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103-59, 1st in AL East
The Yankees are stacked and overwhelming World Series favorites (2:14)
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Source: Tigers reach deal with catcher Romine

Free-agent catcher Austin Romine, who had played only for the Yankees during his eight seasons in the majors, has agreed to a one-year deal with the Tigers, a source told ESPN.

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Source: Yanks to retain Gardner on $12.5M deal

Veteran outfielder Brett Gardner, who is coming off a season in which he belted a career-high 28 home runs and collected 74 RBIs, has reached a one-year, $12.5 million deal to stay with the Yankees, a source told ESPN.

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Yanks GM on Cole: Finally landed 'white whale'

A day after the Yankees agreed to a deal with pitcher Gerrit Cole, their GM and manager had strong praise for the biggest prize of the free-agent market.

Boone expects Cole to thrive in New York (1:59)

BBTN: Reaction To Gerrit Cole's Record Contract

Nine years. $324 million. Karl Ravech reacts to Gerrit Cole's record deal with the Yankees, its impact on the AL East and how the signing makes the Yankees the biggest World Series favorite in years. Then, New York Post's Joel Sherman on what Cole's decision ultimately came down to (19:15) and ESPN's Marly Rivera with a story on the moment she found out about the signing (37:23). And, SNY's Steve Gelbs with the latest on the Mets and how MLB's investigation into the Astros will impact new manager Carlos Beltran (37:23).

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Balkovec looks forward to breaking barrier

Rachel Balkovec, hired by the Yankees in November, starts work next month as a minor league hitting coach, believed to the first woman hitting coach employed by a big league team.

Kurkjian: Cole to Yankees makes them the best team in baseball (0:44)
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Sources: Cole to join Yankees for 9 years, $324M

Gerrit Cole and the Yankees have agreed to a nine-year, $324 million contract that surpasses the deal Stephen Strasburg finalized with the Nats for most total money and annual average salary for a pitcher, sources told ESPN.

Cashman on Cole: 'We're part of the heavy-hitting teams' (2:17)
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Source: Phillies, SS Gregorius reach 1-year deal

The Phillies have reached agreement with former Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius on a one-year deal, a source confirmed to ESPN's Buster Olney. The deal is for $14 million, NBC Sports Philadelphia reported.

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Yankees GM gets message from above on Cole

Brian Cashman saw a message taped to a 10th-floor window while prepping for a festival in Connecticut. "Please sign Gerrit Cole," it said. The GM's response: "I'm open to do clearly whatever, as always, is important for the Yankees."


BBTN: Where Will The Top Free Agents Land?

With the MLB Hot Stove already cookin', Buster and Bob Nightengale discuss possible landing spots for the biggest names left in free agency. Plus, a special offseason "Hembo Knows" (22:13) and some Bleacher Tweets with a Texas twist (33:21).

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.3114th
Quality Starts53Tied-15th
Batting Average.2674th
On Base Percentage.3394th
Slugging Percentage.4903rd