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Teixeira plans to play vs. the Rays tomorrow

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Mark Teixeira did what seemed to be his final rehab game, going 2-for-4 in the process. Manager Joe Girardi said he's encouraged about Teixeira's progress in extended Spring Training but he wants to speak with Teixeira before any official move is made before tomorrow's game. “Obviously we feel that he’s ready to go,” Girardi said. “We’ll ...

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Bullpen implodes as Yankees fall to Rays 11-5

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For the first few innings, it seemed the Yankees were heading towards their sixth straight win after scoring four runs in the second inning. Unfortunately, Kuroda gave up two runs in the sixth and the bullpen imploded in the seventh and eighth, causing the Yankees to fall 11-5 to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana ...

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Yankees turn to Sizemore to play first base

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On Sunday evening when Francisco Cervelli was injured, the Yankees turned to Carlos Beltran to play first base--despite the fact Beltan had no experience at first base. It's the same story tonight--minus the part where someone gets injured. Scott Sizemore is seeing more playing time, and he'll see at first base, a position he's never played before ...

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Nova dominates, Beltran homers as Yankees beat Red Sox 3-2

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Ivan Nova needed a good outing to redeem his past two starts, and that's exactly what he did as the Yankees beat the Red Sox 3-2 and took the series three games to one at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Nova went 8.1 innings giving up two runs on eight hits while striking out four before ...

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Pineda strikes out seven in 4-1 win over Red Sox

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The Yankees needed a dominant outing from Michael Pineda to snap a two game skid, and they got one as the Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-1 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Pineda earned his first win since 2011, going six innings while giving up one run on four hits with seven strikeouts. With ...

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Jeter guides Yankees to 4-2 victory over Orioles in final home opener

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In Derek Jeter's final home opener of his career, he lingered for a few moments before entering the batters box, letting the crowds cheers surround him. This was the final time he would step into the batters box during a Yankees home opener, and he wanted to take in all the emotions. But he also ...

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Preston Claiborne cut from Yankees camp a day after giving up six runs

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Preston Claiborne wasn't a lock to make the bullpen, but after the season he had last year, he had a legitimate shot to make the roster. That was before he gave up nine runs, including six runs without recording an out yesterday. “With what he did last year, we thought that he would have a really good ...

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Girardi uses nine relievers in 6-0 loss to Phillies

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Nine relief pitchers came out of the Yankees bullpen with Joe Girardi using the old 'Johnny Wholestaff' routine, but the Yankees were unable to come away with the victory as they were shutout 6-0 by the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The Yankees had nine hits on the night but they were unable to ...

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