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BBDP April 14th: Nuding is the new Tebowing

BBDP MVP: Zachary Nuding Just kidding, but that would be entertaining wouldn't it? Nuding is a lesser known pitcher in High-A Tampa with great stuff. He was originally brought in as a reliever, but his repertoire was so good the coaches felt they had to give him a shot in the rotation. Last year he had ...

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Cardinals Claim Yankees Minor League Pitcher

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While I was gone the Yankees picked up right handed pitcher Jess Todd off of waivers from the Indians, also cutting IF Kevin Russo from the 40-man roster in a corresponding move. When the Yankees needed bullpen help though they called up Amaury Sanit from Triple-A and put the recently acquired Todd ...

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Yankees Cut Greg Golson, Brandon Laird and 5 Others (Updated)

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Update: So it turns out optioning Golson to the minors may be a sign that he will make the team. The problem is that Girardi did not see him getting enough at bats in the major league camp to get ready for the season so they sent him to the minors so he can get ...

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Yankees Cut Andrew Brackman, Brandon Laird, and 4 More

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Via Chad Jennings of the Journal News: The Yankees made six more cuts tonight. Andrew Brackman, Brandon Laird, Kevin Russo and Melky Mesa were optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Steve Garrison and Ryan Pope were optioned to Double-A Trenton. Brackman was battling for a spot as in the Yankees rotation, but he was a ...

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Yankees Notes: Pettitte, Miranda, Russo, Posada, Gardner

The Yankees have dropped two in a row in walk-off style against the Texas Rangers and things won't get any easier today as they face Cliff Lee. Making things worse, the Tampa Bay Rays are within striking distance, just a half-game back, of first place. So there is a lot on the line this ...

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Trade Rumor: O's Want Young SS for Wigginton

The trade deadline is barely over a month away and the Yankees, as usual, are expected to be buyers again this season. Thanks to an over $200 million payroll they really don't have many needs, but they do need some bullpen help and another bat. One player who is on the trade block who could help ...

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Yankees Offensive Rankings

People have been bemoaning the Yankees offense for the past couple of days and even weeks. It's true that their offense has been inconsistent of late, but with two of their biggest pieces Jorge Posada and Alex Rodriguez missing time that his to be expected. Overall though, their numbers look pretty good. Tm BatAge R/G R 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS ▾ OPS+ BOS 31.4 5.54 388 173 7 93 371 24 7 275 463 .279 .354 .469 .823 115 NYY 30.3 5.47 372 118 17 77 354 42 13 283 441 .276 .360 .440 .801 118 CIN 29.3 4.88 337 125 17 83 327 50 22 226 508 .276 .342 .449 .790 109 DET 29.7 4.57 306 143 11 60 287 27 8 235 447 .274 .343 .425 .768 104 MIL 28.6 4.82 328 131 15 83 311 40 10 248 502 .260 .336 .431 .767 107 MIN 28.6 4.78 325 132 15 59 305 30 7 271 388 .272 .348 .417 .766 106 29.2 4.48 9181 3750 373 1907 8759 1284 481 6948 14210 .259 .330 .406 .735 97 Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: ...

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A-Rod Will See Doctor After Leaving Game Early

Alex Rodriguez didn't even get an at bat last night when the Yankees pinch hit for him in the second inning with Ramiro Pena of all people. After the game A-Rod said that he left because his groin, that he injured last week, was stiff. There was no pain, but it was stiff. Here is more ...

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