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Michael Pineda returns to the mound tonight

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The last time we saw Michael Pineda, he was ejected from a Major League game due to a pine tar incident against the Boston Red Sox. He was initially suspended just 10 games, but when he tried to throw a side session while he was suspended, he felt something in his teres major muscle, causing ...

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To stay in contention, Yankees need McCann and Beltran to produce

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The Bronx Bombers are currently in contention for a play-off spot, but if they want to have any chance of making it to the postseason, they're going to need to bolster their offense. MLB Network analyst Mark DeRosa discussed the Yankees offensive woes, saying they can't rely on their pitching to win games all the time. “It ...

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Greene and McCarthy help injured riddled Yankees rotation

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This was the Yankees rotation just before the first game of the 2014 season: CC Sabathia Hiroki Kuroda Masahiro Tanaka Ivan Nova Michael Pineda Fast forward to July 22nd and this is current rotation going into tonight: Brandon McCarthy Hiroki Kuroda Shane Greene Chase Whitley David Phelps The point of the small exercise above was to show just how much the rotation had changed in a short ...

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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Starting Rotation

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Yesterday, I graded the Yankees position players and today is probably the toughest task: the starting rotation. I'll start by grading the five original pitchers in the rotation and finally, I'll grade David Phelps and Chase Whitley (I can't really grade Shane Greene or Brandon McCarthy because they didn't make enough starts for consideration. It ...

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Ivan Nova slated to start throwing in September

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Since tearing his ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow in early April, all Ivan Nova could do is sit and watch his team in a heated AL East battle involving themselves, the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles. However, Nova began his road to recovery today when he ran at Yankee Stadium for ...

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Whitley, Nuno and Phelps hold down fort as rotation replacements

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The beginning to the Yankees season has not been pretty and when they lost 60% of their rotation by mid-May, it seemed all hope was lost...until Chase Whitley, David Phelps and Vidal Nuno stepped in and held down the fort for the Bronx Bombers in their time of need. "They've kept us afloat," Mark Teixeira said ...

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Plethora of injuries cause Yankees to question their depth

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When the Yankees broke camp in Spring Training, everyone was healthy and ready to prepare for another season of baseball. There wasn't much question about the Yankees depth and the Yankees figured they could plug some holes should one or two injuries arise. We're two months into the season, and the Yankees depth is now ...

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Yankees rotation in dire need of help

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Coming out of Spring Training, the Yankees had a great rotation on paper: the ace of the staff CC Sabathia looking for redemption, veteran Hiroki Kuroda hoping to build on a successful 2013 season, Ivan Nova hoping to prove to the Yankees that what they had seen in 2013 wasn't a fluke, Masahiro Tanaka hoping ...

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