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Yankee Notes: AJ and Posada, Nick Johnson, and the Bullpen

Sunday night's loss was a though one for the Yankees and the bullpen, but they turned it around last night as they beat the Red Sox 6-4 to improve their record to 1-1. Here are some notes: Jorge Posada caught AJ Burnett yesterday and the world didn't explode. Actually, Burnett had some nice things to say about ...

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Yankees Set 25-Man Roster

Over the past couple of days Jorge Posada, Nick Johnson, Francisco Cervelli, Damaso Marte, and Alfredo Aceves have all had to deal with minor injuries that left them in question of making the opening day roster. They must be healthy enough because the Yankees have set their opening day roster and they are all apart of ...

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Marte's Sore Shoulder and What it Could Mean

Damaso Marte is experiencing discomfort in his pitching shoulder and has been scratched from today's scheduled relief appearance according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. Marte said that it is supposedly not as bad as the shoulder injury he dealt with a year ago in spring training that caused him to have a terrible season, ...

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Phillies Pay Damaso Marte Back for World Series

Damaso Marte has certainly had mixed results during his Yankee career, but he was lights out in the playoffs last year especially in big spots against Ryan Howard in the World Series. Consider yesterday payback as he couldn't even get an out in the fifth inning yesterday as he gave up three runs on a Jayson ...

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10 Problems the 2010 Yankees Could Face

The Yankees are fresh off a World Series championship, have no steroid scandals, no major injuries, and all but about two or three spots of the roster have been solidified. Yes things are good for the Bombers. There are issues that could flare up this season. I'll try to address the 10 biggest, or at least ...

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The 2009 Bullpen in Historical and Statistical Perspective

Following up on my comparison between the terrific 2009 rotation with those of the late 1990s, this post assesses the sterling 2009 bullpen and gauges its performance along side the late 1990s dynasty. As with the rotation, the 2009 bullpen compares rather favorably with most years, including the tremendous 1998 team. As with last week’s ...

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2010 Player Previews: Damaso Marte

2009: Simply put, this past season was Damaso Marte's worst. April was a rough month for Marte as the setup man, as he pitched 5.1 innings in 7 games, allowing 9 hits, 9 earned runs, and 3 home runs, with a record of 0-1. After feeling discomfort in his throwing shoulder (left), the 34-year-old was ...

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Yanks Reach Deals with Gaudin and Logan Before Arbitration

The Yankees have agreed to deals with RHP Chad Gaudin and newly-acquired LHP Boone Logan before arbitration; both are one-year deals. Gaudin's deal is worth $2.95 million, an increase of nearly $1 million more than last season. He also has incentives worth $175K if he fulfills an undisclosed amount of innings this season. Logan's deal is ...

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