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Yankees release Juan Rivera as roster begins to take shape, plus notes

The Yankees 25-man roster started to really take shape yesterday when Ken Rosenthal broke the news that they have released outfielder/first baseman Juan Rivera. That seems to indicate that the Yankees will go with Lyle Overbay at their first baseman. … Continue reading

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What to do now that Derrek Lee is staying retired? Plus other notes

With the injuries piling up, Yankees GM Brian Cashman decided he would try to get a little creative to fill some spots so he called some retired players to gauge their interest. Chipper Jones and Scott Rolen quickly rejected any idea that … Continue reading

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Yankees Morning Bits: Jeter, Rapada, Hughes, D-Rob, and Rivera (not that one)

The Yankees lost to the Cardinals 7-6 yesterday. • Derek Jeter has been cleared for full baseball activities and should be in a game soon. • Add another to the pile, Clay Rapada has been shut down 7-10 days with bursitis in … Continue reading

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What number will Kevin Youkilis wear for the Yankees?

The Yankees released their new numbers. With 84 players in camp, retired numbers, soon to be retired numbers, and coaches there was a chance they would go to triple digits. Unfortunately they just doubled up on a few players. Here … Continue reading

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