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Teixeira (still) out with pinky injury

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Mark Teixeira took a few dry swings and gripped a bat two days after injuring his pinkie finger while sliding into home plate and...he didn't make much progress. “Pretty painful,” Teixeira said. “But I’m going to go out, run around, stretch, hopefully some blood flow will help, get it warm. During the day, as the day ...

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Mark Teixeira sits after injuring pinky

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The scene last night for Mark Teixeira didn't look very good. After he slid into home plate, his hand was spiked against the catchers cleat, causing him to get a deep cut on his pinkie and him ultimately being taken out of the game. The bad news: Mark Teixeira needed stitches on his pinky. The good news: He ...

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Yankees players to interact with fans prior to tonight’s game

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The New York Yankees are finding a way to give back to their fans and this afternoon, they'll get a chance to interact with them. Here's the schedule for tonight's activities via the New York Yankees Media Relations: - At 5:00 p.m., Yankees pitchers Masahiro Tanaka and David Phelps will be stationed behind the counters at ...

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Could Masahiro Tanaka avoid Tommy John Surgery?

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When Masahiro Tanaka went on the disabled list with a partially torn UCL, the Yankees and their fans were worried Tanaka would be the latest pitcher to go under the knife and have Tommy John Surgery. Three doctors prescribed Tanaka to hold off on the surgery with hopes he could rehab and return to ...

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Masahiro Tanaka feels good after playing catch

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Masahiro Tanaka was at Yankee Stadium this morning throwing 25 pitches during his first catching session. This is one of the many steps Tanaka will take before he can be cleared to start throwing. So, how did Masahiro Tanaka feel? “Good,” Tanaka said. “I thought it went all well.” Tanaka hopes to be a starter for ...

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Masahiro Tanaka slated to play catch tomorrow

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The Yankees overcame a small hurdle with Michael Pineda's rehab start but today, they have more good news on the injury front: Masahiro Tanaka will throw a baseball tomorrow. Joe Girardi played coy with the news but someone in the Yankees clubhouse confirmed Tanaka would play catch. “We’ll see tomorrow what everyone wants to do with ...

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Stephen Drew prepared to play second base

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Stephen Drew has been a shortstop for all of his Major League career, but he does have some experience at second base. How much? Eight weeks while in the 10th grade. “I played two months in 10th grade at second base on varsity,” Drew said. “It’s going to be a challenge. I pride myself on defense, ...

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Yankees Injury Notes: Tanaka, Beltran, Teixeira, Ellsbury, Pineda

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Here is some Yankees injury news as the Yankees begin their three-game set against the Texas Rangers at 8 p.m. Masahiro Tanaka: Masahiro Tanaka had the PRP injectiona few weeks ago and manager Joe Girardi said Tanaka feels better. Tanaka is currently in New York still receiving treatment and now the Yankees are playing the famous waiting game. “We’re still waiting ...

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