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Is it time to start getting excited for a Michael Pineda return? Plus notes

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There has been a lot of injury updates recently, some good and some bad, but they've mostly been focused on the Yankees bats -- Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira, Curtis Granderson, and even occasionally Alex Rodriguez. One of the bigger names on the DL that is quietly working his way back is Michael Pineda, who is recovering ...

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Bizarro Yankees Surviving Early Slate With Hitting, Not Pitching

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Heading into 2013, the Yankees most glaring weakness figured to be their offense. They led the major leagues in home runs in 2012 with 245, and coming into this season 200 of them were gone from the lineup. The major names missing? Curtis Granderson, Mark Teixeira, Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, Nick Swisher, Russell Martin, Raul Ibanez, ...

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Kevin Youkilis: A hated Red Sox set for a big season with the Yankees

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Call Kevin Youkilis whatever you’d like, but he’s a Yankee now and for some that is still hard to take. Honestly, I find it hard to accept after he spent the past 10 years as my most hated Red Sox player. I find it a little ironic when I think back to 2008 when friend asked ...

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

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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 they might come out of retirement, but Derrek Lee was at least considering it. Lee is ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Cano, Youkilis, Hughes, CC, Mo, and Adams

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The Yankees lost 1-0 and 7-6 to the Jay and Astros respectively yesterday. • The Yankees have made "a significant offer" to Robinson Cano. • Kevin Youkilis is back in the lineup today. • Nothing new on Phil Hughes. He continues to workout in a pool. • CC Sabathia (elbow) and Mariano Rivera (knee) both pitched yesterday and felt fine. David Adams said his back ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Hughes, Youkilis, CoJo, Henson, Granderson and GRIT

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The Yankees lost again, this time 10-7 to the Orioles. • Phil Hughes may not be ready to start the season on time because of his back injury. • Kevin Youkilis will sit out again today with an oblique strain. • Perhaps a coincidence, but Corban Joseph played third base again yesterday. • Former Yankees prospect Drew Henson is now coaching Yankees Gulf ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Youkilis, Damon, Nunez, Mesa, DePaula, and Avelino

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The Yankees lost to the Phillies 4-3 yesterday. • Kevin Youkilis sits a day or two with what he calls a "cramp," but the Yankees call oblique strain. • Brian Cashman said the Yankees have no interest in signing Johnny Damon. • Eduardo Nunez is not in consideration for the left field job. • Melky Mesa (Team Dominican Republic) does not plan to ...

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Morning Bits: Jeter, Cano, Wang, Hafner, Youkilis, and Montgomery

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It was a light day for the Yankees yesterday. The offense took batting practice and ran some infield drills. Most of the pitching staff had the day off. • Derek Jeter went through infield drills and batting practice, but did not run the bases. • Chien-Ming Wang's agent said he's off the market until he pitches for Taiwan in the WBC. • ...

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