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Tanaka solid in first start as Yanks win 7-3 over Blue Jays

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It was an inauspicious start to Masahiro Tanaka's career in the Major Leagues. He gave up three runs in the first two innings and it left many fans wondering if Tanaka had his prized pitch, the splitter. But he was able to give the Yankees seven effective innings and in the end he surely didn't ...

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Ichiro and Solarte spark offense as Yankees beat Astros 4-2

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Yangervis Solarte had a rare start at third base while Ichiro Suzuki had a rare start in the outfield; but both Solarte and Ichiro were the main offense for the Yankees as they were able to salvage the final game of the series and beat the Houston Astros 4-2 at Minute Maid Park in Houston ...

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Yankees could possibly lead league in Stolen Bases

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For the past few years, Brett Gardner had been the only Yankees player in his prime who could swipe a base on a consistent basis. The Yankees were never considered a real "speed" team; instead they relied on power to score runs. With the signing of Jacoby Ellsbury, the Yankees now look like a team ...

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Kuroda has quality start but Yanks fall to Astros 3-1

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Hiroki Kuroda did everything right on the mound (minus a few mistakes), and hoped the Yankees offense would be able to help him. Unfortunately the Yankees were 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position as they fell to the Houston Astros 3-1 at Minute Maid Park in Houston Texas. Kuroda went six innings giving up two runs ...

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2014 Yankees over/under scenarios

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With first pitch approximately three hours away, I thought I'd do an over/under article on some of the scenarios the Yankees would face during their 2014 season. Here's a few of them (if you have any others, you could put them in the comments for discussion). Wins: 90 Over or Under: Over Reason: The Yankees have a ball club that ...

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Yankees unveil Opening Day lineup

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Joe Girardi announced the 2014 Opening Day Lineup during today's Yankees workout session and this is how it will look on tomorrow night's lineup card: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran RF Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Alfonso Soriano DH Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Kelly Johnson 3B CC Sabathia P Just for kicks (and to make a comparison), here's last year's Opening Day lineup: Brett Gardner CF Eduardo Nunez SS Robinson Cano 2B Kevin Youkilis 1B Vernon Wells LF Ben Francisco DH Ichiro ...

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Yankees healthy to begin season, unlike last year

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As the Yankees broke camp on Saturday to head to Houston, they were proud to report there were no major injuries during the course of Spring Training (well, except for Jacoby Ellsbury's sore calf, but he'll be in the lineup on Tuesday). They couldn't say the same thing this time last season. Last season the Yankees ...

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Girardi explains Gardner hitting seventh in potential Opening Day lineup

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This was how the Yankees lineup shaped out today before the Spring Training finale was rained out: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran DH Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Alfonso Soriano RF Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Kelly Johnson 3B If you switch the positions between Beltran and Soriano, that would be your 2014 Opening Day Lineup. Now, before the season began, ...

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