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Yankees and Chavez still waiting on test results

Eric Chavez has resumed baseball activities and is waiting for concussion test results before being cleared to return to the team. He initially took a test on Wednesday before taking another one on Thursday and they are waiting for results on the second test. "We're just waiting for him to be cleared by Major League Baseball," ...

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Gardner and Chavez close to return

Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner played in his second rehab game on Wednesday and Eric Chavez is awaiting test results as both players could be back on the field by this weekend. Gardner, who hurt his elbow making a diving catch on April 17, went 1-for-2 with a pair of walks and played left field again. ...

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Jayson Nix gets called up

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Via Sweeney Murti of WFAN, Jayson Nix has been called up by the Yankees to replace Eric Chavez. The corresponding move will likely be to place Chavez on the DL for his whiplash/concussion injury. Nix has played every position except first and catcher. He only has one option, and he's no whiz with the bat, but ...

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Riding the Pine: The New York Yankees bench 2012

There’s one glaring omission in the Yankees bench this year: we are missing having that one, big bat looming in the late innings capable of changing a game with one mighty swing. In years past, hitters such as Daryl Strawberry, Jesse Barfield, Chili Davis and Jorge Posada have lay in wait; chomping at the bit ...

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What to do with the Yankees DH situation

I wanted to focus on our Designated Hitter situation, both currently and what it might be after Brett Gardner comes back, and figure out if it is really best to trot out Andruw Jones on a regular basis against lefties. I also wanted to focus on how our current DH production matches Jesus Montero’s production ...

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Yankees celebrate Fenway anniversary with 5 homers

It took the Yankees bats a little while to wake up, but yesterday's five home run performance during the celebration of Fenway Park leaves them with 24 homers, the most in the major leagues. The homers tend to pile up quickly though when Curtis Granderson smacks three on Thursday night followed by a five homer outbreak ...

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Defensive shortcomings hurt Yankees rotating DH plan

I strongly disliked the Jesus Montero-Michael Pineda for many reasons.  Pineda’s weak second half in 2011 scared me.  Shipping away a 22-year-old hitter who was tailor made for Yankee Stadium angered me.  Trading a near sure-thing for a question mark with potential made me feel that Brian Cashman’s legacy now depends on the success or ...

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Jeter and A-Rod’s transition to DH has begun

We've been discussing it for years but it is finally happening. Derek Jeter is slowly beeing weened out of his shortstop position and Alex Rodriguez isn't far behind him. Last night, Yankees manager Joe Girardi started Jeter at DH while allowing Eduardo Nunez to start at short against the lefty and expect that to just keep ...

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