Back in early July of this year, the Yankees were in a tough spot as far as their pitching rotation was concerned. They had lost CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova, and Michael Pineda to the disabled list and had filled in their vacancies with unproven minor leaguers. 572 more words
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Ichiro Suzuki, as he has done his whole career, has found a place for himself within the Yankees’ roster. He no longer competes for batting titles, but he continues to represent Japan in New York with pride, as Hideki Matsui did a decade ago and Masahiro Tanaka does today.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi sent rehabbing Masahiro Tanaka back to New York from Toronto this weekend, citing that the workout facilities for visitors in the Rogers Centre aren’t up to the Yankees standards ( 182 more words