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Aardsma pitching today for 1st time all year

In what was seen as a minor move during the offseason, the Yankees signed reliever David Aardsma who was recovering from both Tommy John and hip surgery and wasn't even ready to start the season. Now, he's extremely close to finally being ready to pitch. Aardsma Tweeted yesterday that he would be pitching in a GCL ...

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Aardsma could pitch a simulated game next week

Joba Chamberlain isn't the only DL'd reliever with good news. David Aardsma continues to throw bullpen sessions and might pitch in a simulated game as soon as next week, according to an AP report. Aardsma had Tommy John Surgery last July and seems completely on track to return by the All-Star break. The 30-year-old has a career ...

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David Aardsma feels fine throwing bullpens

Joba Chamberlain might not be coming back from Tommy John Surgery soon, but David Aardsma probably won't be on the shelf too much longer. Aardsma had the surgery last July so he's about 11 months out now or about the time when pitchers start returning to action. In his latest update on Twitter, he said that ...

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David Aardsma throws 35 pitches including sliders

The Yankees made a move during the offseason to sign former Mariners closer David Aardsma to a two-year deal with the catch that he's recovering from Tommy John Surgery. It seemed like a minor move at the time, but with injuries to Mariano Rivera and Joba Chamberlain this signing seems bigger than ever. On Monday, Aardsma ...

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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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David Aardsma throws 1st bullpen of TJS rehab

I wonder how far along Joba Chamberlain would have been in his rehab right now if not for the trampoline accident. His blow hurt the Yankees pitching depth and it made David Aardsma, the former Mariners closer who is also recovering from Tommy John Surgery, even more important to the team. So it was good news ...

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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 2011/2012 offseason review

The Yankees went into this offseason without a lot of holes in the roster. The entire lineup was expected to return, except for Jorge Posada who was expected to be replaced by Jesus Montero. Of course Montero got traded. After all, the Yankees had a few free agents, none of them were major though, and most ...

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