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News of the Day

Posted By Diane Firstman On October 27, 2008 @ 12:20 pm In Diane Firstman,News of the Day | Comments Disabled

Howdy! Here is what’s going on in Yankeeland today.

River Avenue Blues [1] takes a crack at the off-season plans for the Yankees, and sees an inevitable push to sign Teixeira.

Over at the Daily News, George King writes that A.J. Burnett [2] may be interested in signing with the Yanks if he opts out of the remainder of his deal with the Blue Jays.

MLB.COM’s Lisa Winston reports that the Trenton Thunder [3] have been awarded the 2008 Minor League Baseball Yearly Award as the top Double-A organization.

Chien-ming Wang was honored as one of the ten most outstanding young men and women in Taiwan for 2008, reports the Taiwan News [4].

U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner suggests that the City sell off its luxury boxes [5] at the Mets and Yankees new Stadiums as part of the plan to balance the budget, mentions the Daily News.

That’s all for now.

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[1] River Avenue Blues: http://riveraveblues.com/2008/10/27/new-york-yankees-2009-off-season-structure-5446/

[2] George King writes that A.J. Burnett: http://www.nypost.com/seven/10262008/sports/yankees/bronx_bummer__burnett_may_not_want_to_be_135304.htm

[3] Lisa Winston reports that the Trenton Thunder: http://newyork.yankees.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20081024&content_id=3643021&vkey=news_nyy&fext=.jsp&c_id=nyy

[4] Taiwan News: http://www.etaiwannews.com/etn/news_content.php?id=773641

[5] suggests that the City sell off its luxury boxes: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2008/10/26/2008-10-26_weiners_pitch_to_fix_budget.html

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