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Pinstripe Alley Podcast Episode 43: Tanaka Time and Pineday

All of the sudden. the Yankees have two of the most exciting young starters in baseball, and it's pretty tremendous.

Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

Young talent on this team? Timely hitting? What is this sorcery?

[0:45] Basking in the excellence of Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda
[4:08] Some more thoughts on the full Yankees rotation, in particular the up-and-down CC Sabathia
[8:45] The Yankees' bullpen is hanging in there without David Robertson, so bravo to them. On the downside though, we're not positive that Dellin Betances actually alive
[13:35] Waiting on the returns of David Robertson and Mark Teixeira next week, and considering possible corresponding roster moves
[18:25] R.I.P. Brian Roberts' back
[22:36] The rise of Beltran Force and signs of life from Brian McCann
[25:15] Francisco Cervelli's injury and the call-ups of Scott Sizemore and John Ryan Murphy--who is the first base backup and is the Artist Formerly Known as J.R. now a better defender than Austin Romine?
[30:23] 1890s baseball player or British nobleman?
[34:42] Tweetbag: 2015 rotation possibilities: Lester/Scherzer/Phelps/Banuelos, Tanaka's fake splitter (per Mitch Williams), Dante Bichette Jr.'s early results, Stephen Drew and the qualifying offer system, and the Yankees' third baseman on August 1st
[45:21] Yankee/Mitre of the Week

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