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Yankees Robinson Cano has weak ties to PED-clinic with notes


Major League Baseball is apparently investigating Robinson Cano for potential ties to Biogenesis, the anti-aging clinic suspected of providing PEDs to players, although any links to Cano and the clinic seem very weak at best, according to T.J. Quinn and Mike Fish of ESPN. Where other players had their names on Biogenesis documents, Cano did not. Instead ...

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A-Rod allegedly tried to purchase and destroy Biogenesis documents, and notes from the weekend


More news from the Biogenesis scandal and more bad news for Alex Rodriguez. Investigators were told by ex-Biogenesis employees that documents had been put up for sale by people connected to the clinic and that Alex Rodriguez, through an intermediary, had attempted to purchase them in order to destroy them, according to Michael Schmidt of the ...

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Yankees trade for Ichiro Suzuki

The Yankees landed Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki in a trade that sent minor league pitchers D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar to Seattle, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network. Ichiro, 38, has struggled offensively for the second consecutive year after an amazing first 10 seasons in MLB. Over 95 games so far this year he is ...

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Yankees recall David Phelps

After the game ended yesterday the Yankees made a move to recall David Phelps from Triple-A and sent down D.J. Mitchell in his place. Phelps has been on fire lately, striking out 31 batters in his last 21 innings in the minors. He'll serve as the Yankees long man in the pen, but he is stretched ...

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Yankees roster plans between now and the All-Star break

The Yankees made an interesting move yesterday when they claimed outfielder Darnell McDonald off waivers from the Boston Red Sox. It didn't make sense at the time considering that he becomes the sixth Yankees outfielder, but George King of the NY Post got to the bottom of it. No, they will not be cutting Dewayne Wise ...

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Warren demoted after dud, Phelps to start

There wasn't much good to be said about Adam Warren's start Friday night. His best inning was the 1st inning when he escaped without allowing any runs, but stranded two. His 2nd was horrible and he was knocked out in the 3rd. On the other hand, David Phelps, who replaced Warren in the 3rd, gave up ...

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How to raise a prospect

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There are many out there who question the Yankees methods in their advancement, instruction, and mentoring of prospects as they advance through the farm system. A few months ago, I examined the art of developing starting pitchers, and how the Yankees matched up with other teams. As it turned out, they are one of the ...

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Excited to see 5 Yankee minor leaguers

One of the biggest positives about living in the Danbury, Connecticut area is that I am no more than an hour’s drive or train ride away from Yankee Stadium. But sadly, the Yankees are the only baseball team, minor or major league, within an hour of my house. As a lover of baseball and the warm ...

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