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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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CC Sabathia has his second rehab start

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CC Sabathia had his second rehab start for Double-A Trenton and although we're not supposed to focus on the numbers, it was kind of alarming to see Sabathia's final line. In 3.2 innings, Sabathia gave up five runs (three earned) on five hits, one walk and one hit by pitch. For those interested in velocity, Sabathia's ...

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Joe Girardi discouraged about lineup woes

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The Yankees are going to be without the bat of Jacoby Ellsbury and the power of Mark Teixeira, meaning they are going to have to find a way to manufacture runs without those two in the lineup. Game after game, the media has asked Joe Girardi about the Yankees offensive woes and everyday he's given an answer. ...

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What’s wrong with Brian McCann?

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After last night's extra inning loss, the media asked Brian McCann to assess himself for the first 81 games of the season. His answer? "Horrible." McCann wasn't in the lineup today and the media spend most of the pregame press conference asking Joe Girardi about why he thinks McCann believes he's performing terribly and Girardi just figured ...

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CC Sabathia’s rehab start pushed up to tomorrow

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CC Sabathia was supposed to make his second rehab start on Thursday for Double-A Trenton but now it seems the Yankees plans have slightly changed. According to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com, Sabathia's rehab start with Double-A Trenton has been pushed up to tomorrow, although there's no clear cut reason why. Maybe Joe Girardi will address it ...

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CC Sabathia to make next rehab start Thursday

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In my post about CC Sabathia's first rehab start, I speculated Sabathia could of had his next start on Thursday for Double-A Trenton due to the Thunder promoting tickets for that specific game. In a media session today, Brian Cashman confirmed my speculation: Sabathia will make his next start on Thursday with Double-A Trenton to ...

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Yankees “OK” with Napoli’s comment

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If you had the popcorn all ready for tonight's Red Sox vs. Yankees matchup and you were hoping the Yankees would retaliate because of Mike Napoli's "idiot" comment towards Masahiro Tanaka's pitch selection--then you're going to be disappointed, because according to Joe Girardi there will be no retaliation. “I kind of heard second-hand,” Girardi said. “I ...

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