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What Pineda/Cabral injuries mean to the Yankees roster

The injuries to Michael Pineda and Cesar Cabral certainly change the way the Yankees will plan out there roster. It sorted out the rotation immediately, but it does more than just that. Clay Rapada seems to be the biggest beneficiary as the lone lefty competing for a spot behind Boone Logan. However, manager Joe Girardi did not ...

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Quick movers in the Yankees minor league system in 2012

This season minor league games will actually begin before the major league games. This is a new and interesting concept, as has not been set up like this for at least the past few seasons. It's not going to change anything as far as the season goes except that it's likely Triple-A will end sooner ...

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Yankees option Phelps, Mitchell, Kontos, and Laird to the minors

The Yankees first round of spring training cuts was a much larger group, but the four they cut today are much more significant. Pitchers David Phelps, D.J. Mitchell, and George Kontos were optioned to Triple-A along with infielder Brandon Laird, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. All four of those guys were fighting for a ...

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Yankees injury news: Nunez is back and the rest

Eduardo Nunez has been out for about two weeks after getting hit on the hand with a pitch, but he took BP and infield practice, declared himself ready, and then actually played in a game over the weekend (link). It's good timing for the Yankees because if he had another setback it very well could have ...

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Yankees spring training injury roundup: 3/15

You've heard about Freddy Garcia taking a comebacker yesterday and his negative x-rays, but he is hardly the only Yankee in camp that is dealing with injuries. SWISHER'S STIFF GROIN: Outfielder Nick Swisher left yesterday's game with groin tightness. After the game he looked to be without pain and it is likely the Yankees only pulled him ...

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Delcarmen out 4-5 days with strained lat

Barring any injuries, the Yankees 25 man roster is just about set. The only spot that is up for grabs is a final bullpen or bench spot. With the Yankees recently outrighting Chris Dickerson to the minors, it appears that final spot will go to the bullpen. It seems possible that the final spot will go ...

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A look at the Yankees potential Opening Day roster

Yesterday was the first day that position players had to report to spring training, but the first day is really just them reporting to camp and taking physicals. So today is the real start of full blown spring training and we are just six days away from games. On this first full day of spring training, ...

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Pictures of the Yankees Rookie Hazing

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It's a tradition that at the end of each year team's dress their rookies up in some silly get-up. There is usually a theme to it too and this year's theme was 80's musicians. So Dellin Betances and Andrew Brackman dressed up as Milli Vanilli, George Kontos as George Michaels, Hector Noesi ...

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