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Yankees begin their transition to the youth movement


  The main Achilles heel in the Yankees organization hasn't been the starting pitching, bullpen or even the offense. It's their lack of young talent in the Yankees farm system. However, this offseason the Yankees finally started a youth movement and have made trades that brought back young quality arms--and a very young shortstop. “We’re much deeper ...

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Whitley and Hughes to battle in series finale vs. Twins

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Phil Hughes will take the mound at Yankee Stadium for the first time since last season, but he won't be in pinstripes when the game begins at 1:o5 p.m. He'll pitch at Yankee Stadium as a member of the Minnesota Twins, hoping to keep his former teammates off balance and giving the Twins the series ...

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Carlos Beltran optimistic he’ll avoid surgery

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For the last few days, Carlos Beltran had been doing tee and toss with Kevin Long. Today he took a short round of batting practice and reported no issues in his elbow. For the first time since May 12, the first time he addressed the media with this issue, Beltran feels he could legitimately avoid ...

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Yankees prepare for three game set with Minnesota Twins

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  The Yankees had a pretty light schedule within the last two weeks of May: they split the series against the New York Mets, they won the series against the Pittsburgh Pirates, they split the series against the Chicago Cubs, they split the series against the Chicago White Sox and they won the series against the ...

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Phil Hughes returns to the Bronx as Twins come to town

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When a former Yankee that was a big part of the organization in the past returns to the stadium in a different uniform, it's always an interesting match-up. The last time it happened was exactly a month ago when Robinson Cano returned to Yankee Stadium for the first time as a Seattle Mariner and played ...

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The Winter Meetings Begin Today

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For baseball fans, the beginning of Spring Training and the regular season is a second Christmas. For the General Managers in baseball,  the Winter Meetings is their form of Holiday shopping to prepare for their second Christmas. From today until Thursday, the General Managers will discuss possible trades with one another, and of course in ...

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Phil Hughes era in the Bronx is over

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Well Yankees fans, it looks as if the era of Phil Hughes in the Bronx is finally over. According to CBS Sports, Phil Hughes and the Minnesota Twins agreed to a three-year deal worth $24 Million pending a physical. Hughes is the second addition to the Twins rotation following Ricky Nolasco with a four-year deal worth ...

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Some Thanksgiving Notes and News: Kuroda, Hughes

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Well, it's that time of year again! The turkeys are cooking, the football's on television and baseball fans are one major holiday closer until Spring Training. Before we get onto the Yankees news, on behalf of everyone here at Bronx Baseball Daily, I would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. It's so wonderful to ...

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