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Juan Miranda Gets the Nod [Update]

Juan Miranda come on down!

According to Joel Sherman, the Yankees have called up first baseman Juan Miranda for tonight's game against the Detroit Tigers.  Miranda, who bats lefty, will most likely platoon with Marcus Thames in the DH spot until Nick Johnson returns from his wrist injury. Miranda is off to a so-so start in Scranton this season, hitting .260 ...

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Yankees Bench Seems Set with 5 More Cuts

The Yankees cut five more players from the big league camp yesterday, outfielder Greg Golson, righties Mark Melancon and Jonathan Albaladejo, and infielders Juan Miranda and Kevin Russo, according to Marc Carig of The Star-Ledger. The cuts of Miranda and Russo have pretty much cemented the opening day bench ensuring a spot for Ramiro Pena. Backup ...

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Yanks GM Cashman Addresses His Bench Decisions

After the Joba/Hughes debate the topic that we have focused on the most this offseason has probably been the state of the Yankees bench. It seems like it one spot on the Yankees that is always in flux and that was no different this offseason after they lost Eric Hinske, Jerry Hairston Jr., and Jose ...

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Minor League Monday: February 8th, 2010

This week in Yankees Minor League News Earlier this week, we reported some minor league managerial changes that took place in the Yankees organization. As stated in this post, Charleston RiverDogs manage Torre Tyson is now set to take the reigns of the Tampa Yankees. He will be replaced with current RiverDogs hitting coach Gregg Colbrunn. ...

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John Sickels Ranks the Yanks

Over at MinorLeagueBall, John Sickels ranked the Yankees prospects: 1) Jesus Montero, C, Grade A: I know that his position is up in the air, but I love this bat so much that I'm going to give him a straight Grade A. This is a Mike Piazza/Manny Ramirez type bat. 2) Austin Romine, C, Grade B: Not in Montero's class ...

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Newman's Notes on Yankees Prospects

Yankees VP of baseball operations Mark Newman had a lot to say about the Yankees prospects yesterday. Beat writer Chad Jennings separated them into posts on the pitching and position players. Here they are in short: Pitchers Aroldis Chapman: Newman said the reports were exactly what he expected: Huge fastball. Spotty command. Inconsistent secondary pitches. ...

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Juan Miranda Eats A Pie, Yanks Win Again

September call-up Juan Miranda grounded a ball off Kyle Farnsworth’s leg to drive in the game-winning run with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning. The 4-3 win over the Royals (64-94) was No. 102 for the Yankees (102-56). Quick ‘Cap: The Yanks couldn’t solve Royals’ starter Anthony Lerew until Mark Teixeira blasted his 39th bomb of the season in the ...

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Juan Miranda to Join Yankees

Via Peter Abraham, we’ve learned that Juan Miranda will be joining the Yankees in Seattle tonight. His season with Scranton ended last night when they lost 3-2 in 12 innings to the Durham Bulls in the International League Championship. Miranda played in five games for the Bombers last year, amassing 14 plate appearances. He collected four ...

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