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Yankees call up Bryan Mitchell

The Yankees have announced they have called up Bryan Mitchell from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. As a corresponding move, Zoilo Almonte has been optioned to Triple-A Scranton. One side note: Kelly Johnson is playing LF today with Brett Gardner in CF and Jacoby Ellsbury on the bench. Fingers crossed Johnson fields LF with authority.

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Roster Moves: Teixeira, Sizemore, Pineda, Almonte, LeBlanc


Here are a few Yankees roster moves before tonight's series opener against the Oakland Athletics. 1) Mark Teixeira is back in the Yankees lineup after missing the Twins and Mariners series with a sore wrist. He's batting cleanup and will be the first basemen. 2) After I wrote about Zoilo Almonte needing more playing time, the Yankees sent him ...

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Plethora of injuries cause Yankees to question their depth

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When the Yankees broke camp in Spring Training, everyone was healthy and ready to prepare for another season of baseball. There wasn't much question about the Yankees depth and the Yankees figured they could plug some holes should one or two injuries arise. We're two months into the season, and the Yankees depth is now ...

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Girardi discusses toying with the lineup

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The Yankees offense has been a complete roller coaster ride this season, with one day the team scoring 6-7 runs to another day with team scoring one (or no) runs. Give and take a few lineup changes, Joe Girardi sends out the same lineup on a daily basis. However, he admits he's not afraid of ...

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Five home runs power Yankees past Pirates in 7-1 victory


If you were wondering why the Yankees were nicknamed 'The Bronx Bombers', then you needed to watch today's Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees game. Five home runs powered the Yankees past the Pirates in a dramatic fashion, winning 7-1 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees started their barrage of home runs ...

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Yankees hope to keep the momentum going


Before yesterdays rain out, it seemed the Yankees gained some momentum against the New York Mets, throwing 18 innings of shutout baseball. Today, the Yankees will send David Phelps to the mound, with hopes of keeping the Yankees on a winning pace. David Phelps had mixed results since joining the rotation, having one brilliant game and ...

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Ichiro goes 3-for-3 in 4-2 victory over the Pirates


Ichiro Suzuki went 3-for-3 and CC Sabathia had his final tuneup before Opening Day as the Yankees defeated the Pirates 4-2 in Bradenton, Florida. CC Sabathia went four scoreless innings, giving up only three hits without a walk or strikeout as he finished his preseason work. He finishes the Spring with a 1.29 ERA in 21 ...

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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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