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Yankees halt skid with 3-2 victory over Rays

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The Yankees needed a win tonight before heading home for the final home-stand of the 2014 season and the team ended a tough road trip with a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in Tampa, Florida. The Yankees got on the board in the fifth inning on a Chase Headley double and ...

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Joe Girardi won’t move Derek Jeter down in the lineup

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This has been a topic of discussion in Yankees land today, and some Yankees fans (myself included) believe it would be a better move to have the struggling Derek Jeter (who hit .207 in August) move down in the order. Joe Girardi moved Jorge Posada down in the lineup in 2011 and he flat-out benched ...

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Masahiro Tanaka throws a simulated game

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This morning, Masahiro Tanaka threw a simulated game for three innings and 49 pitches. While he admits his control wasn't great, he says he felt no pain, which is the most important thing. “I’m looking more at health than anything else and making sure he’s not staying away from things,” Joe Girardi said. “He did not, ...

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Masahiro Tanaka continues to make progress

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This was supposed to be the pregame notes before the game but I was having an issue trying to post it (my WordPress app was not cooperating with me). So instead, I scrapped the other notes only applying to before the game and just left the main story: Masahiro Tanaka taking the next step in his return to the Yankees ...

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Yankees players to interact with fans prior to tonight’s game

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The New York Yankees are finding a way to give back to their fans and this afternoon, they'll get a chance to interact with them. Here's the schedule for tonight's activities via the New York Yankees Media Relations: - At 5:00 p.m., Yankees pitchers Masahiro Tanaka and David Phelps will be stationed behind the counters at ...

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Stephen Drew prepared to play second base

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Stephen Drew has been a shortstop for all of his Major League career, but he does have some experience at second base. How much? Eight weeks while in the 10th grade. “I played two months in 10th grade at second base on varsity,” Drew said. “It’s going to be a challenge. I pride myself on defense, ...

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Yankees will decide tomorrow whether to place Texieira on the DL

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The Yankees have a tough decision to make tomorrow, and it has to do with whether they will place Mark Teixeira on the disabled list. “It’s just seeing how he feels after three or four days (of rest),” Girardi said. “And then we’ll decide if we think it’s going to be in the near future that ...

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Yankees have limited options at first base

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With Mark Teixeira sidelined and Kelly Johnson on the disabled list, the Yankees don't have many options at first base. For now, the Yankees have Brian McCann as the first basemen, a plan they didn't anticipate on having when the season began. “He’s probably going to have to play there a good portion of the time,” ...

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