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

CC Sabathia

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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Girardi says Phelps could be used as 1-inning reliever

David Phelps did a good job in his first couple of Major League starts, but was taken out of the rotation for no fault of his own when Andy Pettitte returned to the Bronx. He returned to his earlier role as long-man out of the bullpen, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that he may ...

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Freddy Garcia earning his money as mop-up man

The Yankees could have just released Freddy Garcia when they removed him from the rotation as he doesn't necessarily fit a clear role in their bullpen. However, the Yankees are on the hook for $4 million to Garcia so they weren't just going to release him. Instead they banished him to the back of the ...

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Yankee rotation rebounding in May

The Yankees rotation was brutal in April as it posted a 5.80 ERA, the second worst in all of the American League, but it has rebounded nicely in the month of May and now has the second best ERA in the AL at 3.21 - a swing of more than two and a half runs ...

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A look at Freddy Garcia and Phil Hughes

This is a far cry from what the Yankees, and from what we, the fans, expected this January. It seemed like the Yankees’ ran nine-deep in terms of starting pitching, mostly because they did. This was before Michael Pineda tore his labrum. This was before Triple-A implosions from both Dellin Betances (21 walks in 22-plus ...

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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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Freddy Garcia will start on Saturday

After the Yankees lost the the Rangers on Tuesday night, Yankees manager Joe Girardi decided that Freddy Garcia will make his start on Saturday as scheduled, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. With Garcia struggling so much early on this season this is not exactly the best news to hear. However, the Yankees do ...

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Grading the Yankees first 16 games

After 16 games (roughly 10 percent of the season) gone, let's take a look at the progress report for the 2012 Yankees.  Each batter must have at least 10 games played to qualify for a grade.  All stats present are as of 24 April. Derek Jeter- A+ ‘El Capi-tan’ is hitting .411 with a 1.080 OPS, scored ...

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