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Controversy clouds last nights Yankees victory

Michael Pineda

There's no denying Michael Pineda pitched a brilliant game against the Boston Red Sox last night and he surely deserved the win, but Pineda's performance was overshadowed by one glaring topic: what was on Pineda's hand during his outing? It was brought to the attention of viewers and social media in the third inning by Red ...

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Across the AL: The effects of Red Sox injuries

Red Sox pitching staff

The fracture sustained by Curtis Granderson in his first at-bat of the spring is certainly a huge blow to a Yankee offense that, according to Joe Girardi, already had to “find different ways to score runs.”  While no team likes to see its players get injured, it can be argued that if an injury is going ...

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Is it 2010 all over again for the Red Sox?

Superstardom. Jacoby Ellsbury had always been an elite steals maven, once swiping 50 bags and 70 bags in back-to-back seasons. He’d regularly hit around .300, and has a .299/.354/.450 batting line. He was roughly league average with the bat, though from 2008-2009, this before accumulating 9.4 wins for the Red Sox and clocking in at ...

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Big Papi Talks About Joining the Yankees

Via ESPN Boston: "(Joining the Yankees is) something I gotta think about," Ortiz said. "I've been here on the Red Sox a long time, and I've seen how everything goes down between these two ballclubs." Ortiz stopped well short of saying he wanted to play for the Yankees, but did express respect for the organization. "It's great from ...

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Video: Big Papi Getting Hugs from Yankees Fans

I found myself yelling, 'no, no, stop!' throughout most of this video. But I suppose it is kind of funny.

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