Yankees game 107: Bats fall silent after early offense

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New York Yankees 2 — Texas Rangers 3 Early offense enough for Texas Rangers to take the rubber match. To say Brett Gardner is swinging a hot bat would be an understatement. To open tonight’s game against the Rangers’ Colby Lewis, Brett Gardner hit his fourth home run in his last 10 at-bats. After two […]

Yankees game 106: A win is a win

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New York Yankees 12 — Texas Rangers 11 Every run matters in a win like tonight. Against Rangers starter Nick Martinez, Brett Gardner carried the home run swing from yesterday into tonight. He led off tonight’s game with a solo home run and put the Yankees on the board early. Derek Jeter would follow with […]

Yankees game 105: One bad inning too much for Phelps

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New York Yankees 2 — Toronto Blue Jays 4 The Yankees offense could not find the big hit behind David Phelps. The New York Yankees had a formidable task in front of them as they opened their series against the Texas Rangers with ace Yu Darvish on the mound. Through the first two innings, the […]

Yankees game 100: Rain shortened victory

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Texas Rangers 1 — New York Yankees 2 (5 innings) The Yankees game lasts just five innings in victory after heavy winds and heavy rain. The New York Yankees had a tough task ahead of them, going against Rangers ace Yu Darvish. After a scoreless first that featured two strikeouts, the Yankees would get their […]

Yankees game 96: McCarthy dominant in home debut

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Cincinnati Reds 1 — New York Yankees 7 Brandon McCarthy allows one run over six innings in his home debut as a New York Yankee. Brandon McCarthy made his Yankee Stadium debut as a member of the New York Yankees and started with four scoreless innings, including five strikeouts. The offense would support him in […]

Yankees game 83: Back and forth game goes Rays way

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Tampa Bay Rays 6 — New York Yankees 3 The Yankees were mixed up in a see-saw affair in today’s matinee game. After a scoreless first inning by Vidal Nuno, the Yankees generated some instant offense to back up the lefty. Brett Gardner led off the bottom half of the first inning with his eighth […]

Yankees game 78: Bombs away in BoSox shutout

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Boston Red Sox 0 — New York Yankees 6 The Yankees benefited from three home runs and the unexpected effort of Vidal Nuno. In the first inning, the n0w 40 year old Derek Jeter hit a one-out single. Jacoby Ellsbury would follow with a double to put two in scoring position for Mark Teixeira. The […]

Yankees game 74: Offense loses the second Tanaka loss

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Baltimore Orioles 8 — New York Yankees 0 The Yankees bats could not get started in a special day of the season. After Masahiro Tanaka worked through a pair of singles, the Yankees looked to have a fantastic start to the bottom half of the first. Brett Gardner hit a line drive down the right […]

Yankees game 69: Number 11 helps Tanaka to 11

Masahiro Tanaka's absence in the second half may cost the Yankees a post season spot.
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Toronto Blue Jays 1 — New York Yankees 3 Masahiro Tanaka continues to be one of the best pitchers in the game. In the first start for Masahiro Tanaka, he faced the Toronto Blue Jays. The first major league start for Tanaka started the worst way a pitcher could want it, a leadoff home run. […]

Yankees game 59: Stop the streak, avoid the sweep

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Oakland Athletics 1 — New York Yankees 2 The Yankees, mired in a four-game losing streak entering today turned to their stopper, Masahiro Tanaka. In the first inning, catcher John Jaso put the A’s on the board with a solo home run to right field. Tanaka would bounce back and retire the next 10 batters […]

Yankees Game 37: Back and forth go the Mets way

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New York Mets 9 — New York Yankees 7 The opener to the Subway Series featured a back and forth affair. The Yankees turned to Hiroki Kuroda, one of the two remaining starters of the Opening Day roster. Left fielder Eric Young Jr. opened the game with a single and would steal second. After advancing […]

Billings to DL, Preston Claiborne Recalled, Gardner X-Rays

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The Yankees have announced that right-handed pitcher Bruce Billings has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right forearm. They have recalled pitcher Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton to fill the roster spot. Billings made is debut with the Yankees on Friday in relief of Hiroki Kuroda in the 5th inning. Billings […]

Yankees Game 19: Anna watches the win in

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New York Yankees 5 — Tampa Bay Rays 1 (12 Innings) On Easter Sunday, the Yankees took 12 innings to decide a pitcher’s duel in Tampa Bay. After two ugly losses, the Yankees didn’t know what to expect from the spot start of Vidal Nuno. All they knew was that he worked fastand threw strikes. […]

Yankees Game 6: CC, offense strong in series win

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New York Yankees 6 — Toronto Blue Jays 4 In the rubber game of the three-game series in Toronto, CC Sabathia looked to rebound from his poor start to open the season in Houston. Before Sabathia could take the mound, the offense looked to give their number one starter a lead to work with. Against […]

Lineup Set, Gardner Batting 7th

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After a very busy and expensive offseason, the entire roster that GM Brian Cashman put together will be ready on opening day at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Saturday’s spring training finale against the Miami Marlins had all the opening day starters penciled in together for the first time this spring, but the game was […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 29: Pitching staff loses in shutout

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Philadelphia Phillies 6 — New York Yankees 0 With the rotation decided, tonight’s Yankees game featured something you won’t see in a regular season game, nine pitchers for nine innings. That’s Spring Training baseball for you. The start of tonight’s game featured the unsuccessful candidates for the fifth starter’s job. Their role could be much […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 23: Pineda, offense on top of their game

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Boston Red Sox 1 — New York Yankees 8 The Yankees offense came out strong in today’s game against the Boston Red Sox. Against Felix Doubront, Brett Gardner would open with a single. He would get to second on a passed ball and Alfonso Soriano would continue warming up for the season with a single […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 9: Gardner drives in two in loss

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New York Yankees 4 — Tampa Bay Rays 5 The Yankees got on the board early in the first inning. Eduardo Nunez and Ichiro Suzuki would hit singles and score following a Russ Canzler single and Kelly Johnson ground out. Adam Warren, competing for the fifth spot in the rotation, had a rough opening to […]

Yankees, Gardner agree on extension

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All during this offseason, Brett Gardner‘s name was thrown around in various trade rumors. The Yankees needed pitching, and with the signing of Jacoby Ellsbury, many viewed the speedy outfielder as expendable. Now, Gardner can make himself comfortable in pinstripes for the next few years. YES Network’s Jack Curry is reporting that Gardner and the […]

Free Agent Spotlight: Brett Gardner

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There will be a few free agents in the Bronx following the 2014 season. This series of articles will take a look at the different players and what their future may be in pinstripes. First up is an endangered species in the Bronx, young AND homegrown! Brett Gardner is a fan favorite and a danger […]