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Walk-off single in 14th by Headley seals 2-1 Yankees win over Rangers

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When Chase Headley arrived in the Yankees dugout during the second inning, shaking the hands of his new teammates, he never thought he would be the one to end the Yankees ball game with a walk-off single. It was the ultimate see-saw battle, a battle which ultimately ended with a 2-1 Yankees victory in 14 innings ...

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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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Yankees fall to Orioles 3-2 in extra innings

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The Yankees got the start they envisioned from Hiroki Kuroda but with a lagging offense, the Yankees fell in extras with a 3-2 loss at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. The Yankees two runs came in the second and third innings; Brian Roberts hit one in his first at-bat in Camden Yards since becoming a member of ...

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Francis has no clear-cut role with the Yankees

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Jeff Francis is slated to be with the Yankees sometime this weekend, but as of right now he doesn't have a clear-cut role with the team. “Obviously he’s a guy that was stretched out but he is not now,” Joe Girardi said. “He’s a guy that’s probably in the 30-to-40-pitch range right now. We’ll talk to ...

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Girardi’s faith in Roberts pays off

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It might have been just for one day, but Joe Girardi's faith in Brian Roberts paid off yesterday as he went 4-for-5 with three doubles and a triple. Girardi told reporters after the post game yesterday that Roberts had been hitting the ball better than what his numbers were suggesting, and that was the reason Girardi ...

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Bullpen holds on for 6-5 win over Twins

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A game that started as a Yankees blowout turned into the tightest game possible, but the Yankees offense and bullpen were able to hold down the fort and give the Yankees a 6-5 victory over the Twins at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Yankees scored three runs in the first inning on a Brian Roberts RBI double, ...

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Yankees fall short to Rays in 4-3 loss in extras

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In the 9th inning, it looked like the Yankees had a chance to win the game. However, the Yankees fell short in the 12th inning, losing 4-3 to the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. While down 2-0 in the third inning, the Yankees scored on an Ichiro hit by pitch, ...

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Pitchers duel leaves sour taste as Yankees fall to Red Sox 2-1

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Masahiro Tanaka pitched a very good game for the New York Yankees, but a Mike Napoli home run in the 9th inning was the difference, sending the Yankees to a 2-1 loss against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. Tanaka pitched a complete game, giving up two runs on seven ...

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