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Yankees Notes: Holding onto Rivera, Thames, Winn, and the Draft

The Yankees lost to the Blue Jays 3-2 yesterday in the 14th inning. Chad Gaudin was on the mound when they lost with Mariano Rivera fully rested and waiting in the bullpen. I'll never understand why you would ever use such an inferior reliever with Mo waiting. Play for the win, not the statistic. I ...

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Cashman Made A Mistake Signing Winn

Last offseason the Yankees were in the market for an outfielder that could hit lefties. The tricky thing was that Johnny Damon was a free agent. The Yankees didn't want Damon though. They didn't want to deal with the hassle of dealing with his agent Scott Boras and certainly didn't want to give in to his ...

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Yankees Release Randy Winn

Chad Jennings of the Journal News is reporting that the Yankees have designated outfielder Randy Winn for assignment to make room on the roster for Curtis Granderson who is returning from a groin injury. "I was ready. I was prepared. ... I played terrible," Winn said after hearing he'd been cut. "That's the bottom line." The ...

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Game 25: Yanks Dominate Orioles; Jeter and Tex Receive Gold Gloves

Dear Curtis, we're doing fine without you. Love, your fellow outfielders. In probably the fastest game of the season, the Yankees beat the Orioles 4-1 quite easily, on the day where Mark Teixeira and Derek Jeter finally received their Gold Gloves. Matt Wieters gave the O's a 1-0 lead in the second with a rocket over the ...

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Jamie Hoffmann Returned to Dodgers

Thought to be the possible fourth outfielder on the Yankee bench to start the season, Rule 5 draft pick Jamie Hoffmann struggled in Spring Training, to say the least. Hoffmann was returned to the Dodgers today, after being taken as the first overall pick in the Rule 5 Draft in December. Hoffmann hit just .130 (3-22) ...

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5 Yankees Spring Training Battles

The other day I ran a post on 10 problems the Yankees might have this season and some people wondered why I didn't mention the 5th starter battle. Well, because having two great young pitchers battling over the final spot in the rotation isn't a problem, it's a luxury. But it did make me realize that ...

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10 Problems the 2010 Yankees Could Face

The Yankees are fresh off a World Series championship, have no steroid scandals, no major injuries, and all but about two or three spots of the roster have been solidified. Yes things are good for the Bombers. There are issues that could flare up this season. I'll try to address the 10 biggest, or at least ...

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Yanks GM Cashman Addresses His Bench Decisions

After the Joba/Hughes debate the topic that we have focused on the most this offseason has probably been the state of the Yankees bench. It seems like it one spot on the Yankees that is always in flux and that was no different this offseason after they lost Eric Hinske, Jerry Hairston Jr., and Jose ...

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