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After playing in just 1 game the Yankees place Derek Jeter on the DL


The Yankees announced on Friday that they have placed Derek Jeter on the disabled list with a Grade 1 right quad strain retroactive to July 12 and have called up infielder Brent Lillibridge to take his place. Jeter is eligible to return on July 27, but quad strains often take longer than two weeks. In reality ...

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Youkilis has made A-Rod’s return necessary for Yankees


When the news broke that Alex Rodriguez needed hip surgery that would keep him out until at least the All-Star break the Yankees scrambled to find a replacement. They found one in Kevin Youkilis, a guy that would provide them with insurance on just a one-year deal. It was perfect and it looked that way in ...

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Notes from the weekend: roster moves, Pineda, Girardi, Stewart, and Pettitte


The Yankees game is in danger of being rained out Monday night. Here is a quick update of the news that happened over the weekend. • Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis were activated from the DL on Friday and Vidal Nuno and Ivan Nova were sent down to make room for them on the roster. • David Huff was ...

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Not Again: Granderson to the DL with a broken finger


The injuries never end with the Yankees this year. Just eight games into his return following a broken forearm, Curtis Granderson will head back to the DL this time after he was hit by a pitch and broke his pinky. The Yankees got Ivan Nova back from the DL earlier in the day and it's almost ...

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Yankees split doubleheader in Cleveland


Forgive the late update, I was enthralled by an exciting New York Rangers 5-0 victory. Henrik Lundqvist just pulled off back-to-back shutouts to beat the Washington Capitals. The Yankees played twice earlier in the day. They were shutout 1-0 in the first game and did the shutting out in the second game during a 7-0 win ...

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Brian Cashman is smart not to take credit for Yankees strong start, and other notes


The Yankees had some big holes in the lineup going into the season and most weren't afraid to point them out. There was the drop-off behind the plate, in right field, and forget about plugging any hole with Vernon Wells as he was done and that was a horrible trade. Almost a month later and the ...

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Yankees sign Clay Rapada to a minor league deal, plus other notes

Clay Rapada

The Yankees have signed, or re-signed, the recently released lefty specialist Clay Rapada to a minor league deal the team announced yesterday. Rapada was a big part of the Yankees pen last season as he had a 2.82 ERA, a 8.9 K/9, and a 4.0 BB/9 in 70 appearances last year. He was dominant against lefties ...

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Happy Opening Day: Rapada DFA’d, Warren, Eppley, and Boesch officially make the team


Today is one of the best days of the year: Opening Day! The Yankees, of course, will be in the Bronx taking on Jon Lester and the Red Sox at 1:00 p.m. today with CC Sabathia on the mound. Clay Rapada will not be joining them as he was designated for assignment over the weekend to ...

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