Tag Archives: Brian McCann

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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Ellsbury’s blast lifts Yankees over Indians 5-4 in 14 innings

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Brandon McCarthy's Yankees debut was overshadowed by the injury to Masahiro Tanaka and it was once again overshadowed by the 4 hour and 51 minute game. However, with Jacoby Ellsbury's go-ahead blast in the 14th inning, the Yankees were able to rally and come away with the victory in a 5-4 win over the Indians ...

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Brian McCann responds to former hitting coach Terry Pendelton’s comments

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When Brian McCann read the New York Post article regarding Terry Pendleton's (McCann's former hitting coach with the Braves) comments, he was shocked. The article stated McCann's offensive struggles were probably due to the big contract hanging over his head and that McCann would "never be comfortable" playing in New York City. McCann spoke to the ...

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Carlos Beltran has swelling in his knee

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If you saw the lineup this evening and saw Brian McCann as the designated hitter, there's a reason for that: Carlos Beltran has a knee injury. Beltran sent Joe Girardi a text message prior to batting practice to further explain his knee injury. Girardi then explained to reporters what was the issue. “He had a little swelling ...

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Yankees hold on for 9-7 win over Twins

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This series against the Twins has not been easy, that's for certain. After scoring nine runs in the first four innings, the Minnesota Twins came back with seven unanswered runs. Luckily, David Robertson was able to shut the door on the Twins rally, resulting in the Yankees defeating the Twins 9-7 at Target Field in ...

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Morning Notes: Anna, Billings, McCann, Soriano

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Good morning everyone! Today's a pretty big day; not only is it the series finale between the Yankees and the Twins but tonight we'll find out the players who are going to the All-Star Game (you can find that in a post later this evening on the blog). For now, let's start the day off ...

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