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River Ave. Blues May 24, 2016

DotF: A-Rod begins rehab assignment; Sanchez hurt in AAA

The day’s notes: LHP Phil Coke has accepted his outright assignment rather than elect free agency, reports Chad Jennings. Coke is going to start for Triple-A Scranton tomorrow. The Yankees want to keep him stretched out, apparently. RHP Eric Ruth has been sent from Scranton down to Double-A Trenton, per Shane Hennigan. The move clears […] The post DotF: A-Rod begins rehab assignment; Sanchez hurt in AAA appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
River Ave. Blues May 20, 2016

Yankees sign Neal Cotts to minor league deal

The Yankees have signed veteran left-hander Neal Cotts to a minor league contract, the team announced. He’s heading to Triple-A Scranton. Cotts opted out of his minor league deal with the Angels a few days ago. Seems like he’s essentially taking Phil Coke‘s spot in the organization after Coke was designated for assignment earlier this […] The post Yankees sign Neal Cotts to minor league deal appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
Newark Star-Ledger May 12, 2016
20 Ks for Max Scherzer: Yankees' Phil Coke saw Nationals' ace get great

20 Ks for Max Scherzer: Yankees' Phil Coke saw Nationals' ace get great

Coke and Scherzer were teammates in Detroit for five seasons.
Newark Star-Ledger May 12, 2016

Who's the next Max Scherzer? Pitchers with 20-strikeout stuff

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River Ave. Blues May 6, 2016

Yankees place CC Sabathia on 15-day DL with groin strain, call up Phil Coke

The Yankees have placed CC Sabathia on the 15-day DL with a left groin strain, the team announced. Phil Coke has been called up to take the roster spot. More to come. Quick analysis: we can we not have nice things? The post Yankees place CC Sabathia on 15-day DL with groin strain, call up Phil Coke appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
Gaslamp Ball Apr 26, 2016

Padres Preview: 04/26 James Shields seeks his first win of the season

Pitching matchup for game 2 at AT&T Park. A year ago, in his first season in San Diego, James Shields was the Padres' ace. He had been their Opening Day starter, and at this point in the season he had gone 2-0 in his first five starts while posting a 2.90 ERA. He went on to a 7-0 start and didn't suffer a loss until his 15th game of the year, cementing his leadership role on the field and in the clubhouse. This season he started out as the no. 2 guy in the Padres rotation, behind Tyson Ross. He's now back in the no. 1 rotation spot, but only because of an unfortunate injury that has kept...
Newark Star-Ledger Apr 26, 2016
Yankees add Phil Coke: What you need to know

Yankees add Phil Coke: What you need to know

Reliever returns to the Yankees organization
New York Post Apr 26, 2016

Phil Coke returns as Yankees reassemble 2009 champs

The Yankees acquired lefty Phil Coke from the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Atlantic League for cash. Coke appeared in 72 games for the 2009 World Series champion Yankees, and later was dealt to the Tigers as part of the three-team Curtis Granderson trade. He pitched in 18 games for the Cubs and Blue Jays last...

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