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The Yankees add Reid Brignac, place Andy Pettitte on the DL, and more

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The Yankees offense has taken a step back this year, but they are still one of the best teams in baseball largely because of their pitching staff. That staff took a big hit last week as Andy Pettitte went on the DL with a strained trapezius muscle. The Yankees recalled Vidal Nuno to take his place in ...

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Granderson poised to come off the DL, Nunez will go on, and Nova has a setback

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It never ends with the Yankees injuries this season. I feel like injuries are at least half of what I write about, but there is finally some good news -- Curtis Granderson is poised to come off the DL on Tuesday. Granderson, who admits that he is still not quite at 100 percent, is expected to ...

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Cano at short and Cervelli at second? A look at the Yankees infield depth

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It was a surreal and unsettling sight on the Yankee Stadium infield Saturday afternoon when the Bombers came out for the top of the 9th. Their infield depth stripped to the bone with Eduardo Nunez again victim of a hit-by-pitch and backup infielder Jayson Nix already removed for a pinch hitter, the Yankees had to ...

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Morning Bits: Lohse, Gardner & Granderson, Mo, WBC, and Pineda

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Today is the last day of Spring Training before they start games. • Even with Phil Hughes' back injury, the Yankees have no interest in Kyle Lohse. • Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson will play both center and left field this spring. • Mariano Rivera faced hitters for the first time since surgery yesterday. • Minor leaguers Melky Mesa (Team DR), Juan Cedeno ...

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