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A-Rod hip doctor: I was surprised he was able to play at all


The more we hear about Alex Rodriguez's hip injury the more it sounds like he was crazy to even be out there. Even warrior-like perhaps in his determination to keep playing through pain. In speaking with Joel Sherman of the NY Post, Dr. Bryan Kelly, who treated A-Rod's hip, said the injury no doubt led to ...

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Yankees not looking for bullpen help

New York Yankees pitcher Rivera waves to fans after their MLB American League baseball game against Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium

The Yankees are not done making moves this offseason, but it appears that they feel that their bullpen is set after re-signing Mariano Rivera. “I cannot talk about players on the free-agent market,” Brian Cashman told Anthony Rieber of Newsday. “But I am not looking for bullpen help, I can tell you that.” The Yankees lost out ...

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Yankees expect Austin Romine to start in the minors


Yankees still don't have a starting catcher and while Chris Stewart can't hit, Francisco Cervelli can't do much of anything which made it look reasonable for them to go with Austin Romine. However, Yankees GM Brian Cashman explained that he doesn't expect to go with the rookie. “I expect Romine to go to Triple-A,” Cashman told ...

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Yankees expect A-Rod back but not giving guarantees that he will be


When Yankees GM Brian Cashman first announced that Alex Rodriguez was having his second hip surgery since 2009 he sounded pretty sure of himself that they expected A-Rod to come back and come back strong by midseason. Lately though, he has been softening on that stance. "(Kevin Youkilis) will be penciled in as our everyday third ...

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CC Sabathia offseason workouts same as always despite surgery


It's always bad when you hear about a pitcher having elbow surgery, but in CC Sabathia's case this offseason's surgery to remove a bone spur from his left elbow hasn't seemed to derail him at all. CC was already expected to be ready for Opening Day, but he said that even his offseason workouts will start ...

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Mariano Rivera: I will be ready for Opening Day


Yankees future Hall of Fame closer Mariano Rivera had surgery to repair his torn ACL last June. All indications were that he would be fine to start this season, he didn't even rule out a 2012 return until late, but I guess at 43 the media just wants to be sure. So they caught up with ...

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A-Rod Speaks for 1st time since surgery announcement

Alex Rodriguez had not made any statements to anybody since the announcement that he will need his second hip surgery in four years until a charity event on Saturday. Here is what he said: NOT CONCERNED: “I’m not concerned,” Rodriguez told The Associated Press. “I’m actually, in many ways, relieved that there’s something tangible that we can ...

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Yankees and Robinson Cano not talking extension

What might the Yankees be doing when they are watching all the free agents come off the board? Well, they are not discussing an extension with Robinson Cano. "I think the Yankee policy is very clear, they always walk through the contracts and then address them," Boras told Andrew Marchand of "As they did with ...

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