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Masahiro Tanaka likely to throw off a mound tomorrow

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Masahiro Tanaka did long toss in his first day at camp yesterday. Tomorrow, it's likely Tanaka will take the next step and have his first bullpen session of the year. Tanaka missed 2.5 months last season witha partial tear in his elbow but managed to make he last two starts of the 2015 season. He threw ...

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Report: Yankees to discuss using a sixth starter in April and May

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With pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training on Friday, the Yankees have to begin forming their rotation, which is currently full of question marks. CC Sabathia, Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda and Chris Capuano are expected to be in the rotation but with Sabathia, Tanaka and Pineda's health issues, along with Capuano's questionable effectiveness, the ...

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Masahiro Tanaka throws at Yankees minor league complex

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Masahiro Tanaka arrived to camp this morning to throw off flat ground, which is what the pitchers in camp normally do this time of year. However, Tanaka was a special case--Tanaka has a tear in his elbow and is in the second year of a seven-year, $155 Million contract, not to mention like ex-Yankee Ichiro ...

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Spring Training notes: Miller, Rodriguez and Tanaka


Here's a few quick notes from camp this morning as the official start to Spring Training begins in three short days: -- Andrew Miller  arrived at Yankees camp this morning, although this isn't anything new. Since signing his four-year contract with the Yankees over the winter, Miller had been a frequent visitor to the Yankees minor ...

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Spring Training notes: Headley, Rodriguez and Tanaka


Sure, Spring Training isn't until Friday but some of the players are reporting to camp early and are getting in their morning work outs. Throughout the Spring, I'll have Spring Training notes which goes in brief detail about what's the latest with the Yankees and their players. So here's the first "Spring Training notes" of ...

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Brian Cashman compares Yankees “ifs” of 2015 to 1996

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With the Yankees coming to camp later this week, there will a lot of 'ifs' and question marks on many of their star players If Masahiro Tanaka's elbow stays in one piece... If the Yankees bullpen can replicate their success from last year... If the Mark Teixeira's and Carlos Beltran's can stay healthy... If the Jacoby Ellsbury's and Brett ...

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A week in review: Davies, McCann, Pineda, Rodriguez, Tanaka and Teixeira


It's the week of Spring Training, which means it's time to wrap up the offseason and tie it with a nice bow. The week before Spring Training the Yankees signed a veteran pitcher to a minor league contract, Michael Pineda discussed what he expects from this season, the Yankees issued a statement following their meeting ...

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Larry Rothschild: Reports on Masahiro Tanaka are positive


While many have been concerned with Masahiro Tanaka's elbow, Larry Rothschild isn't as worried, especially since all reports on Tanaka's elbow have been nothing but positive. “So far he’s felt good,” Rothschild said while at the Yankees minor league complex on Monday. “He’s had a good winter.” Tanaka is doing his normal offseason workouts in Japan and ...

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