Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

Preston Claiborne cut from Yankees camp a day after giving up six runs

Preston-Claiborne

Preston Claiborne wasn't a lock to make the bullpen, but after the season he had last year, he had a legitimate shot to make the roster. That was before he gave up nine runs, including six runs without recording an out yesterday. “With what he did last year, we thought that he would have a really good ...

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Girardi uses nine relievers in 6-0 loss to Phillies

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Nine relief pitchers came out of the Yankees bullpen with Joe Girardi using the old 'Johnny Wholestaff' routine, but the Yankees were unable to come away with the victory as they were shutout 6-0 by the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The Yankees had nine hits on the night but they were unable to ...

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Nova throws minor league game on off-day

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Almost everyone had the off-day today--well, except for Ivan Nova, Francisco Cervelli and a few other Major League players looking to get at-bats. Ivan Nova pitched in a Spring Training game for Low-A Charleston earlier this morning in one of his final tune-ups before the season. Nova went eight scoreless innings with ten strikeouts and one ...

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With fifth starter competition over on Tuesday, all signs point to Pineda

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda

Spring Training is usually a time of year where pitchers and position players sharpen their skills before the regular season, along with competitions for various open spots on the team. While most competitions this spring usually have to do with a backup role, the competition to watch in Yankees camp was who was going to ...

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Tanaka solid as Yanks edge out Twins 5-4

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Masahiro Tanaka's longest start of the Spring wasn't brilliant, but it got the job done as the Yankees were able to defeat the Twins 5-4 at Hammond Stadium. Tanaka, who was making his fourth appearance, went 5.2 innings, giving up three runs on five hits while striking out six, bumping up his Spring ERA to an even ...

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While some questions are answered, others still remain

MLB: Spring Training-Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees

The Yankees break from camp in 10 days and there have been answers to many of the questions that occurred in the beginning of Spring Training. We're aware of how Masahiro Tanaka will adjust to the Major Leagues, we know how the outfield will look for the next few years (although Jacoby Ellsbury is battling a ...

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Jeter: Panama visit an “experience I’ll never forget”.

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The players that went to Panama have the complete day off today, with them coming back to George M. Steinbrenner Field tomorrow. The trip had been successful with the Yankees being able to honor Mariano Rivera in his home country, and the trip meant a lot to Rivera's close friend Derek Jeter, who was honored ...

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Yankees prepare to head to Panama

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The Yankees have a whiteboard in their clubhouse where Joe Girardi places important announcements and news bulletins so the players passing by can know what's next on the agenda. One of the announcements on the whiteboard has to do with the Yankees up-coming three-day trip to Panama: Players that are going to Panama are leaving Florida ...

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