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The Yankees add Reid Brignac, place Andy Pettitte on the DL, and more

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The Yankees offense has taken a step back this year, but they are still one of the best teams in baseball largely because of their pitching staff. That staff took a big hit last week as Andy Pettitte went on the DL with a strained trapezius muscle. The Yankees recalled Vidal Nuno to take his place in ...

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What happens to Lyle Overbay when Mark Teixeira comes back?

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Mark Teixeira is still rehabbing down in Tampa the sheath in his wrist which protects his tendon that he tore while getting ready for the World Baseball Classic back in March. The rehab is going slow, as it should for an injury with a high likelihood of a setback, but he says it's going great ...

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Yankees release David Aardsma, and other notes

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The Yankees have unconditionally released reliever David Aardsma which marks the second day in a row they have released a reliever who was expected to play a key role in their bullpen this year. Aardsma has a career 4.22 ERA with a 9.1 K/9 and a 5.1 BB/9. He served as the Mariners closer from 2009 ...

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Yankees roster nearly set as David Aardsma is DFA’d

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The Yankees 25-man roster is not official yet, but it is all but set after the Yankees made a slew of moves following their final spring exhibition game against a pro team today. They play Army in West Point on Saturday before opening the season against the Red Sox on Monday. The most surprising news of ...

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Yankees release Juan Rivera as roster begins to take shape, plus notes

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The Yankees 25-man roster started to really take shape yesterday when Ken Rosenthal broke the news that they have released outfielder/first baseman Juan Rivera. That seems to indicate that the Yankees will go with Lyle Overbay at their first baseman. Brian Cashman also told Joel Sherman that Brennan Boesch will make the team as well. I think ...

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Yankees claim Sam Demel, waive Dan Otero, and other notes

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The Yankees announced that they have claimed righty reliever Sam Demel off waivers from the Houston Astros and designated righty Dan Otero for assignment to make room for him on the 40-man roster. Demel, 27, has played in parts of three seasons with the Arizona Diamondbacks. In 63.2 innings he has a 4.95 ERA with a ...

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Yankees have also tried to get Chipper and Rolen out of retirement, and other notes

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With Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and Curtis Granderson each on the DL for at least the first month and a half of the season, the Yankees are getting desperate. Yesterday, I told you that they tried to get Derrek Lee out of retirement, but it didn't end there. The Yankees also checked in with Chipper Jones ...

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Thoughts on Mark Teixeira’s return, Headley, Mustelier, and other notes

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The Yankees have said that they expect Mark Teixeira will miss 8-10 weeks, but that very well could be on the low-end as wrist injuries are tricky. Just ask Mark DeRosa, who was chased by the Yankees when he was a free agent after the 2009 season. Back then he was a guy who could play ...

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