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A-Rod has finally been cleared to begin rehab

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After the initial tweet and belligerent response from Brian Cashman I mostly stayed away from the Alex Rodriguez business. It was just too much tabloid speculation and not a lot of good reporting. There is some great news though -- Alex Rodriguez is ready to begin rehabbing on Tuesday with Low-A Charleston. What's even better is ...

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Yankees news and notes: Teixeira, Nova, Brignac, Pineda, and more

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I'm going on a historical baseball tour of New York City today and have to leave early so I'll make this quick. • Ivan Nova did not get demoted yesterday and instead the Yankees are carrying 13 pitchers on the staff. Joe Girardi said he could use him as a spot starter as they are set to ...

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Hughes, Nova, Phelps: Who goes and who stays in the Yankees rotation?

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Let me get this out of the way real quickly, Brian Cashman came right out and said that Ivan Nova is not a threat to Phil Hughes' spot in the Yankees rotation. So even after he pitched a strong game on Sunday, Nova is not taking Hughes' spot from him and with 13 pitchers on the ...

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Catching up with the Yankees: transactions, injury updates, and MiLB news

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The Yankees split the four game series with the Rays over the weekend, hosted Old Timer's Day, and there was even a flurry of minor moves. Let's get right into the weekend recap. TRANSACTIONS • The Yankees obviously activated Ivan Nova over the weekend. Manager Joe Girardi would not say if they were planning on him staying ...

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The Yankees add Reid Brignac, place Andy Pettitte on the DL, and more

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The Yankees offense has taken a step back this year, but they are still one of the best teams in baseball largely because of their pitching staff. That staff took a big hit last week as Andy Pettitte went on the DL with a strained trapezius muscle. The Yankees recalled Vidal Nuno to take his place in ...

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