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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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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Bench and Management

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  For the final installment of the 2014 Yankees mid-season report cards, we take you to the Yankees bench and the management. How will the two bench players and the Yankees management fair? Let's take a look. Yangervis Solarte: Solarte was the feel good story in Spring Training: he spent eight years in the minor leagues, was a ...

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Bullpen holds on for 6-5 win over Twins

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A game that started as a Yankees blowout turned into the tightest game possible, but the Yankees offense and bullpen were able to hold down the fort and give the Yankees a 6-5 victory over the Twins at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Yankees scored three runs in the first inning on a Brian Roberts RBI double, ...

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