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Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 6/5/13

Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE

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Quick Hits

  • Clay Rapada was released by the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaileRiders.
  • Ben Francisco passed through waivers and was released by the Yankees.
  • Brian Cashman didn't consider putting Lyle Overbay in the outfield until the coaching staff came to him with the idea.
  • During his extended spring training game, Michael Pineda was consistently hitting 93 and touched as high as 95 mph.
  • Brian Cashman called out all those Yankees fans who complained about too many home runs and now complain that they don't score enough.
  • Corban Joseph has been placed on the disabled list at Triple-A.
  • NoMaas on the the Biogenesis scandal: Centaur and Cervelli
  • Buy Yankees Tickets: Go see the Yankees and the Indians play baseball for $12 today.

Questions of the Day

  • Who is your favorite pre-1960s Yankee?
  • Which minor league affiliate would you most like to go see play?
  • Who is your favorite movie director?
  • What were you for last Halloween?

Coming Up Today

  • Historical GIFs: Giambi slams the Twins @ 8 am
  • Baby Bomber Recap 6/4/13: Mason Williams picks up three hits in walk-off win @ 9 am
  • What can the Yankees do to improve their offense? @ 11 am
  • New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians at 1:05 pm (Game Thread at 12:30 pm)