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Keith Law puts two Yankees in his “Top 100 prospect list”

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Keith Law's unveiled his "Top 100 Prospects" a little while ago, and the Yankees have two prospects on the list; Aaron Judge is #25 on the list and Gregory Bird is at #80. If you want to read what Law has to say about all of the prospects, you have to be an ESPN Insider, but ...

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Brian Cashman still views Stephen Drew as a starter

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When the Yankees signed Stephen Drew to be their starting second basemen for the 2015 season, many were confused, especially with Drew's awful 2014 campaign. However, Cashman believes Drew is an everyday player and expects him to play to "the back of his baseball card". "Hopefully, he can put last year behind him and be the ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees show “strong” interest in 2B Hector Olivera

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More than 200 scouts reportedly went to see second basemen Hector Olivera in the Dominican Republic for a two-day showcase on January 21st and one of the teams that were in attendance were the Yankees. Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com said the San Francisco Giants, the Yankees, the San Diego Padres, the Texas Rangers and the Atlanta ...

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Report: Masahiro Tanaka says elbow feels good

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Masahiro Tanaka is preparing for his sophomore year with the Yankees, and while he has a small tear in his elbow, he's reporting there's no pain whatsoever. "So far so good -- including that (the elbow)," the Japan Times quoted Tanaka. Tanaka was working out with his former team the Rakuten Golden Eagles last week in Japan ...

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What to expect from Masahiro Tanaka

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Yesterday we discussed what the Yankees could expect from CC Sabathia as he bounces back from knee surgery. Today, we'll discuss what the Yankees can expect from Masahiro Tanaka who is coming off an impressive rookie All-Star season. When the Yankees won the bidding war for Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka, many were skeptical on whether or ...

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Yankees minor leaguer Tyler Palmer suspended for amphetamine use

Yankees minor leaguer Tyler Palmer has been suspended 50 games without pay for amphetamine use, Major League Baseball reported on Wednesday. They added Palmer recently recorded a second positive drug test. Palmer's suspension will be effective when the Gulf Coast League season begins. Palmer hit .262 with three homers and 24 RBI's between two Yankees rookie ...

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What to expect from CC Sabathia

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Yesterday, we discussed what the Yankees could expect from Michael Pineda as he prepares for his sophomore season with the ball club. Today we focus on another pitcher in the starting rotation, a player that was formerly the Yankees ace, CC Sabathia. With Sabathia having a horrid 2013 and an injury plagued 2014, what can ...

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David Carpenter looks to thrive in Yankees bullpen

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When David Carpenter was traded to the Yankees on New Years Day, no one was a bigger supporter of the deal than Carpenter's old Atlanta Braves teammate Brian McCann. And now that he's reunited with his old teammate and friend, Carpenter hopes to back-up McCann's praises and impress the Yankees front office once the season ...

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