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A-Rod suffers a setback while Jeter says he has no pain

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Alex Rodriguez thought he would be back in Pinstripes on Monday. Instead he'll be spending more time in Tampa as the third baseman suffered a Grade 1 strain of his quadriceps over the weekend and will sit for at least a week before playing again. A-Rod needs to sit for at least five games before his ...

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After playing in just 1 game the Yankees place Derek Jeter on the DL

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The Yankees announced on Friday that they have placed Derek Jeter on the disabled list with a Grade 1 right quad strain retroactive to July 12 and have called up infielder Brent Lillibridge to take his place. Jeter is eligible to return on July 27, but quad strains often take longer than two weeks. In reality ...

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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 way the Yankees have handled injuries could cost them a playoff spot

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Injuries have been a common theme for the Yankees this season and in a year where there has been quite a bit of unrest among the fans they have gotten a pass on this. However, maybe the Yankees shouldn't be. While a lot of the injuries are a result of bad luck there has also ...

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Yankees end 5 game losing streak, avoid sweep

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The Yankees barely managed to avoid back-to-back sweeps over the weekend as they held on to beat the Angels 6-5 on Sunday, but ran their losing streak up to five games before that as they lost on Friday and Saturday nights. To make things worse, much worse, the Yankees had to remove Mark Teixeira from the ...

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Granderson poised to come off the DL, Nunez will go on, and Nova has a setback

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It never ends with the Yankees injuries this season. I feel like injuries are at least half of what I write about, but there is finally some good news -- Curtis Granderson is poised to come off the DL on Tuesday. Granderson, who admits that he is still not quite at 100 percent, is expected to ...

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Yankees put Joba Chamberlain on the DL with an oblique strain, and other injury updates

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The Yankees announced today that they have placed Joba Chamberlain on the disabled list after he suffered a strained oblique while warming up Tuesday. No word yet on whom they'll call up to replace Joba, but Brian Cashman later told reporters that it won't be either Clay Rapada or Chien-Ming Wang. Since the Yankees don't play ...

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Elite Yankees prospect Mason Williams arrested on DUI charges

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Yankees outfield prospect Mason Williams was arrested in Tampa on DUI charges early Thursday morning, according to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times. Williams was reportedly driving 10-13 mph over the speed limit and showing "clues of impairment" when he was pulled over. He failed a field sobriety test and was charged with a misdemeanor DUI. Williams ...

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