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Former Yankees pitchers succeeding with current teams


While pitching has not really been an issue for the Yankees – as it has been their offense/run-production that has contributed to their recent struggles – several pitchers that once donned pinstripes have started the 2013 season with impressive performances.  This article is, in no way, trying to criticize the Yankees for the moves and ...

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Yankees news: Catching up after Christmas


I missed a couple of important things over the past few days because of the Christmas break so I wanted to point them out real quick. Nick Swisher signed a four-year, $56 million deal with the Cleveland Indians. The Mariners signed Raul Ibanez to a one-year, $2.75 million deal plus another potential $1.25 million in incentives. The Diamondbacks ...

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The Yankee beat: Bobby-V, Melancon, and the DH

The Yankees have now dropped two out of three to the Twins and with Phil Hughes pitching on Thursday it could end up being a terrible series. Here is our recap. To make things worse, Brett Gardner is now on the DL with a strained elbow. Here's what the blogosphere was talking about. Bleeding Yankee Blue wonders ...

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Red Sox land former Yankees reliever Mark Melancon

Everybody thought that once Jonathan Papelbon left the Red Sox Daniel Bard would just slide into his place as the team's closer. However, the Red Sox are going to try Bard in the rotation next year and are searching for their next closer through a trade or a free agent signing. This afternoon they landed a ...

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Yankees Notes: Jeter, Burnett, Teixeira, Aceves, Melancon

The Yankees offense didn't show up yesterday as they lost 2-1 to the Boston Red Sox thus splitting the four-game weekend series. Phil Hughes was on the mound and struggled through the first two innings before settling down and giving a strong performance. Here are some notes: Hughes needed 57 pitches to get through 2 innings ...

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Yankees Notes: Roster Moves, Scranton, and Protests

The Yankees are coming off of a rather tough stretch where they went a disappointing 4-8. Now that the Red Sox and Rays are behind them they will start rolling against some weaker competition. I'm not sure if that includes the Mets who have been both up and down this year, mostly down. The two ...

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Yankees Notes: The What Did I Miss? Edition

Hey BBD readers, if you haven't noticed I have been gone since Sunday, I was off getting engaged, so I haven't paid any attention whatsoever to the Bombers. The crew here has done a great job keeping you updated on the daily ins-and-outs and what-have-yous, but for my own sake, and the sake of anyone ...

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Not Updates On Chan Ho Park Yet

If you watched yesterday's game and saw Chan Ho Park warming up in the bullpen might have been surprised when they didn't see him in the game. No he didn't have another bout of diarrhea. This time, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com, he aggravated his right hamstring while throwing in the pen. There will be ...

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