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Greene and McCarthy help injured riddled Yankees rotation

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This was the Yankees rotation just before the first game of the 2014 season: CC Sabathia Hiroki Kuroda Masahiro Tanaka Ivan Nova Michael Pineda Fast forward to July 22nd and this is current rotation going into tonight: Brandon McCarthy Hiroki Kuroda Shane Greene Chase Whitley David Phelps The point of the small exercise above was to show just how much the rotation had changed in a short ...

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Rangers vs. Yankees pitching matchups

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Monday, July 21 Yankees: Shane Greene (2-0, 1.32 ERA) Rangers: Miles Mikolas (0-2, 10.05 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network/WFAN Note: Brian McCann is the only Yankee with an at-bat against Mikolas, resulting in a walk. Tuesday, July 22 Yankees: Chase Whitley (4-5, 5.10 ERA) Rangers: Nick Martinez (1-6, 5.10 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: My9/WFAN Note: No Yankee has faced Nick Martinez coming into tonight. Wednesday, July 23 Yankees: David Phelps (4-4, 3.87 ERA) Rangers: Yu Darvish (9-5, 2.88 ERA) Time: 7:05 ...

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Ellsbury’s home run leads Yankees to 4-3 win over Reds

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In their first game back from the All-Star Break, the Yankees immediately got back to work with their offense and defense,  subsequently beating the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees were able to score in the bottom of the first inning on a Brian McCann RBI double, plating Brett ...

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Reds vs. Yankees pitching matchups

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Friday, July 18 Yankees: David Phelps (3-4, 3.94 ERA) Reds: Mike Leake (7-7, 3.54 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network/WFAN Who's Hot vs. Leake: Brett Gardner (1-for-3, .333 AVG), Kelly Johnson (2-for-5, .400 AVG), Brian McCann (2-for-8, .250 AVG) Who's Not vs. Leake: Francisco Cervelli (0-for-3, .000 AVG), Brendan Ryan (0-for-4, .000 AVG) Saturday, July 19 Yankees: Brandon McCarthy (3-10, 4.80 ERA) Reds: Alfredo Simon (12-3, 2.70 ERA) Time: 1:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network/WFAN Who's Hot ...

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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Starting Rotation

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Yesterday, I graded the Yankees position players and today is probably the toughest task: the starting rotation. I'll start by grading the five original pitchers in the rotation and finally, I'll grade David Phelps and Chase Whitley (I can't really grade Shane Greene or Brandon McCarthy because they didn't make enough starts for consideration. It ...

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Gardner homers in rain shortened 3-1 loss to O’s

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  The Yankees and Orioles were stuck in a rain delay for approximately two hours, but the damage had already been done. The Yankees had fell to the Orioles in a five inning 3-1 loss at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland, sending them to a series loss against Baltimore. The Yankees lone run came in the first ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury gets start at DH

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When you look at the lineup, the first thing that jumps out at you isn't Kelly Johnson playing left field...it's Jacoby Ellsbury as the Yankees DH. It turns out, Ellsbury becoming the Yankees DH wasn't an accident. “He just needed it,” Girardi said. “Physically he needs it.” Ellsbury had a day-off before the Yankees hit the road, but ...

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Bullpen implodes in 9-3 loss to Indians

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David Phelps pitched well enough to get the win, handing the ball off to Matt Thornton. Unfortunately, Phelps's lead and any chance of a Yankees win disintegrated when the bullpen imploded, sending the Yankees to a 9-3 loss against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Yankees scored early, getting two runs in the ...

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