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Pineda ejected in 5-1 loss to the Red Sox

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In a night that was overshadowed by Michael Pineda's ejection for using a foreign substance, the Yankees were stifled by the Red Sox as they fell 5-1 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. After Pineda was ejected in the second inning, David Phelps came in the game and gave up two runs on three hits in ...

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Michael Pineda ejected for pine tar use

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Well, it seemed Michael Pineda didn't really learn his lesson from his last outing with the Red Sox where he used pine tar out in the open. Michael Pineda was ejected from the game earlier in the second inning for having a foreign substance (pine tar) on his person John Farrell asked for Gerry Davis to check ...

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Brett Gardner makes first career start at right field

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At first glance, the lineup seemed pretty normal. All of the big Yankees names were in there, so there was really nothing out of the ordinary. However, if you look closer, it turns out the positions are switched: Carlos Beltran is tonight's DH, Alfonso Soriano is the LF and Brett Gardner is the RF. Yes, ...

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Gardner joins Taylor Hooton Foundation; Teixeira expands Dream Team 25

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Brett Gardner and Mark Teixeira aren't just setting an example for the Yankees on the field, but they're also setting an example off the field. Here's what the two of them are up to with their respective foundations: Brett Gardner: The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner has joined their "Advisory Board" ...

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Michael Pineda set to take the mound vs. Red Sox

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The last time Michael Pineda took the mound against the Red Sox, it was at Yankee Stadium--and it was a rather controversial start. Pineda appeared to have pine tar on his wrist for half the game before wiping it off before the fifth inning while propelling the Yankees to a victory.The controversy was an odd ...

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Surgery recommended for Ivan Nova after second opinion

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Ivan Nova went to visit Yankees team physician Dr. Chris Ahmad on Monday afternoon for a second opinion, following a diagnosis of Nova partially tearing his ulnar collateral ligament. The results came in and unfortunately we won't see Nova in the next 12-18 months. Following the re-evaluation, Dr. Ahmad recommended Tommy John Surgery to the 27-year old ...

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Yankees activate Robertson from disabled list

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The Yankees made another roster move, but this time it involves getting their closer back. The Yankees officially announced closer David Robertson has been activated from the disabled list. He's been on the DL with a Grade 1 groin strain which he suffered on the last pitch of his second save on April 6th, the final ...

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Yankees make more roster moves

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Today's roster moves aren't as drastic as yesterday, but they were made. Here are a few of the moves the Yankees made on this off-day: -- The Yankees optioned RHP Bryan Mitchell to Double-A Trenton Thunder. I imagine this move is being done today since Yankees closer David Robertson is slated to come off the disabled ...

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