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Yankees Notes: Teixeira, Marte, and More

Winning the first two games of this series against the Rays has been big. Phil Hughes pitching like a playoff pitcher last night might have been bigger. A.J. Burnett goes tonight and his spot as the no. 3 starter in the rotation could be on the line. Here are some notes: After throwing 6.1 innings ...

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Hit and Run: Towers, MLB, and Dealing with Rain

This morning's Yankees game against the Tigers was rained out and it forced the Yankees to scramble to find a way to keep all of their pitchers on the same schedule. What they've decided to do is hold a split-squad workout, Andy Pettitte will start against Joba Chamberlain. AJ Burnett, Phil Hughes and some other ...

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Kevin Towers to Join Yankees

The rumors have swirled during the winter, but according to two major league sources, former Padres GM Kevin Towers will officially join the Yankees as a special assistant to Brian Cashman. Rejoice: Towers will start with the Yankees next week in Tampa after being introduced on Tuesday. He'll scout amateurs and professionals. Also, he'll be a ...

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Towers Could Accept Job with Yankees

Per Tracy Ringolsby of FOX Sports (h/t MLBTR), recently fired former Padres General Manager Kevin Towers could be close to accepting a job with the Yankees. Towers, 48, is a close friend of current Yankee GM Brian Cashman. He is a highly regarded evaluator of talent, especially on the mound, and would be an absolutely great ...

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