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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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What 6 story-lines will develop in the Yankees second half?

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In the first half of the season, the Yankees main story-lines have been about Derek Jeter, Masahiro Tanaka, the multiple injuries surrounding the team and the inconsistency of the lineup. With the first half behind us, let's take a look at some story-lines that are still recurring in the second half of the season, as ...

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What do the Yankees need to do to become contenders?

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There are 68 games left of the 2014 season, and the Yankees are in between on the "contender/pretender" scale. They have a chance to make a postseason run, but with them at the .500 mark to begin the second half of the season, the Yankees need to improve before they can even think about trying to ...

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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Position Players

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I did something like this at the end of the 2013 season, but with the All-Star Break upon us, I figured it would have been a good time to grade the players on what they've done so far. Each day until the All-Star Break ends, I'll post a mid-season report card for the Position Players, ...

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Afternoon Notes: McCann, Robertson, 5-or-more run streak snapped

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Good afternoon everyone. Don't forget tonight is an ESPN game, which means the Yankees and Orioles are the last two teams to begin their All-Star break vacation. Here are a few light notes that I wanted to get out of the way before tonight's series finale. -- Brian McCann had X-Rays on his right foot yesterday after ...

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