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Report: John Lackey traded to Cardinals for Allen Craig, Joe Kelly

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This just in via Peter Gammons on MLB Network: The Boston Red Sox have traded starting pitcher John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for Joe Kelly and Allen Craig. Lackey was slated to start tomorrow vs. Chris Capuano and the Yankees, so now the Yankees are going to face three Triple-A players in their weekend series ...

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Report: Jon Lester traded to Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes

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Well, the MLB Trade Deadline has gotten off to a huge start: The Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics for OF Yoenis Cespedes. Yesterday, there were talks involving the Blue Jays and Orioles for Lester which would have been a big problem for the Yankees. With the Red ...

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Yankees “OK” with Napoli’s comment

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If you had the popcorn all ready for tonight's Red Sox vs. Yankees matchup and you were hoping the Yankees would retaliate because of Mike Napoli's "idiot" comment towards Masahiro Tanaka's pitch selection--then you're going to be disappointed, because according to Joe Girardi there will be no retaliation. “I kind of heard second-hand,” Girardi said. “I ...

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Mike Napoli’s choice of words sparks fire under Yankees / Red Sox rivalry

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Coming into the series, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox rivalry didn't have the fanfare that it's had in years past. The Red Sox are just fighting to stay out of the American League East cellar while the Yankees are so close to first place they could almost taste it; so it's quite obvious the ...

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Rivera prefers Pedroia over Cano in new book

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No one was expecting Mariano Rivera to release a book right after retiring from baseball, but hey--free time on your hands usually results to awesome things right away. The book was published today, but there was something interesting in the book that caught everyone's attention: if Rivera had to pick between Dustin Pedroia or Robinson ...

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Yankees finish bizarre road trip

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I've seen the Yankees play in many road trips and there were instances where bizarre things happened. However, this has to be the first road trip where something bizarre happened in every single game. There were blowouts, there were position players on the mound,  there was a triple play, there were ejections, there were ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury prepares for first trip to Fenway as a Yankee

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The last time Jacoby Ellsbury and the Yankees played against the Boston Red Sox, it was on home turf at Yankee Stadium for a four game set, ultimately ending with the Yankees winning three of them. Tomorrow, the Yankees will head to Boston and play the Red Sox (it's Patriots Day in Boston so the Yankees ...

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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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