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Girardi sticks with the same lineup for three days straight

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If you had the lineup card for the last three days, you'll notice the lineup hasn't changed--at all. Joe Girardi ran the same lineup out there for the last three days with hopes of getting the ball rolling. It's worked for the last two days and now Girardi is hoping that it will work again ...

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Yankees release Alfonso Soriano

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Here's a little bit of Yankees news before the All-Star game begins: The Yankees have officially announced they have released OF Alfonso Soriano. Soriano was designated for assignment last week following a rough three months of the season and with Soriano's poor play and Ichiro Suzuki gaining more playing time, there was honestly no room for ...

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Girardi reflects on Soriano being DFA’d

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If you've been following along with the blog this morning, the Yankees had made two separate transactions; one that doesn't really affect the roster until Wednesday and one that affects the roster effective immediately. Vidal Nuno was sent to the Diamondbacks for Brandon McCarthy and Alfonso Soriano was designated for assignment to put Bruce Billings ...

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Yankees designate Alfonso Soriano for assignment

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As if the news of Vidal Nuno being traded to the Diamondbacks wasn't enough, the Yankees have made another move. The New York Yankees have announced that Alfonso Soriano has been designated for assignment. The move clears the 25-man and the 40-man spot for Bruce Billings, who was called up last night from Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Joe Girardi said ...

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Morning Notes: Anna, Billings, McCann, Soriano

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Good morning everyone! Today's a pretty big day; not only is it the series finale between the Yankees and the Twins but tonight we'll find out the players who are going to the All-Star Game (you can find that in a post later this evening on the blog). For now, let's start the day off ...

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Gardner and McCann homer in 6-3 loss to Rays

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A game that started off great for the Yankees ended in disaster as they were swept by the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees scored in the first inning on a lead-off home run by Brett Gardner. In the bottom of the third, Brian McCann hit a solo home ...

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Joe Girardi discouraged about lineup woes

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The Yankees are going to be without the bat of Jacoby Ellsbury and the power of Mark Teixeira, meaning they are going to have to find a way to manufacture runs without those two in the lineup. Game after game, the media has asked Joe Girardi about the Yankees offensive woes and everyday he's given an answer. ...

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Whitley takes center stage on Sunday Night Baseball

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When the Yankees called Chase Whitley up, they didn't know what they were going to get out of him. Whitley wasn't stretched out to be a starting pitcher when the Yankees placed him in the rotation, but he impressed and was able to beat the first team he faced, the New York Mets. Whitley has ...

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