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Triple play backs CC as Yankees beat Rays 10-2

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CC Sabathia by far had his best start of the season, shutting down the Tampa Bay Rays on a night where Rays starter David Price struggled. Sabathia's stellar start was made possible with some flashy defense by the Yankees infield, which included a triple play started by Yangervis Solarte in the second inning. The ...

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Francisco Cervelli to go on the DL

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When Francisco Cervelli came out of yesterday's game with a hamstring issue, it didn't look very good. The Yankees sent him to get an MRI and it looks like Cervelli will spend some time on the disabled list. The Yankees announced Cervelli will go on the disabled list with a Grade 2 hamstring strain. They'll make ...

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Yankees look promising as they enter their first off day

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It's hard to believe, but after the two embarrassing games in Houston, the Yankees are 7-4, entering their off day with a 7-6 record and in a three way tie for first place with the Tampa Bay Rays and the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League East. The Yankees have had their fair share ...

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Nova dominates, Beltran homers as Yankees beat Red Sox 3-2

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Ivan Nova needed a good outing to redeem his past two starts, and that's exactly what he did as the Yankees beat the Red Sox 3-2 and took the series three games to one at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Nova went 8.1 innings giving up two runs on eight hits while striking out four before ...

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McCann’s two home runs fuel Yankees past Red Sox in 7-4 victory

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In the first 11 games of the season, the Yankees had seven home runs. Today they had five home runs, including two from Brian McCann who was struggling, going 1-for-17 coming into this game. The five home runs plus Hiroki Kuroda's effective outing led the Yankees to a 7-4 victory at Yankee Stadium in the ...

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Audio: McCann discusses home plate collision rule confusion

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Yankees catcher Brian McCann was interviewed by MLB Network radio earlier today about the new home plate collision rule, and his confusion on what the guidelines for the rule are. Here's a clip from the radio interview: Interview courtesy of MLB Radio Network

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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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Hiroki Kuroda gets the start tonight

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Opening Day didn't go to plan for the Yankees, so they're turning to Hiroki Kuroda to try to get the Yankees into the win column. Kuroda has been an effective pitcher for the Yankees early in the season but has the tendency to falter once September comes around. That's why this season, Kuroda will be ...

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