Tag Archives: Masahiro Tanaka

This year’s Shane Greene and Dellin Betances are in camp now

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Last year the Yankees had a few rookies who came through in a big way for them. Yangervis Solarte played well enough to be paired with a minor leaguer to get the Yankees Chase Headley. Dellin Betances became a fixture in the late innings for the Yankees and a fantastic bridge to David Robertson. He ...

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Yankees 2014-15 Offseason in Review

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Last offseason, the Yankees spent nearly $500 Million to boost the offense (Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann, Carlos Beltran) and the rotation (Masahiro Tanaka). However, this offseason they took a more economical approach, an approach that had fans questioning whether this was George Steinbrenner's Yankees or the economical Yankees. Believe it or not, this offseason was ...

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Yankees unsure when Alex Rodriguez will make Spring debut

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Earlier today, the Yankees announced their starters for the first three games of Spring Training. However, one thing that wasn't disclosed was when Alex Rodriguez would play his first Spring game. Manager Joe Girardi toyed with the idea of having Rodriguez go with the team on Tuesday to Clearwater when the Yankees play the Philadelphia Phillies ...

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Four things to watch out for as Spring Training games begin next week

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Yankees Spring Training games begin on Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m (if you have MLB.TV), and while baseball is in the air, the Yankees still need to find answers to glaring questions. So with baseball games beginning next week, what are the four things we should watch out for during Spring Training games? 1. Can Alex ...

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Could Joe Girardi end up in the hot seat if 2015 goes awry?

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Over the last two seasons, the Yankees have been a disappointment. They missed the postseason for two years in a row and witnessed legends hanging up their cleats for the final time in their legendary Hall-of-Fame careers. But lost in the two back-to-back seasons where the Yankees didn't make the postseason was Joe Girardi's impressive ...

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When injuries occur, who replaces who?

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On Tuesday, we projected the Yankees 25-man roster and who could break camp with the team once Spring Training finishes. But one thing we are going to have to factor in are injuries. Over the course of the season, injuries are going to occur and the Yankees are going to have to find replacements for ...

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Projecting the Yankees 25-man roster

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Although we won't find out the 25-man roster until the beginning of April, it's about that time where we project who will make the team, and who will find themselves starting the season elsewhere. Now, believe it or not the Yankees aren't really looking to fill multiple holes in their roster, but as Joe Girardi ...

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Spring Training Notes: Bailey, Beltran and Tanaka

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Here are a few quick notes from Day 2 of Spring Training which involves Andrew Bailey, Carlos Beltran and Masahiro Tanaka. -- An under-the-radar candidate for the bullpen is none other than Andrew Bailey, and a few years removed from shoulder surgery has Bailey feeling optimistic. He's already thrown four bullpens and has all of his ...

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