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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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Austin Romine’s back acting up again

Austin Romine seems to be developing a becoming-more-serious back problem. He missed time late last year with a back problem and then came to camp this year and missed almost two weeks. Now not even a month later it is a problem again. "From what I understand, [Romine] felt a little pinch back there," Girardi told Byran ...

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Yankees injury news: Nunez is back and the rest

Eduardo Nunez has been out for about two weeks after getting hit on the hand with a pitch, but he took BP and infield practice, declared himself ready, and then actually played in a game over the weekend (link). It's good timing for the Yankees because if he had another setback it very well could have ...

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Yankees spring training injury roundup: 3/15

You've heard about Freddy Garcia taking a comebacker yesterday and his negative x-rays, but he is hardly the only Yankee in camp that is dealing with injuries. SWISHER'S STIFF GROIN: Outfielder Nick Swisher left yesterday's game with groin tightness. After the game he looked to be without pain and it is likely the Yankees only pulled him ...

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Delcarmen out 4-5 days with strained lat

Barring any injuries, the Yankees 25 man roster is just about set. The only spot that is up for grabs is a final bullpen or bench spot. With the Yankees recently outrighting Chris Dickerson to the minors, it appears that final spot will go to the bullpen. It seems possible that the final spot will go ...

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Back injuries could cost a pair of Yankees roster spots

They weren't very likely to make the team out of spring training anyway, but a pair of Yankees, Russell Branyan and Austin Romine, have made it even harder on themselves as they have come down with back injuries. Romine has already been out with a back injuries since Feb. 26, but now Branyan is going to ...

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Austin Romine out with inflammation in his back

Austin Romine hasn't been participating in spring training for the past couple of days because of a sore back, but an MRI revealed that he has inflammation in back and he could miss more time than expected, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. “When it first happened, he told me that it wasn’t too ...

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Yankees discussed a 3-year extension with Russell Martin

At the end of last season, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made it obvious that he is a fan of Russell Martin, calling him Thurman Munson-like. So it shouldn't come as much of shock to hear that the Yankees briefly talked about a three-year extension with the catcher. “My agent and the Yankees talked a little ...

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