Found May 08, 2013 on Sliding Into Home:
Here's tonight's lineup: Brett Gardner CF Robinson Cano 2B Vernon Wells LF Lyle Overbay 1B Ichiro Suzuki RF Jayson Nix SS Chris Nelson 3B David Phelps P Austin Romine C Since that was somewhat depressing, here's some better news on some injured Yankees: David Robertson is ready to return. Ivan Nova is also on his way back from that inflamed right triceps. He will pitch in an extended spring training game and if there are no problems could join the team in Cleveland. In the same NY Post article linked above it was reported that Mark Teixeira will test his right wrist with on-the-field batting practice this Friday. He's already hit off the tee and taken grounders. Curtis Granderson had five at-bats in an extended spring training game. Both are still probably a month away, maybe less. And Francisco Cervelli is going to have his cast removed soon and will resume baseball activities in five weeks. Things are ugly right now as far as the roster goes, but with the Yankees 5 games above .500 I think we all should be pretty happy with where this team is right now. In ticket related news, our ticketing partner TiqIQ now offers Yankees ticket exchange, the official resale marketplace of the New York Yankees to offer you even more deals on Yankees tickets.

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Wells done: Vernon is valuable

Photo Credit: yesnetwork.comHe’s one of the lesser-known top paid players in Major League Baseball for the past few years. Vernon Wells. For the past three years he has been the second highest paid player overall ($24,187,500), trailing behind the notoriously highest paid Alex Rodriguez ($30 million). Only paid a few million less than Arod but his name is less seen in the tabloids...

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Fan catches Vernon Wells' homer in his hat

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Fan uses his hat to make nifty grab of Vernon Wells’ home run ball (video)

Hey, if you don’t bring a glove, what are you supposed to do? Use your hands? Not bloody likely, at least as far as this fan is concerned who made a pretty nifty grab of a home run ball during the New York Yankees-Colorado Rockies game on Wednesday night at Coors Field. With one on in the top of 1st inning, Yankees outfielder Vernon Wells uncorked on a Juan Nicasio offering, depositing...

Yankees Vernon Wells hits home run, fan catches it in his hat (Video)

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Fan casually catches Vernon Wells home run ball in his hat

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Yankees 3, Rockies 1

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Sell Your Yankees

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