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12th inning rally helps Yankees win 5-1 over Rays

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The Yankees aimed to gain some momentum in the pitching department after the pitching staff gave up 27 runs in two games against the Tampa Bay Rays. Today, Vidal Nuno and the Yankees bullpen were able to keep the Rays in check, with the Yankees rallying to win 5-1 in the 12th inning at Tropicana ...

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Bullpen implodes as Yankees fall to Rays 11-5

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For the first few innings, it seemed the Yankees were heading towards their sixth straight win after scoring four runs in the second inning. Unfortunately, Kuroda gave up two runs in the sixth and the bullpen imploded in the seventh and eighth, causing the Yankees to fall 11-5 to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana ...

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Triple play backs CC as Yankees beat Rays 10-2

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CC Sabathia by far had his best start of the season, shutting down the Tampa Bay Rays on a night where Rays starter David Price struggled. Sabathia's stellar start was made possible with some flashy defense by the Yankees infield, which included a triple play started by Yangervis Solarte in the second inning. The ...

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McCann’s two home runs fuel Yankees past Red Sox in 7-4 victory

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In the first 11 games of the season, the Yankees had seven home runs. Today they had five home runs, including two from Brian McCann who was struggling, going 1-for-17 coming into this game. The five home runs plus Hiroki Kuroda's effective outing led the Yankees to a 7-4 victory at Yankee Stadium in the ...

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Sabathia implodes in the sixth as Yanks fall to Red Sox 4-2

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For the first five innings, CC Sabathia was cruising along and it seemed he was the CC of old. Unfortunately, he imploded in the sixth inning, giving up four runs as the Yankees fell to the Red Sox 4-2 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. CC Sabathia went seven innings, giving up four runs on six ...

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Tanaka pitches seven solid innings in 5-4 loss to Orioles

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Masahiro Tanaka made his first start at Yankee Stadium and mimicked his performance in Toronto; he gave up a home run (this time in the second inning) and then settled down to be very effective. In the end, the Yankees met their fate in the ninth inning in a 5-4 loss to the Orioles at ...

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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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Pineda shines but offense can’t score as Jays blank Yanks 4-0

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Michael Pineda made his first start in two seasons and looked outstanding, but the Yankees were unable to give him offense as they fell to the Blue Jays 4-0 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada. Pineda went six innings giving up one run on five hits while striking out five in his first start since ...

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