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New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Squashes Idea of Position Swap in Outfield
March 4th, 2013 at 10:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** From the moment Toronto Blue Jays left-hander J.A. Happ drilled Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson at Steinbrenner Field a couple of weeks back, the proposed swap that would move Granderson to left field and shift current left fielder Brett Gardner to center field seemed to be on shaky ground. Fast forward to...

New York Yankees Outfielders Stepping up with Starting Job on the Line
March 2nd, 2013 at 11:29 AM
Though the New York Yankees have struggled as a team, going 1-7 through their first eight games of spring training, the outfielders battling to replace the injured Curtis Granderson in the starting lineup are off to a good start.  ***PHOTO1*** Granderson, last year's center fielder who was expected to move to left...

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman Will not Pursue FA Johnny Damon
February 28th, 2013 at 8:02 AM
With the news that Yankees slugger Curtis Granderson will be out of action until May, various rumors began flying around as to how they could potentially replace his production.  While Yankees fans have yet to hear general manager Brian Cashman "officially" rule out a trade for former Yankee and current Chicago Cubs outfielder...

New York Yankees Likely to Replace Curtis Granderson with In-House Options
February 26th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
With outfielder Curtis Granderson sidelined 10 weeks with a fractured forearm, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says the team will focus on in-house options to replace the All-Star until his expected return in early May.  ***PHOTO1*** "We will focus on what we have at this time," Cashman told Bryan Hoch of...