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Tanaka sharp, Jeter doubles in Yankees 4-3 win over Phillies

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Well, this is the last time I'll ever doubt the Yankees will play a game when it rains again. The Yankees waited out a 90 minute rain delay and Masahiro Tanaka wasn't phased by it, pitching three innings of one run ball as the Yankees rallied in the eighth to win 4-3 over the Phillies. Derek Jeter ...

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Cervelli homers as Yankees fall to Orioles 3-2

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Francisco Cervelli hit his first home run of the Spring (and is hitting an absurd .556 average) but it wasn't enough to propel the Yankees as they fell to the Orioles 3-2 in Tampa, Florida. "I was lucky," Cervelli said about his home run. "We've been working very hard, and we can see the results, but ...

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David Phelps roots for a healthy Derek Jeter

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In the 12th inning of Game 1 of the 2012 ALCS, David Phelps was on the mound with one goal in mind: to get the Yankees a win. A simple ground ball from Jhonny Peralta headed towards short stop Derek Jeter and it seemed like a  routine play--until Jeter's ankle gave in and broke, causing ...

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Jeter makes debut as Yanks fall to Pirates 8-2

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Although the Yankees lost to the Pirates, the defeat was overshadowed by the return of Yankees captain Derek Jeter, as he played five innings at shortstop for the first time since September of last season. Although Jeter went 0-for-2, it was still refreshing to see Jeter back in his rightful position, even if it's only for ...

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David Phelps waiting for defined role


It's safe to say David Phelps will have a role on the ball club this season, but Phelps has no idea what kind of role he'll play. “I think that’s pretty fair to say, that you expect him to do something,” Girardi said. “He’s thrown the ball well, and you expect him to continue to help us. … ...

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Spring Training: Day 1 Notes


Yankees pitchers and catchers reported earlier this morning to George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa and they all got down to work. Here were some of the notes from Day 1 of Spring Training (So far): -- CC Sabathia came into camp weighing 275 pounds, the least he's weighed since his days with the Cleveland Indians. Sabathia ...

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David Phelps says Derek Jeter ‘looks amazing’ during workouts

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David Phelps spent the last three days at the Yankees minor league complex getting ready for the 2014 season. Although Phelps has been focusing on himself, he did take time to notice Derek Jeter, and one thing popped out to him as he observed his teammate: “Derek (Jeter) looks amazing. That’s awesome.” Phelps feels that after a ...

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What does the Tanaka signing mean for the Yankees

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When the Yankees signed Masahiro Tanaka to a 7 year, $155 Million contract, fans rejoiced and the organization let out a sigh of relief. Their number one free agent target had been signed, and on paper the Yankees finally became serious contenders. Although the Yankees signed Tanaka, you'd have to wonder what it means for ...

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