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Some notes and tidbits before tonight’s game

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It's been pretty quiet for the Yankees before tonight's game, but there were some small notes lingering here and there before tonight's series finale. -- Joe Girardi said the other day he was going to rest Brian Roberts for a few days, mainly because he was beat up. It was odd to Roberts, considering he felt ...

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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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Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran make progress

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Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran have both battled injuries recently, but there's good news for the both of them coming into the series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays. Mark Teixeira: Mark Teixera went into the batting cage and took 50 swings--25 from each side--with hitting coach Kevin Long this morning. Once Teixeira finished his swings, he ...

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Yankees get back on track at Yankee Stadium

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Before this 10 game home stand, the Yankees were under .500 while playing at Yankee Stadium this season. Coming into today's game, the Yankees are 7-1 this home stand and now have a 25-24 record at Yankee Stadium, pushing them above .500 for the first time since June 20 when they were 17-16. “We’ve played good ...

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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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