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Carlos Beltran has swelling in his knee

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If you saw the lineup this evening and saw Brian McCann as the designated hitter, there's a reason for that: Carlos Beltran has a knee injury. Beltran sent Joe Girardi a text message prior to batting practice to further explain his knee injury. Girardi then explained to reporters what was the issue. “He had a little swelling ...

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Girardi reflects on Soriano being DFA’d

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If you've been following along with the blog this morning, the Yankees had made two separate transactions; one that doesn't really affect the roster until Wednesday and one that affects the roster effective immediately. Vidal Nuno was sent to the Diamondbacks for Brandon McCarthy and Alfonso Soriano was designated for assignment to put Bruce Billings ...

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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 snap five-game skid in 7-4 victory over Twins

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The Yankees sent their ace Masahiro Tanaka to the mound to oppose Phil Hughes and the Minnesota Twins, and while Tanaka wasn't "vintage Tanaka", he was still good enough to help the Yankees secure a 7-4 victory at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After the Yankees were down 2-0 in the fifth inning, the Yankees had ...

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Yankees pitching struggles in 8-5 loss to Red Sox

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The Yankees offense showed signs of life and for most of the game, it was a see-saw battle against the Boston Red Sox. However, the Yankees pitching was what made it a see-saw game; every time the Yankees pulled legitimately closer, the Red Sox pulled farther away, causing the Yankees to drop the Red Sox ...

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Soriano gets a chance to hit against Lester

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Ichiro Suzuki has been the Yankees most consistent hitter against lefties; in fact, he has an .841 OPS. So it was quite puzzling to see Ichiro out of the lineup this evening against Jon Lester, the left handed ace for the Boston Red Sox. Some of the notable left handed hitters were in the lineup facing Lester ...

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Would the Yankees been better off with Cano and Granderson?

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We all know the story of the 2013 off season: Robinson Cano left the Yankees to go to the Seattle Mariners for a 10-year contract and Curtis Granderson went crosstown to the New York Mets. To try to compensate their loss, the Yankees signed Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann and Jacoby Ellsbury. Well, we're almost in ...

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Injury Updates: Beltran, Heathcott, Sabathia

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It's been a quiet series in Toronto so far offense wise and news wise, but there were some injury notes coming out of the big league club (and one injury in the minor leagues). Here's the injury report: Carlos Beltran: Well, Carlos Beltran's return to the outfield won't happen anytime soon. Beltran felt discomfort in his forearm ...

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