Category Archives: Yankees News

Yankees turn to Sizemore to play first base

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On Sunday evening when Francisco Cervelli was injured, the Yankees turned to Carlos Beltran to play first base--despite the fact Beltan had no experience at first base. It's the same story tonight--minus the part where someone gets injured. Scott Sizemore is seeing more playing time, and he'll see at first base, a position he's never played before ...

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Injury Report: Teixeira, Robertson, Roberts

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Here are a few updates on the injury front of things as the Yankees prepare for tonight's game against the Rays: Mark Teixeira: Teixeira played three innings in an extended Spring Training game. For those wondering about Teixeira's stats during the game, he had two walks and a strikeout. Teixeira reported no problems with his hamstring after ...

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Pineda throws six shutout innings as Yanks beat Cubs 2-0

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Masahiro Tanaka mystified in Game 1 of the doubleheader and tonight it was Michael Pineda's turn. He threw six innings of shutout baseball, giving the Yankees a 2-0 victory and a sweep of the twin-bill against the Chicago Cubs. Pineda was able to pitch in his third consecutive brilliant outing, coming off a controversial start where ...

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Doubleheader in the Bronx today

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After a rain out yesterday, the Yankees will go back on the field and play two games against the Chicago Cubs--all in one day. Yes, there's a twin bill in the Bronx, meaning an afternoon and evening filled with Yankees baseball. As a reminder, here's a few things going into the double header: -- The ...

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Yankees place Cervelli on DL, call up Murphy & Sizemore

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The Yankees have made a roster move, and it unfortunately involves us not seeing Francisco Cervelli for a long time. Cervelli was placed on the 60-day disabled list with a Grade 2 hamstring strain. The Yankees called up John Ryan Murphy in his place. There was a lot of speculation as to who would be the second ...

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Yankees vs. Cubs postponed

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Well, it looks like the Yankees will get one more day to rest their players. The Yankees vs. Cubs game has been postponed due to inclement weather, meaning the Yankees and Cubs will play a day/night doubleheader tomorrow. Masahiro Tanaka was slated to pitch tonight but with the recent rain out, it's uncertain which game he ...

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Yankees to honor Robinson, Mandela

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The Yankees will honor Jackie Robinson as they do every year on April 15; they'll wear the number 42 which has been retired across baseball to honor a man who broke the color barrier with his bravery and talent. The Yankees also plan to honor the late Nelson Mandela with a plaque in monument park, ...

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Yankees look promising as they enter their first off day

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It's hard to believe, but after the two embarrassing games in Houston, the Yankees are 7-4, entering their off day with a 7-6 record and in a three way tie for first place with the Tampa Bay Rays and the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League East. The Yankees have had their fair share ...

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