Yankees game 123: Ninth inning moonshot sinks Yankees

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Houston Astros 7 — New York Yankees 4 Losing the strike zone proves costly for the Yankees closer tonight. Through the first four innings, birthday boy Chris Capuano was in complete control.  He allowed three hits but struck out six and allowed no runs. The Houston Astros sent Brett Oberholtzer to the mound, like Capuano, […]

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 104: Yankees lose series on close contest

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Toronto Blue Jays 5 — New York Yankees 4 The Yankees fall in a close game to finish off a 10-game homestand. For the finale of a three-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays, Shane Greene got the call to try and continue his strong debut season in the big leagues. After an infield single […]

Yankees game 55: Yankees fall to a former teammate

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Minnesota Twins 7 — New York Yankees 2 The Yankees saw the return of Phil Hughes in the series finale with the Minnesota Twins. Phil Hughes made his first start since leaving the team he came up with. Through the first three innings, Phil Hughes allowed one baserunner on a walk. His first hit would […]

Yankees Game 48: Win from the jaws of defeat

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New York Yankees 4 — Chicago White Sox 3 (10 innings) With three outs to go, the Yankees staged the rally of their eventual win in today’s game. Vidal Nuno started today’s game for the Yankees and the first inning was the bad inning. Adam Eaton and Gordon Beckham opened the game with a pair […]

Yankees Game 47: Walk off wastes comeback

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New York Yankees 5 — Chicago White Sox 6 The Yankees stage a comeback late in the game but a bomb blows the Yankees away. Tonight’s Chicago White Sox starter was a familiar face. The second piece sent in the Jesus Montero trade, Hector Noesi found himself on his third team of the season and […]

Yankees Bullpen Emerges As Secret Weapon

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The (relatively) young 2014 season has been an up-and-down one, filled with new talent, surprising performances, and more injuries. The Yankees are three games above .500 entering a lengthy mid-west road trip, but are atop the AL East – which looks to have serious mediocrity parity across the five teams. Considering the high-profile players the Yankees […]

David Robertson Expected to be Activated Today

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UPDATE: Robertson has officially been activated Yankees closer, David Robertson is healthy and ready to go. The team has made room for Robertson on the roster by optioning Bryan Mitchell back to Double-A Trenton. The 29-year-old reliever has been on the shelf with groin strain since April 7th. He pitched in an extended spring training game […]

Injury Updates on Teixeira Robertson and Ryan

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Last week started to looks like a train wreck. During Thursday’s win against the Boston Red Sox, backup catcher Francisco Cervelli pulled his hamstring while trying to beat out a double play. It was not pretty, and after an MRI it was confirmed he had a grade 2 strain. Since then Cervelli has been placed […]

David Robertson Lands on Disabled List, Tex Injury Update

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Today’s home opener was marred with some bad news. Yankees closer David Robertson has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained groin. It’s being classified as a grade 1 strain, which isnt the worst news, but once again manager Joe Giriardi isn’t taking any chances. Robertson apparently injured his groin while closing […]

Spring Training Game 7: Super Nova shines in win

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Washington Nationals 2 — New York Yankees 4 With his two types of curveballs working, Ivan Nova put on a sparkling effort in today’s start against the Washington Nationals. The righty dealt with an error in the first inning with a fly out and two swinging strikeouts, stranding the lone baserunner. Nova would continue his […]

Free Agent Spotlight: David Robertson

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David Robertson, better known these days as Mariano Rivera’s replacement, is set to be a free agent following the 2014 season. Just like Brett Gardner, he is a young, homegrown fan favorite and has thrived in the pinstripes. He has been absolutely shut down in his previous role as Mo’s set up man, but his […]

Spring Training Day One Highlights

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Well Yankees fans the wait is finally over. Pitchers and Catchers reported to Tampa for the start of 2014 Spring Training on Friday. There are a lot of returning faces and just as many, if not more, new ones running around George M. Steinbrenner Field. Day one came and went and there is a lot […]

Yankees avoid arbitration with several players

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It’s that time of the offseason, as teams try to come to terms with arbitration eligible players. The Yankees have already cleared out three of their five players on the arbitration docket. If both the player and team are unable to come to an agreement, the player will have an arbitration hearing before a three-person […]

Yankees Game 162: Win the marathon 2013 finale

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New York Yankees 5 — Houston Astros 1 (14 innings)   It took 14 innings, but the Yankees won today’s game by a score of 5-1 over the Houston Astros to end the 2013 regular season. In the first inning, the Yankees got a double but they also had three strikeouts to end that quickly. […]

Yankees Game 160: Final series opens with a win

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New York Yankees 3 — Houston Astros 2   The Yankees snapped their four-game losing streak with tonight’s 3-2 win over the Houston Astros. The game would remain scoreless through the first three innings but the Yankees got it going in the fourth inning against Astros starter Brett Oberholtzer. After one out, Robinson Cano hit […]

David Robertson named New York Yankees nominee for the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award

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David Robertson was announced as the New York Yankees nominee for the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award. Named after the 15-time All-Star and Hall of Fame outfielder Roberto Clemente; the award is in recognition of a player who best represents the game of baseball in positive ways on and off the field. This includes sportsmanship and […]

Potential Milestones: September 2, 2013

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As the New York Yankees prepare to get another series started, it’s time to take a look once again at which career milestones are in play for some Yankee stars. Second baseman Robinson Cano has 202 career home runs, which leaves him tied with Bill Dickey for 15th place on the Yankees’ all-time list. One […]

Yankees Game 127: Sweep complete

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Toronto Blue Jays 3 — New York Yankees 5   The sweep is completed by taking advantage of mistakes in today’s 5-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. The Yankees and Blue Jays were scoreless through the first four innings. Ichiro did start the fourth inning with a double off of third base but a […]

Yankees Game 117: Kuroda keeps the winning going

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Los Angeles Angels 1 — New York Yankees 2   Hiroki Kuroda continues to be outstanding in tonight’s 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels. The current ace of the Yankees staff continued to have an unbelievable start. In the third inning, Josh Hamilton hit a double into deep right center and the Angels had […]