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Yankees release and then re-sign Russell Branyan

The Yankees signed Russell Branyan this offseason as a guy who could compete with Raul Ibanez in spring training for the DH job against right handed pitchers. Unfortunately a back injury has kept him from playing at all. It looks … Continue reading

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Yankees sign Jack Cust

Raul Ibanez hasn’t exactly had a great spring and Russell Branyan, who was supposed to be an insurance policy, has been injured all spring. So the Yankees, perhaps thinking they needed to re-up their insurance policy, have decided to sign … Continue reading

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Yankees injury news: Nunez is back and the rest

Eduardo Nunez has been out for about two weeks after getting hit on the hand with a pitch, but he took BP and infield practice, declared himself ready, and then actually played in a game over the weekend (link). It’s … Continue reading

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Yankees spring training injury roundup: 3/15

You’ve heard about Freddy Garcia taking a comebacker yesterday and his negative x-rays, but he is hardly the only Yankee in camp that is dealing with injuries. SWISHER’S STIFF GROIN:¬†Outfielder Nick Swisher left yesterday’s game with groin tightness. After the … Continue reading

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