Yankees Acquire Chris Capuano From the Rockies

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The Yankees have made another incremental move this afternoon, they have acquired left-handed veteran Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies for cash considerations. Capuano started the season with the Boston Red Sox as the primary long man for them. In 28 appearances he went 1-1 with a 4.55 ERA over 31.2 innings. He was released […]

Yankees game 101: McCarthy throws another gem in pinstripes

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Texas Rangers 2 — New York Yankees 4 The New York Yankees are able to call on newcomers to be key in completing a series win at home. In a Thursday matinee, the Yankees called on Brandon McCarthy to go for the four-game series win over the Texas Rangers. Since joining the Yankees, McCarthy has […]

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 99: The Chase is on in the Bronx

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Texas Rangers 1 — New York Yankees 2 (14 innings) In a marathon affair, the Yankees would need to comeback once to celebrate a newcomer’s debut in pinstripes. For the Yankees, Chase Whitley got the start. His start was a bend-not-break, type of start. In five of the six plus innings that Whitley started, he […]

Yankees Get Chase Headley; Trade Solarte

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The Yankees have made their first significant position player deal, they have just acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres. In return the Padres will get the struggling Yangervis Solarte and minor league right-handed prospect Rafael De Paula. The Padres will also pay $1 million dollars of Headley’s remaining $10.5 million dollar […]

Yankees game 98: Errors and ineffectiveness snaps streak

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Texas Rangers 4 — New York Yankees 2 Ineffectiveness at the plate snapped the Yankees three game win streak since the All-Star break. In the first inning, against Texas Rangers’ starter Mils Mikolas, Derek Jeter would be the first base runner through a walk. He would move over to second on a balk and an […]

Yankees game 97: A walk-off completes the sweep

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Cincinnati Reds 2 — New York Yankees 3 Unexpected eighth leads to unexpected ninth for third straight win and a New York Yankees sweep. The New York Yankees got three on in the second inning but a strikeout of Mark Teixeira by Johnny Cueto. That would be the one true threat at scoring against Cueto […]

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 95: Phelps, offense on point to start the second half

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Cincinnati Reds 3 — New York Yankees 4 David Phelps and the offense did just enough to start the second half of the season on a positive note. After a quick first inning with two strikeouts for David Phelps, the Yankees offense got started. Cincinnati Reds’ starter Mike Leake would open the game by hitting […]

Torre enshrined at Cooperstown

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The charming village of Cooperstown is a buzz for the fast approaching Induction Weekend (July 25-28) kicking off next week. More than four dozen Hall of Famers are scheduled to return to help welcome the Hall of Fame newbies and drones of fans are expected more than ever. This year’s class is coined the “Super […]

Yankees game 94: Rain shortens first half finale

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New York Yankees 1 — Baltimore Orioles 3 (5 innings) The Yankees end the first half of the season with a rain-shortened finale. The Yankees got some instant offense to open their game against Orioles’ starter Kevin Gausman. Brett Gardner led off with his ninth home run of the season. One batter and one run […]

Yankees game 93: Greene great in second start

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New York Yankees 3 — Baltimore Orioles 0 Shane Greene improves to 2-0 with a very impressive start in Baltimore. After going 4.2 no-hit innings in his first major league start in Cleveland, Shane Greene would repeat his no-hit efforts in Baltimore. Through the first four innings, Greene generated seven ground outs as he kept […]

Yankees game 92: Wild game ends in walk off loss

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New York Yankees 2 — Baltimore Orioles 3 (10 innings) The Yankees and the Orioles were in a tight game that ended in walk-off fashion. The first run in tonight’s American League East matchup came from the Yankees and a familiar face to the Orioles fans in Camden Yards. On the first pitch to Brian […]

Yankees game 91: Bullpen lets it get away

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New York Yankees 3 — Cleveland Indians 9 A tired bullpen could not help David Phelps in tonight’s game. In the first inning, Derek Jeter got an infield single off of Indians’ starter T.J. House. Mark Teixeira would get a hit with two outs and Brian McCann would walk to load the bases. Unfortunately for […]

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 89: Tanaka struggles, offense absent late

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New York Yankees 3 — Cleveland Indian 5 The Yankees score early but fall flat behind a struggling Tanaka. The Cleveland Indians turned to Trevor Bauer for the start against Masahiro Tanaka. After a lead off walk by Brett Gardner, Derek Jeter would fly out to Michael Brantley in deep center field. Jacoby Ellsbury and […]

Yankees game 88: Early offense leads to a pair of pitching firsts

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New York Yankees 5 — Cleveland Indians 3 The Yankees scored early in support of a rookie and an All-Star rookie closed it out. After a scoreless first by Indians’ Justin Masterson, the second inning would go downhill and snowball. Brian McCann would start the inning with a double and Brian Roberts would double too, […]

Yankees game 87: Offense scores early, pitching survives

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New York Yankees 9 — Minnesota Twins 7 The Yankees erupt for a lot of offense but the pitching struggles to keep the lead. Against Ricky Nolasco, the Yankees hit him hard and hit him early. After a lead off walk by Brett Gardner, Derek Jeter would hit a single to right field. Jacoby Ellsbury […]

Alfonso Soriano Designated for Assignment

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More moves to report. Yankees have decided to cut ties with the struggling Alfonso Soriano. The team has reportedly designated the 38-year-old outfielder for assignment. Soriano has been in a slump most the year and really never got a fair shake with his truncated playing time, but his .221/.241/.367 slash and six home runs speaks […]

Vidal Nuno Traded to Dbacks for Brandon McCarthy

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Most people are scratching their heads wondering why any team would trade for the left handed Vidal Nuno, but apparently the Arizona Diamondbacks were willing. Ken Roesnthal of Fox Sports has in fact reported that the Yankees have acquired pitcher Brandon McCarthy for Vidal Nuno. McCarthy a tall right-handed pitcher is 3-10 on the year […]