Kevin Youkilis

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) and Kevin Youkilis (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Teixeira, Youkilis To Start Minor League Assignments; Both Could Return Friday

Injured New York Yankees infielders Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis are ready to start minor league rehab assignments. Both players could rejoin the Yankees as early as Friday after playing for Trenton on Wednesday and Thursday.


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Yankees Add Left-Handed Reliever David Huff To Roster

David Huff can fill two roles for the Yankees as a much-needed lefty arm and bullpen innings eater.


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Teixeira Planning To Play For Yankees’ Double-A Trenton Next Week

Mark Teixeira expects to suit up for a minor-league game with Double-A Trenton on Wednesday.


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Teixeira Could Soon Start Playing In Minors Games; Pettitte Making Progress

Injured New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira could soon start playing in minor league games while pitcher Andy Pettitte is also working his way back to the majors.


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Yankees Injury Notes: A-Rod Adds To Workload, Teixeira Bats In Simulated Game

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez started his third week of on-field work by adding defensive drills and hitting in a cage.


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Yankees Designate Alberto Gonzalez, Acquire Reid Brignac From Rockies

Yankees have acquired infielder Reid Brignac from the Colorado Rockies for cash, adding a left-handed bat to the group of backups filling in.


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The 1st Big Bopper Is Back: Yankees Activate Outfielder Curtis Granderson From DL

Granderson was activated on Tuesday by the Yankees, and in the lineup against Seattle batting fourth and playing left field. New York optioned left-hander Vidal Nuno to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.


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Alex Rodriguez Returns To Field For 1st Time Since Surgery On Left Hip

“I have a lot of unfinished business,” said Rodriguez, who struggled offensively late last season. “I’m really looking forward to getting back on the field close to 100 percent and being who I am.”


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Yankees Shortstop Nunez Suffers Ribcage Injury, Set To Undergo MRI

Eduardo Nunez left Sunday’s game after four innings because of tightness in his left ribcage and was sent for an MRI.


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Yankees Place Reliever Joba Chamberlain On DL With Strained Oblique

Joba Chamberlain is joining the New York Yankees’ crowded disabled list. The reliever has a strained right side and will be put on the DL retroactive to April 28, the Yankees said on Thursday.


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Yankees Acquire Infielder Chris Nelson From Rox For Player To Be Named Or Cash

Seeking depth for their injury-depleted infield, the New York Yankees acquired Chris Nelson from the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named or cash on Wednesday night.


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Youkilis Thinks He Can Return When Eligible To Come Off DL; Girardi Not So Sure

Kevin Youkilis is happy that his back injury doesn’t appear serious, and thinks he could return to the Yankees’ lineup as soon as his stint on the 15-day disabled list is up. Manager Joe Girardi sounded more cautious.


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Youkilis Placed On DL With Lumbar Spine Sprain; Yankees Call Up Corban Joseph

Kevin Youkilis has joined Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson on the New York Yankees’ disabled list. The Yankees said on Tuesday that Youkilis has a lumbar spine sprain.


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Back Problems Flaring Up Again For Yankees Infielder Youkilis

Back problems are flaring up for Yankees infielder Kevin Youkilis, who is out of the lineup on Sunday. He will undergo an MRI on Monday.


Ivan Nova and Francisco Cervelli of the Yankees. (Photo by Steve Ruark/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Battery Drained, Cervelli And Nova Headed To DL

The Yankees will have to make due without starter Ivan Nova and catcher Francisco Cervelli who both land on the DL.