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Hal Steinbrenner on Manny Machado's 'Johnny Hustle' comments: 'That ain't going to sell'

Hal Steinbrenner on Manny Machado's 'Johnny Hustle' comments: 'That ain't going to sell'

Flush with cash, the New York Yankees might take a run at Manny Machado.

But first, the former Orioles infielder would have some explaining to do.

Arriving in Atlanta for two days of owners meetings at a hotel next to the Braves' SunTrust Park, Hal Steinbrenner discussed the state of a team that has one of baseball's most dynamic young rosters but came up short in the playoffs the last two seasons.

The Yankees owner has plenty of money to spend after coming in under the luxury tax threshold last season for the first time since the penalty took effect in 2003. While the top priority is starting pitching, New York is also mentioned as a contender for one of the winter's...

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