GCL Yankees Announce Roster, Play 1st Game

The Perfect Storm movie Family Business on dvd Short season baseball is here. Staten Island has been playing games for a week now, and while the big free agents sign still has an incomplete roster. The GCL Yankees, on the other hand, have been training in EST for most...

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Minors Recap, 6/23

Scranton falls to Syracuse, 6-1

  • Kei Igawa started, giving up 4 runs (2 earned) on 6 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings, and fanning 6.
  • Paul Bush struck out 2 in a 1-hit inning of relief.
  • Kevin Russo was 1 for 4.
  • Austin Jackson and Cody Ransom were each 0 for 4.
  • Shelley Duncan, Juan Miranda, and John Rodriguez...
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Yankee Depth And The Return Of Cody Ransom

RJ Anderson at Fangraphs looked at the trio of outfielders that the Yankees have stashed in the minors:

That offensive state of mind exists beyond the pantheon of new Yankee Stadium. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, home to the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate, features a triplet of red-hot bats. Shelley Duncan, Austin Jackson, and John Rodriguez patrol the outfield while...

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Minors Recap, 6/22

Scranton falls to Indianapolis, 7-1 (7 innings, game 1)

  • Casey Fossum started, giving up 6 runs (2 earned) on 7 hits, while striking out 4.
  • Anthony Claggett gave up a run on 4 hits in 2 innings, fanning 2.
  • Austin Jackson was 1 for 3.
  • Shelley Duncan was 1 for 2 with a double and a walk, but made...
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Sabathia to make next start

According to ESPN (ticker at the bottom of the Texas-LSU College World Series Game), CC Sabathia told the New York Post that the biceps tendinitis that caused him to get removed early in yesterday’s game will not keep him from making his next start on Friday, against the Mets.

This is excellent news, as it is...

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The Improved Bullpen

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After yesterday’s bullpen implosion on the part of Brett Tomko, and to a lesser extent, Phil Coke and Dave Robertson, Fangraphs noted that the Yankees bullpen had just concluded a stretch of 20 consecutive scoreless innings. While there are those that continue to clamor for the Yankees to move Joba Chamberlain to the...

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