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Francisco Cervelli is likely to be the Yankees Opening Day catcher, with other notes

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For the past few years Brian Cashman has done nothing but rave about how much he liked Russell Martin so it was a shock to see the Yankees let him go to Pittsburgh without them making a single offer. It was especially shocking considering how barren the free agent catching market was and the fact that ...

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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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Yankees Ivan Nova, Francisco Cervelli still have options left

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The Yankees will have 83 players in camp when Spring Training starts. In order to try to narrow down who could start the season in the Bronx and who might start in Scranton it is helpful to know which players have options left. So a big thanks to Chad Jennings of the Journal News for ...

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Cashman likes the Yankees bullpen as it is

Rafael Soriano is expected to reject the Yankees qualifying offer later today, but it doesn't sound as if Yankees GM Brian Cashman is in a big rush to replace him aside from re-signing Mariano Rivera. "I do like what we have," Cashman told Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com. "I think Joba (Chamberlain) is going to be really ...

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Yankees keeping Rule 5 pick Cabral, give Meyers back to Nats

The Yankees picked up two players, righty Brad Meyers and lefty Cesar Cabral, from the Rule 5 Draft last season, but both pitchers ended up spending the entire season on the 60-day DL. That doesn't mean they get to keep them though. Both are still considered Rule 5 players who need to make the Yankees roster ...

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Thoughts on the Yankees roster as we wait for the 1st pitch

At around 3:00 pm today, James Shields of the pesky Tampa Bay Rays will deliver the first pitch of the season to New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, and let me tell you, I couldn’t be more excited to face a guy who threw eleven complete games last year. But before I get into the nitty ...

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Clay Rapada makes the Yankees Opening Day roster

In an expected move, left handed reliever Clay Rapada has been told that he will start the season on the Yankees Opening Day roster, according to Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News. Rapada, a 31-year-old with a career OBP of .153 and an OPS of .472 against left handed hitters, had a strong spring training, ...

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Deadline to set rosters is 5:00 pm Wednesday

The Yankees have until 5:00 pm on Wednesday to set their roster. 23 spots are locked in as long as nobody gets hurt in this afternoon's game against the Mets. The other two spots are expected to be two spots in the bullpen. The first one likely to go to lefty reliever Clay Rapada, but the ...

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