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Nova and 2 others leave Yankees game with injuries

The Yankees won yesterday, but that didn't necessarily make it a good night as the talk after the game was all about injuries to Ivan Nova, Raul Ibanez, and Clay Rapada. The most significant injury was to Nova, who left the game after he injured his ankle fielding a ground ball in the 6th. They are ...

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Girardi is to blame for Rapada’s bad start

In his short career, Yankees lefty reliever Clay Rapada has certainly bounced around a lot. He started in Chicago, moved to Detroit, then it was on to Texas, Baltimore, and then finally the Bronx. One of the things Rapada said he was looking for when he signed with the Yankees was a chance to pitch ...

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Thoughts on the Yankees roster as we wait for the 1st pitch

At around 3:00 pm today, James Shields of the pesky Tampa Bay Rays will deliver the first pitch of the season to New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, and let me tell you, I couldn’t be more excited to face a guy who threw eleven complete games last year. But before I get into the nitty ...

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A recap of how the Yankees finalized their roster

Things looked pretty set for the Yankees last week, but then Michael Pineda and Cesar Cabral got hurt and things changed a little bit. There were two spots open and a few people vying for them. Dewayne Wise and Jayson Nix were taken out of the picture pretty quickly, cleared waivers, and were sent to Triple-A. The ...

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Clay Rapada makes the Yankees Opening Day roster

In an expected move, left handed reliever Clay Rapada has been told that he will start the season on the Yankees Opening Day roster, according to Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News. Rapada, a 31-year-old with a career OBP of .153 and an OPS of .472 against left handed hitters, had a strong spring training, ...

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Logan’s MRI comes back negative, DL stint unlikely

UPDATE: Marc Carig of the Star-Ledger has reported that Logan's MRI came back negative and Brian Cashman doesn't expect him to land on the DL. He will likely be on the opening day roster. ORIGINAL POST: Just when it seemed like the Yankees would make it through spring training without any injuries Michael Pineda, Cesar Cabral, and now ...

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David Phelps makes the Yankees Opening Day roster

In the search for a longman out of the bullpen, the Yankees have decided to go with David Phelps, according to Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News. This doesn't actually mean that Adam Warren and D.J. Mitchell's chances are completely shot. The Yankees will likely announce later today that lefty Clay Rapada will make the roster, ...

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Deadline to set rosters is 5:00 pm Wednesday

The Yankees have until 5:00 pm on Wednesday to set their roster. 23 spots are locked in as long as nobody gets hurt in this afternoon's game against the Mets. The other two spots are expected to be two spots in the bullpen. The first one likely to go to lefty reliever Clay Rapada, but the ...

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