Teix message: Mark returns just in time

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  Well, the final series of the regular season is upon us. The Boston Red Sox will come into Yankee Stadium for a three game set, hoping to play the role of spoiler and make the lives of their most hated rival difficult. The Yankees hope to finish out the season strong by securing the […]

Yankees Game 159: Rally late to maintain tie on top

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New York Yankees 9 — Toronto Blue Jays 6   Offense struggled until the final 3 innings in today’s 9-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.   Phil Hughes struggled in his start today as he couldn’t even finish 5 innings. In the 1st inning, He struggled when he gave up 2 runs to put […]

Yankees Game 159 Lineup: 9/30/12

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  All tied up again. Once again that’s where things stand for the Yankees and Orioles in the AL East after the Yankees dropped the ball yesterday afternoon, failing to pull out a win and keep pace and the lead over their close competition. Andy Pettitte pitched well, but not well enough being the bomber […]

Yankees Game 158: Offense squanders opportunities

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New York Yankees 2 — Toronto Blue Jays 3   Sacrifice flies were not enough in today’s 3-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.   Today was the first day of struggle for Andy Pettitte since returning from the disabled list. Pettitte gave up a 1st inning home run to Rajai Davis to cut his […]

Girardi’s decisions questionable

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The Yankees have been in an absolute dogfight over the past month or so, as Baltimore has constantly been on their heels. Currently, New York holds a half game lead, and the Orioles are leading 4-3 against the feeble and useless Red Sox. As the Yankees fight to maintain their grip on the AL East, […]

Yankees Game 158 Lineup: 9/29/12

Staring down another division title, Andy Pettitte can take the Yankees one step closer to it today

The pressure has been on the Yankees over the past few weeks as they’ve been neck and neck with the Baltimore Orioles battling for the top spot in the AL East. Winning 12 of their last 16 games, they’ve certainly responded to the pressure in a big way, but they don’t have any room for […]

Yankees Game 157: Offense bounces back with 11

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New York Yankees 11 — Toronto Blue Jays 4   After being shutout last night, the Yankees put up 11 in tonight’s 11-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.   Hiroki Kuroda danced in and out of danger in his 5.1 innings of work. Kuroda scattered 10 hits and gave up just 2 runs. Despite […]

Yankees game 157 lineup: 09/28/12

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The Yankees will send Hiroki Kuroda to the mound tonight against the Blue Jays in game two of a four game set in Toronto. In his last start against the Athletics in the Bronx, Kuroda lasted 5.2 innings, giving up five runs on seven hits while walking three and striking out five in a losing […]

Yankees Game 156: Bats silenced by Brandon Morrow

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New York Yankees 0 — Toronto Blue Jays 6   Morrow shut down bats while Nova could not in tonight’s 6-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.   Ivan Nova may have been auditioning for a postseason start in tonight’s game and it went bad quick. Nova could not finish 5 innings in tonight’s start. […]

Yankees Game 156 Lineup: 09/27/12

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New York will send Ivan Nova to the mound tonight in game one of a four-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays. In his last outing against the Oakland Athletics, Nova lasted only 2 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on five hits while striking out two for the no-decision. Alex Rodriguez is back in the […]

Yankees Game 155: CC dominates with 10 K day

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New York Yankees 8 — Minnesota Twins 2   The Yankees cruised through today’s 8-2 win over the Minnesota Twins.   CC Sabathia pitched 8 dominant innings to start for the Yankees. Sabathia gave up 1 run in the 2nd but received a large lead in the 3rd that he followed with a shut down […]

Swishing For the Fences

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  There hasn’t been a hitter hotter than Nick Swisher in the last 6 games.   Swisher has 8 hits, 4 of which have left the yard, and he has driven in 10 runs. Swisher now has 24 homers, 89 RBI’s and has scored 69 runs with 8 games remaining in the regular season.  These numbers […]

Yankees Game 154: Logan loses Hughes’ gem

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New York Yankees 4 — Minnesota Twins 5   Boone Logan can’t end the 7th before losing lead in tonight’s 5-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins.   Phil Hughes started tonight and was outstanding. His first difficult inning came in the 4th inning when catcher Joe Mauer led off with a single. Outfielder Chris Parmelee […]

Yankees Brett Gardner activated from DL

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  Yankees activated OF Brett Gardner from the 60-day disabled list. Gardner has only appeared in 9 games this season due to an elbow strain.  He will be available down the stretch off the Yankees bench as a defensive replacement and pinch runner.  Gardner is on the bench tonight and available if the Yankees need […]

Yankees Game 154 Lineup: 09/25/12

Phil Hughes pitched 8 scoreless for his first win. (Source: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

The Yankees will send Phil Hughes to the mound tonight in the middle game against the Minnesota Twins. In his last outing against the Toronto Blue Jays, Hughes lasted only five innings, allowing four runs on four hits while striking out nine for the win. Right-hander Esmerling Vasquez (6-4, 6.75 ERA) is on the mound […]

Aardsma Set for Yankees Debut

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It’s been two seasons since David Aardsma last threw a pitch in the major leagues on September 19, 2010 as a member of the Seattle Mariners. However, Newsday’s Erik Boland reports that Aardsma has caught up with his new teammates on the Yankees in Minnesota and expects to be activated from the 60-day disabled list […]

Yankees Game 153: Bombers blast off in Minnesota

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New York Yankees 6 — Minnesota Twins 3   The Yankees showed the long ball in tonight’s 6-3 win over the Minnesota Twins.   The Yankees had Andy Pettitte and he continued to build on his starts since returning from the disabled list. In 6 innings, Pettitte gave the Yankees a scoreless start despite giving […]

The Final Stretch

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Ten days and ten games remain on the calendar for the Yankees in the 2012 MLB Regular Season.  Ten games against teams that are a combined 60 games under .500.  If the Yankees can’t win say—7 out of 10 against the Twins, Blue Jays, and Red Sox, who all will be looking to play the […]

Yankees Game 153 Lineup: 09/24/12

Pettitte works into the eighth inning for his third win. (Source: Jason Szenes/Getty)

Andy Pettitte is on the hill for the Yankees tonight in game one of a three-game set against the Minnesota Twins. In his last outing against the Toronto Blue Jays, Pettitte worked five scoreless innings, allowing four hits while striking out three for the win. Right-hander Liam Hendriks (1-7, 5.88 ERA) is on the mound […]

Pitching Matchups: Yankees vs. Twins

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Tonight LHP Andy Pettitte (4-3, 2.97 ERA) vs. RHP Liam Hendriks (1-7, 5.88 ERA) 8:10 p.m., YES Network Tuesday RHP Phil Hughes (16-12, 4.05 ERA) vs. RHP Esmerling Vasquez (6-4, 6.75 ERA) 8:10 p.m., MY9 Wednesday LHP C.C. Sabathia (13-6, 3.47 ERA) vs. RHP Samuel Deduno (6-5, 4.54 ERA) 1:10 p.m., YES Network Follow me […]