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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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Yankees Notes: Pitching, Ichiro, Romine, Mesa

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So obviously the week of Christmas has been extremely quiet and there hasn't been much baseball news to report aside from Masahiro Tanaka being posted. But there were some notes and tidbits from today that might interest Yankees fans and might hold them over until next week when there's sure to be some news (maybe ...

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Yankees Mailbag: Cano, 2014, Pineda and more

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Last week, I asked Yankees fans to send in their questions about the 2013 team and the offseason and I was surprised by the amount of questions I received. Since I haven't done this in a long time (and haven't done it yet on Bronx Baseball Daily), I decided to have a Yankees Mailbag where ...

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Yankees 2013 season report card

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With the 2013 season behind us and with no postseason, the only thing left to do is to grade the Yankees (and for them to hope that they get a good grade). Here are the grades I gave to players from highest to lowest: Mariano Rivera: In his final season, Rivera once again dazzled everyone with his ...

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Does Joe Girardi want to return in 2014?

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Joe Girardi is known for many things: his ability to manage the Yankees bullpen, using players in the right type of circumstances and of course, for his binder. Those things (yes, even the binder) make Joe Girardi a great Yankees skipper. Don't believe me? Take the 2013 Yankees before Rodriguez, Granderson and Soriano joined the ...

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