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Happy Opening Day: Rapada DFA’d, Warren, Eppley, and Boesch officially make the team


Today is one of the best days of the year: Opening Day! The Yankees, of course, will be in the Bronx taking on Jon Lester and the Red Sox at 1:00 p.m. today with CC Sabathia on the mound. Clay Rapada will not be joining them as he was designated for assignment over the weekend to ...

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Yankees sign Overbay, claim a reliever and cut a good prospect, plus injury updates


It was a busy day for the Yankees yesterday, but not a pretty one. The Yankees began the day yesterday by claiming right handed reliever Dan Otero off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.. Then they made the Vernon Wells trade official by sending outfielder Exicardo Cayones and lefty reliever Kramer Sneed to the Angels. They continued ...

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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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Jeter done with the Grape Fruit League, and other rumors & notes

Derek Jeter

No big news today so we'll start with Derek Jeter. Yesterday I mentioned that he could start the season on the DL and that looks even more likely today. Jeter is done playing in Grape Fruit League games and if he does play again before the season starts it'll be with one of the minor league ...

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Derek Jeter has inflammation in his ankle, and other notes

New York Yankees Derek Jeter passes Cal Ripken, Jr., on all-time hit list with double against Chicago White Sox in MLB game in New York

The Yankees sent Derek Jeter for X-rays yesterday after he was scratched from the lineup with a stiff ankle. X-Rays were negative, but a MRI found mild inflammation and the Yankees are considering him day-to-day, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. This is good news and bad news. Good news that it's not worse, ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Jeter, Rapada, Hughes, D-Rob, and Rivera (not that one)


The Yankees lost to the Cardinals 7-6 yesterday. • Derek Jeter has been cleared for full baseball activities and should be in a game soon. • Add another to the pile, Clay Rapada has been shut down 7-10 days with bursitis in his left shoulder. • Phil Hughes (back) felt good after long toss yesterday and will throw a bullpen on ...

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Yankees Ivan Nova, Francisco Cervelli still have options left

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The Yankees will have 83 players in camp when Spring Training starts. In order to try to narrow down who could start the season in the Bronx and who might start in Scranton it is helpful to know which players have options left. So a big thanks to Chad Jennings of the Journal News for ...

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Cashman likes the Yankees bullpen as it is

Rafael Soriano is expected to reject the Yankees qualifying offer later today, but it doesn't sound as if Yankees GM Brian Cashman is in a big rush to replace him aside from re-signing Mariano Rivera. "I do like what we have," Cashman told Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com. "I think Joba (Chamberlain) is going to be really ...

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