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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Bench and Management

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  For the final installment of the 2014 Yankees mid-season report cards, we take you to the Yankees bench and the management. How will the two bench players and the Yankees management fair? Let's take a look. Yangervis Solarte: Solarte was the feel good story in Spring Training: he spent eight years in the minor leagues, was a ...

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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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Tanaka flies to Seattle to see Dr. Ahmad

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Dr. Chris Ahmad is at a conference in Seattle this week, so that means Masahiro Tanaka will have to take a plane from New York to Seattle in order for Dr. Ahmad to see the MRI results. Joe Girardi has the results, but he's not going to disclose his findings until the team doctor has taken a ...

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Tanaka’s injury a big blow to the rotation

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When the Yankees were drawing the map on their rotation during Spring Training, they were touted as having one of the best rotations in baseball. Fast-forward to July 10 and they had lost 80% of their rotation; Masahiro Tanaka being the latest blow. Dr. Chris Ahmad would evaluate Tanaka--but he's in Seattle for an orthopedic ...

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Brett Gardner out with mild abdominal strain

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While Masahiro Tanaka was the main source of news today, there was another injury in the Yankees clubhouse. Brett Gardner wasn't in the starting lineup this evening due to a mild abdominal strain. He said he felt it during last night's game and was afraid it was a hernia, although he never had a hernia before. He ...

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Brian McCann responds to former hitting coach Terry Pendelton’s comments

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When Brian McCann read the New York Post article regarding Terry Pendleton's (McCann's former hitting coach with the Braves) comments, he was shocked. The article stated McCann's offensive struggles were probably due to the big contract hanging over his head and that McCann would "never be comfortable" playing in New York City. McCann spoke to the ...

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Joe Girardi won’t rule out another chance for Shane Greene to start

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After the game last night, Joe Girardi was asked about the rookie on the mound who had been originally called up just to spot start after Vidal Nuno was traded. Shane Greene wasn't supposed to contain so much buzz around him, but he did. He carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning and earned the win ...

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Carlos Beltran has swelling in his knee

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If you saw the lineup this evening and saw Brian McCann as the designated hitter, there's a reason for that: Carlos Beltran has a knee injury. Beltran sent Joe Girardi a text message prior to batting practice to further explain his knee injury. Girardi then explained to reporters what was the issue. “He had a little swelling ...

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