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Just a day after GM Brian Cashman said there was no specific date for Derek Jeter's return to the field, manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday that he expects the Captain to resume full-time duty soon. "Our expectations are that he will be an everyday player again," Girardi said about his shortstop who is eligible to come off the disabled list Saturday. "It's just when that we are concerned about. How long it takes for him to get through what he needs to get through to be that everyday player." Jeter — who had his broken ankle surgically-repaired in October — was hoping to be ready by Opening Day but spent Monday at the New York Yankees training facility in Tampa. Asked if he thought his shortstop would be ready for action by Saturday, Cashman was pessimistic. "That ain't happening," he bluntly said. "He's not taking ground balls or batting. He's just doing physical therapy." Jeter spent Wednesday long-tossing and doing strength exercises at the Tampa facility. The 38-year-old's rehab was slowed by soreness after playing shortstop in an exhibition game on March 23. A frustrated-sounding Jeter said last week he wasn't putting any "dates" on his return. And, for now, it looks like a wait-and-see attitude from the Yankees too.
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Pettitte notched the first win of the season with eight strong.
Boston Red Sox 2 — New York Yankees 4
Andy Pettitte kept the Yankees from being swept in today’s 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox.
With two losses to start the season, the Yankees turned to Andy Pettitte to get the first win of the season. In eight innings, the 40-year-old Pettitte allowed just one run on eight...
Video: The Yanks could use his power
Derek Jeter. Alex Rodriguez. Curtis Granderson. … Lyle Overbay?
These are not your grandfather’s Yankees of Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth. In fact, these aren’t even your older brother’s Yankees, with the first three names on that list sitting on the disabled list in New York. This version is not at all what we’ve come to expect from the Bronx Bombers.
NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette...
Andy Pettitte pitched the Yankees to their first win of the season and Mariano Rivera made a successful return to the mound in New York's 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.
Brett Gardner and Francisco Cervelli homered for the Yankees, providing some unexpected power to a depleted lineup missing the ''sore four'' -- Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez...
Scott Boras has lost his touch.First, it was Alex Rodriguez who told the agent his services would no longer be needed. Then Mark Teixeira showed him the door. Now Robinson Cano has kicked Scott Boras to the curb and, if you believe the media reports, didn't even show the common courtesy of pointing the curb out to him before-hand.For so many years, all you ever heard was how...
Lyle Overbay was a simple cut at the end of Red Sox’ spring training, an extra player as the team trimmed its ranks to 25 for Opening Day.
That’s how the Red Sox probably see it, at least, but for Overbay, who was scooped up by the Yankees to start at first base, it was a little more than that. Overbay, 36, is trying to prove that he still can play at a big league level, and...
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Sports Media Watchdog.com
MOOSIC, Pa. – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Rail Riders opened their new PNC Field on Thursday evening with a disappointing extra-innings, 8-4 loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox.
While the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate may not have had the freshest of fresh starts in the books, their outlook remains just as optimistic as before the first...
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The analysts, experts, baseball fans, and maybe science itself don’t think the Yankees will be good this year. With the massacre of injuries and both an April starting lineup and starting rotation, with an average age of about only 33 years old (you’d think it would be higher, I know) and a couple of old guys, one would say the 27-time-Champion...
New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano says it was a family decision to leave agent Scott Boras and instead be represented by rapper Jay-Z's new sports company
Cano says he's known Jay-Z since he was a rookie in 2005 and that he made the decision last weekend.
Cano says his focus is firmly on the field and that he doesn't intend to talk anymore about the switch...
Here's the bet;Will the Yankees win a game before the Marlins score a run?It is only day 3 of the 2013 season, and look what fun we are already having?Thanks, Brian, for making this year a cake walk.
The walls were starting to close in on the Yankees after the first two games of the season. An 0-3 start would not have doomed their season, but combined with all the injuries the club has sustained the feeling of a lost season in the making would only have grown stronger.
It would be easy to say that last night Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera turned back the clock. It would also...
- Embedded in the video below is footage of WWE stars attending New York Yankees batting practice as part of “Superstars for Sandy.”
- Grantland.com published a piece looking at The Rock’s career. The last line sums up his career perfectly: “At WrestleMania on Sunday, The Rock will likely lose, but Dwayne Johnson has already won.”
- A fan asked Ryback about former WWE...
- Steve Austin tweeted the following about his new podcast, revealing that Shawn Michaels will be on the second episode:
“The debut episode of the Steve Austin show hits http://PodcastOne.com and iTunes this Friday, April 5th. #STEVEAUSTINSHOW In episode 1, Steve explains why he’s doing a podcast and answers tweet questions from his fans.”
“Episode 2 of the SAS will hit...