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Eduardo Nunez traded to Twins

New York Yankees Eduardo Nunez

The Eduardo Nunez era in the Bronx is over. The Yankees have announced Eduardo Nunez was traded to the Minnesota Twins for minor league left handed pitcher Miguel Sulbaran. Sulbaran, 20, is 21-10 with a 3.15 ERA in 55 career appearances between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Twins organization. Nunez was designated for assignment before Spring Training ...

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Jeter guides Yankees to 4-2 victory over Orioles in final home opener

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In Derek Jeter's final home opener of his career, he lingered for a few moments before entering the batters box, letting the crowds cheers surround him. This was the final time he would step into the batters box during a Yankees home opener, and he wanted to take in all the emotions. But he also ...

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Jeter prepares for final home opener

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Derek Jeter's Farewell Tour has taken him from Houston, Texas to Toronto, Canada but the next stop of the Farewell Tour is a familiar one: 161st Street and River Avenue, Bronx, New York, home of the one and only Yankee Stadium. Tomorrow afternoon at 1:00 p.m., Jeter will run out of the dugout for the ...

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Gardner goes yard as Yankees beat Blue Jays 6-4 for series win

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Going into today's game, the Yankees didn't have a home run this season, which was slightly hard to believe. Well, if you had Brett Gardner in your pool as to who would hit the first Yankees home run of the season (I did), you'd be right. That home run made the difference as the Yankees ...

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Sabathia aims for a bounceback start

New York Yankees CC Sabathia

CC Sabathia's last start didn't go exactly to plan--he gave up six runs in the first two innings of work, giving the Yankees a loss on Opening Day. Today, he aims to bounceback from not only his Opening Day start, but also from his wretched 2013 season, one where he had an ERA of almost ...

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MLB, we have a problem: home plate rules aren’t clear

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Before the season started, Major League Baseball enforced the rule of a catcher being unable to block the plate to prevent injury. Although they enforced the rule, today's Yankees/Blue Jays game proved the rule wasn't entirely crystal clear. During the third inning of play, Francisco Cervelli tried to score from second base on a single by ...

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Mark Teixeira goes on the DL with hamstring strain

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Four days into the season, the Yankees have put their first everyday player on the disabled list. Mark Teixeira was sent to the DL with a hamstring strain, although the Yankees haven't sent him to get an MRI as of yet. Teixeira expects to be back within the next fifteen days, but this wasn't the start ...

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Tanaka solid in first start as Yanks win 7-3 over Blue Jays

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It was an inauspicious start to Masahiro Tanaka's career in the Major Leagues. He gave up three runs in the first two innings and it left many fans wondering if Tanaka had his prized pitch, the splitter. But he was able to give the Yankees seven effective innings and in the end he surely didn't ...

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