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Greene and McCarthy help injured riddled Yankees rotation

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This was the Yankees rotation just before the first game of the 2014 season: CC Sabathia Hiroki Kuroda Masahiro Tanaka Ivan Nova Michael Pineda Fast forward to July 22nd and this is current rotation going into tonight: Brandon McCarthy Hiroki Kuroda Shane Greene Chase Whitley David Phelps The point of the small exercise above was to show just how much the rotation had changed in a short ...

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Girardi sticks with the same lineup for three days straight

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If you had the lineup card for the last three days, you'll notice the lineup hasn't changed--at all. Joe Girardi ran the same lineup out there for the last three days with hopes of getting the ball rolling. It's worked for the last two days and now Girardi is hoping that it will work again ...

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Yankees elaborate on Sabathia, Tanaka and Pineda injuries

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  Well, the injury bug just keeps biting for the Yankees, the latest blow being CC Sabathia needing knee surgery and missing the rest of the 2014 season. With that being said, here's an elaborate update on three of the four Yankees pitches currently on the disabled list. CC Sabathia: After gaining three opinions, the Yankees decided that ...

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What 6 story-lines will develop in the Yankees second half?

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In the first half of the season, the Yankees main story-lines have been about Derek Jeter, Masahiro Tanaka, the multiple injuries surrounding the team and the inconsistency of the lineup. With the first half behind us, let's take a look at some story-lines that are still recurring in the second half of the season, as ...

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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Starting Rotation

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Yesterday, I graded the Yankees position players and today is probably the toughest task: the starting rotation. I'll start by grading the five original pitchers in the rotation and finally, I'll grade David Phelps and Chase Whitley (I can't really grade Shane Greene or Brandon McCarthy because they didn't make enough starts for consideration. It ...

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Brian McCann and Brett Gardner out of today’s lineup

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First off, I apologize for the pregame notes being five/six innings late. I had a slight emergency but with everything cleared up, I now have time to write out the notes and publish it. As it turns out, Brian McCann coming out of the lineup was the Yankees main news of the afternoon. Here's a ...

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Brian Cashman is ready to ‘rock-and-roll’

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The MLB trade deadline is just a month away and Brian Cashman is ready to start listening to offers and putting packages together. However, he knows the trade market is quiet and it could be hard to actually make a deal. “I’m ready to rock-and-roll,” Cashman said. “Those who have are taking their time and I ...

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Michael Pineda is making progress after playing catch

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There was no news on Michael Pineda before yesterday's game but we finally have Pineda's results from his first throwing session. According to Brendan Kuty of NJ.com, Pineda threw 25 pitches from 60 feet on Saturday and reportedly felt no pain or discomfort after throwing. Pineda had been out since May 6 with a strain in ...

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