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McCarthy tames Tigers in a 2-1 Yankees victory

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The Yankees had an unexpected pitching duel tonight after they sent Brandon McCarthy to the mound to oppose former Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer. McCarthy only giving up one run and Brian McCann hitting a RBI single made all the difference as the Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, ...

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Martin Prado gives Yankees flexibility on the diamond

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When the Yankees traded for Martin Prado, Joe Girardi said he would be their primary right fielder. However, right field isn't the only position Prado knows how to play: he knows how to play all the infield positions without a single problem. In other words, he's their own version of Tampa Bay Rays player Ben ...

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Yankees feeling less urgency to put Beltran in the outfield

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Before the trade deadline, the Yankees were banking on having Carlos Beltran back in the outfield relatively soon. He had been playing catch and making progress...but with the Yankees signing Martin Prado, the team suddenly isn't feeling as much urgency in putting Beltran back into the outfield. “I think there’s probably a little less of a, ...

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Gardner homers (again) as Yankees out-slug Rangers 12-11

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For the past few days, Brett Gardner has been the lone offensive spark for the Yankees. The Yankees needed a win. Gardner needed some help. In the end, Gardner was able to lead the Yankees lineup in a slug-fest battle against the Texas Rangers, ending in  a 12-11 Yankees victory at Globe Life Park in ...

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Michael Pineda to begin rehab assignment Sunday

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Michael Pineda...you are officially on the rehab clock. Pineda threw a 45-pitch simulated game today in Tampa and Joe Girardi heard Pineda was "very good". The next game Pineda will throw will be a rehab game, and that will start Pineda's 30 day clock before he can return to the Yankees. “He will make a start somewhere,” Giradri ...

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Yankees rally falls short in 6-4 loss to Blue Jays

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The good news? Chris Capuano had a good debut for the Yankees and gave them a chance to win. The bad news? The bullpen gave up four runs which led to a 6-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees were able to take a 2-0 lead ...

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Ichiro’s blast gives Yankees 6-4 win over Blue Jays

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Hiroki Kuroda didn't have his sharpest stuff tonight, but Ichiro Suzuki was able to save him from getting a loss, leading the Yankees to a 6-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. While the Yankees were down 3-0 in the second inning, Brian Roberts hit an infield single ...

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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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