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Preston Claiborne cut from Yankees camp a day after giving up six runs


Preston Claiborne wasn't a lock to make the bullpen, but after the season he had last year, he had a legitimate shot to make the roster. That was before he gave up nine runs, including six runs without recording an out yesterday. “With what he did last year, we thought that he would have a really good ...

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Brendan Ryan likely to start season on the DL

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Brendan Ryan hasn't played in a Spring Training game since March 4th due to a back injury and although he was feeling better before last nights game, another back injury flared up which led to Ryan  going through the famous MRI tube. The MRI readings showed a pinched nerve in his back, most likely meaning ...

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Yankees in Panama honor Mariano Rivera

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While some of the Yankees stood behind at Tampa, half the team went to Panama City to honor their former closer Mariano Rivera. The two game series against the Miami Marlins begins tonight, but Mariano Rivera wanted to give the Yankees the ultimate experience, including a trip to the Panama Canal, a team dinner and ...

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With Girardi away, Thomson will play (manager)

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With Joe Girardi out of town for the next couple of days, Rob Thomson will get a chance to manage the Yankees--well, what's left of the Yankees. The Yankees called up some minor league help from across the street to fill in for the "big name" players that flew to Panama to honor Mariano Rivera ...

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Yankees sign nine players with ST invite

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The New York Yankees have announced that they signed nine players to minor league deals that include an invitation to Spring Training. The nine players are: RHP Bruce Billings INF Russ Canzler RHP Robert Coello RHP Brian Gordon RHP Chris Leroux OF Antoan Richardson INF Scott Sizemore INF Yangervis Solarte INF Zelous Wheeler In total, the Yankees have 26 invitees to Spring Training which include ...

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The Yankees latest trade rumors: Morrison, Young, Canzler, Rios


Nothing big has gone down yet on the trade front involving the Yankees. No big whispers yet either. There have been some minor rumblings though. • The Yankees are not interested in Ricky Nolasco, but they are scouting the Marlins. They have a lot of young prospects plus and, of course, Giancarlo Stanton. Stanton is not on the market, ...

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Orioles claim Russ Canzler off waivers


When the Yankees made the Travis Hafner signing official, they designated right handed hitting outfielder Russ Canzler for assignment to make room for him on the 40-man roster. That doesn't necessarily mean the Yankees lost him as he could clear waivers and get assigned to the minors. However, the Baltimore Orioles announced today that they have claimed Canzler ...

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Yankees make Hafner signing official, DFA Canzler


The Yankees have announced that they've reached an agreement on a one-year, major league deal with DH Travis Hafner and have designated Russ Canzler for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for him. The deal with worth $2 million, according to Ken Davidoff of the NY Post, with another potential $4 million in reachable incentives, per an AP ...

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