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Joe Girardi has “end-of-the-season” address

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Brett Gardner's not the only one who had a "end-of-the-season" address; in fact he beat Joe Girardi to it two weeks ago. This afternoon, Joe Girardi held his press conference at Yankee Stadium and while you could sense disappointment in his voice, he was also optimistic about next year. One of the biggest issues with the Yankees ...

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Masahiro Tanaka gets one last start before offseason

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Masahiro Tanaka's first season as a New York Yankee has had it's ups and it's downs. His season reached an up when he returned from the UCL tear and dominated the Toronto Blue Jays. Now in his final start of 2014, Tanaka hopes to keep the trend going before beginning a hopefully normal winter. “It should ...

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Yankees officially eliminated from postseason contention

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It was something the fans knew for the last few weeks and today it became a reality: The Yankees were eliminated from postseason contention after falling to the Baltimore Orioles 9-5. With the Yankees being eliminated, Joe Girardi declared Carlos Beltran and Jacoby Ellsbury have been shut down for the remainder of the season and ...

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Joe Girardi feels Jeter’s place is second in the lineup

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Joe Girardi was once again asked by reporters today if he felt the team suffered because Derek Jeter batted second and played shortstop almost the entire season. It felt like a ridiculous question considering Jeter only have five more games before he retires, but like any good manager does, Joe Girardi answered it anyway. “No,” Girardi ...

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Mark Teixeira returns to the lineup following cortisone shot

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Mark Teixeira has returned to the Yankees lineup following a third cortisone shot in his surgically repaired wrist and he's aiming to play the rest of the season with hopes that his injury doesn't flair up again. “I’ve gone through all the basic tests, and it seems to have taken,” Teixeira said. “Unless something crazy happens ...

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Tanaka takes the hill in series finale vs. Jays

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Earlier this morning, I voiced my concerns on the Yankees using Masahiro Tanaka for today and if all goes well at Fenway Park in Boston. While everyone is concerned about Tanaka, Joe Girardi insists that this is the only way the team could get a look at him and make sure he's ready for next ...

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It’s Tanaka Day! (but there are risks)

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For the first time since July, I am happy to announce that today is Masahiro Tanaka Day, but I can't say it with much confidence like I have done in the past. If I could summarize Tanaka's first start since coming off the disabled list, it would be this; with the reward, there are risks, and ...

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Masahiro Tanaka prepares for start on Sunday, despite the risks

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Masahiro Tanaka was spotted throwing in the outfield earlier this afternoon and his main goal is for him to be ready for his start on Sunday, his first start since being diagnosed with a UCL tear. There's a chance the Yankees could postpone Tommy John Surgery or there's a chance Tanaka's elbow will blow out. ...

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