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Starting rotation will still prove to be a strength for the Yankees

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Any other team would be in trouble right now. The Yankees had exactly one pitcher they could rely on the first month of the season, and even he started slow out of the gate. One pitcher suffered a torn labrum. Another, an aging veteran one year rental, couldn't get an out. Another more expensive veteran ...

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Yankees call up Wise, Eppley, send Mitchell to AAA

In the wake of Mariano Rivera's injury, the Yankees made a couple of moves on Friday. They called up outfielder Dewayne Wise and righty reliever Cody Eppley while sending D.J. Mitchell back to Triple-A. Calling up Wise was overdue. The Yankees have been short two outfielders since Brett Gardner was placed on the DL and Nick ...

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Yankees demote Garcia to pen, call up Mitchell

After his fourth consecutive awful start, the Yankees have demoted veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia to the bullpen, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. In corresponding moves, the Yankees promoted starter D.J. Mitchell from Triple-A and demoted Cody Eppley back down to the minors. Mitchell will likely take David Phelps' role in the bullpen as ...

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Yankees struggling minor leaguers are not helping

So far this season Freddy Garcia looks too old to get the job done anymore and Phil Hughes looks like he may never be able to do the job. It had Yankees fans waiting for Andy Pettitte and Michael Pineda's return, but with the injury to Pineda the Yankees will have to turn somewhere else ...

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Warning! Do not trade minor league pitching depth

The Yankees have a plethora of pitching options at the MLB level and a superfluous amount of "arms in waiting" in Triple-A ready to pitch in the major leagues at the drop of a hat. Fans see this with the impending vacancy in right field, and feel the Yankees should deal from a position of ...

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Phelps the right man for the job

David Phelps, D.J. Mitchell, and Adam Warren were considered long shots to make the team at the beginning of camp. This year we found out why teams bring in so many players to compete for what appears to be so few spots. Just like that, two injuries put Phelps, Mitchell, and Warren at the forefront ...

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A recap of how the Yankees finalized their roster

Things looked pretty set for the Yankees last week, but then Michael Pineda and Cesar Cabral got hurt and things changed a little bit. There were two spots open and a few people vying for them. Dewayne Wise and Jayson Nix were taken out of the picture pretty quickly, cleared waivers, and were sent to Triple-A. The ...

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David Phelps makes the Yankees Opening Day roster

In the search for a longman out of the bullpen, the Yankees have decided to go with David Phelps, according to Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News. This doesn't actually mean that Adam Warren and D.J. Mitchell's chances are completely shot. The Yankees will likely announce later today that lefty Clay Rapada will make the roster, ...

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