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Some thoughts going into the Rays/Yankees series

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Followed by a disastrous series against the Baltimore Orioles, the Yankees are packing their bags and heading to Tampa in order to face the Tampa Bay Rays in a three game set. Here's a few thoughts as the Yankees continue to cling on to their dim Wild Card hopes. -- As we all know, David Robertson ...

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What’s coming up in the final stretch for the Yankees?

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Today marks the final off-day of the 2014 New York Yankees season and with the Yankees in the middle of a Wild Card race, let's take a look at the final stretch of the regular season and the teams the Yankees are facing. September 9 - 11 Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY This ...

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Joe Girardi won’t move Derek Jeter down in the lineup

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This has been a topic of discussion in Yankees land today, and some Yankees fans (myself included) believe it would be a better move to have the struggling Derek Jeter (who hit .207 in August) move down in the order. Joe Girardi moved Jorge Posada down in the lineup in 2011 and he flat-out benched ...

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With September here, Derek Jeter’s final game crawls closer

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September 1st is usually a bittersweet moment during a Major League Baseball season, especially for a team that faces uncertainty on whether they'll enter the postseason or not. However, this year, September 1st will be more of a reality than a bittersweet moment. But why is September 1st such a bittersweet moment? Just like last year when ...

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This is the wrong time for bad news

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  For the last few weeks, the Yankees hottest hitter has been Jacoby Ellsbury, but if there's anything we learned this season is that nothing can really go right for the Yankees. Ellsbury suffered a sprained ankle and if it were earlier in the season, Joe Girardi would have placed him on the disabled list. The ...

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Some thoughts on Masahiro Tanaka’s setback

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Earlier this afternoon, the Yankees announced Masahiro Tanaka was heading back to New York with general soreness in his arm, and while they didn't announce Tanaka was going to see a doctor, Joe Girardi did say Tanaka was just going to play catch without doing another bullpen session this week. With that being said, I had ...

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Yankees enter series against Astros with Wild Card in their sights

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The last time the Yankees faced the Houston Astros (which was the first series of the 2014 season), it didn't end in the Yankees favor. Now, with 40 games to play coming into tonight, the Yankees have a chance to redeem themselves and take this series in their trek to claim the second Wild Card ...

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Kelley: Yankees should look at second wild card spot

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There's a fine line between being honest and being slapped in the face with a dose of harsh reality, and it's more troublesome when a player on your favorite team is the one slapping the fans in the face by telling them not to focus on the AL East lead. Shawn Kelley at the time knew ...

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