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Tanaka set to make his debut

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If there's any game during Spring Training that should have you in front of the television at 1 p.m., this one is it. CC Sabathia is slated to make his Spring start for the Yankees after having a rough 2013 season--but he's not the only one Yankees fans should look out for. Hiroki Kuroda and ...

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Yankees have also tried to get Chipper and Rolen out of retirement, and other notes

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With Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and Curtis Granderson each on the DL for at least the first month and a half of the season, the Yankees are getting desperate. Yesterday, I told you that they tried to get Derrek Lee out of retirement, but it didn't end there. The Yankees also checked in with Chipper Jones ...

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10 Players who could make $189 million in 2014 more palatable

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Assuming no trades occur, the Yankees have 11 shoe-ins for the 2014 active roster. Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, CC Sabathia, Derek Jeter, Ichiro Suzuki, Brett Gardner, David Robertson, David Phelps, Eduardo Nunez, Ivan Nova, and Francisco Cervelli (or Chris Stewart). Those contracts add up to about $110 million. There is also a tax in the ...

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BBDP: Top 10 relief prospects

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Amongst the craziness of the Winter meetings, A-Rod's injury, and all of the rumors that have been circulating, it's time to take a break from all of the insanity and talk about the farm system. Relievers in the minor leagues are not the most glamorous players. They don't get a lot of love in the rankings, they ...

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On the Yankees and September call-ups

In just two days Major League Baseball rosters will expand from 25 to 40 players which means that a lot of teams will have much different looking rosters and the Yankees are no exception. Before we get into who will be called up, we have to realize that the Yankees 40-man roster currently has 48 players ...

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Rumor: Yankees aren’t looking to trade for a reliever

The Yankees are without their closer Mariano Rivera for the first time in nearly 20 years. Luckily they have some pretty strong in house candidates to replace him and because of that they don't plan to pursue a reliever in trade, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. For now, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that ...

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BBDP April 6, 2012: Dellin Dealin’, Campos Cruisin’

BBDP MVP: Dellin Betances Triple-A Empire State vs. Lehigh Valley. L 5-6. L: Venditte (0-1) Brandon Laird: 1/4, RBI (.143) Colin Curtis: 1/4, K (.143) Francisco Cervelli: 0/4 (.000). I'm worried he might have taken this demotion really hard. Dellin Betances: 5 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, BB, 6 K (3.6 ERA). Excellent outing. The lack of walks is encouraging, ...

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Yankees cut Banuelos and 13 others

The Yankees have had roughly 67 players in spring training so far, but they began cuts today starting with their top prospect Manny Banuelos, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. Four players on the 40-man roster were cut including Corban Joseph, David Adams, Zoilo Almonte, Melky Mesa. The other cuts were C Gary Sanchez, ...

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