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Yankees news, injury updates, draft pick signings and notes to catch up on


While we've all been focused on the Yankees lack of offense there actually has been quite a lot of things going on recently. Here's the rundown • Derek Jeter was cleared by doctors on Thursday to begin ramping up his rehab. He's probably six weeks out now. • The Yankees didn't sign any catchers last offseason despite the need ...

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A look at what steroid suspensions to A-Rod, Cervelli, and Cano could mean

A-Rod, Cano

Major League Baseball is preparing to suspend as many as 20 players, including Alex Rodriguez and Francisco Cervelli, in connection to PED's and Biogenesis, according to a report by ESPN's T.J. Quinn, Pedro Gomez, and Mike Fish of Outside The Lines. Tony Bosch, the Miami-based clinic's founder, has an agreement with MLB to name names and ...

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When are the Yankees injured players coming back?


Back in Spring Training, when the Yankees first had their run of injuries, which is now up to 11, it wasn't supposed to be until the middle of May when we would start to see some of these players return. Well, the middle of May is just a week away so when can we expect them ...

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Phil Hughes and Joba Chamberlain could be in their final season in Pinstripes

*Feb 19 - 00:05*

Phil Hughes rebounded from a couple of bad starts earlier in the season when he probably wasn't quite ready to pitch and looked great last night as he held the Diamondbacks to just two runs over seven innings. Joba Chamberlain also looked solid, pumping in 95 mph fastballs and was even able to locate them well ...

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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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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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Yankees sign Clay Rapada to a minor league deal, plus other notes

Clay Rapada

The Yankees have signed, or re-signed, the recently released lefty specialist Clay Rapada to a minor league deal the team announced yesterday. Rapada was a big part of the Yankees pen last season as he had a 2.82 ERA, a 8.9 K/9, and a 4.0 BB/9 in 70 appearances last year. He was dominant against lefties ...

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Yankees release Clay Rapada, and other notes

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The Yankees have granted an unconditional release to lefty reliever Clay Rapada the team announced yesterday. He was DFA'd earlier in the week so he must have cleared waivers and the Yankees didn't think it was worth keeping a pitcher with a shoulder injury around anymore. Rapada is the quintessential lefty matchup reliever. He held lefties to just ...

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