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Catching up with the Yankees: transactions, injury updates, and MiLB news

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The Yankees split the four game series with the Rays over the weekend, hosted Old Timer's Day, and there was even a flurry of minor moves. Let's get right into the weekend recap. TRANSACTIONS • The Yankees obviously activated Ivan Nova over the weekend. Manager Joe Girardi would not say if they were planning on him staying ...

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Youkilis out 10-12 weeks with back surgery, Teixeira to the DL

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The Yankees announced that Kevin Youkilis will have back surgery on Thursday and is expected to miss 10-12 weeks while Mark Teixeira has been placed on the 15-day disabled list after he got a cortisone shot to deal with inflammation in his wrist. In corresponding moves, the Yankees called up Zoilo Almonte and Adam Warren from the minors. ...

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The way the Yankees have handled injuries could cost them a playoff spot

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Injuries have been a common theme for the Yankees this season and in a year where there has been quite a bit of unrest among the fans they have gotten a pass on this. However, maybe the Yankees shouldn't be. While a lot of the injuries are a result of bad luck there has also ...

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Yankees end 5 game losing streak, avoid sweep

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The Yankees barely managed to avoid back-to-back sweeps over the weekend as they held on to beat the Angels 6-5 on Sunday, but ran their losing streak up to five games before that as they lost on Friday and Saturday nights. To make things worse, much worse, the Yankees had to remove Mark Teixeira from the ...

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David Huff, we hardly knew ye: Yankees activate Joba Chamberlain

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BBD is back after taking a couple of days off for Memorial Day and to watch the return of Arrested Development, which I've enjoyed very much. I wasn't gone long, but it might have been just long enough to miss the entire Yankees career of David Huff, who was designated for assignment to make room ...

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The Yankees sign righty Chris Bootcheck to a minor league contract

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The Yankees have signed right handed reliever Chris Bootcheck to a minor league deal, according to Chris Cotillo of CLNS Radio. Bootcheck is a 34-year-old with a terrible 69 ERA+ and 6.54 ERA over 147.1 innings in parts of six seasons. His 6.4 K/9 and 3.9 BB/9 aren't as terrible as his ERA, but still pretty ...

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