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Bush League Chronicle:
Your browser does not support iframes.Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson normally provides the action on the field rather than describing it.But on Wednesday, the All-Star tried his hand at handling the play-by-play duties during the fourth inning of the Yankees' game against the Phillies.Granderson starts out strong by giving the listeners an eloquent description of the playing conditions and a nice analysis of what New York needs to get out of trouble. However, his biased view on the game is quickly exposed as the Yankees fail to turn a double play due to a close call at first. You can't be rooting for sides as an announcer, Granderson!Unfortunately, he won't be back in the Yankees lineup anytime soon. Granderson is expected to be out until early-May after suffering a fractured right arm due to being hit by a pitch in February.
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Michael Pineda threw a bullpen session yesterday (Photo credit: CBSsports.com
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After losing Nick Swisher as a free agent and Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson to preseason injuries, the New York Yankees have started adding again.
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reliever Joba Chamberlain, according to George A. King III of The New York
The Rangers sent Don Welke, a special assistant to general manager
Jon Daniels, to a Yankees’ spring training contest Monday specifically to watch
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The Yankees scouted him in winter ball and decided no.He's 39.Remember our poem about him?
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