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Yankees bullpen could have homegrown talent this season

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During the offseason, the Yankees spent approximately half a billion dollars to revamp their ball club for the 2014 season. Only one of their acquisitions was for the Yankees bullpen; lefty Matt Thornton. Brian Cashman was adamant the Yankees weren't going to look into the free agent market in order to search for bullpen help, ...

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Kuroda and Pineda sharp as Yankees win 3-2 on balk-off

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Michael Pineda made his Spring debut this evening and he was absolutely sharp, going two innings of scoreless ball as the Yankees won 3-2 in a game that ended on a balk call. The Yankees entered the bottom of the ninth tied at 2, the Tigers sending out Luis Marte. Zealous Wheeler reached on a one-out ...

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Michael Pineda to make Spring debut tonight

Michael Pineda

Ladies and gentlemen...the wait is over. Michael Pineda will make his Spring appearance against the Tigers tonight, as he tries to win the competition to be the Yankees fifth starter. Hiroki Kuroda is starting tonight's game and David Robertson will follow Kuroda; Pineda will pitch after Robertson. There has been some anticipation from Yankees fans as ...

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Tanaka sharp, Jeter doubles in Yankees 4-3 win over Phillies

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Well, this is the last time I'll ever doubt the Yankees will play a game when it rains again. The Yankees waited out a 90 minute rain delay and Masahiro Tanaka wasn't phased by it, pitching three innings of one run ball as the Yankees rallied in the eighth to win 4-3 over the Phillies. Derek Jeter ...

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Pineda to pitch in Spring Training game on Friday

New York Yankees starter Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda is healthy enough to be the number five starter once the Yankees break camp--but Pineda would have to earn the job. The first step would be pitching in a Spring Training game, and he'll do so on Friday against the Detroit Tigers. Pineda will relieve Hiroki Kuroda, who will be the starter in that ...

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CC Sabathia not discouraged about fastball velocity

CC Sabathia

It was CC Sabathia's first Spring game of the 2014 season, and it didn't take long for his fastball to be the center of attention. During yesterday's game, the YES Network clocked Sabathia's fastball at 88 MPH, three miles per hour less than what his fastball was last season. Despite the low velocity, CC's not discouraged ...

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Michael Pineda to throw a sim game

New York Yankees starter Michael Pineda

Fans hoping to get a glimpse of Michael Pineda in a Spring Training game might have to wait a little while longer. Instead of getting right into a live Spring Training game, Pineda will throw a simulated game. Joe Girardi said the Yankees are playing to move a little slowly with Pineda, just to make ...

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Spring Training: Day 10 Notes

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Today has basically been 'The Brett Gardner Show' with a side of Michael Pineda. Although the contract extension for Gardner and the bullpen session for Pineda were the main stories of the day, the Yankees still had workouts, so let's take a few moments and end the day with some notes from camp. -- Derek Jeter ...

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