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The 40-Man Chopping Block

As some of the Yankees’ walking wounded inch closer to the active roster, Brian Cashman will be busy creating space for those returning. Considering how many injuries the Yankees have been dealt, there’s going to be a pretty high 40-man … Continue reading

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Optimizing the Yankees’ Lineup Using Platoons

Although opening day is a week away, it’s still pretty unclear what the Yankees’ lineup will look when the season starts. Injuries to Mark Teixeira, Curtis Granderson, and Derek Jeter have left the team with massive holes around the diamond. … Continue reading

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The Right-Handed Outfielder/DH Competition

Continuing our series documenting the roster competitions, today let’s delve into the candidates shooting to be half of the DH platoon with Travis Hafner, plus some time in the outfield. Before we get to the details, in case you missed … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead to September Callups

As September approaches, it’s about time to consider who the Yankees might look to as reinforcements when the roster expands. The expanded rosters will enable the Yankees to have extra depth can certainly come in handy, especially in extra-inning games. … Continue reading

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