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Nick Johnson Leaves Game with Knee Injury

The oft-injured Nick Johnson is reminding the Yankees just how brittle he is this spring training. Johnson has already missed time because a bad back earlier this spring and today he left the game early after fouling a ball off of his right knee. It seems a little too early to tell if he'll land on ...

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3 Reasons Yankees Would Call-Up Jesus Montero Early

Yesterday's news that the Yankees had cut top prospect Jesus Montero from the major league camp came as no surprise. The plan going into spring training was that at 20-years-old there is no reason to rush the young prodigy and he would stay in the minors, starting at triple-A Scranton all season long. So even though ...

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Spring Training Stock Report: 3/10

Moving Up: Alfredo Aceves. The right-hander is making a strong case for a spot in the rotation after tossing six hitless innings this spring. If he continues to pitch this well, he could force the Yankees to send either Phil Hughes or Joba Chamberlain to the Electric City. Jon Weber. The journeyman outfielder is a long ...

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Breaking News: Damon Won't Play in Meaningless Game, OMG!!

So Johnny Damon won't be playing in this afternoon's game against the Yankees because of turf toe. Really? Is this news? I guess it is compared to some other stories that have been out there over the past two days. Unless you think A-Rod's lawyers meeting with Feds as a news story, but I don't. Of course ...

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Pure Speculation: Jermaine Dye Might Interest Yanks if Johnson is Hurt

Nick Johnson returned to the Yankees lineup today as the DH and went 0-for-2 with a walk and told reporters after the game that “Things feel fine. No grabbing. No nothing. I loosened up before. Felt nothing.” That's good news for the Yankees who no doubt cringed when they heard that he tweaked his back last ...

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Hit and Run: Yanks Not Mad at A-Rod, Coke Mad at Yanks, Johnson's Back

Here is an update on a story we heard yesterday, but an ex-Yankee might be mad at the team, and an update on Nick Johnson's bad back. Apparently there is no bad blood between the Yankees and Alex Rodriguez over the fact that he's been questioned about a doctor connected to HGH. Team president Randy Levine ...

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If Your Favorite Yankee Was a Beer He Would Be…

I was inspired to write this post after I found this article on the Baseball Think Factory comparing some players around the league to beers. It was a good article even though he called Mariano Rivera a Sam Adams Boston Lager. But it got me to start wondering who some of the Yankees would be ...

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Hit and Run: Sabathia, Romine and McAllister, and Jesus

Here are some news and stories of note from yesterday: The Yankees lost in a walk-off 3-2 to the Phillies yesterday. CC Sabathia pitched, 2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO, and said afterwards he was "so-so". Nick Johnson was scratched with a stiff lower back he tweaked in the batting cage. Austin Romine and Zach ...

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