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Yankees finish season with 5-1 victory over Astros

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It was a very wacky final game of the season, and I guess we should start by saying Joe Girardi wasn't managing this game--at least for the first nine innings. Yep, the one that called all the shots (although Girardi went to the mound to get the pitchers) was none other than Jayson Nix. For ...

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Pettitte pitches complete game in final start of career as Yanks beat Astros 2-1

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"I love to play the game. I love to pitch. It's a shame to get old." Those were the true and telling words Andy Pettitte told the media after the final out of the game, the final out of his career. It's a somber thing to know that the stars you idolize one day will grow ...

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Pettitte prepares for final start of his career

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In less than a half-hour, Andy Pettitte will take the mound in his hometown in Houston, playing what seems to be a meaningless game for the Yankees. However, there's more to this start that meets the eye. This start will be the final start that Andy Pettitte will take the mound and pitch in his ...

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Warren tosses five scoreless innings as Yankees beat Astros 3-2

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In the final series of the 2013 season, the Yankees wanted to end the season on the right foot and the Yankees did just that in a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros Friday night. The Yankees scored all three of their runs in the fourth inning of the game, taking the three runs on a ...

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Exit Sandman: Rivera’s emotional farewell at Yankee Stadium

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It was the final home game of the 2013 season, and Mariano Rivera knew that this would be the final time that he would pitch at Yankee Stadium. He was going to get into the game no matter what the score, and get into the game he did. Joe Girardi put Mariano Rivera in the game ...

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Yankees eliminated from Wild Card race after 8-3 loss to Rays

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After a long struggle and fight, the Yankees season will officially come to an end on Sunday afternoon. The Yankees loss, combined with the Cleveland Indians 7-2 victory eliminated the Yankees from the wild card race, the second time in 19 years that the Yankees have missed the postseason. The Yankees had only a small amount ...

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Yanks blanked by Rays 7-0 as playoff hopes dim

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Tonight's game was an indication that the Yankees are just about done for the 2013 season. Their elimination number is one, meaning any Yankees loss or Indians win will eliminate them from the postseason. With the surging Tampa Bay Rays coming into the Bronx, the Yankees struggled, getting shut out by the Rays 7-0. To say ...

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Offense fizzles on Mariano Day as Yanks fall to Giants 2-1

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A day that was full of celebration for closer Mariano Rivera (and starter Andy Pettitte), ended on a sour note as the offense couldn't provide more than one run in a 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants. Andy Pettitte was phenomenal in his final start at Yankee Stadium, throwing seven innings plus, giving up two ...

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