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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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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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