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Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

As Pineda Works His Way Back, He Remains Yankees’ Biggest X Factor

The Yankees are still waiting to see if they made the right decision on a trade they pulled off back in 2011. Needless to say, it’s been that long of a road back from injury for Michael Pineda.


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Robertson Takes Replacing Legendary Rivera As Yankees Closer In Stride

“It’s the same deal,” Robertson said Tuesday after a pre-spring training workout at the Yankees’ minor league complex. “Throwing the eighth or ninth inning, you’ve still got to get three outs.”


Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long with Alex Rodriguez. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Yankees Bringing Back Entire Coaching Staff For 2014

While the team may look a whole lot different in 2014, the New York Yankees coaching staff will remain the same.


Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild, right, talks in the dugout with pitcher Andy Pettitte during a spring training game against the Mets on April 4, 2012, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees, Rothschild Closing In On New Contract

Though the Yankees fell well short of expectations this past season, the blame shouldn’t fall at Larry Rothschild’s feet. The Bombers appear to agree and are trying to bring him back.


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Yankees’ Hughes Escapes Injury After Being Hit In Back By Comebacker

Yankees starter Phil Hughes was struck in the back by a comebacker, but appears uninjured.


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Nova Feels He’s Ready For The Rotation, Yankees Beat Pirates

Ivan Nova feels he’s ready for the Yankees rotation after earning a victory over the Pirates on Sunday.


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Nova Snaps Winless Drought, Yankees Defeat Jays 5-2

Ivan Nova snapped a five game winless streak as the Yankees took their winning streak to 4 games by defeated the Blue Jays, 5-2 on Saturday.


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Chamberlain Nearing Game Action, Claims He Is Ready For Hitters

Joba Chamberlain could soon pitch in a minor league game for the first time since injuring an during spring training.


Andy has his game face on as he steps on the field for his pre-game throws. (credit: Mike McCann/WFAN)

Andy Pettitte Eager To Show His Stuff In Comeback Start At Yankee Stadium

Pettitte is all set — to spend time with the Yankees in the clubhouse, to sit on the bench with his teammates, to warm up in the bullpen.


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Andy Pettitte Takes ‘Step In The Right Direction’ With BP, Simulated Game

Yankees manager Joe Girardi thinks the 39-year-old could pitch in a spring training contest next week.


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Sweeny: Who Will Fill Out The Yankees’ Rotation?

Of course, the competition will continue this April as Andy Pettitte readies for his return in May, and the Yankees will have to bounce someone else from the rotation.


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Sweeny: A Positive Pinstripe Debut For Yanks’ Pineda

Michael Pineda made a good first impression on Monday. In his first start of the spring, Pineda gave up a leadoff single and then retired six straight hitters, two of which via strikeout.


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Joba Started Throwing Off Half-Mound

New York Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain has started throwing off a half-mound as part of a rehabilitation program after elbow ligament replacement surgery.


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Sweeny Says: Big Start For Yankees’ A.J. Burnett

Could it be A.J. Burnett’s last turn in the Yankees’ rotation? What happens if he doesn’t pitch well? What happens if he DOES pitch well?


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Hughes Encouraged By Throwing Session

Phil Hughes, sidelined since April 15 because of shoulder inflammation, threw 22 pitches to batters in a side session on Saturday and was encouraged by the way it went.