Monthly Archives: April 2011

Phil Hughes Will Undergo More Tests

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Via Marc Carig of the Star-Ledger: Phil Hughes will undergo another round of tests tomorrow in hopes of learning exactly why his case of dead-arm has lingered for so long. Ultimately, the Yankees remain unsure of why Hughes' fastball has yet to return, and they hope the round of exams can at ...

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Yankees Beaten By White Sox, Nearly No-Hit

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The Yankees got a good start from A.J. Burnett, but it was wasted as the Bombers were shutdown by Phil Humber, who took a no-hitter into the 7th, as the White Sox beat them 2-0 at home Monday night. Alex Rodriguez was the player who eventually broke up the no-hit bid in the 7th ...

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Where Have Our Values Gone?

Anyone who follows national politics knows of the ongoing fiscal debate, and the political mess that has come with it: Republicans want tax cuts for the wealthiest American’s, shifting all the burdens to the less fortunate, while Democrats have failed to form a cohesive resolution within their own party. More often than not it has seemed ...

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Quote: Hitting More, Lifting Less a Slump Buster for Teixeira

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Via Jeff Seidel of MLB.com: "I hit a lot more this winter, but I also hit more in Spring Training and lifted less weights," Teixeira said. "I think it's more of a flexibility and bat-speed issue. This Spring Training, I hit more, lifted a little less and I came in with a pretty quick bat." "We play ...

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Yankees Prospect Jesus Montero Injured on Foul Ball

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Yankees top prospect Jesus Montero left yesterday's game in the middle of the 4th inning in Scranton yesterday after fouling a ball off his cup. It doesn't seem like a serious injury, but he was in enough pain yesterday that he couldn't guarantee he would play today. Look, obviously this is a painful injury, but ...

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Soriano Missed Last Night’s Game with Lower Back Tightness

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Via Chad Jennings of the Journal News: Soriano said he woke up yesterday with tightness in his lower back. He tried to pitch today, but after a few throws in the bullpen, he knew he was unavailable. He believes he’ll be fine tomorrow. “I played catch like normal,” he said. “When I went ...

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After Rivera Blows Save, Yankees Win in 11

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The Yankees bullpen has been more inconsistent than expected this season as they blew another lead last night, but the Yankees bats picked up the slack as they scored three runs in the 11th inning as the Yankees beat the Orioles 6-3 in Baltimore. Freddy Garcia started for the Yankees and had another strong performance ...

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Yankees Tried to Trade for Russell Martin Past 3 Years

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Via Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York: Cashman said that Russ Martin is "Thuman-like." The Yankees tried to trade for him the past 3 yrs. That would have been interesting. I was certainly skeptical of Russell Martin at first. He had two down seasons, was coming off of two surgeries, and the Yankees had Jesus ...

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