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Yankees Notes: Pitching, Ichiro, Romine, Mesa

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So obviously the week of Christmas has been extremely quiet and there hasn't been much baseball news to report aside from Masahiro Tanaka being posted. But there were some notes and tidbits from today that might interest Yankees fans and might hold them over until next week when there's sure to be some news (maybe ...

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A-Rod suffers a setback while Jeter says he has no pain

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Alex Rodriguez thought he would be back in Pinstripes on Monday. Instead he'll be spending more time in Tampa as the third baseman suffered a Grade 1 strain of his quadriceps over the weekend and will sit for at least a week before playing again. A-Rod needs to sit for at least five games before his ...

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After playing in just 1 game the Yankees place Derek Jeter on the DL

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The Yankees announced on Friday that they have placed Derek Jeter on the disabled list with a Grade 1 right quad strain retroactive to July 12 and have called up infielder Brent Lillibridge to take his place. Jeter is eligible to return on July 27, but quad strains often take longer than two weeks. In reality ...

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Yankees roster nearly set as David Aardsma is DFA’d

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The Yankees 25-man roster is not official yet, but it is all but set after the Yankees made a slew of moves following their final spring exhibition game against a pro team today. They play Army in West Point on Saturday before opening the season against the Red Sox on Monday. The most surprising news of ...

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Most important spring stats: AB and IP

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Anybody who has read this blog for a long time knows that I hate spring training stats. The reason is because they are unreliable and often give fans the wrong idea. It's part of the reason why I hardly even discuss spring results here on the blog. There are many reasons the stats are unreliable: players simply ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Cano, Vlad, Lohse, Hughes, Nunez, and Mesa

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The Yankees lost 10-5 to the Phillies yesterday. • Robinson Cano wants to "focus on baseball" but said that contract talks are always on his mind. • Vladimir Guerrero is attempting a comeback, but the Yankees are not interested. • Still no interest in Kyle Lohse by the Yankees (why do they keep asking?). • Phil Hughes might finally start pitching again on Sunday. • The Yankees ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Youkilis, Damon, Nunez, Mesa, DePaula, and Avelino

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The Yankees lost to the Phillies 4-3 yesterday. • Kevin Youkilis sits a day or two with what he calls a "cramp," but the Yankees call oblique strain. • Brian Cashman said the Yankees have no interest in signing Johnny Damon. • Eduardo Nunez is not in consideration for the left field job. • Melky Mesa (Team Dominican Republic) does not plan to ...

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Morning Bits: Lohse, Gardner & Granderson, Mo, WBC, and Pineda

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Today is the last day of Spring Training before they start games. • Even with Phil Hughes' back injury, the Yankees have no interest in Kyle Lohse. • Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson will play both center and left field this spring. • Mariano Rivera faced hitters for the first time since surgery yesterday. • Minor leaguers Melky Mesa (Team DR), Juan Cedeno ...

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