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MLB will not suspend Pineda but will talk to Yankees

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Well, it looks like the Michael Pineda pine tar story has one final chapter before we can put the story to rest. Joe Torre (who is the vice president of baseball), spoke to Brian Cashman and the Yankees earlier today regarding the pine tar issue from last night. Torre said Pineda will not be suspended and ...

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David Robertson goes on DL with groin strain

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This was actually the most surprising news of the day for the Yankees: David Robertson will go on the DL with a Grade-1 groin strain. Joe Girardi said Robertson pulled his groin during yesterday's 6-4 win over the Blue Jays, but he didn't say anything until he came into work on Monday morning. Shawn Kelley will ...

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Mark Teixeira goes on the DL with hamstring strain

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Four days into the season, the Yankees have put their first everyday player on the disabled list. Mark Teixeira was sent to the DL with a hamstring strain, although the Yankees haven't sent him to get an MRI as of yet. Teixeira expects to be back within the next fifteen days, but this wasn't the start ...

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Mark Teixeira leaves game with hamstring injury

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Well, it took three games but the Yankees unfortunately have their first injury of the season. Mark Teixeira exited the game in the second inning of tonight's game with a hamstring injury.  The diagnosis of the injury is a "strained hamstring", meaning Teixeria could possibly see time on the DL. Teixeira had a Grade 2 strain during ...

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Mark Teixeira acknowledges his wrist will never be the same

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Mark Teixeira tries to find normalcy in his every day baseball routine as he returns from a season ending wrist surgery, but even he knows his surgically repaired wrist will never be the same. “It’s never going to be normal. (There will be) a new normal and hopefully it will get stronger,” Teixeira told the New ...

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Yankees unveil Opening Day lineup

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Joe Girardi announced the 2014 Opening Day Lineup during today's Yankees workout session and this is how it will look on tomorrow night's lineup card: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran RF Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Alfonso Soriano DH Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Kelly Johnson 3B CC Sabathia P Just for kicks (and to make a comparison), here's last year's Opening Day lineup: Brett Gardner CF Eduardo Nunez SS Robinson Cano 2B Kevin Youkilis 1B Vernon Wells LF Ben Francisco DH Ichiro ...

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Yankees healthy to begin season, unlike last year

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As the Yankees broke camp on Saturday to head to Houston, they were proud to report there were no major injuries during the course of Spring Training (well, except for Jacoby Ellsbury's sore calf, but he'll be in the lineup on Tuesday). They couldn't say the same thing this time last season. Last season the Yankees ...

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Girardi explains Gardner hitting seventh in potential Opening Day lineup

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This was how the Yankees lineup shaped out today before the Spring Training finale was rained out: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran DH Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Alfonso Soriano RF Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Kelly Johnson 3B If you switch the positions between Beltran and Soriano, that would be your 2014 Opening Day Lineup. Now, before the season began, ...

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