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Some thoughts on CC Sabathia’s velocity, A-Rod, the catchers, and injury updates

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Even going back to his days with the Cleveland Indians, CC Sabathia has always an easy choice to tab as the Opening Day starter. He's a leader, a workhorse, and a damn good pitcher. Unfortunately he doesn't do well pitching on Opening Day. Look at these lines from the past few Opening Days: 2013: 5 IP, 8 H, ...

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Yankees claim Sam Demel, waive Dan Otero, and other notes

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The Yankees announced that they have claimed righty reliever Sam Demel off waivers from the Houston Astros and designated righty Dan Otero for assignment to make room for him on the 40-man roster. Demel, 27, has played in parts of three seasons with the Arizona Diamondbacks. In 63.2 innings he has a 4.95 ERA with a ...

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Yankees sign Overbay, claim a reliever and cut a good prospect, plus injury updates

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It was a busy day for the Yankees yesterday, but not a pretty one. The Yankees began the day yesterday by claiming right handed reliever Dan Otero off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.. Then they made the Vernon Wells trade official by sending outfielder Exicardo Cayones and lefty reliever Kramer Sneed to the Angels. They continued ...

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Jeter done with the Grape Fruit League, and other rumors & notes

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No big news today so we'll start with Derek Jeter. Yesterday I mentioned that he could start the season on the DL and that looks even more likely today. Jeter is done playing in Grape Fruit League games and if he does play again before the season starts it'll be with one of the minor league ...

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Mark Teixeira’s wrist injury is worse than Yankees let on, and more

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When the news broke that Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira hurt his wrist it was initially deemed a simple strained wrist. However, Teixeira returned to camp for the first time since the injury and told reporters that it was indeed a partially torn tendon sheath, according to Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal. This is a ...

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What to do now that Derrek Lee is staying retired? Plus other notes

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With the injuries piling up, Yankees GM Brian Cashman decided he would try to get a little creative to fill some spots so he called some retired players to gauge their interest. Chipper Jones and Scott Rolen quickly rejected any idea that they might come out of retirement, but Derrek Lee was at least considering it. Lee is ...

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Yankees have also tried to get Chipper and Rolen out of retirement, and other notes

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With Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and Curtis Granderson each on the DL for at least the first month and a half of the season, the Yankees are getting desperate. Yesterday, I told you that they tried to get Derrek Lee out of retirement, but it didn't end there. The Yankees also checked in with Chipper Jones ...

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Thoughts on Mark Teixeira’s return, Headley, Mustelier, and other notes

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The Yankees have said that they expect Mark Teixeira will miss 8-10 weeks, but that very well could be on the low-end as wrist injuries are tricky. Just ask Mark DeRosa, who was chased by the Yankees when he was a free agent after the 2009 season. Back then he was a guy who could play ...

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