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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


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


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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Yankees Morning Bits: Jeter, Rapada, Hughes, D-Rob, and Rivera (not that one)


The Yankees lost to the Cardinals 7-6 yesterday. • Derek Jeter has been cleared for full baseball activities and should be in a game soon. • Add another to the pile, Clay Rapada has been shut down 7-10 days with bursitis in his left shoulder. • Phil Hughes (back) felt good after long toss yesterday and will throw a bullpen on ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Hughes, Nova, Cashman, Cano, Banuelos, Pineda, and Cabral


The Yankees had the day off yesterday so let's get right to it. • After two days of throwing, Phil Hughes is says he's feeling fine. • Ivan Nova has adjusted his mechanics this season. • Brian Cashman broke his ankle jumping out of a plane. • Robinson Cano's father, Jose Cano, wants his son to stay with the Yankees. • Manny Banuelos has joined Michael ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Cano, Vlad, Lohse, Hughes, Nunez, and Mesa

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The Yankees lost 10-5 to the Phillies yesterday. • Robinson Cano wants to "focus on baseball" but said that contract talks are always on his mind. • Vladimir Guerrero is attempting a comeback, but the Yankees are not interested. • Still no interest in Kyle Lohse by the Yankees (why do they keep asking?). • Phil Hughes might finally start pitching again on Sunday. • The Yankees ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Cano, Youkilis, Hughes, CC, Mo, and Adams


The Yankees lost 1-0 and 7-6 to the Jay and Astros respectively yesterday. • The Yankees have made "a significant offer" to Robinson Cano. • Kevin Youkilis is back in the lineup today. • Nothing new on Phil Hughes. He continues to workout in a pool. • CC Sabathia (elbow) and Mariano Rivera (knee) both pitched yesterday and felt fine. David Adams said his back ...

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