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McCann’s two home runs fuel Yankees past Red Sox in 7-4 victory

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In the first 11 games of the season, the Yankees had seven home runs. Today they had five home runs, including two from Brian McCann who was struggling, going 1-for-17 coming into this game. The five home runs plus Hiroki Kuroda's effective outing led the Yankees to a 7-4 victory at Yankee Stadium in the ...

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Pineda strikes out seven in 4-1 win over Red Sox

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The Yankees needed a dominant outing from Michael Pineda to snap a two game skid, and they got one as the Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-1 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Pineda earned his first win since 2011, going six innings while giving up one run on four hits with seven strikeouts. With ...

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Tanaka pitches seven solid innings in 5-4 loss to Orioles

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Masahiro Tanaka made his first start at Yankee Stadium and mimicked his performance in Toronto; he gave up a home run (this time in the second inning) and then settled down to be very effective. In the end, the Yankees met their fate in the ninth inning in a 5-4 loss to the Orioles at ...

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Jeter guides Yankees to 4-2 victory over Orioles in final home opener

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In Derek Jeter's final home opener of his career, he lingered for a few moments before entering the batters box, letting the crowds cheers surround him. This was the final time he would step into the batters box during a Yankees home opener, and he wanted to take in all the emotions. But he also ...

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Tanaka solid in first start as Yanks win 7-3 over Blue Jays

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It was an inauspicious start to Masahiro Tanaka's career in the Major Leagues. He gave up three runs in the first two innings and it left many fans wondering if Tanaka had his prized pitch, the splitter. But he was able to give the Yankees seven effective innings and in the end he surely didn't ...

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Yankees could possibly lead league in Stolen Bases

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For the past few years, Brett Gardner had been the only Yankees player in his prime who could swipe a base on a consistent basis. The Yankees were never considered a real "speed" team; instead they relied on power to score runs. With the signing of Jacoby Ellsbury, the Yankees now look like a team ...

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Opening Day is here!

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Well, the day we thought would never come has finally arrived! Opening Day is here! This Opening Day is slightly sentimental since this will be the final Opening Day of Derek Jeter's career--just one of the many lasts for Jeter this season. Not only will there be lasts, but there will also be firsts. This is the ...

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Girardi explains Gardner hitting seventh in potential Opening Day lineup

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This was how the Yankees lineup shaped out today before the Spring Training finale was rained out: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran DH Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Alfonso Soriano RF Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Kelly Johnson 3B If you switch the positions between Beltran and Soriano, that would be your 2014 Opening Day Lineup. Now, before the season began, ...

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