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Mashairo Tanaka throws off a mound

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As promised, Masahiro Tanaka threw off a Major League mound for the first time since partially tearing his UCL. He threw 25 fastballs to home plate and this was a significant step for him. Mainly because, Tanaka felt no pain in his elbow whatsoever. “I think we’re heading in the right direction,” Tanaka said. “So I ...

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Masahiro Tanaka to throw off a mound tomorrow

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Masahiro Tanaka has been doing long toss since being cleared by the doctors office and tomorrow he's scheduled to take his next step in returning to the Yankees. Tanaka will throw a 25 pitch side session tomorrow and this could be the tell-tale sign of where the Yankees are with Tanaka. So far Tanaka has reported ...

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Yankees Notes: McCann, Teixeira, Pineda

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Here are a few notes before the Yankees play the second game of the three game set against the Cleveland Indians this afternoon: Brian McCann: After last night's concussion episode, the Yankees will put Brian McCann on the 7-day concussion disabled list. As a corresponding move, the Yankees have called up Austin Romine from Scranton Wilkes-Barre and ...

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Brian McCann leaves game with a concussion

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After getting hit in the face on a foul tip, Brian McCann was removed from the game in the 6th inning and was later diagnosed with a "mild concussion". I'm not sure what a "mild concussion" means, but right now McCann is "day-to-day". The Yankees have the option of putting McCann on the 7-day DL, but ...

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McCann and Headley homer in 5-1 win over Tigers

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Chris Capuano and the Yankees were left with a daunting task: trying to beat Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers. With home runs by Brian McCann and Chase Headley, the Yankees were able to come away with a 5-1 victory at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. While the Yankees were down 1-0, Chase Headley ...

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Tigers beat Yankees 4-3 in 12 innings

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The Yankees were hoping to find a way to get to David Price and the Detroit Tigers, but a tired Yankees bullpen gave up the lead in the 12th, prompting the Yankees to fall 4-3 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees were able to get on the board in the second inning ...

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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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