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Yankees Injury Updates: Johnson, Aceves, Thames, Mitre

A lot of teams have been dealing with injuries and fortunately the Yankees injuries have been relatively mild. Here is a rundown of a couple of players and how they've been doing: Nick Johnson - Out with a wrist injury, he has been hitting off a tee this week with hitting coach Kevin Long. No ETA ...

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Yankees Offensive Rankings

People have been bemoaning the Yankees offense for the past couple of days and even weeks. It's true that their offense has been inconsistent of late, but with two of their biggest pieces Jorge Posada and Alex Rodriguez missing time that his to be expected. Overall though, their numbers look pretty good. Tm BatAge R/G R 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS ▾ OPS+ BOS 31.4 5.54 388 173 7 93 371 24 7 275 463 .279 .354 .469 .823 115 NYY 30.3 5.47 372 118 17 77 354 42 13 283 441 .276 .360 .440 .801 118 CIN 29.3 4.88 337 125 17 83 327 50 22 226 508 .276 .342 .449 .790 109 DET 29.7 4.57 306 143 11 60 287 27 8 235 447 .274 .343 .425 .768 104 MIL 28.6 4.82 328 131 15 83 311 40 10 248 502 .260 .336 .431 .767 107 MIN 28.6 4.78 325 132 15 59 305 30 7 271 388 .272 .348 .417 .766 106 29.2 4.48 9181 3750 373 1907 8759 1284 481 6948 14210 .259 .330 .406 .735 97 Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: ...

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Yankees Injury Notes: Posada, Gardner, and Johnson

In my last update I actually gave you a couple of injury notes on Alex Rodriguez (groin), expects to play Tuesday, Marcus Thames (hamstring), out two more weeks, and Alfredo Aceves (back), threw off of flat ground, but the Yankees have been banged up quite a bit this season and one post just wasn't enough. Here ...

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With Johnson's Return in Doubt Keep an Eye on Jesus Montero

According to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, the Yankees are not confident that 1B/DH Nick Johnson will return at all this season and that they may look to trade for a replacement. Johnson went on the DL almost a month ago with an inflamed wrist. The initial diagnosis was that Johnson would miss at least a ...

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Jorge Posada's Career Will Never Be The Same Again

Yesterday I wrote about the Yankees sending IF/OF Kevin Russo down when Jorge Posada was activated, but that's not what ended up happening. Instead they demoted 1B/DH Juan Miranda and the reason is because Jorge Posada is more of a DH than ever before. See, I knew that Posada was going to come back as a ...

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Yankees Notes: Roster Moves, Scranton, and Protests

The Yankees are coming off of a rather tough stretch where they went a disappointing 4-8. Now that the Red Sox and Rays are behind them they will start rolling against some weaker competition. I'm not sure if that includes the Mets who have been both up and down this year, mostly down. The two ...

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Yankees Call-Up Moeller and Sign Natale

Here are a couple of quick items this afternoon. According to Jack Curry of the YES Network, the Yankees have called up veteran catcher Chad Moeller from Triple-A Scranton to replace Jorge Posada who could miss up to a month with a broken foot. To make room for him on the 40-man roster the Yankees ...

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The Yankees Long List of Injuries, Updated

If you haven't read it already, be sure to check out Brian's article on the Yankees' lack of roster flexibility and how it has hurt them recently. For an explanation on why they have so little flexibility right now, I thought I'd run down the list of injuries the Yankees have been dealing with so ...

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