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Masahiro Tanaka inching closer to a rotation return

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Believe it or not, Masahiro Tanaka is one simulated game away from rejoining the Yankees rotation. Tanaka threw three innings and 45-pitches and he proclaimed his arm was stronger than it was two weeks ago when the Yankees were in Detroit. He'll throw an in-between start bullpen before pitching simulated game or a instructional league game ...

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Masahiro Tanaka believes the fatigue is gone

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Masahiro Tanaka threw a 36-pitch bullpen session today and he believes his arm soreness and fatigue is in the past. “I feel that it’s way stronger than it was, so way better,” Tanaka said. “I think the fatigue is done.” Even if the Yankees are eliminated from the playoffs, they want to get Tanaka ready to the ...

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Derek Jeter is once again the Yankees DH

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Derek Jeter has made it perfectly clear that he's not a fan of being the designated hitter. In fact, he said this last night: “I don’t DH much. You go in the cage between at-bats. That’s about it. It’s not something that I do a lot of. To be honest with you, I’m not sure how ...

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Ichiro Suzuki as a pitcher?

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Ichiro Suzuki is known for his bat and his defense in the outfield, so you have to admit it's kind of shocking to hear Ichiro has experience as a pitcher, a relief pitcher nonetheless. If anything, he kind of wished the 13-inning game against the Chicago Cubs went further so he could of had the ...

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Yankees option Austin Romine

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Well, Austin Romine's stay with the Yankees didn't last very long. According to Trenton Thunder beat writer Dan Pfeiffer, Romine had been optioned to Triple AAA Scranton after yesterday's game. The corresponding move isn't known as of yet but's possible the Yankees could bring up either Shane Greene or Preston Claiborne to fill the vacant spot. My ...

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Spring Training: Day 8 Notes

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It was another relatively quiet day but things should heat up by next week since that's when games are slated to begin. To end the day, let's go over some notes and news from camp for the day. -- Brett Gardner and Jacoby Ellsbury practiced their bunting on one of the back fields. I heard Gardner ...

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Masahiro Tanaka impresses in live BP session

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As Masahiro Tanaka threw his live batting practice this morning, there was only one word Austin Romine could say when he saw Tanaka's splitter. "Whoo!" Austin Romine was one of the first five hitters to face Tanaka this morning and admitted he was impressed with his stuff--especially the splitter. I'm glad he's on our team," Romine said, as ...

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Spring Training: Day 1 Notes

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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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