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Greene and McCarthy help injured riddled Yankees rotation

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This was the Yankees rotation just before the first game of the 2014 season: CC Sabathia Hiroki Kuroda Masahiro Tanaka Ivan Nova Michael Pineda Fast forward to July 22nd and this is current rotation going into tonight: Brandon McCarthy Hiroki Kuroda Shane Greene Chase Whitley David Phelps The point of the small exercise above was to show just how much the rotation had changed in a short ...

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Girardi sticks with the same lineup for three days straight

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If you had the lineup card for the last three days, you'll notice the lineup hasn't changed--at all. Joe Girardi ran the same lineup out there for the last three days with hopes of getting the ball rolling. It's worked for the last two days and now Girardi is hoping that it will work again ...

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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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