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Fools! Johnson Contemplating Surgery, Could Be Out 'Till August

I didn't like it, you didn't like it, but Brian Cashman liked it. When Cashman signed 32-year-old 1B/DH Nick Johnson to a 1-year, 5.5 million dollar deal over the off season, you could sense problems coming. Sure enough, Johnson headed to the DL May 8th due to an inflamed wrist, his tenth trip in his ...

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Yankees Notes: Jeter, Sunday's Starter, Other Injury Notes

Make sure you don't miss my article on Phil Hughes and the importance patience plays when producing young pitchers. Here are a few other notes for today: Derek Jeter was hit on the elbow and left pinky finger by Justin Verlander in the 5th inning yesterday. After the game Jeter said he was fine and doesn't ...

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Injury Bug Continues to Plague Yankees

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After a 10-3 drubbing of the Red Sox last night, the talk of the town was on the health of the Yankees instead of the fantastic pitching by Phil Hughes.  Coming into this series the Yankees had their share of dings and dents, but after game one the list has gotten longer. In the 5th inning, ...

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Yankees Notes: Park, Johnson, Betances, and an IFA Signing

The Yankees lost a tough one yesterday as their bullpen blew a close lead given to them by Phil Hughes who held the Orioles to just one run despite not having his best stuff. It's a tough way to watch a team lose, but that's baseball. Here are some news items: Nick Johnson didn't start yesterday even ...

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Johnson Not Expected to Play Today

According to Chad Jennings of the Journal News, Yankees designated hitter Nick Johnson has a stiff back and isn't expected to play today, but after an off-day on Monday should be back in the lineup Tuesday. Johnson, who has been struggling, to hit, was taking extra batting practice Friday and as a result has a stiff ...

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Girardi's Moves Cost Yankees the Game

Late in last night's 6-4 loss to the Angels, Yankees manager Joe Girardi made a pair of very questionable moves that may have been the direct cause for last night's loss and they certainly have people up in arms. The 1st Bad Move The first move came in the form of a pitching change involving David Robertson ...

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Notes and Quotes: More on Hughes, the Bullpen, and the Lineup

Things are going as well as you could ever hope for the Yankees this season. They have won each of their first five series this season, the first time they've done that since 1926, and are sitting in first place with an 11-3 record. They also have their ace, CC Sabathia, on the mound today ...

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Yankee Notes: AJ and Posada, Nick Johnson, and the Bullpen

Sunday night's loss was a though one for the Yankees and the bullpen, but they turned it around last night as they beat the Red Sox 6-4 to improve their record to 1-1. Here are some notes: Jorge Posada caught AJ Burnett yesterday and the world didn't explode. Actually, Burnett had some nice things to say about ...

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