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An overview of the Yankees minor league affiliates on Thursday (and a glance at the overall playoff picture):
TRIPLE-A – Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
The skinny: Buffalo scored all of its runs during the first three innings against starter Chris Leroux in an 11-3 win over the RailRiders.
Jose Pirela, SS: 2-for-5
Chris Young, RF: 1-for-4
Kyle...Read more »
The Yankees have signed former Mets outfielder Chris Young to a minor-league deal.
Young hit .205 with a .283 OBP, eight home runs, 31 runs, 28 RBIs and seven stolen bases in 88 games with the Mets before being released on Aug. 15.
Young, a natural centerfielder, played 55 games in leftfield for the Mets....Read more »
Daniel Murphy will return to the Mets lineup on Thursday, presumably bringing a measure of comfort and relief to those who have have made it their business to criticize the second baseman for tending to a private matter such as the birth of a child.
Of course, it wasn’t the comfort or relief of those folks that Murphy was considering when he exercised his collectively bargained right to go...Read more »
Terry Collins worked much like a plate-spinner in spring training, frantically trying to piece together a lineup despite injuries and other unexpected things. So, it seemed only appropriate that on Opening Day, Collins was once again forced to juggle.
Outfielder Chris Young suffered a strained right quad late in Saturday’s exhibition game against the Blue Jays in Montreal. Second baseman Daniel...Read more »