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Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Throws

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Throws

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 11 hours ago
Tanaka, who had arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur from his right elbow in October, threw off a bullpen mound.
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  • Yankees counting on return to form for several

    Yankees counting on return to form for several

    MLB.com Feb 8 (yesterday)
    In the first installment of our Spring Training preview package, "On the Rebound," MLB.com will take a look at the Yankees players who are coming into camp eyeing bounce-back campaigns for one reason or another.
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  • Citi Field and Yankee Stadium Could Become Off Limits to Smokel…

    Citi Field and Yankee Stadium Could Become Off Limits to Smokeless Tobacco

    nytimes.com Feb 4 (6 days ago)
    A New York City Council member is set to introduce a bill that that would ban smokeless tobacco from public arenas in the five boroughs.
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  • Miller all for Chapman closing if it helps Yanks

    Miller all for Chapman closing if it helps Yanks

    MLB.com Feb 4 (6 days ago)
    When Aroldis Chapman puts on his Yankees uniform and steps on a bullpen mound for the first time, Andrew Miller plans to be close by. He wants to see -- and hear -- how that 104 mph fastball hits the catcher's glove.
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  • Kimbrel has a slight edge on Chapman

    Kimbrel has a slight edge on Chapman

    MLB.com Feb 3 (7 days ago)
    This offseason, after the Red Sox obtained Craig Kimbrel, the Yankees answered by adding Aroldis Chapman. And now, arguably, baseball's two top closers are in the American League East.
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  • Bird updates status from hospital bed

    Bird updates status from hospital bed

    MLB.com Feb 3 (7 days ago)
    Greg Bird's year ended before it even had a chance to begin, but the Yankees first baseman's social media game seems to be in midseason form. Bird posted a photo to Instagram and Twitter from his bed at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York on We…
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  • Around the Horn: Outfield and DH

    Around the Horn: Outfield and DH

    MLB.com Feb 3 (7 days ago)
    With the start of Spring Training almost here, anticipation is building for the 2016 season. MLB.com is going around the horn to break down each area of the Yankees' roster, continuing with the outfield and DH spots.
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Brendan Ryan Agrees to Contract Wit…

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Brendan Ryan Agrees to Contract With Nationals

    nytimes.com Feb 2
    Ryan was a Yankee from September 2013 through last season.
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  • Greg Bird's injury really hurts Yankees with Mark Teixeira so f…

    Greg Bird's injury really hurts Yankees with Mark Teixeira so fragile

    If all goes well for Mark Teixeira in 2016, it really shouldn’t matter that Greg Bird needs season-ending shoulder surgery.
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yanks and Ivan Nova Have Deal

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yanks and Ivan Nova Have Deal

    nytimes.com Jan 28
    Nova and the Yankees agreed to a $4.1 million, one-year contract and avoided salary arbitration.
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  • SoE: 10 best under-the-radar pickups

    SoE: 10 best under-the-radar pickups

    MLB.com Jan 28
    Aaron Hicks (Yankees), John Jaso (Pirates) and Rich Hill (A's) are among the best offseason moves getting little attention.
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  • Castro provides flexibility for batting order

    Castro provides flexibility for batting order

    MLB.com Jan 26
    Starlin Castro has spent the majority of his career residing in the top half of the batting order,sometimes out of necessity. He recalls entire seasons where it felt like if he and Anthony Rizzo didn't hit, his Cubs wouldn't win. With the Yankees, that …
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  • For Yankees, replacing Adam Warren -- on and off the mound -- w…

    For Yankees, replacing Adam Warren -- on and off the mound -- won't be easy

    ESPN.com Jan 26
    For Yankees, replacing Adam Warren -- on and off the mound -- won't be easy
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  • Quietly efficient offseason helps 3 teams cement contender stat…

    Quietly efficient offseason helps 3 teams cement contender status

    MLB.com Jan 24
    With much of the attention being doled out to the teams who spent the most money, several clubs have had really good below-the-radar winters. While the Yankees, Mariners and Blue Jays have refrained from chasing big-name free agents this offseason, they…
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  • Aroldis Chapman, the Yankees’ New Closer, Avoids Charges, but M…

    Aroldis Chapman, the Yankees’ New Closer, Avoids Charges, but May Face Discipline

    Chapman’s case is one of three that are being scrutinized as baseball implements its policy on domestic abuse cases.
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  • The Yoenis Cespedes Guessing Game: From the White Sox to the Me…

    The Yoenis Cespedes Guessing Game: From the White Sox to the Mets & Yankees, breaking down slugger’s final landing spot 

    So now it’s a real guessing game regarding Yoenis Cespedes. Just ask Fred Wilpon.
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees Support Pitcher

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees Support Pitcher

    nytimes.com Jan 21
    Closer Aroldis Chapman is “innocent until proven otherwise,” Hal Steinbrenner, the Yankees’ principal owner, said at the owners’ meeting in Coral Gables, Fla.
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  • Video - Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For Opener 02:15

    Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For Opener

    Mar 19
    Wallace Matthews discusses Jacoby Ellsbury's oblique injury and when he could return to the Yankees.
  • Video - Sabathia Discusses Spring Debut 00:46

    Sabathia Discusses Spring Debut

    Mar 17
    Buster Olney speaks with Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia about his first pitching outing since May. He allowed two runs in two innings Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
  • Video - A-Rod Homers 00:39

    A-Rod Homers

    Mar 11
    Alex Rodriguez hit a home run in the Yankees' 10-6 loss to the Red Sox.
  • Video - A-Rod Has RBI Single In Win Over Rays 00:35

    A-Rod Has RBI Single In Win Over Rays

    Mar 9
    Alex Rodriguez went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and Michael Pineda allowed one hit and struck out two over two scoreless inning as the Yankees beat the Rays 4-3.