Yankees game 138: Ninth inning magic in win

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Boston Red Sox 4 — New York Yankees 5 After falling behind early, the Yankees would rally late to walk off in victory. Chris Capuano got the call to start against one of his former teams. In the first inning, David Ortiz would get a hold of an inside pitch with two outs and he […]

Pulling A Yankees Lineup Out Of A Hat?

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It was April 21, 1977, New York Yankees Manager Billy Martin, picked his lineup by pulling names out of a hat, against the Toronto Blue Jays. That game was won by the Yanks, 8-6. At this rate, it may not be a bad idea for skipper Joe Girardi to follow suit. It is quite hard […]

Notes on Tex, McCann, and Pineda

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UPDATE: The Yankees have called up Austin Romine, put Brian McCann on the 7-day concussion list. Yankees still dealing with injuries, but they seem to pile up at the worst possible times. Mark Teixeira is still only at 50% according to Meredith Marakovits. The stitches in his pinky are not the issue, it’s a sore […]

Yankees game 112 lineup: 8/5/14

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After overcoming Max Scherzer in a close one-run win, the Yankees will take on their second of three Cy Young winners. This one has a more familiar look as former Tampa Bay Rays pitcher and 2012 Cy Young award winner David Price will make his Detroit Tigers debut. For the Yankees, Hiroki Kuroda will look […]

Yankees game 109: Walks key in win

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New York Yankees 6 — Boston Red Sox 4 Losing the strike zone proved costly the the Sox starter in today’s Yankees win. A pair of young pitchers took to the mound today as Shane Greene for the Yankees and Allen Webster for the Red Sox matched up. The first inning started with a walk […]

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 […]

Teixeira feels better, but still a few games away

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It has taken five games, but Mark Teixeira says he’s finally feeling better after being diagnosed a with a Grade 1 strain in his left lat Monday. That’s the good news, the bad news it’s going to be out at least a few more games according to manager Joe Girardi. Brendan Kuty of NJ.com reported […]

Yankees Mid-season Report Card

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The Yankees were in a steady state of mediocrity for the majority of the first half, with a few flashes of greatness that made fans believe this team could be dangerous in October. The offense has been the biggest disappointment thus far, but the pitching staff has been a pleasant surprise considering all the injuries […]

Yankees game 90: Ellsbury breaks the tie in extras

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New York Yankees 5 — Cleveland Indians 4 (14 innings) The debut of Brandon McCarthy needed some extra baseball to decide it. After a scoreless first inning by the Yankees bats, Brandon McCarthy took the mound for the first time as a Yankee. A pair of singles around an out would be a tough start […]

Yankees game 75: Whitley crushed in first loss

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New York Yankees 3 — Toronto Blue Jays 8 There were few bright spots in a series opener like the one in Toronto. With one out in the first inning, Melky Cabrera would hit a double deep into center field off of Yankees starter Chase Whitley, who has won his last three starts. Adam Lind […]

Yankees game 73: Nuno victim of the long ball

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Baltimore Orioles 6 — New York Yankees 1 Vidal Nuno was the victim of the home run in today’s game. In the first inning, center fielder Adam Jones hit a laser into left field that was a without a doubt solo home run. In the fourth inning, Adam Jones would not hit a home run […]

Yankees game 64: Tanaka goes the distance

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New York Yankees 4 — Seattle Mariners 2 When Masahiro Tanaka starts, you generally expect the Yankees to win. Tonight was one of those nights. Through the first three innings, Masahiro Tanaka faced the minimum and produced six ground outs of the first nine batters. The first hit would come in the fourth inning on […]

Yankees game 57: Bullpen loses lead and the game

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Oakland Athletics 5 — new York Yankees 2 (10 innings) The Yankees offense and bullpen could not support the best Hiroki Kuroda start of the season. For the American League-best Oakland Athletics, Scott Kazmir got the nod for the start. With two on and one out in the first inning, the return of Mark Teixeira […]

Yankees Lineup: Game 55 6/1/14

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Yankees look to take the rubber match against the Minnesota Twins as the Yankees old friend Phil Hughes takes the mound for the Twins. The Yankees counter with Chase Whitley. As we reported yesterday Mark Teixeira is not in the lineup today, Kelly Johnson is at first base, Zoilo Almonte will DH. You can get […]

Teixeira Day-to-day, Pineda Shutdown Again

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Just when the Yankees were getting some good news on the injury front, Mark Teixeira was pulled from today’s game at the start of sixth inning with an apparent sore wrist. This comes after Tex had four full days rest and and was reinserted back into the lineup yesterday. Teixeira was 0-for-1 with 3 walks […]

Beltran and Teixeira Injury Updates

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The Yankees issued a statement this afternoon regarding the latest on Carlos Beltran and Mark Teixeira. Start off with Tex, he saw his personal physician today, and the ultrasound confirmed the inflammation in his surgically repaired wrist. The Yankees have him listed as day-to-day. There is a chance he might be out of the lineup […]

Yankees Game 46: Sale dominates close game

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New York Yankees 2 — Chicago White Sox 3 The return of Chris Sale was too much for the Yankees in the series opener in the South side. The Yankees came up empty in the first inning, all three strikeouts, and this would be telling of how the game would go with Chris Sale in […]

Yankees Game 42: Pitching makes early offense stand in win

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Pittsburgh Pirates 3 — New York Yankees 4 The offense scored early and the pitching makes it stick in the first of a doubleheader today. Hiroki Kuroda got the start for game one and got the first out before second baseman Neil Walker took him deep to right center field for the home run that […]

Yankees Game 41: Home run happy at home

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Pittsburgh Pirates 1 — New York Yankees 7 The Yankees ride the bats of four home runs in tonight’s win. After yesterday’s game got postponed to tomorrow’s doubleheader, the rested bats got to Pirates starter Edinson Volquez. With one on and one out, Mark Teixeira hit his third home run of the week, his ninth […]

Injuries Piling Up Fast for Yankees

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With the starting rotation down to just two opening day starters, the last thing anyone wanted to deal with was more injuries, but tonight things got worse for the Yankees. Start off with Carlos Beltran, who already looked like he might not be 100% tonight. There were rumors swirling that something might have been bothering […]