Yankees Morning Bits: Damon, Wells, Soriano, CC, and prospects


The Yankees lost to the Orioles 5-1 on Monday.

• Johnny Damon wants to fill in for Curtis Granderson.

• The Yankees are not interested in trading for Vernon Wells.

• Alfonso Soriano doesn’t have the Yankees on his list of pre-approved teams he would accept a trade to.

• CC Sabathia faced live hitters for the first time since elbow surgery. He’s fine and even threw some sliders.

Baseball Prospectus only included Gary Sanchez (47) and Mason Williams (51) in their Top 100 Prospects.

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