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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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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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