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Masahiro Tanaka decides to skip All-Star Game

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Masahiro Tanaka wasn't going to pitch in the All-Star Game, but last week he was expecting to go to Minneapolis so he could take in the festivities. With the sudden injury to his UCL, all that has changed and Tanaka won't be attending the All-Star game at all. “He decided that he wants to treat his arm ...

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Tanaka flies to Seattle to see Dr. Ahmad

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Dr. Chris Ahmad is at a conference in Seattle this week, so that means Masahiro Tanaka will have to take a plane from New York to Seattle in order for Dr. Ahmad to see the MRI results. Joe Girardi has the results, but he's not going to disclose his findings until the team doctor has taken a ...

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Ellsbury’s blast lifts Yankees over Indians 5-4 in 14 innings

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Brandon McCarthy's Yankees debut was overshadowed by the injury to Masahiro Tanaka and it was once again overshadowed by the 4 hour and 51 minute game. However, with Jacoby Ellsbury's go-ahead blast in the 14th inning, the Yankees were able to rally and come away with the victory in a 5-4 win over the Indians ...

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Brian McCann responds to former hitting coach Terry Pendelton’s comments

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When Brian McCann read the New York Post article regarding Terry Pendleton's (McCann's former hitting coach with the Braves) comments, he was shocked. The article stated McCann's offensive struggles were probably due to the big contract hanging over his head and that McCann would "never be comfortable" playing in New York City. McCann spoke to the ...

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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 vs. Twins pitching matchups

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Thursday July 3 Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (11-3, 2.10 ERA) Twins: Phil Hughes (8-4, 3.58 ERA) Time: 8:10 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network and MLB Network/WFAN Who's Hot vs. Hughes: Jacoby Ellsbury (7-for-19, .368 AVG), Ichiro Suzuki (7-for-19, .368 AVG) Who's Not vs. Hughes: Kelly Johnson  (4-for-17, .235 AVG) Friday, July 4 Yankees: Chase Whitley (3-2, 4.70 ERA) Twins: Kyle Gibson (7-6, 3.77 ERA) Time: 3:10 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network and ESPN 2/WFAN Who's Hot ...

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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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