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The Yankees 2012 injury bug just claimed its first victim of 2013.
Top pitching prospect Manny Banuelos will undergo Tommy John surgery, which will keep him out all of next season.
After making six starts at Triple-A (0-2, 4.50 ERA), the lefty's season ended in May when he was shut down with a sore elbow. After attempting to diagnose the issue all season, the Yankees finally decided...Read more »
MIAMI -- Just a few quick hits before the Mets face the Marlins to begin the final series of the season:
-- The Mets coaching staff will be retained for next season, manager Terry Collins announced Monday. The group appeared somewhat vulnerable after the team's second-half collapse. But Collins praised the staff's work ethic and attitude, even after the season took its sudden downward turn.
"I...Read more »
Heading into Monday night's game, the Yankees and Orioles are tied at the top of the AL East with 92-67 records. With three games to go, the Orioles are attempting to complete a dramatic comeback from 10 games out over the summer to gain sole possession of the AL East lead.
But how have they done it so far? Looking at the numbers, the Yankees are superior to the Orioles in nearly every category....Read more »