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Whitley, Nuno and Phelps hold down fort as rotation replacements


The beginning to the Yankees season has not been pretty and when they lost 60% of their rotation by mid-May, it seemed all hope was lost...until Chase Whitley, David Phelps and Vidal Nuno stepped in and held down the fort for the Bronx Bombers in their time of need. "They've kept us afloat," Mark Teixeira said ...

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Injury Notes: Sabathia, Cervelli, Pineda

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Here's a few quick notes before tonight's game. It's nothing too elaborate considering it's the only news of the evening, but just something to read before the game begins: CC Sabathia:  Sabathia is progressing and he's throwing but he's not doing any bullpen sessions. He'll throw one sometime next week, but Joe Girardi said it's unlikely he'll ...

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Roster Moves: Teixeira, Sizemore, Pineda, Almonte, LeBlanc


Here are a few Yankees roster moves before tonight's series opener against the Oakland Athletics. 1) Mark Teixeira is back in the Yankees lineup after missing the Twins and Mariners series with a sore wrist. He's batting cleanup and will be the first basemen. 2) After I wrote about Zoilo Almonte needing more playing time, the Yankees sent him ...

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Plethora of injuries cause Yankees to question their depth

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When the Yankees broke camp in Spring Training, everyone was healthy and ready to prepare for another season of baseball. There wasn't much question about the Yankees depth and the Yankees figured they could plug some holes should one or two injuries arise. We're two months into the season, and the Yankees depth is now ...

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Michael Pineda discusses recent setback

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Michael Pineda was slated to return to the Yankees by sometime next week. Unfortunately, with Pineda's latest setback, he'll be shut down for another ten days before he can pick up a baseball. So what exactly happened leading up to the setback? “I feel great last week,” Pineda said. “Especially Monday. I feel 100 percent Monday. ...

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Injury Update: Pineda, Teixeira


Well, remember in the last injury update there was good news and more good news? Yeah, not so much anymore. Here's some injury updates from the Yankees following this afternoon's win. Michael Pineda: Pineda was originally slated to make his next rehab start on Sunday and return the second week of June, but now that isn't the ...

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Teixeira sits out of lineup again

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Well, it looks like the Yankees are going to have to go another day without Mark Teixeira in their lineup. Teixeira is still experiencing some stiffness in his wrist, but there's nothing to be alarmed about. Teixeira said he spoke to his surgeon on the phone today and the surgeon said there was nothing out ...

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Michael Pineda to throw in an extended Spring Training game

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Michael Pineda has been on the disabled list for the last month, but he's making some progress to return to the Yankees for the second week of June. According to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com, Michael Pineda will throw two innings in an extended Spring Training game, which is the next step of his rehab schedule. He ...

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