Tag Archives: Brian McCann

To stay in contention, Yankees need McCann and Beltran to produce

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The Bronx Bombers are currently in contention for a play-off spot, but if they want to have any chance of making it to the postseason, they're going to need to bolster their offense. MLB Network analyst Mark DeRosa discussed the Yankees offensive woes, saying they can't rely on their pitching to win games all the time. “It ...

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McCarthy dominates in 4-2 win over Rangers for series win

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Brandon McCarthy was coming off a win in his last start and this time he had to face the Texas Rangers. Despite pitch count issues, McCarthy was able to get through six innings and helped the Yankees achieve a 4-2 victory against the Rangers at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. After trailing 1-0 in ...

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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 got a discount with Brett Gardner

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When the Yankees signed Brett Gardner to a four-year $52 Million extension in February, I was pleasantly surprised Gardner decided to avoid free agency and gave his current employers a discount. I was also surprised the Yankees committed to Gardner for the next five years (2014 included) when they had just signed Jacoby Ellsbury to ...

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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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McCann’s bloop single caps walk-off and sweep in 3-2 win over Reds

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The game originally started as a pitchers duel between Johnny Cueto and Hiroki Kuroda. The game ended in a battle of the bullpen fashion and Brian McCann outsmarting Aroldis Chapman along with the Cincinnati Reds outfield in a 3-2 win victory and series sweep at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees got on ...

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McCann believes McCarthy could be a top-of-the-rotation starter

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Brandon McCarthy's numbers while with the Arizona Diamondbacks aren't pretty, and some Yankees fans seemed hesitant about the McCarthy trade just because of his 3-10 record and ERA over 5. Since becoming a Yankee, he's pitched approximately 12 innings and gave up two earned runs, helping the Yankees plug in the hole that was recently ...

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Ellsbury’s home run leads Yankees to 4-3 win over Reds

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In their first game back from the All-Star Break, the Yankees immediately got back to work with their offense and defense,  subsequently beating the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees were able to score in the bottom of the first inning on a Brian McCann RBI double, plating Brett ...

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