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Beltran scratched from lineup with sore elbow

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I won't be around for the Yankees game tonight (I'm still going to do the Yankees recap) so I guess you could consider this a very condensed Yankees pregame post. Nothing much is happening, except for injury news on Carlos Beltran and Masahiro Tanaka. --Carlos Beltran was scratched from the Yankees lineup due to feeling soreness ...

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Jeter completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping the nation, and just last week Shawn Kelley did the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis aka. Lou Gehrig's disease). Following the Ice Bucket Challenge, Kelley nominated Derek Jeter to take a dip in ice water, and a week later, Derek Jeter accepted. Don't worry, ...

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Phelps role up in the air as he progresses

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David Phelps hasn't felt pain in his triceps for a week and he anticipates to be back by the beginning of September, but with Michael Pineda back in the Yankees rotation and Shane Greene pitching so well, you'd have to wonder if Phelps role could be in the bullpen as the Yankees go down the ...

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Derek Jeter is once again the Yankees DH

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Derek Jeter has made it perfectly clear that he's not a fan of being the designated hitter. In fact, he said this last night: “I don’t DH much. You go in the cage between at-bats. That’s about it. It’s not something that I do a lot of. To be honest with you, I’m not sure how ...

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Mashairo Tanaka throws off a mound

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As promised, Masahiro Tanaka threw off a Major League mound for the first time since partially tearing his UCL. He threw 25 fastballs to home plate and this was a significant step for him. Mainly because, Tanaka felt no pain in his elbow whatsoever. “I think we’re heading in the right direction,” Tanaka said. “So I ...

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Masahiro Tanaka to throw off a mound tomorrow

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Masahiro Tanaka has been doing long toss since being cleared by the doctors office and tomorrow he's scheduled to take his next step in returning to the Yankees. Tanaka will throw a 25 pitch side session tomorrow and this could be the tell-tale sign of where the Yankees are with Tanaka. So far Tanaka has reported ...

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Yankees Notes: Pineda, Tanaka, Kuroda

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Here are a few notes from the Yankees before tonight's game with the Baltimore Orioles. Michael Pineda: The Yankees have officially activated Michael Pineda from the disabled list. As a corresponding move, the Yankees have designated Chris Leroux for assignment. Masahiro Tanaka: Masahiro Tanaka threw again on flat ground today, this time throwing nothing but fastballs. Tanaka ...

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Michael Pineda returns to the mound tonight

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The last time we saw Michael Pineda, he was ejected from a Major League game due to a pine tar incident against the Boston Red Sox. He was initially suspended just 10 games, but when he tried to throw a side session while he was suspended, he felt something in his teres major muscle, causing ...

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