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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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Yankees Rule 5 picks headed to the DL

The Yankees took two players in this year's Rule 5 draft in lefty Cesar Cabral and righty Brad Meyers. Neither player will make the team, but neither player is leaving the organization either as both are headed to the DL, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. Cabral had a good shot of making the ...

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What Pineda/Cabral injuries mean to the Yankees roster

The injuries to Michael Pineda and Cesar Cabral certainly change the way the Yankees will plan out there roster. It sorted out the rotation immediately, but it does more than just that. Clay Rapada seems to be the biggest beneficiary as the lone lefty competing for a spot behind Boone Logan. However, manager Joe Girardi did not ...

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Cabral has significant elbow injury

UPDATE: David Waldstein of the NY Times reports that Cabral has suffered a stress fracture to the left olecranon bone which is located on the tip of his elbow. He says there is no timetable for his return at this point, but it seems like that could be a 2-3 month process. TJS isn't necessary. ORIGINAL POST: So ...

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