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  1. MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Currently not Pursuing Jason Grilli; Communication Kept OpenRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Sports Media 101

    ... Yankees are still looking at other options. One name that has been discussed is Washington Nationals closer Rafael Soriano, who was a member of the Yankees two years ago and took over as the closer in 2012 when Mariano Rivera suffered a ...


  2. Yankees give a stiff-arm to veteran closer Jason GrilliRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | New York Post

    ... Justin Wilson being acquired from the Pirates and right-hander Shawn Kelley returning. In addition to Grilli, Rafael Soriano is a free-agent reliever with plenty of closing experience. The 34-year-old, who pitched for the Yankees in 2011 and 2012, ...


  3. Amid trade rumors, Clippard hopes to stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Washington Post

    For the past five seasons, Tyler Clippard has been a staple of durability and reliability of late-inning relief in an era in which late-inning relievers have grown more coveted - and therefore better-paid - throughout the league. Clippard will become a free agent after next season.


  4. 1 Perfect Remaining Offseason Target for Each of MLB's 30 TeamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | BleacherReport

    ... options like Brandon Morrow, Brett Anderson and Chad Billingsley also available. Sergio Romo, Casey Janssen, Rafael Soriano, Francisco Rodriguez and Jason Grilli highlight what is left of the relief pitchers, with a number of lower-level arms likely ...


  5. Will Yanks turn over closer duties to Betances?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | New York Yankees

    ... the White Sox, the club has yet to anoint a successor in what has become an improbably regular development. Rafael Soriano filled the role in 2012 when an injury threatened Mariano Rivera's career, then Rivera returned to reclaim his job in '13 ...


  6. Yanks working to fill three big needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | NorthJersey.com

    ... Romo and Jason Grilli, who attended Seton Hall, and the Yanks have been linked to interest in free agent Rafael Soriano - the ex-Yankee who stepped in and performed well as closer when Mariano Rivera was lost to a knee injury in 2012. With ...


  7. Why Yankees' Brian Cashman remains on the hunt for pitchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | New York Post

    ... teams with possible bullpen pieces to move and is monitoring the free-agent class that includes Jason Grilli, Rafael Soriano, Sergio Romo and Luke Gregerson. "We have a player in Betances, we acquired a player in Justin Wilson," Cashman said. "We ...


  8. Cashman stands by bullpen as Yanks look forward at MeetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | New York Yankees

    ... Aaron Judge, who were scooped up in the 2013 Draft after the team made qualifying offers to Nick Swisher and Rafael Soriano . Clarkin and Judge are now rated as two of the Yanks' better prospects. "Once we got Miller at a lesser number [four years ...


  9. Yankees don't have an experienced closer right now, but don't seem worriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Newsday

    ... the Yankees were spoiled with Rivera. During the past 18 seasons, they've only needed two other closers. Rafael Soriano had 42 saves after Rivera blew out his knee in 2012 and then Robertson graduated from the setup role last year. Maybe they made ...


  10. Inside the Yankees' thinking on rejecting David RobertsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | New York Post

    ... to improve their farm system. After the 2012 season, the Yankees put the qualifying offer on Nick Swisher and Rafael Soriano. Those players signed elsewhere and the Yankees got compensation picks between the first and second rounds that they turned ...


  11. David Robertson, Chicago White Sox agree to dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Call to the Pen

    ... ket. With Miller and Robertson landing deals, expect the market to open up for Luke Gregerson , Sergio Romo , Rafael Soriano and others.


  12. David Robertson Not Coming to Houston EitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    ... Whatever it is, it needs to be rectified, and fast. There are still free agent closers on the market, with Rafael Soriano , Francisco Rodriguez and Sergio Romo topping the list. All three would come with question marks, however. For Romo, he lost ...


  13. Report: White Sox Showing Interest In David RobertsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | CBS Local

    ... for the White Sox to consider as well, such as Luke Gregerson, Sergio Romo, Francisco Rodriguez, Pat Neshek, Rafael Soriano and Joba Chamberlain.


  14. What does the signing of Andrew Miller mean for the Yankees' closer role?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Double G Sports

    ... the Yankees have some free agent options that they could bring in to take over for Robertson. Former Yankee, Rafael Soriano is out on the market after a good, but not great year with the Washington Nationals that saw him lose the closer job to Drew ...


  15. Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller: Why neither should closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Call to the Pen

    ... old school closers as a template for its new duo. For the purposes of having a closer to appease skeptics, Rafael Soriano , Sergio Romo , Pat Neshek , Jason Motte , Jason Grilli , Luke Gregerson and others are available. None of these candidates ...


  16. With Miller to Yanks, all eyes turn to RobertsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | CBS Sports

    ... candidate but are expected to be linked to several more excellent relievers in a market stocked with them. Rafael Soriano , Luke Gregerson , Francisco Rodriguez , Pat Neshek and Jason Grilli stock a solid bullpen group. It may seem odd that this ...


  17. Yankees Strike Back: Andrew Miller signs record-setting four-year deal as Yanks bolster 'penRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | MassLive.com

    ... million late in the afternoon. Miller's contract is the highest valued contract ever awarded to a set-up man (Rafael Soriano's $35-million pact with the Yankees in 2011 was the previous record). The Red Sox were in it until the end as one of the ...


  18. Yankees sign reliever Miller, trade for GregoriusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Major League Baseball

    ... average. The deal is the richest issued to a setup man, eclipsing the three-year, $35 million pact that Rafael Soriano scored from the Yankees before the 2011 season. Miller could team with All-Star right-hander Dellin Betances to provide a dynamite ...


  19. Yankees sign relief stud Andrew Miller for 4 years, $36MRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | New York Post

    The Yankees have signed reliever Andrew Miller to a four-year, $36 million contract, according to The Post's Joel Sherman , in the first big spending of their offseason. It is the richest deal ever for a setup man, surpassing the three-year, $35 million contract the Yankees bestowed upon Rafael Soriano before the 2011 season.


  20. Andrew Miller signs with YankeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Newsday

    ... for a pay day on the free-agent market. Miller's deal eclipses the previous mark for set-up men, held by Rafael Soriano, who the Yankees signed to a $35-million contract before the 2010 season. The Yankees recently entered the fray as suitors for ...