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Jeter Is Ready To Return To The Yankees

Derek Jeter went 1 for 2 with a bunt single, a walk and a throwing error in six innings Sunday night in his second rehab start.


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Jeter Goes 1-for-2 In First Rehab Outing

Derek Jeter took the first step in his return to the New York Yankees from a calf strain, going 1 for 2 with a walk and cleanly fielding five balls at shortstop in five innings.


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Derek Jeter Set To Rejoin Yankees On Monday; First, A Stint With Trenton

Game on! Derek Jeter is just a weekend away from resuming his march to 3,000 hits.


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Yankees Phil Hughes Strikes Out 8 In Rehab Start

Right-hander Phil Hughes struck out eight and walked two over 6 1/3 innings for the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Wednesday during the third of four scheduled minor-league rehabilitation appearances.


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Youth Movement: Trenton’s Banuelos, Romine Could See Yankee Stardom Soon

For years, being a Yankees minor leaguer was like being a Broadway understudy: You tried to keep busy, waited a lot, and hoped something happened to the guy blocking your path. But nowadays, things are different.


New York Yankees starter Manny Banuelos throws a warmup pitch prior to the Yankees' spring training baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo)

Sweeny Says: Meet Manny Banuelos

It wasn’t Fenway Park in September, but pitching against the Red Sox on Monday night was a good test for Yankees youngster Manny Banuelos — and he was up for it.


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RHP Brackman Recalled By Yankees

The New York Yankees have recalled 6-foot-10 pitcher Andrew Brackman from the minors.


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Pettitte Goes 5 Innings In Minor League Tuneup

Pitching for Double-A Trenton in Game 1 of the Eastern League championship series, Andy Pettitte allowed a home run to the first batter, Chase d’Arnaud, on a 1-2 pitch, then set down the next seven hitters.


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Yankees’ Pettitte To Make Another Rehab Start

New York Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte is scheduled to make his next minor league rehab appearance Tuesday night in the first game of Double-A Trenton’s Eastern League championship series against the Altoona Curve.


New York  Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte answers a question after he pitched a rehab start for the Trenton Thunder Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, in Trenton, N.J., against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats as he makes as he works his way back from a groin injury suffered in July. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Yankees’ Pettitte Goes 4 Neat Innings In Rehab Start

New York Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte pitched four shutout innings in a minor league rehab start Thursday night and said it felt good to be back on the mound.


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Yankees’ Pettitte Set To Make Rehab Start In Trenton

The New York Yankees’ hopes of repeating as World Series champions could have a lot to do with the outcome of a minor league playoff game.