly got no-hit by Bartolo Colon and Kendrys Morales came slinking back to the DH spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bartolo Colon, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners

Yanks Go Yard

Bomber Bites With Jumping Joe-Clueless Joe Goes Into the Hall

Jun 22, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; Former New York Yankee Joe Torre during Old Timers Day at Yankee Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, American League, Baseball Players, Ruben Sierra, Derek Jeter

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Washington Post

In Torre, La Russa and Cox, Hall of Fame inducting an unparalleled class

Joe Torre's best skill may have been navigating the maelstrom that is the New York media frenzy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mariano Rivera

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sports Media 101

New York Yankees to Scout Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo on Saturday

Yankees 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Yankees as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Leonys Martin, Dayan Viciedo

CBS Local

5 Things You May Have Missed: Cliff Lee Farts On Camera, A-Rod...

From Cliff Lee breaking wind off the mound to a Browns fan relieving himself on Art Modell's grave, here are the five stories you may have missed this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Derek Jeter

Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Review Online

About That Brawl Ten Years Ago Today

On July 24, 2004 , the Yankees were cruising. They had an eight and a half game lead over the Red Sox, who were tied with the Twins for the wild card.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, David Ortiz

MSNBC

Derek Jeter is the third most powerful figure in New York Sports? Really?

The ranking is by the Daily News which, given its priorities, I'm shocked A-Rod wasn't in the top spot, but we'll leave that go.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter

USA Today

Eating huge salaries now common for MLB teams

Situations where a MLB franchise may, in coming years, need a large vat of mayonnaise to help swallow a salary: As players age, eating salary a reality for MLB teams Situations where a MLB franchise may, in coming years, need a large vat of mayonnaise to help swallow a salary: Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rE5Vuh Ryan Howard ... (more)

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Boston.com

10 Thoughts on the 10-Year Anniversary of A-Rod Eating Jason Varitek's GloveSports

Chad Finn is the sports media columnist for the Globe and writes the irreverent Touching All the Bases blog for Boston.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jason Varitek, Derek Jeter, Kevin Millar, David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia

BoSox Injection

A-Rod vs. Varitek brawl and Mueller walk-off were a turning point - July 24, 2004

Apr 4, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox former players Pedro Martinez , Mike Lowell and Jason Varitek carry out World Series trophies during pre-game ceremonies before the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Fenway Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Lowell, Jason Varitek, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Bronson Arroyo, Miguel Cairo

MSNBC

Ten years ago today the Alex Rodriguez-Jason Varitek brawl changed...

People still talk about the Red Sox and Yankees like it's some highly pitched rivalry, but it's not that special these days.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Jason Varitek, Mariano Rivera, Bill Mueller

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