Monthly Archives: April 2011

Yankees Slam Their Way to CC’s First Win

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CC Sabathia was on top of his game and so was the Yankees offense as they slugged five homers, including two from Russell Martin, en route to a 15-3 victory over the Orioles in Baltimore Saturday night. Sabathia was in fine form as he held the Orioles to just two hits through the first ...

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Yankees’ Francisco Cervelli Could Return Next Week

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Via Chad Jennings of the Journal News: Girardi indicated that it’s possible Francisco Cervelli will be activated during the upcoming home stand. He’ll DH tonight and catch again tomorrow. “We’ll see how he’s feeling,” Girardi said.”I’m not saying we’ll make a decision, but he’s doing pretty good.” This is good news. Even though ...

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Yankees Call-Up Buddy Carlyle, Demote Hector Noesi

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The Yankees announced yesterday that they went sending RHP Hector Noesi back to the minor leagues and instead will call-up RHP Buddy Carlyle because they want Noesi, who hasn't pitched at all since being recalled, getting regular work. To make room for Carlyle on the 40-man roster the Yankees have designated LHP Jose ...

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Updates on Yankees’ Silva, Millwood, and Hughes

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Via the Associated Press: Yankees pitcher Carlos Silva is scheduled to throw batting practice for the first time since signing this month. Silva threw 45 pitches Thursday in his third bullpen session at the Yankees’ spring training complex and will throw batting practice Saturday.. ...Kevin Millwood is scheduled to make his second minor league start Friday ...

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Yankees: Prior’s Groin Injury Isn’t Serious

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Via Ben Shpigel of the NY Times: Prior's on the Class AAA DL with an injured groin. Mark Newman said it's not serious. The good news is that this is not an arm injury, the bad news is that being realistic any injury to Mark Prior is a big deal. That's why he went from young-phenom ...

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Bartolo Colon Pitches Yankees to Victory in 1st Start

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In his first start in the Yankees rotation since replacing troubled starter Phil Hughes, Bartolo Colon pitched very well. Well enough to pitch into the 7th inning while leading the Yankees to a 6-2 victory over the Blue Jays in Toronto last night. Colon went 6.2 innings and allowed just two runs on five ...

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General Manager Brian Cashman’s Plan B

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Of all the criticisms I've heard about Brian Cashman, one of my favorites (and by favorites I mean that I find most ludicrous) came this past offseason, when many accused him of having no "plan B" after he failed to sign Cliff Lee. Anyone who reads my postings here knows that I am a fan ...

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Yankees Can’t Give Up on Brett Gardner

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Brett Gardner has been the favorite target of disgruntled Yankees fans so far this season and it is easy to see why. After last night's game in Toronto Gardner is hitting just .128 with a .388 OPS. On top of that he has failed in three of six stealing attempts and has been unproductive ...

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