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CHRIS CAPUANO RUMORS

Yankees activate Capuano to start vs Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Yankees activated left-hander Chris Capuano from the disabled list to start Sunday's series finale against the Royals, and optioned reliever Bryan Mitchell to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Capuano had been rehabbing in the minors after straining a quadriceps while covering first base during a spring training game on March 11. He made three injury rehabilitation...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 39 preview (5/17/15)

View image | gettyimages.com Chris Capuano is back from the DL to get the series win against Edinson Volquez (2-3, 3.19 ERA). Capuano will make his first start of the season after going down in Spring Training with a strained right quadriceps. He is taking Chase Whitley‘s spot in the rotation after he went down with a partial tear in his UCL. This will be his first career...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
7 days ago  |  Discuss

HAPPY CAPUANO DAY

With prized free-agent Chris Capuano returning to Pinstripe Pride, you can literally feel the buzz across the Yankiverse.Last year, Capuano won 2 games for the Bronx Bombers. Over the winter, the team's top brass won an intense bidding war to bring back the gamy, 36-year-old lefty who - sadly - hurt himself while trying to cover first base in a spring training game, delaying his...

Yankees injury news and notes

Tuesday, May 12 is an important day for the Yankees, mostly because three of their injured starting pitchers will try to clear major hurdles in their comebacks. According to Yankees beat writer Bryan Hoch: Chris Capuano is set to throw in a rehab game on Tuesday for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, going either six innings or 90 pitches. Capuano could possibly return to the big league...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Everything is all right... something must be wrong

Sunday, Tanaka was resting, Chris Capuano and Ivan Nova were healing, and even Carlos Beltran was HR-trotting around the bases. Brian Cashman was celebrating the 2012 trade of Jesus, Michael Pineda was gathering a Cy Young buzz, Brian McCann was beating the over-shift, and down in the Anthracite Capital of Pennsylvania, Slade Heathcott was tearing up the International League instead...

Yankees' Chris Capuano: Rotation filler

The New York Yankees signed Chris Capuano to a one-year, $5 million contract to be the fifth starter for at least the beginning of the 2015 season. The role of the fifth starter is a tenuous one; falter and there is always a guy ready to take the spot. In Capuano’s case there are several.Only a select few teams anticipate much from their fifth starter other than innings, and that’s...
Via Yankees Unscripted
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Chris Capuano contemplating move to Japan

The New York Yankees may be facing some tough competition against Japan over pitcher Chris Capuano. Capuano has a lot to offer the Yankees after he went 2-3 for them last season. However his 4.35 ERA will be moving alongside with him if he chooses to leave the United States and take his talents across the globe to Japan. Capuano has made it clear that he is definitely considering...
Via isportsweb.com
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Series against Orioles could determine New York Yankees’ fate

It’s time for the Bronx Bombers to live up to their name. The team faces their biggest threat as they begin their three game series against the number one team in both the AL East and Central division, the Baltimore Orioles. Four years ago I would have never guessed the Orioles would be a potential threat to the New York Yankees. The O’s would end up last in the AL East up until...
Via isportsweb.com
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dragonfly narrowly avoids death by pitch

Chris Capuano nearly pulled a Randy Johnson move Saturday afternoon. Johnson famously killed a bird with a fastball during 2001 spring training with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Capuano, an ex-Boston Red Sox pitcher making his first start for the New York Yankees, almost did the same thing to a dragonfly at Yankee Stadium. Your browser does not support iframes. The bug was inches away...
Via NESN.com
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Capuano nearly hits dragonfly with pitch (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Yankees pitcher Chris Capuano nearly hit a dragonfly with a pitch in the early innings of Saturday's game against Toronto.YES Network slow-motion cameras captured the moment as a dragonfly passed just below Capuano's pitch as it was heading towards the plate. The dragonfly it wasn't flying an inch higher, or else it would have been...
Via Holdout Sports
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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