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Ellsbury and Gardner to play in the outfield

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I have literally been waiting for this moment ever since the Yankees signed Jacoby Ellsbury to play for them for the next seven years. Today we'll get a glimpse of what the outfield will look like with Brett Gardner patrolling left field and Jacoby Ellsbury patrolling center. Sure, the lineup has Ellsbury and Gardner hitting ...

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Maddon: “McCann best move of Yankees offseason”

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Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon is a fan of many of the moves the Yankees made this offseason, but there's one move that he enjoys more than the others: the signing of Brian McCann. “McCann, it starts right there for me. To be able to get McCann behind the plate, what he brings … not ...

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Phelps shuts down Rays before Yankees tie 3-3

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David Phelps pitched five scoreless innings as the Yankees ended up in a tie with the Rays, 3 runs apiece at George M. Steinbrenner Field Sunday afternoon. Phelps, who is a contender for the fifth spot in the rotation, pitched a gem, giving up no runs on three hits in five innings. 39 of Phelps's 53 ...

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Yankees beat Astros 9-6 in see-saw match

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Throughout the entire game, the Yankees and the Astros continued to trade the lead but the Yankees triumphed in the end, beating the Astros 9-6 at Osceola County Stadium. The Yankees were trailing in the 6th inning when Mason Williams hit a SAC fly to cut the deficit to one run. Dexter Fowler, the center fielder ...

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Gardner has 2 RBI’s but Yanks fall to Rays 5-4

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Brett Gardner drove in two runs, but it wasn't enough as the Yankees dropped their second game in a row with a 5-4 loss to the Rays. Adam Warren had a shaky start to his outing, giving up a home run to the lead-off hitter Ben Zobrist. At the end of 2.1 IP, he gave up ...

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Super-Nova dazzles in 4-2 victory over Nationals

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In Ivan Nova's last outing, it took him 35 pitches to get through two innings of work. Today, it took Nova 36 pitches to make it through three innings. If you thought the 36 pitches in three innings were impressive, then take a look at this; out of the 36, he threw 31 of them ...

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Nunez, Beltran and Murphy go deep as Yankees rout Blue Jays 8-2

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The Yankees powered their way to another win in Bronx Bomber fashion, hitting three home runs as the Yanks beat the Blue Jays 8-2 in Dunedin. Carlos Beltran and Eduardo Nunez hit back-to-back home runs in the third inning of today's game, both home runs coming off Blue Jays right-hander Todd Redmond. John Ryan Murphy added ...

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Jeter makes debut as Yanks fall to Pirates 8-2

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Although the Yankees lost to the Pirates, the defeat was overshadowed by the return of Yankees captain Derek Jeter, as he played five innings at shortstop for the first time since September of last season. Although Jeter went 0-for-2, it was still refreshing to see Jeter back in his rightful position, even if it's only for ...

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