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via Bryan Hoch – Yankees GM Brian Cashman was on SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio channel this morning, where hosts Jim Duquette and Mark Ferrin asked about reports that closer Mariano Rivera may be able to play this season.
Cashman again splashed cold water on the idea, going a little bit further to call out Dr. Keith Pyne for unprofessional behavior. Pyne is the rehab doctor who is working with Rivera; he spoke to the New York Post’s Joel Sherman earlier this month, sparking what Cashman says is false hope of Rivera’s return in 2012.
Host/ Jim Duquette: “Mo, is there a chance he could come back? We saw some reports that he might be able to come back.”
Brian Cashman: “No. I mean, his physical therapist that he work’s with, I thought was unprofessional and went public with things. I mean, medical personnel should be quiet. And it’s not our physical therapist, it’s someone he’s got that we’ve signed off on. But those guys should not be doing interviews and he provided an interview that was, you know, not a fair reflection of where this player’s at. His over-enthusiasm, I thought, provided improper information. He’s not coming back this year and I wish he was, I wish he was, but unfortunately people get excited. They want to get their name out there for whatever reason and so he got a day in the sun, but he’ll be proven wrong in the end unfortunately. So, he got all our fans excited and a lot more media attention for myself to deal with, but he’s not coming back this year. I wish he was.”
Rivera has said that his goal is to return in 2012 but he doesn’t want to commit to it for fear of creating disappointment. Yankees manager Joe Girardi has pointed out that it would be difficult for Rivera to prepare to pitch in the postseason games since there is little Minor League action in September. After his right ACL injury, the all-time saves leader vowed to pitch in 2013.
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Ever since Mariano Rivera tore his ACL on May 3 in a freak batting practice accident, the Yankees have contended that their star closer will not be able to return this season. The team is so adamant that Rivera won’t return to the mound this season that Yankees GM Brian Cashman called out a physical therapist of Rivera’s that said otherwise.
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Winning can be the best retaliation but doing nothing and losing is just not something that can be ignored.
I thought the New York Yankees understood this but obviously not after witnessing yesterday’s 4-2, loss to the Seattle Mariners.
The Yankees did nada but after three key batters got plunked (along with an Ibanez dusting) in the...
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So far, we gained one old, fading but moderately useful player who once was a superstar with the Mariners.And we lost one old, fading but moderately useful player who once was a superstar with the Mariners.So, it's a wash. Sort of. ... Oh, and the games are all even at 1-1, too.
In a stunning move, the New York Yankees acquired longtime Seattle Mariner Ichiro Suzuki for two players.
The trade became official at 6:30 PM just before the Yankees series against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field.
The Yankees sent pitchers D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar to the Mariners and the Yankees have agreed to pay just over $2 million of Ichiro's salary. Ichiro...
Ichiro Suzuki has been one of the best players in all of baseball for over a decade. And now the Japanese superstar appears headed for the winning tradition of the New York Yankees. Suzuki has been dealt to the Yankees in exchange for a pair of relievers, according to Jack Curry who covers the Yankees for YES. The relievers in the deal, D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar, are both...
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Ichiro Suzuki acknowledged the fans in Seattle before his first at-bat as a Yankee on Monday — Ichiro went 1-4 and the Yanks won the game 4-1 — I never thought Ichiro would ever leave Seattle — Maybe Ichiro-Sanity will be the new big thing in New York? -TO
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The Post Standard (Syracuse, NY) July 17, 2012 Tuesday To the Editor:I just returned home from the Syracuse Chiefs vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees game. After a short rain delay, I was treated to some great baseball. My problem was that during the rain delay, we were "treated" to the New York Yankees broadcast on the big screen. Really? Stephen Strasburg was pitching...
RHP Hiroki Kuroda (9-7, 3.46 ERA)
RHP Kevin Millwood (3-7, 4.15 ERA)
10:10 p.m., YES Network
RHP Freddy Garcia (4-3, 5.37 ERA)
RHP Felix Hernandez (8-5, 2.82 ERA)
10:10 p.m., YES Network
RHP Ivan Nova (10-4, 4.10 ERA)
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3:40 p.m., YES Network
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Ichiro Suzuki is now with the New York Yankees. Yup, the Bronx Bombers strike again and land another sure-shot Hall of Fame player in an attempt to bring another World Series trophy to the pinstriped nation. According to Jack Curry of the Yes Network, the Yankees have acquired Ichiro Suzuki for D.J. Mitchell and Danny...
Apparently, the Yankees and Mariners both have ninjas for GMs, because the trade of Ichiro Suzuki to New York seemed to come out of nowhere. Ichiro still has a big name and a grand track record, but is he anything more than a defensive whiz at this point and can his move from spacious Safeco to the short porch in Yankee Stadium help his fantasy value?
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