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Yankees kick the tires on Chad Green maybe serving as ‘opener’

NY Post (George A. King III) — TAMPA — With Masahiro Tanaka, James Paxton and J.A. Happ scripted to start the first three games of the season, the Yankees won’t be using a reliever as the starter against the Orioles. However,...
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Yankees put upbeat spin on injuries, but it’s not too soon to worry

NY Post (Kevin Kernan) — TAMPA — Welcome to CSI Camp Concern. Spring training continues to go from bad to worse for the Yankees. Is this an omen? The Yankees put another building-block pitcher on the injured list Tuesday...
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Luis Cessa continues to make case for Yankees rotation spot

NY Post (George A. King III) — TAMPA — Nothing about Luis Cessa’s big-league career screams he can fill one of the two openings in the Yankees’ rotation. A 5-11 record and a 4.71 ERA in 43 games and 19 as a starter don’t...
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Dellin Betances is latest Yankee to go down as injuries spread

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The lineup already had been hit with injuries, as had the rotation. And now the bullpen is infected, too. Dellin Betances will open the season on the injured list, Yankees GM Brian Cashman told...
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The ‘only problem’ Dellin Betances sees with his high-80s fastball

NY Post (George A. King III) — TAMPA — Dellin Betances remembered a lack of velocity that captured a lot of attention in the Yankees’ spring training camp four years ago. With the Yankees opening the regular season on March 28...
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Masahiro Tanaka looks ready for his Opening Day start

NY Post (George A. King III) — KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Masahiro Tanaka looks like he is ready to face the Orioles on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium. Named to the prestigious start when staff ace Luis Severino’s right rotator cuff...
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What adding Gio Gonzalez means to Yankees’ rotation battle

NY Post (George A. King III) — KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Add veteran lefty Gino Gonzalez to the mix of candidates who might help the Yankees at some point this season. Gonzalez, a free agent, and the Yankees agreed to a minor league...
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Mets, Yankees share stunningly similar battles, storylines

NY Post (Joel Sherman) — PORT ST. LUCIE — You have the burly right-handed hitter who probably had the job to lose. And you have the lefty whose reputation has dimmed with injury and lack of production. Are we talking...
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Yankees nearing deal with veteran lefty Gio Gonzalez

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Yankees are making sure there’s a Plan C to go with their Plan B. The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed Monday that the Bombers are close to a minor league deal with lefty Gio...
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Jacoby Ellsbury reveals first steps of plan that’s impossible to embrace

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — TAMPA — “Trust the process.” Jacoby Ellsbury actually uttered these three words, now known best in the sports world as the rebuilding motto for the Philadelphia 76ers, on Monday at George M....
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It’s official: Yankees expressing worry about Dellin Betances

NY Post (George A. King III, Ken Davidoff) — Looking at Dellin Betances’ velocity numbers on the left-center field scoreboard at Spectrum Field on Sunday wasn’t encouraging. The radar gun showed three fastballs at 92 mph and two at 90 during...
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Yankees actually could use Ellsbury in scary outfield reality

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — TAMPA — This won’t go down as the best day in Yankees camp, if nothing else than for this reason: Jacoby Ellsbury ranked as the second-least discouraged center fielder at George M. Steinbrenner...
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Clint Frazier? Wade? Aaron Hicks injury forces Yankees into decision

NY Post (George A. King III) — CLEARWATER, Fla. — Aaron Hicks will join Luis Severino on the injured list to open the season and force the Yankees into discussions on how they will configure a roster that was pretty much set at...
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Yankees face the music with Aaron Hicks

NY Post (Mark W. Sanchez) — The problems have begun before a regular-season pitch has been thrown. Aaron Hicks will begin this Yankees season on the injured list. The outfielder with a balky lower back got a second cortisone...
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Here are Yankees’ two minor league players of the year

NY Post (George A. King III) — Pitcher Michael King and infielder Brandon Wagner were named the winners of the 2018 Kevin Lawn Award as the Yankees’ minor league pitcher of the year and player of the year on Saturday. The award...
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Gleyber Torres is right at home on the New York stage

NY Post (Ken Davidoff) — TAMPA — Second baseman, shortstop … and tourist. The private Gleyber Torres actually enjoys being out in public. So much so that, shortly after he received The Call from the Yankees last April,...
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Aaron Judge obliterates four-man outfield as only he can

NY Post (George A. King III) — TAMPA — Aaron Judge was confused. Greg Bird thought an infielder was being blocked by an umpire. Say hello to a hitter walking into the batter’s box and seeing an infielder moving to the outfield...
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CC Sabathia clears next big hurdle toward Yankees return

NY Post (George A. King III) — CC Sabathia won’t be on the Opening Day roster, but the veteran lefty took a step Saturday toward eventually being ready to join the Yankees’ rotation during the first month of the season....
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Estevan Florial is the Yankees’ latest injury blow

NY Post (George A. King III, Ken Davidoff) — TAMPA — Already without their staff ace Luis Severino and center fielder Aaron Hicks, the Yankees suffered another injury blow Saturday when stud prospect Estevan Florial suffered a non-displaced...
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New York’s last hopes to change its dreary sports narrative

NY Post (Joel Sherman) — Knicks owner James Dolan insisted he was “ambushed” by a fan who recommended he sell the team. What is the word he would use to describe an ownership that has offered fans two decades of...
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Blog Articles

March 19th Spring Training Notes: Betances, Hicks, Gregorius, Gonzalez

River Avenue Blues (Mike) — ?Your browser does not support iframes.The Yankees beat the Rays this afternoon. I didn’t realize this until it was mentioned on the YES Network broadcast, but the Yankees have the best...
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Inflamed shoulder to send Yanks' Betances to IL

ESPN An inflamed right shoulder will send Dellin Betances to the injured list, but the Yankees reliever says he thinks he'll miss only three to five days before resuming his throwing program.
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Inflamed shoulder sends Yanks' Betances to IL

ESPN An inflamed right shoulder will send Dellin Betances to the injured list, but the Yankees reliever says he thinks he'll only miss 3-5 days before resuming his throwing program.
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Second shot does the trick for Yankees' Hicks

ESPN Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks, who hasn't played since March 1 because of tightness in his back, said he's "doing great" after a second cortisone shot and is hoping to resume baseball activities...
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Dellin Betances to begin regular season on injured list with shoulder inflammation

River Avenue Blues (Mike) — Add another injured Yankee to the list. Brian Cashman announced today that Dellin Betances will begin the regular season on the injured list with an impingement and inflammation in his shoulder....
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The Yankees should follow the Blue Jays’ lead and give their minor leaguers a raise

River Avenue Blues (Mike) — Over the weekend Emily Waldon and Ken Rosenthal (subs. req’d) reported the Blue Jays are planning to give their minor leaguers a substantial raise this season, with John Lott (subs....
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Yankees add veteran left-hander Gio Gonzalez to the rotation

Yanks Go Yard (Mac Josephson) — With Luis Severino and CC Sabathia both expected to begin the regular season on the injured list, the Yankees needed to add some depth to their starting rotation. According to reports...
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Three questions about Chad Green [2019 Season Preview]

River Avenue Blues (Steven Tydings) — Within the Yankees’ bullpen, there’s a clear hierarchy. Aroldis Chapman is the closer, Dellin Betances is the fireman or eighth inning reliever depending on the day, while the combo of...
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Spring Training Game Thread: Trying out the Opener

River Avenue Blues (Mike) — Only seven exhibition games and nine days until Opening Day. At this time next week, the Yankees will be done with their exhibition schedule and will be enjoying the first of two off-days leading...
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Passan: Angels, Mike Trout nearing record $430M extension

River Avenue Blues (Mike) — According to Jeff Passan, the Angels and Mike Trout are nearing a record 12-year extension worth $430M. It is ten years and $363.5M on top of the two years and $66.5M remaining on his current...
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Buster's Buzz: Early MLB schedule easy on Yanks, fuels Nats-Mets rivalry

ESPN There are always quirks as a new baseball season begins. Here's how the opening slate affects top contenders.
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The Aaron Hicks injury opens the door for Greg Bird to make the Opening Day roster

River Avenue Blues (Mike) — Spring Training 2019 has not been kind to the Yankees. They lost Luis Severino to a shoulder injury that will sideline him until at least early-May, and over the weekend top prospect Estevan...
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Yankees: Aaron Judge won’t participate in Home Run Derby

Yanks Go Yard (Mike Calendrillo) — Despite MLB incentivizing the Home Run Derby winner with a cool $1 million dollar bonus (up from $150k), Yankees superstar Aaron Judge says he won’t partake in July’s festivities....
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March 18th Spring Training Notes: Gonzalez, Florial, Ellsbury

River Avenue Blues (Mike) — The Yankees beat the Braves this evening. Masahiro Tanaka was on top of his game, striking out seven and allowing one run on two hits and a walk in five innings. He has one more tune-up start...
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Yankees agree to deal with LHP Gonzalez

ESPN The Yankees and left-handed pitcher Gio Gonzalez have agreed to a minor league deal worth $3 million if Gonzalez is added to the major league roster.
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Source: Yankees, LHP Gonzalez agree to deal

ESPN The Yankees and left-handed pitcher Gio Gonzalez have agreed to a minor league deal worth $3 million if Gonzalez is added to the major league roster.
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Heyman: Yankees have made contract offer to Gio Gonzalez

River Avenue Blues (Mike) — According to Jon Heyman, the Yankees have made a contract offer to the still unsigned Gio Gonzalez, though a gap remains. He says there’s not much optimism for a deal right now. Gonzalez is...
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Yanks OF Ellsbury 'headed in the right direction'

ESPN Jacoby Ellsbury is moving closer to playing for the Yankees for the first time since Oct. 2017. Ellsbury has been recovering from hip, oblique and foot injuries and made his first appearance...
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Yankees Injuries: Top prospect Estevan Florial suffers fractured wrist

Yanks Go Yard (Mac Josephson) — Yankees top overall prospect Estevan Florial suffered a displaced fracture in his right wrist on Saturday after crashing into the center field wall trying to make a catch. It’s another...
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How the Yankees can mitigate the absences of Luis Severino and CC Sabathia

River Avenue Blues (Derek Albin) — The regular season has yet to begin, but the Yankees’ season is already off to an auspicious start. Without ace Luis Severino until May (at the earliest) and back of the rotation stalwart CC...
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