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Yankees Cut Greg Golson, Brandon Laird and 5 Others (Updated)

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Update: So it turns out optioning Golson to the minors may be a sign that he will make the team. The problem is that Girardi did not see him getting enough at bats in the major league camp to get ready for the season so they sent him to the minors so he can get ...

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There’s a Chance Curtis Granderson Plays Opening Day

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If you missed it, Curtis Granderson was a late scratch from yesterday's game with an oblique strain. There wasn't a whole lot of information beyond that and when it comes to injuries like that they can tend to be minor or they can linger for a month or more. Today Yankees manager Joe Girardi met ...

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Looking at the Yankees Potential 25-Man Roster

It appears the Yankees are nearly done dealing this offseason. They would still probably like to add another starter and possibly even another bench piece, but there seems to be nothing imminent at this point. So with three weeks until pitchers and catchers report, let's take a look at where they stand. Potential Lineup Brett Gardner, ...

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Yankees News: Roster Decisions

The ALDS starts tonight as the Yankees go to Minnesota to take on the Twins at 8:37. CC Sabathia gets the ball as he takes on fellow lefty Francisco Liriano in game one. Here are some notes: Joe Girardi said he has a lineup in mind for tomorrow, but is still mulling over the outfield. ...

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Playoff Roster Discussion: Carrying Greg Golson?

Yesterday I discussed the pros and cons of the Yankees utility infielder choices and today I want to look at another postseason roster question: Will the Yankees carry outfielder Greg Golson on the roster? This is basically a question of how many pitchers the Yankees are going to carry and will they take backup catcher ...

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Yankees Notes: A-Rod, Kearns, Golson, Vazquez, and the Lineup

The Yankees have Phil Hughes on the mound this afternoon as they go for the sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays and their 9th consecutive victory overall. Here are some notes: Alex Rodriguez will be activated this afternoon. He will play third and hit cleanup. Marcus Thames got the start in right field yesterday when ...

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Yankees Notes: Expanded Rosters, Berkman, Aceves, the Rotation, and more

Today is September 1st and the Yankees are sitting alone in 1st place. The Rays are just one game back though and have proven that they will not back down this season. The Yankees are also eight games up on the Red Sox for the Wild-Card lead, but with six head-to-head games left against them ...

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More Injuries for the Yankees: Posada and Thames

While running down a list of injuries the Yankees sustained yesterday I noted how Jorge Posada's foot injury had been lingering and not improving the way they thought it would. He made such little improvement that the Yankees sent him to get an MRI to make sure everything was OK. As it turns out, Posada has ...

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