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Catching up with the Yankees: transactions, injury updates, and MiLB news

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The Yankees split the four game series with the Rays over the weekend, hosted Old Timer's Day, and there was even a flurry of minor moves. Let's get right into the weekend recap. TRANSACTIONS • The Yankees obviously activated Ivan Nova over the weekend. Manager Joe Girardi would not say if they were planning on him staying ...

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Should the Yankees sign Manny Ramirez?

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Manny Ramirez has left the team he was playing with in Taiwan and is looking for an opportunity with either a MLB club or a Japanese team instead. Because of how pathetic the Yankees offense has been, their corner outfielders and DH's in particular, there has been a lot of speculation that the Yankees could sign ...

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Former Yankees pitchers succeeding with current teams

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While pitching has not really been an issue for the Yankees – as it has been their offense/run-production that has contributed to their recent struggles – several pitchers that once donned pinstripes have started the 2013 season with impressive performances.  This article is, in no way, trying to criticize the Yankees for the moves and ...

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No more fairy dust: What happened to Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells?

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The Yankees were much better than expected during the month of April and a large reason for that was the superb play of both Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells. However, since May Hafner both players have gone in the tank and the Yankees offense has followed it. Just take a look at the difference: Hafner in April: ...

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What it means to have Teixeira and Youkilis returning on Friday

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Both Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis played in a rehab game for the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Wednesday, they both played seven innings and went 0-for-2 with a walk, and both are expected to return to the Yankees on Friday, Brian Cashman said. It's a little surprising to hear that both are coming back so soon ...

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Not Again: Granderson to the DL with a broken finger

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The injuries never end with the Yankees this year. Just eight games into his return following a broken forearm, Curtis Granderson will head back to the DL this time after he was hit by a pitch and broke his pinky. The Yankees got Ivan Nova back from the DL earlier in the day and it's almost ...

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Are the returns of Granderson and Texeira necessarily a good thing?

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The Yankees have survived the first month and change of the 2013 seasons without Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, Kevin Youkilis etc. In fact, they have thrived, two losses to the generally punchless Seattle Mariners notwithstanding. The Yankees are 25-16, in first place in the American League East, and have just gotten Curtis Granderson back. ...

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Granderson is back, but the Yankees lose Travis Hafner

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Curtis Granderson is officially back, but that tough question as to which outfielder sits in his absence may not be as big a deal as it seemed a few days ago because Travis Hafner could be out for a little while with pain in his right shoulder. The Yankees sent him for a MRI, which came ...

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