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Looking ahead to 2014: The Bullpen

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Previously, we looked at the Yankees current 2014 infield while adding the newest addition to the infield, Brian McCann. Today, we'll go to the bullpen and look at the holes the Yankees need to fill in there. Here is the current Yankees bullpen: David Robertson: Last season, Robertson was the eighth inning man, setting up for the greatest ...

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Yankees 2013 season report card

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With the 2013 season behind us and with no postseason, the only thing left to do is to grade the Yankees (and for them to hope that they get a good grade). Here are the grades I gave to players from highest to lowest: Mariano Rivera: In his final season, Rivera once again dazzled everyone with his ...

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Warren tosses five scoreless innings as Yankees beat Astros 3-2

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In the final series of the 2013 season, the Yankees wanted to end the season on the right foot and the Yankees did just that in a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros Friday night. The Yankees scored all three of their runs in the fourth inning of the game, taking the three runs on a ...

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Yankees eliminated from Wild Card race after 8-3 loss to Rays

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After a long struggle and fight, the Yankees season will officially come to an end on Sunday afternoon. The Yankees loss, combined with the Cleveland Indians 7-2 victory eliminated the Yankees from the wild card race, the second time in 19 years that the Yankees have missed the postseason. The Yankees had only a small amount ...

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Bullpen implodes as Yankees fall to Red Sox 12-8

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Everything was looking great for the New York Yankees. Andy Pettitte finished six strong innings of three run ball, leaving with a five run lead in hopes that he would get his 11th win of the season and his 21st career win over the Boston Red Sox. Instead, Phil Hughes, Boone Logan, Preston Claiborne and ...

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Yankees lose weekend series to Oakland Athletics

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In three close games, the Yankees dropped two out of three to the Athletics at Yankee Stadium over the weekend. FRIDAY (2-0 Loss) CC Sabathia held the Athletics to just two runs over six innings and Adam Warren pitched three shutout innings after that, but the Yankees offense was shutout for the second time this season. A.J. Griffin ...

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Yankees call up Preston Claiborne to replace Joba in the bullpen

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With Joba Chamberlain on the disabled list with an oblique injury, the Yankees have called up righty reliever Preston Claiborne from Triple-A to take his place in the bullpen, per Sweeny Murti of WFAN. To make room for Claiborne on the 40-man roster the Yankees have designated Cody Eppley for assignment. It was a little surprising to ...

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10 Players who could make $189 million in 2014 more palatable

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Assuming no trades occur, the Yankees have 11 shoe-ins for the 2014 active roster. Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, CC Sabathia, Derek Jeter, Ichiro Suzuki, Brett Gardner, David Robertson, David Phelps, Eduardo Nunez, Ivan Nova, and Francisco Cervelli (or Chris Stewart). Those contracts add up to about $110 million. There is also a tax in the ...

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