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Cashman Made A Mistake Signing Winn

Last offseason the Yankees were in the market for an outfielder that could hit lefties. The tricky thing was that Johnny Damon was a free agent. The Yankees didn't want Damon though. They didn't want to deal with the hassle of dealing with his agent Scott Boras and certainly didn't want to give in to his ...

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More Injury Updates: Vazquez, Thames, and Aceves

The Yankees got a much needed off-day yesterday that more than everything else gave some of their walking wounded a chance to heal. We already heard this morning that Curtis Granderson is on track to come back this Friday. Now we have a couple more updates. Javier Vazquez Vazquez was in the middle of a dominant outing ...

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More Injuries for the Yankees: Posada and Thames

While running down a list of injuries the Yankees sustained yesterday I noted how Jorge Posada's foot injury had been lingering and not improving the way they thought it would. He made such little improvement that the Yankees sent him to get an MRI to make sure everything was OK. As it turns out, Posada has ...

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Stats: Thames, Granderson, and Gardner Against Lefties

The Yankees signed outfielder Marcus Thames this season to do one job, hit lefties, and so far all he has done is destroy lefties. Try these numbers on for size: 8 G, 16 AB, 3 R, 10 H, 3 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 3 BB, 4 K, .625 AVG, .684 OBP, 1.000 SLG, 1.684 ...

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More Questionable Moves by Girardi

It's April 26 and the Yankees have dropped their first series of the season, not bad. The problem is that for the second time in a week the team's manager, Joe Girardi, has made a couple of questionable moves that may have cost the Yankees the game. 1st Questionable Move The first one may be his insistence ...

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Girardi's Moves Cost Yankees the Game

Late in last night's 6-4 loss to the Angels, Yankees manager Joe Girardi made a pair of very questionable moves that may have been the direct cause for last night's loss and they certainly have people up in arms. The 1st Bad Move The first move came in the form of a pitching change involving David Robertson ...

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Notes and Quotes: More on Hughes, the Bullpen, and the Lineup

Things are going as well as you could ever hope for the Yankees this season. They have won each of their first five series this season, the first time they've done that since 1926, and are sitting in first place with an 11-3 record. They also have their ace, CC Sabathia, on the mound today ...

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Yankees Notes: Vazquez, Thames, and a Horne update

Well last night's game was a debacle, but the Yankees have their ace, CC Sabathia (0-0, 8.44 ERA), out there today trying to right the ship against rookie RHP Wade Davis (0-0, no ERA) and the Tampa Bay Rays. Sabathia was strong in his last start until he fell apart in the sixth inning giving up ...

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