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Romine returning in a couple of weeks

Russell Martin is in the middle of a 0-for-27 skid that has his overall numbers down to a pathetic .178/.297/.347. The Yankees are desperate for even league average production from their backstop, but the only option they have to change things up would be to call up Francisco Cervelli, who hasn't been hitting enough at ...

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The Yankee beat: meeting Joe Girardi edition

The Yankees got 7, 1 hit innings out of Hiroki Kuroda tonight and back-to-back-to-back home runs from Robinson Cano, Nick Swisher, Andruw Jones for an easy 9-1 victory against the Mets. Here is the recap and graph. Before the game I had a chance to meet with both managers Joe Girardi and Terry Collins thanks to ...

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Romine cleared to begin baseball activities

Austin Romine was at the doorstep. After a late season promotion to Triple-A last season, he figured to start the year there again with the possibility of a promotion to the Bronx if the Yankees needed him. Well, Russell Martin's bat has been pretty weak this season and if he was healthy you have to wonder if ...

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Romine headed to a back specialist, Campos to get MRI

Part of the reason the Yankees were willing to risk the Jesus Montero deal was because they had another strong catching prospect in Austin Romine and were getting back a solid pitching prospect in Jose Campos from the Mariners. However, a little more than a month into the season neither player is rewarding the Yankees ...

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Thoughts on the Yankees roster as we wait for the 1st pitch

At around 3:00 pm today, James Shields of the pesky Tampa Bay Rays will deliver the first pitch of the season to New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, and let me tell you, I couldn’t be more excited to face a guy who threw eleven complete games last year. But before I get into the nitty ...

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Romine could be on the DL for a couple of months

With Russell Martin a year away from free agency and Jesus Montero recently traded, Austin Romine could potentially become a big part of the Yankees future and quickly. This season is a big one in determining how quickly Romine becomes the future. He is off to a bad start though as it came out that he ...

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Cervelli shocked at demotion to Triple-A

Francisco Cervelli isn't an especially good hitter, he isn't even an especially good defender, but he does enough of both that he's a decent backup and after three years of serving in that role the Yankees decided out of the blue to send him down to Triple-A. The reason was that Austin Romine's back injury, which ...

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Yankees trade Kontos for Stewart and send Cervelli to AAA

In a flurry of moves this afternoon, the Yankees made a few that don't make a whole lot of sense. It appears that Austin Romine will start the season on the DL with his back injury and the Yankees needed another catcher. So what they did was they traded George Kontos to the San Francisco Giants ...

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