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Yankees hope to keep the momentum going


Before yesterdays rain out, it seemed the Yankees gained some momentum against the New York Mets, throwing 18 innings of shutout baseball. Today, the Yankees will send David Phelps to the mound, with hopes of keeping the Yankees on a winning pace. David Phelps had mixed results since joining the rotation, having one brilliant game and ...

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Michael Pineda throws a bullpen session

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Michael Pineda is still awhile away from returning to the Yankees, but he certainly made some progress after the Yankees/Pirates game was postponed. Pineda threw a 20 pitch bullpen session today and reported no pain in his lower back. He's not expected to return until the second week of June since he has to throw a ...

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Injury Updates: Kelley, Beltran, Ichiro, Pineda, Teixeira

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Instead of writing separate blog posts about the injuries, I figured it'd be better to kill two birds with one stone and list them all here. Shawn Kelley: Let's start with the bad blow: Shawn Kelley's going on the DL with a back injury. He had been battling it since the Angels series and it hadn't really ...

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Yankees activate Ryan, place Pineda on DL

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With Michael Pineda's suspension finally over, the Yankees now have a 25-man roster--but having 25-men on the roster comes with a price. The Yankees have officially activated Brendan Ryan from the disabled list and have placed Michael Pineda on the 15-day disabled list. Pineda has a Grade 1 strain in his teres major muscle. The good news is ...

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Girardi acknowledges Aceves’s good outing

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Joe Girardi admits Alfredo Aceves saved the Yankees bullpen yesterday afternoon when he was forced to take CC Sabathia out after 3.2 innings. Aceves actually pitched longer (and better) than CC, going 5.1 innings of no run ball. While Aceves pitched well enough to be in the rotation, Girardi will keep him in the bullpen, ...

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Michael Pineda frustrated with latest setback

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In a perfect world, Michael Pineda never would have been suspended for using pine tar. In a normal world, Pineda would have been back with the Yankees on Monday after none of his starts popped up during his 10 game suspension. But now, Pineda will have to miss more than 10 days with a Grade ...

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More question marks in Yankees rotation

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Coming out of Spring Training, the Yankees had minimal question marks about their rotation, and those questions had answered themselves during the first two weeks of the season. However, more questions have come into play, and those questions could ultimately sink the Yankees rotation. The Yankees lost Ivan Nova for the year due to Tommy John ...

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Michael Pineda has Grade 1 strain in teres major muscle

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Michael Pineda left his simulated game after one inning today, complaining of stiffness in his back. After going through an MRI tube, it seems Pineda could be the latest Yankees to hit the disabled list. According to Bryan Hoch of Yankees.com, Michael Pineda has a Grade 1 strain in his teres major muscle, which is just ...

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