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Yankees add to the 40-man roster

The Yankees currently have 39 spots on the 40-man roster (excluding Brian McCann and Brendan Ryan) and as we all know, the Rule 5 draft is coming up. In order to protect some of the minor leaguers in their system, the Yankees placed them on the 40-man roster. Here were the players the Yankees moved ...

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Alex Rodriguez suspended 211 games for steroid use

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Major League Baseball announced the 211 game suspension for Alex Rodriguez on Monday for violating the Joint Drug Agreement. A-Rod is appealing the suspension though and will be able to play until the appeal is heard which might not happen until the offseason. There was talk of a lifetime ban from baseball, but MLB obviously backed ...

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After playing in just 1 game the Yankees place Derek Jeter on the DL

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The Yankees announced on Friday that they have placed Derek Jeter on the disabled list with a Grade 1 right quad strain retroactive to July 12 and have called up infielder Brent Lillibridge to take his place. Jeter is eligible to return on July 27, but quad strains often take longer than two weeks. In reality ...

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Yankees struggling farm system will hurt them in 2014

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It's no secret that the Yankees are looking to cut payroll down to $189 million next season. All along the way they have insisted that they would continue to field a "championship caliber" team though and they would need a lot of young players to step up to achieve that goal. Well let me tell you, ...

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Yankees news and notes: Teixeira, Nova, Brignac, Pineda, and more

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I'm going on a historical baseball tour of New York City today and have to leave early so I'll make this quick. • Ivan Nova did not get demoted yesterday and instead the Yankees are carrying 13 pitchers on the staff. Joe Girardi said he could use him as a spot starter as they are set to ...

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Dellin Betances might have saved his career as a reliever

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Everybody knows the story of Dellin Betances. A tall kid from Manhattan, went to high school in Brooklyn, drafted by the Yankees in the eighth round of the 2006 draft, became a top prospect, and then flopped. Except Betances' story wasn't finished even after a 6.44 ERA and a 6.8 BB/9 in 131.1 innings last season. He still ...

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2013 Pre-Draft Top 50 Yankees prospects

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A lot has changed since the beginning of the season in prospect land. At the same time, half of a season isn't enough to shun a prospect, especially those who are having their first foray into the ever difficult task of tackling Double-A. In most cases, rankings have not changed much unless something about the ...

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Yankees Farmville Report: Not as disappointing as you might think

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In discussions about the Yankees farm system this year and last, there seems to be an emphasis on two things; injuries and busts. It is understandable too. Following prospects can be an extremely frustrating endeavor when expectations are placed too high. Part of the problem is the contents of scouting reports. When you start thinking about ...

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