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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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Derek Jeter’s days as a Yankee are numbered

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With the Yankees beginning an eight game home stand tonight, the attention will land on the Yankees captain Derek Jeter, who's career is slated to end next Sunday at Fenway Park. The home finale for the Yankees will be next Thursday, and while Jeter's days as a Yankee are now numbered, Joe Girardi doesn't expect the ...

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Carlos Beltran leaves Yankees to attend family matters

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The Yankees lost one more player, but this time it wasn't due to injury. According to River Avenue Blues, Carlos Beltran had left the Yankees after last night's game in order to take care of personal matters. The news was confirmed by Joe Girardi last night during his post game press conference. Girardi said Beltran would ...

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Jeter reflects on Cal Ripken Jr. in his final game at Camden Yards

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Tonight marks Derek Jeter's final game at Camden Yards, and like he does at every stadium he visits for the final time, he had a press conference prior to the first pitch. To say he had a history with the Orioles is an understatement. There's the Jeffery Maier game, the rivalry with the Orioles and of ...

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Yankees hand the ball to Michael Pineda in series finale

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Since Michael Pineda returned to the disabled list, he hasn't allowed more than two runs in his last five starts, not to mention he has a 1.80 ERA in nine starts entering tonight's match-up against the Tampa Bay Rays. In a game the Yankees need to win, they feel more than comfortable handing Pineda the ball. “He’s ...

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