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Yankees recall Zoilo Almonte, DFA Jeff Francis

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The New York Yankees have recalled OF Zoilo Almonte from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. As a corresponding move, the Yankees have designated Jeff Francis for assignment. Well, it's the end of the Francis era...which didn't last long to begin with.

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Yankees rally falls short in 6-4 loss to Blue Jays

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The good news? Chris Capuano had a good debut for the Yankees and gave them a chance to win. The bad news? The bullpen gave up four runs which led to a 6-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees were able to take a 2-0 lead ...

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Walk-off single in 14th by Headley seals 2-1 Yankees win over Rangers

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When Chase Headley arrived in the Yankees dugout during the second inning, shaking the hands of his new teammates, he never thought he would be the one to end the Yankees ball game with a walk-off single. It was the ultimate see-saw battle, a battle which ultimately ended with a 2-1 Yankees victory in 14 innings ...

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Masahiro Tanaka decides to skip All-Star Game

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Masahiro Tanaka wasn't going to pitch in the All-Star Game, but last week he was expecting to go to Minneapolis so he could take in the festivities. With the sudden injury to his UCL, all that has changed and Tanaka won't be attending the All-Star game at all. “He decided that he wants to treat his arm ...

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Francis has no clear-cut role with the Yankees

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Jeff Francis is slated to be with the Yankees sometime this weekend, but as of right now he doesn't have a clear-cut role with the team. “Obviously he’s a guy that was stretched out but he is not now,” Joe Girardi said. “He’s a guy that’s probably in the 30-to-40-pitch range right now. We’ll talk to ...

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Roster Moves: Miller, Daley, Francis

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Just a day after the Masahiro Tanaka news, the Yankees are making some roster changes. Here were the moves that occured within the last hour. Jeff Francis: Let's start with the trade the Yankees made. The Yankees acquired Jeff Francis and cash considerations from the Oakland Athletics for a PTBNL. Francis was 0-1 with a 6.08 ERA in ...

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10 Starting Pitchers the Yankees Could Trade For

Yesterday I ran through a list of 10 relievers that could potentially be available to the Yankees through a trade so I thought I would do one today on starting pitchers. So far none of these pitchers are connected to the Yankees in any rumors. This is purely my speculation that they should be available ...

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Rumors: Yankees Still Interested in Jeff Francis

Via Jerry Crasnick of ESPN: Free agent P Jeff Francis still drawing interest from 7 clubs -- Nationals, Royals, Pirates, Rangers, Rockies and both NY teams. When the Yankees lost out on Cliff Lee their general manager Brian Cashman preached patience. And if anybody is buying into this it's him. Despite missing out on Lee ...

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