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Michael Pineda to throw a sim game

New York Yankees starter Michael Pineda

Fans hoping to get a glimpse of Michael Pineda in a Spring Training game might have to wait a little while longer. Instead of getting right into a live Spring Training game, Pineda will throw a simulated game. Joe Girardi said the Yankees are playing to move a little slowly with Pineda, just to make ...

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Yankees add to the 40-man roster

The Yankees currently have 39 spots on the 40-man roster (excluding Brian McCann and Brendan Ryan) and as we all know, the Rule 5 draft is coming up. In order to protect some of the minor leaguers in their system, the Yankees placed them on the 40-man roster. Here were the players the Yankees moved ...

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2013 Pre-Draft Top 50 Yankees prospects

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A lot has changed since the beginning of the season in prospect land. At the same time, half of a season isn't enough to shun a prospect, especially those who are having their first foray into the ever difficult task of tackling Double-A. In most cases, rankings have not changed much unless something about the ...

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Yankees Farmville Report: Not as disappointing as you might think

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In discussions about the Yankees farm system this year and last, there seems to be an emphasis on two things; injuries and busts. It is understandable too. Following prospects can be an extremely frustrating endeavor when expectations are placed too high. Part of the problem is the contents of scouting reports. When you start thinking about ...

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Yankees put Joba Chamberlain on the DL with an oblique strain, and other injury updates

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The Yankees announced today that they have placed Joba Chamberlain on the disabled list after he suffered a strained oblique while warming up Tuesday. No word yet on whom they'll call up to replace Joba, but Brian Cashman later told reporters that it won't be either Clay Rapada or Chien-Ming Wang. Since the Yankees don't play ...

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Jeter done with the Grape Fruit League, and other rumors & notes

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No big news today so we'll start with Derek Jeter. Yesterday I mentioned that he could start the season on the DL and that looks even more likely today. Jeter is done playing in Grape Fruit League games and if he does play again before the season starts it'll be with one of the minor league ...

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Mariano Rivera officially announces retirement, and other notes

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The rumors were true. Mariano Rivera, the Yankees ace in the bullpen for the past 18 years, officially announced that he will retire after the 2013 season during a press conference this morning. “It’s official now," Rivera said. "After this year, I will be retiring.” “The time is almost ending,” he added. “The little gas that I ...

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Yankees minor league injury updates: Banuelos, Williams, and Campos

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A couple of injury updates from some of the Yankees top prospects. • Manny Banuelos (BBD No. 1) had Tommy John Surgery back in October and has finally begun throwing, per Dan Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal. • Mason Williams (BBD No. 3), recovering from shoulder surgery, told Anthony McCarron  of the NY Daily News that he'll be ...

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