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The New York Yankees got Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter back over the weekend. Both players played in their first spring games, and both looked good. The Yankees are now just waiting on Andy Pettitte and C.C. Sabathia, but they should get Sabathia back on Friday.
According to Adam Berry of MLB.com, Sabathia is slated to make his spring training debut on Friday. He reported to camp and immediately had troubles with his elbow. However, he has reported no problems with the elbow in his last two throwing sessions.
"Felt good today, no problems. I felt strong. I'm ready to go," Sabathia said. "I'm working pretty hard and trying to throw all my pitches and make it as game-like as possible. I'm getting good work out of it."
Sabathia will be a big part of the Yankees' attempt at overcoming adversity this season. Or, he can add to it. If Sabathia struggles with injuries this season, it may be the final nail in New York's coffin. If ...
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I can’t recall when last the New York Yankees were this desperate.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, has put it out there that he would love to sign the recently retired Atlanta Braves great Chipper Jones. The Yankees have been blitzed by injuries to some of their best players and are interested in bringing in a few veterans to fill the holes in their lineup. Cashman even...
Ivan Nova continued to make a case to be the New York Yankees' fifth starter by pitching four scoreless innings Tuesday during a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Nova allowed four hits, walked none and struck out two in his third exhibition start. The right-hander who faltered down the stretch last season has allowed one run over nine innings this spring.
The Yankees scored...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Derek Jeter went 0 for 2 in his second game as a designated hitter since returning from a broken ankle, a 4-0 win for the New York Yankees over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday.
The Yankees captain was hurt Oct. 13 in the AL championship series opener. Jeter, who could play shortstop Wednesday, grounded out in the first and hit into a double play in the third...
Haven't done a link dump in a while, figured I'd start today:
- Richard Justice calls the Yankees trio of Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte "a timeless classic" in this article for MLB.com.
- Joel Sherman says that Mariano was what separated the Yankees from everyone else. I would have to agree.
- After CC Sabathia sim game today, he's...
The New York Yankees have turned to the free agent market in
their search for a corner infielder to help replace injured regulars Alex
Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira. The team has reached out to free agent first
baseman Derrek Lee and third baseman Scott Rolen, while it’s even contacted the
agent of former Atlanta Braves All-Star Chipper Jones.
General manager Brian...
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