Tag Archives: Chien-Ming Wang

Is it time to start getting excited for a Michael Pineda return? Plus notes


There has been a lot of injury updates recently, some good and some bad, but they've mostly been focused on the Yankees bats -- Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira, Curtis Granderson, and even occasionally Alex Rodriguez. One of the bigger names on the DL that is quietly working his way back is Michael Pineda, who is recovering ...

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Yankees taking it easy with Derek Jeter to avoid another setback


Derek Jeter is not going to be back by May 1st. That much is sure. Anything other than that is a mystery right now as he and the Yankees are taking things very slow to try to avoid another setback during his rehab from a broken ankle. Jeet took a full two days off over the ...

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A-Rod allegedly tried to purchase and destroy Biogenesis documents, and notes from the weekend


More news from the Biogenesis scandal and more bad news for Alex Rodriguez. Investigators were told by ex-Biogenesis employees that documents had been put up for sale by people connected to the clinic and that Alex Rodriguez, through an intermediary, had attempted to purchase them in order to destroy them, according to Michael Schmidt of the ...

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Yankees sign Chien-Ming Wang, and other mostly injury related notes


The Yankees have signed Chien-Ming Wang, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but based on previous reports it is likely a one-year, minor league deal and Wang is a good bet to start the year in Triple-A. Wang, 33 next week, is obviously the former ace of the ...

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Thoughts on potentially trading Joba Chamberlain to the Texas Rangers, other notes


Last week we heard that the Texas Rangers were scouting Joba Chamberlain and considering the Yankees have a lot of needs in their lineup right now it is possible that a trade is brewing. The Yankees biggest needs right now are obviously at the corner infield positions. With Adrian Beltre firmly in place and Mitch Moreland ...

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Morning Bits: Wang, Vazquez, Logan, Ichiro, Granderson, Heathcott, cuts, and Contreras

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After a couple of weekend wins, the Yankees are now 3-7 in the Grape Fruit League. • Yankees are scouting Chien-Ming Wang during the WBC. • The Yankees had "major interest" in Javier Vazquez before knee surgery ended his comeback. • Boone Logan has a sore left elbow. A MRI showed no damage. • Ichiro Suzuki was in a minor car crash. He's ...

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Morning Bits: Jeter, Cano, Wang, Hafner, Youkilis, and Montgomery


It was a light day for the Yankees yesterday. The offense took batting practice and ran some infield drills. Most of the pitching staff had the day off. • Derek Jeter went through infield drills and batting practice, but did not run the bases. • Chien-Ming Wang's agent said he's off the market until he pitches for Taiwan in the WBC. • ...

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Morning Bits: Adams, Pineda, Cano, Wang, Cervelli, Nova, and Hughes


Position players have reported. Next is spring training games and then the season. • 2B David Adams not ready to start Spring Training with back injury. • Michael Pineda, out until June or July, has lost 20 pounds. • The Yankees and Robinson Cano are far apart on a contract extension. • The Yankees are keeping tabs on Chien-Ming Wang during the WBC. • ...

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