Tag Archives: Dellin Betances

Granderson poised to come off the DL, Nunez will go on, and Nova has a setback

New York Yankees Curtis Granderson

It never ends with the Yankees injuries this season. I feel like injuries are at least half of what I write about, but there is finally some good news -- Curtis Granderson is poised to come off the DL on Tuesday. Granderson, who admits that he is still not quite at 100 percent, is expected to ...

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The 2016 All-Home-Grown Yankees

TyAustinMasonWilliams

Just for fun, I am going to play out a fantastical scenario on paper since I am a confessed prospect hugger. As of right now, in 2016 there will only be three players left on the roster that are not former Yankees farm hands. Those three are Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and CC Sabathia. If Hal ...

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Jeter done with the Grape Fruit League, and other rumors & notes

Derek Jeter

No big news today so we'll start with Derek Jeter. Yesterday I mentioned that he could start the season on the DL and that looks even more likely today. Jeter is done playing in Grape Fruit League games and if he does play again before the season starts it'll be with one of the minor league ...

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Rangers are scouting Joba Chamberlain, and other rumors & notes

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The Texas Rangers, are short on bullpen depth at the moment, have been scouting Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain, according to George King of the NY Post. The Rangers actually match up well with the Yankees as they have depth at the corner infield positions right now, but it seems hard to imagine a deal happening between ...

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

chipper jones

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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Most important spring stats: AB and IP

david-phelps

Anybody who has read this blog for a long time knows that I hate spring training stats. The reason is because they are unreliable and often give fans the wrong idea. It's part of the reason why I hardly even discuss spring results here on the blog. There are many reasons the stats are unreliable: players simply ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Catchers, catchers, Jorge, Jeter, and Betances

derek-jeter

The Yankees lost 2-0 yesterday, but Curtis Granderson broke his arm. • Brian Cashman said the Yankees are not looking for catching. • It sounds like it's between Francisco Cervelli and Chris Stewart. • Don't expect a Jorge Posada comeback. "I know I can't play the game," Posada said. • Derek Jeter is expected to begin playing in games on March 10. • Dellin ...

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The Killer B’s; A cautionary tale of prospect hugging

Manny Banuelos

The year was 2011. The Yankees had failed to make it to the World Series in 2010 after winning it all in 2009. It was disappointing, but the 2009 World Series Title winning performance was still fresh in all of our minds, and there was reason for hope that future Yankees teams would be younger, ...

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