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Yankees reassign 10 players to minor league camp


No player wants to be summoned to Joe Girardi's office, only to be told that they've been cut from big league camp and have to start preparing for their 2015 season across the street. But that's what happened to 10 minor-league players before Monday's off-day; seven of the players were cut before this afternoon's contest ...

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Yankees head to Bradenton to take on Pittsburgh Pirates


After a 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field, the Yankees are boarding a bus and taking a 50 minute drive to Bradenton, where they'll face the Pittsburgh Pirates in a Spring Training match-up. Esmil Rogers is slated to start for the Yankees and Francisco Liriano takes the hill for the ...

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The Good and the Bad from today’s game


Today was without a doubt an eventful day for Alex Rodriguez. He shook off his nerves, had three at-bats and had a productive game. But today's game wasn't just about Rodriguez. There were so many things to take away from this game, good and bad. So let's go back and discuss all the good and ...

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Yankees announce six minor league signings and Spring Training invitations

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Spring Training is just around the corner, which means it's time for the Yankees to extend invites to players who hope to have a shot making the ball club, or are there just for the experience. This season, the Yankees invited 26 players to camp including some of their top prospects. Here are a few notes ...

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2014 Breakout Candidate: Cito Culver

Cito Culver

The Basics: Name: Cito Culver Position: SS Handedness: Bats right, throws right handed. Age: 21 Draft: 2010 first round draft pick from Rochester, NY Size: 6-foot-0, 190-pounds Best Tool: Defense BBDP Rank: 24 Since the day he was drafted, Cito Culver has been a divisive player amongst prospect fans and followers. The reason for that is not because of anything he has done wrong, ...

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Yankees struggling farm system will hurt them in 2014


It's no secret that the Yankees are looking to cut payroll down to $189 million next season. All along the way they have insisted that they would continue to field a "championship caliber" team though and they would need a lot of young players to step up to achieve that goal. Well let me tell you, ...

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Yankees Farmville Report: Not as disappointing as you might think


In discussions about the Yankees farm system this year and last, there seems to be an emphasis on two things; injuries and busts. It is understandable too. Following prospects can be an extremely frustrating endeavor when expectations are placed too high. Part of the problem is the contents of scouting reports. When you start thinking about ...

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Ichiro signing might be more evidence of Yankees front office rift, and lots of notes


It was a little curious this offseason when after the Yankees refused to offer anybody a multi-year contract and even turned down a reasonable one-year offer from Russell Martin only to see them sign a 39-year-old Ichiro Suzuki to a two-year deal. Sure, Ichiro finished very strong while he was with the Yankees, but in his ...

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