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Martin Prado’s hamstring injury a lingering issue

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Over the weekend, Martin Prado returned to the lineup and although he wasn't moving well, his bat was on fire, which led the Yankees to believe they were on their way of having Prado in the lineup on a regular basis. It has been three days since Prado played, and he wasn't optimistic about playing ...

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Masahiro Tanaka inching closer to a rotation return

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Believe it or not, Masahiro Tanaka is one simulated game away from rejoining the Yankees rotation. Tanaka threw three innings and 45-pitches and he proclaimed his arm was stronger than it was two weeks ago when the Yankees were in Detroit. He'll throw an in-between start bullpen before pitching simulated game or a instructional league game ...

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Masahiro Tanaka throwing simulated game

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Masahiro Tanaka is currently on the road to recovery, and his latest stop involved him throwing a simulated game. Tanaka just finished throwing a simulated game at Yankee Stadium involving players such as John Ryan Murphy, Austin Romine and Antoan Richardson. Tanaka is going to speak to the press and those quotes (and more) will be in this ...

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Masahiro Tanaka believes the fatigue is gone

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Masahiro Tanaka threw a 36-pitch bullpen session today and he believes his arm soreness and fatigue is in the past. “I feel that it’s way stronger than it was, so way better,” Tanaka said. “I think the fatigue is done.” Even if the Yankees are eliminated from the playoffs, they want to get Tanaka ready to the ...

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Time for the Yankees to scoreboard watch

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The Yankees have little control of where they are in the standings, all they can focus on at this point in the season is winning games against who they play. In order for the postseason puzzle to fall to place, they're going to have to start scoreboard watching and only hope the other teams ahead of ...

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Masahiro Tanaka to throw a bullpen on Saturday

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Masahiro Tanaka is getting back into the swing of things, and the next step for him is going to be a bullpen which is scheduled for Saturday. The last time Tanaka attempted to return to the Yankees, he faced a setback. Due to the setback, Girardi wouldn't say what would be the next step for Tanaka after his ...

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Martin Prado out with “mild, mild hamstring” injury

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When Martin Prado was taken out of the game last night, fans thought that they would be without one of the Yankees hottest hitters for possibly the rest of the season. Luckily, Joe Girardi said Prado's hamstring injury is mild, and he shouldn't miss too much time. “We’ll see tomorrow, but right now he’s down,” Girardi ...

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Joe Girardi won’t move Derek Jeter down in the lineup

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This has been a topic of discussion in Yankees land today, and some Yankees fans (myself included) believe it would be a better move to have the struggling Derek Jeter (who hit .207 in August) move down in the order. Joe Girardi moved Jorge Posada down in the lineup in 2011 and he flat-out benched ...

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