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Whitley, Nuno and Phelps hold down fort as rotation replacements

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The beginning to the Yankees season has not been pretty and when they lost 60% of their rotation by mid-May, it seemed all hope was lost...until Chase Whitley, David Phelps and Vidal Nuno stepped in and held down the fort for the Bronx Bombers in their time of need. "They've kept us afloat," Mark Teixeira said ...

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Injury Notes: Sabathia, Cervelli, Pineda

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Here's a few quick notes before tonight's game. It's nothing too elaborate considering it's the only news of the evening, but just something to read before the game begins: CC Sabathia:  Sabathia is progressing and he's throwing but he's not doing any bullpen sessions. He'll throw one sometime next week, but Joe Girardi said it's unlikely he'll ...

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Francisco Cervelli could return to Yankees tomorrow

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If you're going to watch tonight's game on YES, take a good look at John Ryan Murphy because tomorrow, he might not be here. Francisco Cervelli is eligible to come off the disabled list on Friday and unless the Yankees plan on designating either Alfonso Soriano or Kelly Johnson for assignment, the logical move would be ...

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Everything is falling into place on the injury front

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There's a lot of negativity surrounding the Yankees right now: they're not playing well, they have a losing record at home, their offense is more dead than the zombies in The Walking Dead and the pitching has given up the small leads the Yankees offense has given them. However, there is some positive news coming the Yankees ...

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Plethora of injuries cause Yankees to question their depth

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When the Yankees broke camp in Spring Training, everyone was healthy and ready to prepare for another season of baseball. There wasn't much question about the Yankees depth and the Yankees figured they could plug some holes should one or two injuries arise. We're two months into the season, and the Yankees depth is now ...

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CC Sabathia: “I feel great right now”

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CC Sabathia hasn't been a huge fixture in the Yankees dugout during games, but he showed up at the Yankees clubhouse earlier this afternoon to give an update on his knee. “I feel great right now,” Sabathia said. “I do feel pretty confident. I didn’t know going into it. I woke up (after the procedure), my ...

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Carlos Beltran optimistic he’ll avoid surgery

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For the last few days, Carlos Beltran had been doing tee and toss with Kevin Long. Today he took a short round of batting practice and reported no issues in his elbow. For the first time since May 12, the first time he addressed the media with this issue, Beltran feels he could legitimately avoid ...

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Some disappointments for the Yankees so far

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In my last post, I put some of the players that have surprised and exceeded expectations for the Yankees in the first month of the 2014 season. Unfortunately, there are also players that have a high expectation bar set and then don't meet the standards. Here were the players that have been a slight disappointment ...

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