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Michael Pineda frustrated with latest setback

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In a perfect world, Michael Pineda never would have been suspended for using pine tar. In a normal world, Pineda would have been back with the Yankees on Monday after none of his starts popped up during his 10 game suspension. But now, Pineda will have to miss more than 10 days with a Grade ...

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More question marks in Yankees rotation

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Coming out of Spring Training, the Yankees had minimal question marks about their rotation, and those questions had answered themselves during the first two weeks of the season. However, more questions have come into play, and those questions could ultimately sink the Yankees rotation. The Yankees lost Ivan Nova for the year due to Tommy John ...

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Michael Pineda’s next start is in jeopardy

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In an attempt to give Michael Pineda some workload before he comes back from his suspension, the Yankees had him pitch a simulated game. Unfortunately, Pineda only made it through one inning before being pulled with a tight lat. Pineda went in for an MRI but Joe Girardi is concerned Pineda might not be able to make his ...

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Nuno hopes to help Yankees bounce back

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With Ivan Nova out for the season and Hiroki Kuroda surrendering eight runs to the Angels last night, the Yankees seem to believe they're in trouble. They have yet to be swept this season, but they're in danger of losing the series at home. The Yankees have won the last five home series against the Angels, going ...

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Yankees finish bizarre road trip

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I've seen the Yankees play in many road trips and there were instances where bizarre things happened. However, this has to be the first road trip where something bizarre happened in every single game. There were blowouts, there were position players on the mound,  there was a triple play, there were ejections, there were ...

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Ivan Nova to have Tommy John Surgery

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The Yankees had a hunch Ivan Nova was going to need Tommy John Surgery, but Nova went to search for a second opinion. Unfortunately, there wasn't much Dr. James Andrews could tell Nova except that his season is over. The Yankees announced Ivan Nova will have Tommy John Surgery on Tuesday in Alabama. The surgery will ...

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Brett Gardner makes first career start at right field

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At first glance, the lineup seemed pretty normal. All of the big Yankees names were in there, so there was really nothing out of the ordinary. However, if you look closer, it turns out the positions are switched: Carlos Beltran is tonight's DH, Alfonso Soriano is the LF and Brett Gardner is the RF. Yes, ...

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Surgery recommended for Ivan Nova after second opinion


Ivan Nova went to visit Yankees team physician Dr. Chris Ahmad on Monday afternoon for a second opinion, following a diagnosis of Nova partially tearing his ulnar collateral ligament. The results came in and unfortunately we won't see Nova in the next 12-18 months. Following the re-evaluation, Dr. Ahmad recommended Tommy John Surgery to the 27-year old ...

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