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CC Sabathia’s season to end due to knee surgery

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Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees have announced CC Sabathia will have surgery on his knee, abruptly ending his 2014 season. Cashman added Sabathia's surgery is a clean-up of the knee and is not a micro-fracture surgery which gives a greater chance of recovery. The surgery is slated for July 23rd. In Other News: The Yankees announced ...

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What 6 story-lines will develop in the Yankees second half?

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In the first half of the season, the Yankees main story-lines have been about Derek Jeter, Masahiro Tanaka, the multiple injuries surrounding the team and the inconsistency of the lineup. With the first half behind us, let's take a look at some story-lines that are still recurring in the second half of the season, as ...

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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Starting Rotation

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Yesterday, I graded the Yankees position players and today is probably the toughest task: the starting rotation. I'll start by grading the five original pitchers in the rotation and finally, I'll grade David Phelps and Chase Whitley (I can't really grade Shane Greene or Brandon McCarthy because they didn't make enough starts for consideration. It ...

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Francis has no clear-cut role with the Yankees

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Jeff Francis is slated to be with the Yankees sometime this weekend, but as of right now he doesn't have a clear-cut role with the team. “Obviously he’s a guy that was stretched out but he is not now,” Joe Girardi said. “He’s a guy that’s probably in the 30-to-40-pitch range right now. We’ll talk to ...

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Brian McCann and Brett Gardner out of today’s lineup

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First off, I apologize for the pregame notes being five/six innings late. I had a slight emergency but with everything cleared up, I now have time to write out the notes and publish it. As it turns out, Brian McCann coming out of the lineup was the Yankees main news of the afternoon. Here's a ...

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CC Sabathia might need microfracture surgery

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CC Sabathia is going to meet with Dr. James Andrews a week from Monday to determine what's the next step for him. However, it's safe to say that Sabathia will probably miss the rest of the 2014 season if needs microfacture surgery. “I think that’s probably fair to say,” manager Joe Girardi said. The MRI showed significant ...

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Injury Notes: McCann, Sabathia

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Before we get to the injury report, I would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Fourth of July and of course a very Happy Birthday to none other than "The Boss", Mr. George Steinbrenner. There's not a day that goes by where "The Boss" isn't missed and occasionally I start sentences about the Yankees like ...

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CC Sabathia suffers a setback

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During CC Sabathia's start last night, there was no indication his knee was giving him an issue. However, when Sabathia woke up this morning, his knee had fluid and he suffered another setback in his quest to return to the staring rotation. “He said nothing during the game about it,” manager Joe Girardi said. “He woke ...

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