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Please show some courtesy to your fellow fans and use descriptive thread titles in this sub-forum and in all other areas of this forum so everyone knows exactly what's being discussed in a particular thread.
A thread titled "Joe Torre" for example could be about anything - please specify exactly what you want to discuss in the thread you're starting such as "Will Joe Torre Ever Come Back to the Yankees?". Not everyone has a lot of time on the forum to go in and out of every single thread so...
i'll kick things off by putting this here:
probably afraid that someone will find his stash of dildos
As per MLBTR the Yanks sign Niese to a MiLB deal...https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/
Apparently the Yankees are headed to an arbitration hearing with Betances, the first hearing they've had with a player in nearly a decade. Betances would be a closer on basically every other team and the Yankees have been suppressing his earnings by keeping him a middle reliever for as long as possible.
"Eligible for arbitration for the first time, Betances submitted a...
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Go here to find links to the other contest questions: http://www.nyyfansforum.com/showthread.php/136425-Poor-Man-s-Prediction-Contest
With the season over, fair to start thinking about possible moves this offseason. Personally, I'd love to see a #2 type starter, and maybe one offensive upgrade. The two opportunities I might pursue on offense would be at 3B, where perhaps a deal can be found somewhere for Headley. Or OF, which would require finding a landing spot for Gardner (or Ellsbury if at all possible). Both are positions that have been sorely lacking in power production.
As for pitching, perhaps a buy low opportunity...
To help pass the time until ST starts, I've decided to conduct a prediction contest of sorts.
Disclaimer: This isn't anything close to the popular contests Lou and John put together in the past. Don't get your hopes up too much.
This contest consists of 50 questions, plus 4 tie-breaker questions ... all posted as polls. You will have until February 18th to vote on each poll. Below are the links to the questions. Questions in red denote clarifications/corrections which are posted in...
Bob Nightengale @BNightengale 53s
54 seconds ago
The #Yankees have agreed to a one-year, $3 million contract with Chris Carter, pending a physical.
Why, I don't know..
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