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The Yankees add Reid Brignac, place Andy Pettitte on the DL, and more

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The Yankees offense has taken a step back this year, but they are still one of the best teams in baseball largely because of their pitching staff. That staff took a big hit last week as Andy Pettitte went on the DL with a strained trapezius muscle. The Yankees recalled Vidal Nuno to take his place in ...

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Yankees place Kevin Youkilis on the DL, Recall Corban Joseph

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Joe Girardi said after last night's game the MRI done on Kevin Youkilis' back was clean, but it looks like he's going on the DL anyway, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. Infielder Corban Joseph will take his place on the roster. Youkilis has missed seven of the last eight games with a back ...

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

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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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Help is on the way for the Yankees as Teixeira is cleared to swing a bat

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Mark Teixeira took a big step in his return to the field yesterday when he swung a bat for the first time since he tore the tendon sheath in his wrist during Spring Training. He actually took swings on Tuesday in a pool underwater, but yesterday was the first day that he was cleared to take ...

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Ichiro signing might be more evidence of Yankees front office rift, and lots of notes

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It was a little curious this offseason when after the Yankees refused to offer anybody a multi-year contract and even turned down a reasonable one-year offer from Russell Martin only to see them sign a 39-year-old Ichiro Suzuki to a two-year deal. Sure, Ichiro finished very strong while he was with the Yankees, but in his ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Hughes, Nova, Cashman, Cano, Banuelos, Pineda, and Cabral

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The Yankees had the day off yesterday so let's get right to it. • After two days of throwing, Phil Hughes is says he's feeling fine. • Ivan Nova has adjusted his mechanics this season. • Brian Cashman broke his ankle jumping out of a plane. • Robinson Cano's father, Jose Cano, wants his son to stay with the Yankees. • Manny Banuelos has joined Michael ...

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Cashman lacked authority to make offers during Winter Meetings

It turns out that Yankees GM Brian Cashman's frustration, that I wrote about this morning, was not just about missing out on free agents because of the Yankees budget situation, but it also has to do with him losing authority to even make offers, according to Dan Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal. Here is more from ...

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Brian Cashman frustrated by Hal Steinbrenner’s budget

It only seems like the Yankees have missed out on every free agent, but technically they have signed three - Andy Pettitte, Mariano Rivera, and Hiroki Kuroda. Two of them were never in any danger of leaving and the other one has loved his time here which didn't help. Beyond them, though, it's been a mess. ...

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