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HIroki Kuroda will miss a start on Friday with a sore hip flexor

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Hiroki Kuroda has quietly been the ace of this Yankees' pitching staff, but he's going to miss a start on Friday with a sore hip flexor with Ivan Nova taking his place at least once through the lineup. Kuroda wasn't in attendance for Tuesday night's game in Minnesota. Instead he flew back to New York where ...

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Chien-Ming Wang opts out of contract to sign with the Blue Jays

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Chien-Ming Wang opted out of his minor league contract with the Yankees today and will sign a major league deal with the Blue Jays, according to Andy McCullough and Ken Rosenthal. He's expected to start on Tuesday. Wang pitched for the Yankees from 2005-2009 and was their ace for part of that stretch. He injured his ...

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Notes from the weekend: roster moves, Pineda, Girardi, Stewart, and Pettitte

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The Yankees game is in danger of being rained out Monday night. Here is a quick update of the news that happened over the weekend. • Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis were activated from the DL on Friday and Vidal Nuno and Ivan Nova were sent down to make room for them on the roster. • David Huff was ...

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No more fairy dust: What happened to Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells?

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The Yankees were much better than expected during the month of April and a large reason for that was the superb play of both Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells. However, since May Hafner both players have gone in the tank and the Yankees offense has followed it. Just take a look at the difference: Hafner in April: ...

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What it means to have Teixeira and Youkilis returning on Friday

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Both Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis played in a rehab game for the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Wednesday, they both played seven innings and went 0-for-2 with a walk, and both are expected to return to the Yankees on Friday, Brian Cashman said. It's a little surprising to hear that both are coming back so soon ...

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Granderson poised to come off the DL, Nunez will go on, and Nova has a setback

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It never ends with the Yankees injuries this season. I feel like injuries are at least half of what I write about, but there is finally some good news -- Curtis Granderson is poised to come off the DL on Tuesday. Granderson, who admits that he is still not quite at 100 percent, is expected to ...

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Yankees put Joba Chamberlain on the DL with an oblique strain, and other injury updates

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The Yankees announced today that they have placed Joba Chamberlain on the disabled list after he suffered a strained oblique while warming up Tuesday. No word yet on whom they'll call up to replace Joba, but Brian Cashman later told reporters that it won't be either Clay Rapada or Chien-Ming Wang. Since the Yankees don't play ...

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Chien-Ming Wang looking for one last shot with the Yankees

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It happened in Houston when he was rounding third. He knew it. Third base coach Bobby Meacham knew it. There was a "pop"--an athlete's nightmare sound--and a stutter-step, and before the 2008 Yankees could celebrate their widening sixth-inning lead over the Astros, their ace was coming up limping across home plate. From the beginning of 2006 until ...

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