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The Yankee beat: Wade, Phelps, and Nunez

The Yankees got a horrible start by Hiroki Kuroda and just three hits from the offense. The result was a painful to watch 8-1 loss in Canada. Here's the recap and graph. Here is what the Yankees blogosphere was talking about today. It's About The Money takes a look at what makes Cory Wade so effective. Beyond 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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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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Grading the Yankees first 16 games

After 16 games (roughly 10 percent of the season) gone, let's take a look at the progress report for the 2012 Yankees.  Each batter must have at least 10 games played to qualify for a grade.  All stats present are as of 24 April. Derek Jeter- A+ ‘El Capi-tan’ is hitting .411 with a 1.080 OPS, scored ...

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Phelps and Wade star in Yankees 12th inning win

The two heroes from Tuesday night's 12 inning affair was not the man who drove in the game winning run, Raul Ibanez, instead it was a pair of relievers - David Phelps and Cory Wade. Freddy Garcia had absolutely no control of where his pitches were going. He threw five wild pitches in total and three ...

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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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Yankees sign Pineda, Nova, and two others to 1-year deals

The Yankees signed a few of their non-arbitration eligible youngsters to contracts this week including Michael Pineda, Ivan Nova, Eduardo Nunez, and Cory Wade, according to George King of the NY Post. Since these players were not eligible for arbitration or free agents, they pretty much have to sign for whatever the Yankees offer them. It is ...

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A look at the Yankees potential Opening Day roster

Yesterday was the first day that position players had to report to spring training, but the first day is really just them reporting to camp and taking physicals. So today is the real start of full blown spring training and we are just six days away from games. On this first full day of spring training, ...

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