Monthly Archives: May 2014

Twins vs. Yankees pitching matchups

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Friday, May 30 Yankees: Vidal Nuno (1-1, 5.49 ERA) Twins: Ricky Nolasco (2-5, 6.12 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network/WFAN Who's Hot vs. Nolasco: Brian McCann (20-for-58, .345 AVG), Mark Teixeira (4-for-8, .500 AVG), Brian Roberts (5-for-7, .714 AVG) Who's Not vs. Nolasco: Alfonso Soriano (5-for-28, .179 AVG), Jacoby Ellsbury (0-for-5, .000 AVG) Saturday, May 31 Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (7-1, 2.29 ERA) Twins: Kevin Correia (2-6, 6.34 ERA) Time: 1:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network & ...

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Yankees prepare for three game set with Minnesota Twins

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  The Yankees had a pretty light schedule within the last two weeks of May: they split the series against the New York Mets, they won the series against the Pittsburgh Pirates, they split the series against the Chicago Cubs, they split the series against the Chicago White Sox and they won the series against the ...

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Some disappointments for the Yankees so far

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In my last post, I put some of the players that have surprised and exceeded expectations for the Yankees in the first month of the 2014 season. Unfortunately, there are also players that have a high expectation bar set and then don't meet the standards. Here were the players that have been a slight disappointment ...

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Injury Update: Beltran, Teixeira


Here's some quick injury notes coming out of the Yankees organization today. There's good news and even more good news. Carlos Beltran: Carlos Beltran took 25 swings from each side of the plate at Yankee Stadium today in a soft toss session with Kevin Long. Beltran reported no issues with his elbow and will do the same ...

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Some surprises for the Yankees so far

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We are roughly two months into the 2014 season and there have been some players that have opened eyes, and then there have been players that have made you wonder if they could have played better than they let on. This list is basically the few Yankees that have been pleasant surprises for the first two months ...

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Derek Jeter gives curtain call in game he didn’t start

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Derek Jeter didn't play in yesterday's series finale between the Yankees and the Cardinals and it was safe to say the Cardinals fans were slightly disappointed they didn't get a chance to see the Yankees captain in action one last time. However, Jeter made sure the fans didn't go home empty handed. In between the sixth ...

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Phil Hughes returns to the Bronx as Twins come to town

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When a former Yankee that was a big part of the organization in the past returns to the stadium in a different uniform, it's always an interesting match-up. The last time it happened was exactly a month ago when Robinson Cano returned to Yankee Stadium for the first time as a Seattle Mariner and played ...

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Ellsbury has three hits in 7-4 victory over Cardinals

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The Yankees had the chance to take the series against the St. Louis Cardinals along with having a winning road trip record. With Jacoby Ellsbury's three hits, the Yankees were able to propel themselves past the Cards with a 7-4 victory at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The Yankees had their big inning in the ...

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