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Martin Prado gives Yankees flexibility on the diamond


When the Yankees traded for Martin Prado, Joe Girardi said he would be their primary right fielder. However, right field isn't the only position Prado knows how to play: he knows how to play all the infield positions without a single problem. In other words, he's their own version of Tampa Bay Rays player Ben ...

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Although having a down year, Chase Headley is still a big upgrade


Chase Headley has been hitting .229 in 2014--but he's been on a hot streak in July before getting dealt to the Yankees, hitting .339 from July 4th to July 21st. Replacing Alex Rodriguez has been a difficult task; Headley hasn't lived up to his 2012 season. In fact, in order to not put pressure on Headley, ...

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Morning Notes and Links: Long, Rodriguez, Wheeler

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I know I usually start off every morning writing a small recap before tonight's game, but I wanted to put up some links that I didn't get a chance to cover yesterday since there was other news coming out of the organization (CC Sabathia's rehab start). -- Kevin Long spoke to the media following yesterday's loss ...

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Alex Rodriguez plans to play next season

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Well, I was wondering how long it would be until I wrote about Alex Rodriguez again. I just didn't think it would be today. According to Rodriguez's spokesman, Rodriguez says he fully plans to play for the Yankees next season. In order to take the first step to make amends, he dropped his lawsuit against Yankees ...

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Gardner and Ichiro sit with Sale on the mound

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Joe Girardi's lineup was set up in a funky way as the Yanks prepare to face Chris Sale and the White Sox: He has every right handed switch hitter in the lineup and chose to sit Brett Gardner and Ichiro Suzuki. Now, that seems pretty odd, not having a left handed hitter in the lineup, ...

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Spring Training: Day 1 Notes


Yankees pitchers and catchers reported earlier this morning to George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa and they all got down to work. Here were some of the notes from Day 1 of Spring Training (So far): -- CC Sabathia came into camp weighing 275 pounds, the least he's weighed since his days with the Cleveland Indians. Sabathia ...

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So what’s next for A-Rod?

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On Friday, Alex Rodriguez dismissed his case against Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association, finally accepting his 162-game suspension. So now that Rodriguez is officially slated to come back in 2015--what does he do next? Start Mending Relationships? Rodriguez has all but burned the bridges between Major League Baseball, the New York Yankees ...

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Alex Rodriguez dismisses lawsuit vs. MLB, MLBPA

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It looks as if Alex Rodriguez won't be taking his suspension case to federal court. According to Jorge Castillo of the Star Ledger, Rodriguez has dismissed his lawsuit against Major League Baseball, Commissioner Bud Selig and the Major League Baseball Players Association. Rodriguez dismissing his case follows the MLBPA asking for the judge to dismiss the ...

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