Tag Archives: Jayson Nix

Catching you up on what I missed during the 4th of July

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Forgive my absence for the past few days. Every year I typically take a few days off for the Fourth of July off to spend with my family. I find it a good way to get re-energized for the trade deadline which can often be hectic. It can be a slow news week occasionally as ...

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HIroki Kuroda will miss a start on Friday with a sore hip flexor

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Hiroki Kuroda has quietly been the ace of this Yankees' pitching staff, but he's going to miss a start on Friday with a sore hip flexor with Ivan Nova taking his place at least once through the lineup. Kuroda wasn't in attendance for Tuesday night's game in Minnesota. Instead he flew back to New York where ...

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Nix, Stewart, and D-Rob shine as the Yankees struggle

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It's no secret that the Yankees are struggling. Their once over-achieving lineup, cobbled together out of necessity, not desire, has gone cold. Their starting pitching, once strong enough to sustain paltry offensive handouts, seems unable to hold its own leads. And their bullpen, which had, early-on, created a watertight final three innings, is starting to ...

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What it means to have Teixeira and Youkilis returning on Friday

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Both Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis played in a rehab game for the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Wednesday, they both played seven innings and went 0-for-2 with a walk, and both are expected to return to the Yankees on Friday, Brian Cashman said. It's a little surprising to hear that both are coming back so soon ...

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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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Yankees roster nearly set as David Aardsma is DFA’d

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The Yankees 25-man roster is not official yet, but it is all but set after the Yankees made a slew of moves following their final spring exhibition game against a pro team today. They play Army in West Point on Saturday before opening the season against the Red Sox on Monday. The most surprising news of ...

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Yankees release Juan Rivera as roster begins to take shape, plus notes

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The Yankees 25-man roster started to really take shape yesterday when Ken Rosenthal broke the news that they have released outfielder/first baseman Juan Rivera. That seems to indicate that the Yankees will go with Lyle Overbay at their first baseman. Brian Cashman also told Joel Sherman that Brennan Boesch will make the team as well. I think ...

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Most important spring stats: AB and IP

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Anybody who has read this blog for a long time knows that I hate spring training stats. The reason is because they are unreliable and often give fans the wrong idea. It's part of the reason why I hardly even discuss spring results here on the blog. There are many reasons the stats are unreliable: players simply ...

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