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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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Soriano gets a chance to hit against Lester

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Ichiro Suzuki has been the Yankees most consistent hitter against lefties; in fact, he has an .841 OPS. So it was quite puzzling to see Ichiro out of the lineup this evening against Jon Lester, the left handed ace for the Boston Red Sox. Some of the notable left handed hitters were in the lineup facing Lester ...

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Would the Yankees been better off with Cano and Granderson?

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We all know the story of the 2013 off season: Robinson Cano left the Yankees to go to the Seattle Mariners for a 10-year contract and Curtis Granderson went crosstown to the New York Mets. To try to compensate their loss, the Yankees signed Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann and Jacoby Ellsbury. Well, we're almost in ...

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McCann and Gardner ignite Yankees in 7-3 victory over Blue Jays

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Brian McCann had been struggling with the bat for the last two and a half months. However, he was able to break out, even if it was just for a day, notching five RBI's in a 7-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. McCann wasn't the only bright ...

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Can somebody turn the power on?

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When the Yankees signed Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran during the Yankees offseason, they envisioned their bats would be perfect for the short porch in right field, which could guarantee them at least 20 home runs a season and a drastic power boost from 2013. We're one-third of the way throughout the season and whatever ...

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Day 2 of HOPE Week honors Career Gear

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On Day 2 of HOPE Week, Derek Jeter, Alfonso Soriano, Jacoby Ellsbury, Hiroki Kuroda and Brian Roberts recognized and honored a group called Career Gear, helping the honorees get fitted in new suits which were provided by DKNY. Career Gear, which was founded by Gary Field, is an organization that helps promote economic independence of low-income men ...

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Yankees players reminisce on being called up to the majors

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From the day a player gets drafted, it's their dream to make it to the Major Leagues, otherwise known as "The Show". However, when players actually get the call-up, their minds race, they're excited, they're nervous, they're scared but they're also ready to help the ball club in anyway that they can. There was a piece ...

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Yankees sweeping in Seattle as they beat Mariners 6-3

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The Yankees hadn't scored six runs in about two weeks, coming into tonight the offense had been struggling. For one night, the Yankees were able to forget their offensive woes and go for the series sweep with a 6-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. The Yankees got on the board ...

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