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From Sweeny Murti of WFAN (Via Twitter):

“Nick Swisher will compete in HR Derby.”

I guess the Yankees aren’t worried about Swisher’s swing..only Cano’s. Chris Young was also a late addition to the contest, according to Chad Jennings. This will be the Yankees first representative in the derby since Jason Giambi competed back in 2003. Now, Yankees fans will have a reason to tune in.

Update: 7:30PM ET: According to Mark Feinsand of the Daily News, Swisher contacted Girardi, Long and Cashman before afreeing to participate in the derby.

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River Ave. Blues reported earlier today that the Yankees have reached an agreement with the free agent outfielder Rocco Baldelli. It was a uncomnfirmed report coming from Rocco Baldelli’s Facebook page.

Chad Jennings gave a quick call to Yankees GM, Brian Cashman. That would be false,” Brian Cashman said.

Cashman acknowledged that the Yankees are talking to several players – ”We’re trying to assess our legitimate choices in the sandbox we’re playing in,” he said — but the team has reached an agreement with none of them.

Designated hitter Rocco Baldelli #5 of the Boston Red Sox signs autographs just prior to the start of the Grapefruit League Spring Training Game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park on February 27, 2009 in Port Charlotte, Florida. (more…)

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