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Report: Masahiro Tanaka says elbow feels good

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Masahiro Tanaka is preparing for his sophomore year with the Yankees, and while he has a small tear in his elbow, he's reporting there's no pain whatsoever. "So far so good -- including that (the elbow)," the Japan Times quoted Tanaka. Tanaka was working out with his former team the Rakuten Golden Eagles last week in Japan ...

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What to expect from Masahiro Tanaka

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Yesterday we discussed what the Yankees could expect from CC Sabathia as he bounces back from knee surgery. Today, we'll discuss what the Yankees can expect from Masahiro Tanaka who is coming off an impressive rookie All-Star season. When the Yankees won the bidding war for Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka, many were skeptical on whether or ...

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What to expect from CC Sabathia

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Yesterday, we discussed what the Yankees could expect from Michael Pineda as he prepares for his sophomore season with the ball club. Today we focus on another pitcher in the starting rotation, a player that was formerly the Yankees ace, CC Sabathia. With Sabathia having a horrid 2013 and an injury plagued 2014, what can ...

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What to expect from Michael Pineda

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Yesterday, we discussed what the Yankees could expect from Ivan Nova as he continues to rehab his elbow. Today, we move to Michael Pineda, who was part of the famous trade that sent Jesus Montero to the Seattle Mariners. After making his Yankees debut in 2014, what can the Yankees expect from Michael Pineda this ...

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Yankees don’t need to spend money for starting pitching

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This morning, Max Scherzer shocked Major League Baseball when he signed a seven-year, $210 Million (half-deferred) deal with the Washington Nationals, ending the Scherzer in Yankee pinstripes pipe dream. Truth be told: the Yankees were never in the Max Scherzer sweepstakes to begin with. Scherzer's price from the beginning was just over $200 Million and the Yankees ...

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Top 10 Yankees under Joe Torre and Joe Girardi ranked by WAR

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There are many ways to determine how valuable a player is to a team. You could judge by home runs, RBI's, OBP or slugging percentage. But one of the surefire ways to determine how valuable a player is, is by their WAR (Wins Above Replacement). Of course, WAR isn't perfect and old school baseball analysts ...

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Hot Stove: CC Sabathia expects to be healthy for Spring Training

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There's no doubt CC Sabathia is going to be in the rotation during the 2015 season, but the Yankees don't just need CC back, they need CC Sabathia to be healthy. Luckily for the Yankees, Sabathia said he doesn't feel pain in his surgically repaired knee and he's ready to compete in 2015. "I feel good, I ...

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Pros and cons in signing Max Scherzer

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One of the shiniest toys on the free agent market is Max Scherzer--and although Spring Training begins next month, Scherzer has yet to sign with a team. While it's every Yankees fans dream to have Scherzer in pinstripes, the Yankees aren't interested and have made it a point they're going to stay away from the big ...

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