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Girardi on injured players, Rodriguez, Robertson, Betances, Headley, McCarthy and a new hitting coach

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During the USO event at Yankee Stadium today, Alex Rodriguez was one of the main topics when Joe Girardi met with the media. However, Girardi had information on other players, such as the status of Martin Prado and Brett Gardner, David Robertson rejecting the qualifying offer, Rodriguez possibly moving to first base, a possibility of Dellin Betances ...

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Joe Girardi has kept in contact with Alex Rodriguez

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Throughout the offseason Mark Teixeira, CC Sabathia and Brett Gardner all expressed their joy in Alex Rodriguez returning to the team. Today, it was Joe Girardi's turn. At today's USO event at Yankee Stadium, Girardi told the media he kept in contact with Rodriguez and is looking forward to his return in pinstripes. “Yeah, I’ve talked to ...

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Video: Alex Rodriguez drilled with pitch, then has a big game

With so much news coming out on Thursday, I didn't get a chance to post a Throwback Thursday video, but with the slow news today, it seemed ike a perfect day to look back at a moment in Yankees history. Since Alex Rodriguez was activated after the World Series, I figured I would go back to when A-Rod returned in ...

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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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AL East suffers another shake-up as Joe Maddon opts out of contract with Rays

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Since 2008, when the Yankees would visit Tampa in order to play the Tampa Bay Rays or when the Rays came to the Bronx to face the Yankees, one of the constants was seeing the "Battle of Joe's": Joe Girardi vs. Joe Maddon. Well, that won't happen next year as the American League East has ...

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Former Yankee Jayson Nix makes Royals World Series roster

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When Jayson Nix was with the Yankees, Joe Girardi always appreciated what he brought to the table. Whether it was his defense or the little bit in his bat that he had, Nix never failed to let Girard down. Girardi even gave him a special nickname aside from Nixy: "Jason Nix. Baseball Player." Being labeled a baseball ...

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Yankees need to find their way back to October

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The last time the New York Yankees played October baseball, terrible things happened. Derek Jeter broke his ankle, the team as a whole hit .157 which was second worst average to all 172 teams that competed in the ALCS since 1969 and Alex Rodriguez had to be benched because he was a strikeout machine. All those things resulted ...

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Report: Yankees near decision for new hitting coach

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As the Yankees attempt to fill the holes within their organization, the search for a new hitting coach could soon come to an end. According to George A. King III of the New York Post, the Yankees are near a decision for a new hitting coach. Dave Magadan spoke to the media and said the Yankees ...

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