What’s The Plan For David Phelps?

Pop quiz- Is Phelps starting or relieving in this picture? Courtesy of Getty Images

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Or perhaps the more appropriate question to ask would be, IS there a plan...

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It’s Time To Call Up Dellin Betances

Get the kid back in pinstripes. Courtesy of Michael L. Stein/US Presswire

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On paper, Dellin Betances is everything you would want in a pitching prospect.  He’s...

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The Benefit Of 20/20 Foresight (And Failing To Use It)

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I’m always the first to pipe up about Joe’s on-field decisions when it comes to managing his bullpen, be they good calls or bad calls (usually bad).  But for the Yankees to extend that questionable bullpen decision-making to the pre-game, well...

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Accelerating The Learning Curve With $189 Million

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With Hal and Cash making the magic number of $189 million official last week, we now know without a doubt that the Yankees are going to make a concerted effort to get the payroll at or below that number by 2014. ...

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Wang Called Back

Chien-Ming Wang was expected to start for SWB tonight, as the Yankees were hoping to see his improved sinker manifest itself in a game after he had displayed it in a bullpen session before team officials. However, with Joba Chamberlain bruising his knee and the bullpen going 8.2 innings last night, those plans have changed...

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The Current Roster And Upcoming Changes

With all of the changes to the Yankees roster over the last few days, I thought it would be constructive to lay out the roster as it currently stands and highlight some possible upcoming changes.

Lineup

C: Jorge Posada
1B: Mark Teixeira
2B: Robinson Cano
SS: Derek Jeter
3B: Angel Berroa
LF: Johnny Damon
CF: Brett Gardner Read more

Final Roster Spots: Utility Infielder

Throughout the day, I will be looking at the battles for the final spots on the Yankees roster: the last reliever, the battle for CF, and the utility infielder fight. I started with the 7th reliever, and will now continue by looking at the utility infielder role.

When the preseason started, most Yankees fans assumed that...

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