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Elite Yankees prospect Mason Williams arrested on DUI charges

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Yankees outfield prospect Mason Williams was arrested in Tampa on DUI charges early Thursday morning, according to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times. Williams was reportedly driving 10-13 mph over the speed limit and showing "clues of impairment" when he was pulled over. He failed a field sobriety test and was charged with a misdemeanor DUI. Williams ...

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Brian Cashman is smart not to take credit for Yankees strong start, and other notes

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The Yankees had some big holes in the lineup going into the season and most weren't afraid to point them out. There was the drop-off behind the plate, in right field, and forget about plugging any hole with Vernon Wells as he was done and that was a horrible trade. Almost a month later and the ...

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Yankees Robinson Cano has weak ties to PED-clinic with notes

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Major League Baseball is apparently investigating Robinson Cano for potential ties to Biogenesis, the anti-aging clinic suspected of providing PEDs to players, although any links to Cano and the clinic seem very weak at best, according to T.J. Quinn and Mike Fish of ESPN. Where other players had their names on Biogenesis documents, Cano did not. Instead ...

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Is it time to start getting excited for a Michael Pineda return? Plus notes

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There has been a lot of injury updates recently, some good and some bad, but they've mostly been focused on the Yankees bats -- Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira, Curtis Granderson, and even occasionally Alex Rodriguez. One of the bigger names on the DL that is quietly working his way back is Michael Pineda, who is recovering ...

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Major setback will keep Derek Jeter out until after the All-Star Break

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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will be out until at least the All-Star Break after a CT scan revealed a small crack in the same area where he broke his ankle last October. This latest setback will not require surgery, but expect him to be out 2-3 months minimum. "We have to back off and let that ...

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Help is on the way for the Yankees as Teixeira is cleared to swing a bat

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Mark Teixeira took a big step in his return to the field yesterday when he swung a bat for the first time since he tore the tendon sheath in his wrist during Spring Training. He actually took swings on Tuesday in a pool underwater, but yesterday was the first day that he was cleared to take ...

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Yankees taking it easy with Derek Jeter to avoid another setback

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Derek Jeter is not going to be back by May 1st. That much is sure. Anything other than that is a mystery right now as he and the Yankees are taking things very slow to try to avoid another setback during his rehab from a broken ankle. Jeet took a full two days off over the ...

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A-Rod allegedly tried to purchase and destroy Biogenesis documents, and notes from the weekend

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More news from the Biogenesis scandal and more bad news for Alex Rodriguez. Investigators were told by ex-Biogenesis employees that documents had been put up for sale by people connected to the clinic and that Alex Rodriguez, through an intermediary, had attempted to purchase them in order to destroy them, according to Michael Schmidt of the ...

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