Monthly Archives: August 2010

Pettitte Throws Bullpen Without Pain

Via the LoHud Yankees blog: Andy Pettitte felt good after a 25-pitch bullpen session, but he did not try to throw at 100 percent effort. That was at the urging of the training staff. The greater test will probably come in his next bullpen session — most likely Sunday or Monday — ...

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Read: NoMaas’ Interview w/Mark Newman had a great interview with the Yankees' Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations Mark Newman that was filled with great little tidbits of information about the minor league system. Since this has been a slow news day thanks to the off day yesterday, I figured I'd point it out and run down some of ...

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Yankees Notes: Girardi, Wood, Laird

The Yankees had an off day yesterday so there really isn't a whole lot of news going on. Andy Pettitte is throwing a bullpen this afternoon that is critical to the Yankees season, but we haven't gotten an update on that yet. As soon as there is something, I'll let you know. Here are some ...

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Yankees Notes: Swisher, Marte, Aceves, Johnson, Pettitte

Phil Hughes did not pitch well last night as he allowed five earned runs in just 3.2 innings. Javier Vazquez came on in relief and pitched pretty well with the exception of a solo-shot by Aaron Hill in the 5th. The Yankees' bats were silent for most of the night, although they ...

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Not According to Plan

Manager Joe Girardi and the Yankees planned on limiting Phil Hughes' inning last night by removing the pitcher early from the game and using Javier Vazquez. But it didn't work out according to plan as Hughes needed 104 pitches just to get through 3.2 innings as he allowed five earned runs for the loss.

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Cliff Lee Denies That He’s Waiting to Join Yankees

Via the NY Post: If you think Cliff Lee has made up his mind to pitch for the Yankees next season, the Rangers left-hander has something to tell you. "It's a lie," Lee told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Monday. "Write that. Are you writing? Write that it's a lie. I did not ...

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Yankees Notes: Recap, Swisher, Hughes, and Aceves

The Yankees brought out the big bats yesterday as they hit five homers en route to an 11-5 victory over the Blue Jays in Toronto. Here are some notes: Mark Teixeira and Jorge Posada both went 4-for-5 with a homer, 2 runs, and 2 RBI's. Marcus Thames and Curtis Granderson both went 3-for-4 with ...

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Yankees Trade Rumors: Interested in Hiroki Kuroda

Via Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports' Twitter: Dodgers put Kuroda on waivers. Rival exec: "I guarantee Yankees are all over it." Kuroda owed about $2.7M. Lilly not yet on waivers. This is about as far fetched as published rumors get. Rosenthal has no info from the Yankees. It's a rival executive guessing that the Yankees would put ...

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