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Monday, May 8 Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (4-1, 4.46 ERA) Reds: Rookie Davis (1-1, 7.36 ERA) Time: 7:10 p.m. T.V. / Radio: YES Network / WFAN Tuesday, May 9 Yankees: CC Sabathia (2-1, 5.45 ERA) Reds: Tim Adleman (1-1, 4.22 ERA) Time: 7:10 p.m. T.V. / Radio: FOX Sports 1 / […]

Yankees @ Reds pitching matchups


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Joe Girardi has quite the experience managing and playing for American League and National League teams. That’s why it was easy for Girardi to push all the right buttons in a game that needed to be won on the Yankees side. The beginning of the game was simple; Girardi placed […]

Joe Girardi pushes all the right buttons in 18-inning affair


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Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre Mark Payton – Through 18 games, Payton has hit .365/.394/.524/.918 with a homerun and seven doubles. Interestingly enough his walk rate is way down this year. I can’t help but wonder if that extra aggression has helped him break out this year. He will definitely be a […]

Who’s hot on the farm, May 7th edition



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If Jacoby Ellsbury got hurt approximately two weeks ago, it would be easy to find a spot for him upon his return. The obvious choice would have been Brett Gardner, since he was hitting .188 prior to the Yankees six game homestand. Unfortunately for Ellsbury, Gardner has been hitting over […]

Suddenly there’s no place for Jacoby Ellsbury


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For most of the game on Friday afternoon, the Yankees bats went quiet against Kyle Hendricks and the Chicago Cubs. However, the Yankees had another clutch moment under their belt when Brett Gardner hit a three-run homer, silencing the Cubs and igniting the Yankees to a 3-2 win. As Gardner […]

Brett Gardner’s clutch HR ‘left him drooling’


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Yankees @ Cubs FINAL: Yankees 3, Cubs 2 WIN: Jonathan Holder (1-0, 2.70 ERA) LOSS: Hector Rondon (0-1, 3.65 ERA) For most of the game, the Yankees couldn’t get anything going against Kyle Hendricks and the Chicago Cubs bullpen. And with two outs in the ninth, the Yankees were about […]

Gardner lifts Yankees to 3-2 win over Cubs



Friday, May 5 Yankees: Michael Pineda (3-1, 3.14 ERA) Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (2-1, 4.18 ERA) Time: 2:20 p.m. T.V. / Radio: YES Network / WFAN Saturday, May 6 Yankees: Jordan Montgomery (1-1, 4.15 ERA) Cubs: Brett Anderson (2-1, 6.23 ERA) Time: 7:15 p.m. T.V. / Radio: FOX / WFAN Sunday, […]

Yankees @ Cubs pitching matchups


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If Aaron Judge is Derek Jeter, then Brett Gardner must be Paul O’Neill. No, we’re not talking about Gardner’s offensive production mimicking ‘The Warrior’s’. During the Yankees 8-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night, Gardner was called out on strikes in the sixth inning. The issue was […]

Brett Gardner smashes recycling bin after sixth-inning strikeout


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Blue Jays vs. Yankees FINAL: Yankees 8, Blue Jays 6 WIN: Dellin Betances (1-1, 0.93 ERA) LOSS: Joe Biagini (0-1, 3.38 ERA) When the Yankees were immediately down 4-0 in the first inning, it appeared they were heading on their way to their second loss in the last three games. […]

Yankees defeat Blue Jays 8-6



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Greg Bird‘s ankle has been bothering him since Spring Training, and it may be the culprit why Bird has heavily struggled at the plate. But the Yankees want to give Bird’s ankle more time to heal. That’s why Bird is heading to the disabled list to recuperate. The Yankees have […]

Yankees place Greg Bird on 10-day DL with ankle contusion


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Another day, another move on the Scranton Shuttle. Just a day after the Yankees brought up Luis Cessa and sent down Bryan Mitchell, the Yankees decided to send Cessa down to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. As a corresponding move, the Yankees called up Chasen Shreve from Triple-A. Despite Adam Warren being available […]

Yankees option Luis Cessa to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre