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Girardi expects to reveal Opening Day roster by Wednesday

The lineup is set, the rotation is set, but the Yankees have to figure out who will get the final two spots on the roster. So when will we find out who gets the final two spots? Sounds like we'll find out on Wednesday. “I think we’ll probably have discussions over the next few days,” manager ...

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What Pineda/Cabral injuries mean to the Yankees roster

The injuries to Michael Pineda and Cesar Cabral certainly change the way the Yankees will plan out there roster. It sorted out the rotation immediately, but it does more than just that. Clay Rapada seems to be the biggest beneficiary as the lone lefty competing for a spot behind Boone Logan. However, manager Joe Girardi did not ...

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Cabral has significant elbow injury

UPDATE: David Waldstein of the NY Times reports that Cabral has suffered a stress fracture to the left olecranon bone which is located on the tip of his elbow. He says there is no timetable for his return at this point, but it seems like that could be a 2-3 month process. TJS isn't necessary. ORIGINAL POST: So ...

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Quotes: Rapada and Cabral waiting for the verdict

The Yankees roster seems set for the most part. While other teams are worried about who their starting shortstop is and still don't even know who their fourth starter is let alone their fifth, the Yankees really just have to decide on whom they are going to take as the second lefty out of the ...

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Girardi: decent chance Yankees carry a 2nd lefty

The Yankees signed a bunch of lefty relievers that nobody had ever heard of and brought them to spring training this year just to see if one of them could emerge as a possible bullpen candidate. Well, two have - Cesar Cabral and Clay Rapada have pitched well enough that they have forced a tough ...

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Preview of the 2012 New York Yankees bullpen

Anyone who follows the game knows how the Yankee bullpen ends: Mariano Rivera. Never before, in the more than hundred year history of the game, has there been a player who inspires such unabashed confidence that he will get the job done as Mo. When we hear “Enter Sandman,” it’s as close to a “foregone ...

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Rapada has opt-out clause at the end of spring training

Barring any future injuries, the Yankees roster is locked into 24 spots with just one spot remaining to be filled on the bench by a infielder or outfielder or in the bullpen by a reliever. Yankees manager has talked about the desire to have two lefties in the bullpen in the past so there is a ...

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Girardi: Yankees won’t necessarily carry a 2nd lefty in pen

The Yankees roster is all but set and barring injuries there really is only a fight for spot, the 25th spot on the roster. That spot will come down to either an extra outfielder or another reliever. Since the Yankees only have one left, Boone Logan, and Chris Dickerson was recently taken off the 40-man roster ...

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