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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


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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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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