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Capuano slated to start tomorrow

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When Chris Capuano was traded to the Yankees last night, many figured he was going to the bullpen in order to give the tired pen some length. Instead, he was thwarted into the Yankees starting rotation and is slated to pitch tomorrow. Shane Greene was pushed back to Sunday and Chase Whitley was moved to ...

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To stay in contention, Yankees need McCann and Beltran to produce

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The Bronx Bombers are currently in contention for a play-off spot, but if they want to have any chance of making it to the postseason, they're going to need to bolster their offense. MLB Network analyst Mark DeRosa discussed the Yankees offensive woes, saying they can't rely on their pitching to win games all the time. “It ...

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MLB releases statement on Yankees tarp issue

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After Wednesday's night tarp malfunction and 2-1 victory against the Texas Rangers, Rangers manager Ron Washington filed a complaint with Major League Baseball, stating the game should have been suspended instead of it being an official game. Regarding Washington's complaint, Major League Baseball released a statement. "Last night's [Wednesday night's] game was called because of the sudden ...

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Report: Yankees acquire Chris Capuano from Rockies

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The New York Yankees haven't made that blockbuster deal yet...but they did acquire an arm. According to Bryan Hoch of Yankees.com, the Yankees have acquired Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for cash. Capuano has a 4.55 ERA in 31.2 innings in 2014 while with the Boston Red Sox.

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Yankees will decide tomorrow whether to place Texieira on the DL

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The Yankees have a tough decision to make tomorrow, and it has to do with whether they will place Mark Teixeira on the disabled list. “It’s just seeing how he feels after three or four days (of rest),” Girardi said. “And then we’ll decide if we think it’s going to be in the near future that ...

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Yankees got a discount with Brett Gardner

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When the Yankees signed Brett Gardner to a four-year $52 Million extension in February, I was pleasantly surprised Gardner decided to avoid free agency and gave his current employers a discount. I was also surprised the Yankees committed to Gardner for the next five years (2014 included) when they had just signed Jacoby Ellsbury to ...

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Yankees to scout Cuban defector Rusney Castillo

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When Rusney Castillo takes the field at Alex Rodriguez Stadium on Saturday Morning, Major League Baseball will be there to scout him and that includes the New York Yankees. According to the New York Post, Castillo, 27, has been cleared by Major League Baseball to sign with a ball club and many teams have show interest in ...

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Yankees have limited options at first base

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With Mark Teixeira sidelined and Kelly Johnson on the disabled list, the Yankees don't have many options at first base. For now, the Yankees have Brian McCann as the first basemen, a plan they didn't anticipate on having when the season began. “He’s probably going to have to play there a good portion of the time,” ...

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