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Photo: Yankees haze dressed up as Star Wars characters

In the name of rookie hazing, the Yankees dressed their rookies up as characters from Star Wars. New trainer Mark Littlefield as Chewbacca, Adam Warren as Han Solo, David Phelps as Princess Leia, Melky Mesa as Darth Vader, Cody Eppley as Luke Skywalker, and Kenji Nimura (Hiroki Kuroda's interpretor on his knees) as Yoda. Photo via Meredith ...

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Yankees demote Cody Eppley to make room for Pettitte

In order to make room for Andy Pettitte on the active roster, the Yankees demoted right handed reliever Cody Eppley to Triple-A and placed Mariano Rivera on the 60-day disabled list. Eppley is a 26-year-old that the Yankees nabbed off waivers from the Texas Rangers to replace George Kontos who went to San Francisco in the ...

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Rumor: Yankees aren’t looking to trade for a reliever

The Yankees are without their closer Mariano Rivera for the first time in nearly 20 years. Luckily they have some pretty strong in house candidates to replace him and because of that they don't plan to pursue a reliever in trade, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. For now, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that ...

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Yankees call up Wise, Eppley, send Mitchell to AAA

In the wake of Mariano Rivera's injury, the Yankees made a couple of moves on Friday. They called up outfielder Dewayne Wise and righty reliever Cody Eppley while sending D.J. Mitchell back to Triple-A. Calling up Wise was overdue. The Yankees have been short two outfielders since Brett Gardner was placed on the DL and Nick ...

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Francisco Cervelli who? Stewart finding a role

It was an unexpected move that brought Chris Stewart to the Yankees. Francisco Cervelli seemed to have locked down the backup catcher role and the man whom was traded way in the Stewart deal, George Kontos, seemed poised to help the Yankees in the bullpen this season. It was a move that shocked Yankees fans. It ...

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D-Rob: I’m not Mariano Rivera

Yankees manager Joe Girardi hasn't officially named the Yankees next closer now that Mariano Rivera is done for the season with a torn ACL, but he did indicate that in a save situation on Thursday night he would have gone with David Robertson - a strong signal that he will eventually be named the closer. Reporters ...

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Yankees demote Garcia to pen, call up Mitchell

After his fourth consecutive awful start, the Yankees have demoted veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia to the bullpen, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. In corresponding moves, the Yankees promoted starter D.J. Mitchell from Triple-A and demoted Cody Eppley back down to the minors. Mitchell will likely take David Phelps' role in the bullpen as ...

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How Brett Gardner’s injury changes the Yankees roster

It was a little bit of a surprise to see that the Yankees called up reliever Cody Eppley when Brett Gardner went on the DL with a strained elbow and not another outfielder. Apparently, Yankees manager Joe Girardi thought that they needed a reliever more than an outfielder and is comfortable using a platoon of ...

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