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New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez played in the field for the first time during his three-game rehab assignment with the Single A Tampa Yankees on Saturday. He flew out to shallow right in his first at-bat and grounded to third in his second at-bat.
Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman indicated that there was a good chance that Rodriguez would join the Yankees on Monday when they open a three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays. He is expected to be the designated hitter in Sunday's morning game in Lakeland.
Rodriguez has missed a little more than a month with a broken bone in his left hand suffered when he was struck by a Felix Hernandez pitch. Rodriguez, batting .276 with 15 homers for the season, went on the disabled list on July 25 and had eight doubles in his last 23 games before his injury.
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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre may have won the International League North Division Championship, but the playoff push wasn’t enough to prevent the club from getting stripped of some key components at the start of call-up season. The Yankees announced today that they have recalled six players from...
When Alex Rodriguez went down with a broken hand after being hit by a pitch by Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners on July 24, the New York Yankees held a 7 game lead over the Baltimore Orioles and 8 game lead over the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League East.
Many people said that due to Rodriguez’s age and declining skills and decreasing numbers, the Yankees...
From George King:
Used to hearing bad news when a player heads for an MRI exam, the Yankees received a positive report Saturday about Curtis Granderson’s right hamstring.
Granderson left Saturday’s 4-3 victory over the Orioles after two innings for what was called a tight right hamstring. The test revealed no strain, sprain or pulled muscle.
“They said it was tendinitis...
With the rosters expanding today, the Yankees have called up six minor leaguers. Francisco Cervelli, Eduardo Nunez, Chris Dickerson, Adam Warren, Cory Wade, and Justin Thomas are all with the team today. To make room for Dickerson on the 40-man, Ramiro Pena was designated for assignment.
I assume there will be more moves as the minor league season comes to a close.
Throughout the entire season, the Yankees have battled and persevered through injuries to key players. From Mariano Rivera to Alex Rodriguez, and everywhere in between, New York has called on veteran bench players to step up. Currently, the team sits two games ahead of the Baltimore Orioles for first place, and has been atop the division for the longest time since 2004 (80 straight...
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The Yankees will send right-hander, Phil Hughes, to the mound today in the rubber match against the Baltimore Orioles. In his last start against the Blue Jays, Hughes went seven strong innings, allowing one run on four hits while striking out five for the win.
Curtis Granderson (tight right hamstring) is not in today’s lineup. Jeter at DH; Dickerson...
The New York Yankees have promoted Eduardo Nunez from Triple-A and put him in the starting lineup against Baltimore.
Nunez was listed as the designated hitter Saturday. He has previously played the infield and outfield for the AL East-leading Yankees.
Nunez was among six players promoted from the minors as the big league roster expanded. Right-handers Cory Wade and Adam Warren...
Curtis Granderson is being held out of the New York Yankees' lineup for the finale of a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles because of tendinitis in his right hamstring.
Manager Joe Girardi said Sunday that Granderson will miss a game or two. The center fielder was pulled after the second inning of Saturday's 4-3 win. An MRI showed there was no strain or tear...
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At Waterfront Park in Trenton Yankees’ general manager Brian Cashman and Thunders’ co-owner Joe Caruso made it official with a press conference and signing of the PDC contract.
“We are both honored...
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Well folks, here is the biggest series of the season so far and amazingly it's against the Orioles. It also begins a stretch of 16 games against the O's, Rays and Red Sox so it goes without saying that these next few weeks are huge.
Game 1: Tonight @ 7:05 PM | TV: YES/MLBN | Radio: WCBS
RHP Hiroki Kuroda (12-9, 2.98) vs RHP Miguel Gonzalez (5-3, 3.66)
Game 2: Saturday...
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After the New York Yankees gave up ground to their closest pursuer in the AL East over the weekend, they'll try to avoid doing the same to the Tampa Bay Rays this week.
Alex Rodriguez may be able to help.
The third baseman is expected to return from a broken left hand Monday when the banged-up Yankees open a crucial 10-game road trip with CC Sabathia on the mound.