Ronnier Mustelier

Lyle Overbay (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Overbay Is Top Contender To Be Starting First Baseman; Yanks Release Rivera

Lyle Overbay has emerged as the top contender to be the Yankees’ starting first baseman with Mark Teixeira beginning the season on the disabled list.

03/28/2013

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Phelps Gives Yankees Strong Outing In Win Over Jays

David Phelps improved his chances of making the Yankees rotation by giving the Bombers another superb outing in their win over Jays on Sunday.

03/10/2013

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Sloppy Play Dooms Bombers As Yankees Drop 7th Straight Spring Contest

Hiroki Kuroda allowed four runs — one earned — and three hits over 1 2/3 innings in his initial exhibition-game start for the Yankees. The Yankees had four errors and gave up six unearned runs. New York has 13 errors in eight games.

03/01/2013

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Cashman On Reunion With Johnny Damon: ‘It’s Not Something We’re Going To Pursue’

“He’s just not going to fit our needs,” Cashman said. “It’s the same reason we didn’t bring him in last year. We need somebody who can play the outfield every day.”

02/27/2013

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Palladino: Lots Of Possibilities In Play For Grandy Solution

Melky Mesa, Juan Rivera, Matt Diaz, Zoilo Almonte, Ronnier Mustelier. Not exactly Murderer’s Row, right? But that’s what losing Curtis Granderson for 10 weeks with a busted forearm has wrought for Joe Girardi’s outfield situation.

02/27/2013