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Girardi keeps Jeter in No. 2 hole with hopes he’ll get on hot streak

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There has been conversation among Yankees fans that Derek Jeter should be dropped in the order due to his limited production this season. Fans have toyed with the idea of moving Jeter to the seven spot to give more productive hitters a chance to hit up in the order. However Joe Girardi isn't moving Jeter ...

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Yankees sticking with Beltran as the primary DH


I'm still currently covering the third and final day of the MLB Draft, so the pregame notes are going to be a little short today. Here's the short version of today's main story:  Ever since Carlos Beltran returned from his elbow injury, he hasn't picked up a glove and he hasn't even thrown a ball. It ...

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Yankees offense continues to struggle

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If you look at the Yankees lineup on paper, they have an all around well constructed lineup. You have the speedsters in Brett Gardner and Jacoby Ellsbury at the top of the lineup with Derek Jeter sandwiched in the middle. You have the power hitters like Brian McCann, Carlos Beltran and Mark Teixeira as your ...

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Gardner homers in 2-1 victory over Athletics


With Masahiro Tanaka on the mound, the Yankees felt they had a grip on this game and while the offense didn't do much, Tanaka's gem and Brett Gardner's home run lifted the Bronx Bombers over the A's in a 2-1 victory at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees first got on the board in ...

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Alfonso Soriano discusses his recent struggles


If you usually follow along with me on Twitter during Yankees baseball games, I'm for the most part optimistic about the Yankees players whenever they're in a slump. I usually point out what they're doing right to take attention away from what they're doing wrong. However, every time Alfonso Soriano comes to the plate, swings at pitches ...

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Plethora of injuries cause Yankees to question their depth

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When the Yankees broke camp in Spring Training, everyone was healthy and ready to prepare for another season of baseball. There wasn't much question about the Yankees depth and the Yankees figured they could plug some holes should one or two injuries arise. We're two months into the season, and the Yankees depth is now ...

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Derek Jeter leads shortstop vote in All-Star Ballot

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The first All-Star Game voting update was released today and there's probably no surprise The Captain has the third highest votes out of all the players (Jose Bautista and Mike Trout have more). Derek Jeter currently leads the American League Shortstop category with 602,525 votes, but he's not the only one in the Top 10 of ...

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Yankees outlast Cardinals with 6-4 win in 12-inning marathon

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The Yankees seem to love extra inning victories, don't they? Once again, the Yankees found themselves in extra innings and after 12-innings and an hour "rain" delay, the Yankees outlasted the St. Louis Cardinals with a 6-4 win at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The Yankees were able to get on the board in the first ...

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