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What to expect from Chris Young


Yesterday we discussed what the Yankees are expecting from Brett Gardner during the 2015 campaign. Today we look at the Yankees fourth outfielder Chris Young, who after being let go by the New York Mets, was signed by the Yankees and provided one of the few sparks in September. When the Yankees signed Chris Young to ...

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Preston Claiborne cut from Yankees camp a day after giving up six runs


Preston Claiborne wasn't a lock to make the bullpen, but after the season he had last year, he had a legitimate shot to make the roster. That was before he gave up nine runs, including six runs without recording an out yesterday. “With what he did last year, we thought that he would have a really good ...

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While some questions are answered, others still remain

MLB: Spring Training-Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees

The Yankees break from camp in 10 days and there have been answers to many of the questions that occurred in the beginning of Spring Training. We're aware of how Masahiro Tanaka will adjust to the Major Leagues, we know how the outfield will look for the next few years (although Jacoby Ellsbury is battling a ...

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Yankees bullpen could have homegrown talent this season

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During the offseason, the Yankees spent approximately half a billion dollars to revamp their ball club for the 2014 season. Only one of their acquisitions was for the Yankees bullpen; lefty Matt Thornton. Brian Cashman was adamant the Yankees weren't going to look into the free agent market in order to search for bullpen help, ...

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BBDP: Top 10 relief prospects

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Amongst the craziness of the Winter meetings, A-Rod's injury, and all of the rumors that have been circulating, it's time to take a break from all of the insanity and talk about the farm system. Relievers in the minor leagues are not the most glamorous players. They don't get a lot of love in the rankings, they ...

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Yankees cut Banuelos and 13 others

The Yankees have had roughly 67 players in spring training so far, but they began cuts today starting with their top prospect Manny Banuelos, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. Four players on the 40-man roster were cut including Corban Joseph, David Adams, Zoilo Almonte, Melky Mesa. The other cuts were C Gary Sanchez, ...

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Yankees spring training injury roundup: 3/15

You've heard about Freddy Garcia taking a comebacker yesterday and his negative x-rays, but he is hardly the only Yankee in camp that is dealing with injuries. SWISHER'S STIFF GROIN: Outfielder Nick Swisher left yesterday's game with groin tightness. After the game he looked to be without pain and it is likely the Yankees only pulled him ...

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Yankees Sending 3 More to Arizona Fall League

The Yankees have already committed to sending four players to the Arizona Fall League and now it has been announced that they will be sending three more, right handed pitchers Daniel Burawa, Preston Claiborne, and Chase Whitley. All three pitchers are right handed relievers who had pretty good seasons in the minor leagues. ...

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