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Nova has elbow injury in 16-1 loss to Rays

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Just a day after the Yankees lost 11-5 to the Tampa Bay Rays, it didn't seem possible that the next 24 hours could get any worse. Instead the Yankees fell 16-1 to the Rays and possibly lost Ivan Nova for a significant amount of time, with the Yankees falling in danger of losing another series. Nova ...

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Tanaka K’s 10 as Yanks shut out Cubs in Game 1, 3-0

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Masahiro Tanaka took the mound for Game 1 against the Chicago Cubs and got the Yankees off on the right foot as he struck out 10 in a 3-0 victory at Yankee Stadium, in the Bronx. Tanaka went above and beyond, going eight scoreless innings while giving up two hits and striking out ten, breaking Al ...

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Yangervis Solarte wins final bench spot

Joe Girardi has made a decision and Yangervis Solarte will take the final spot on the roster. Eduardo Nunez has been optioned to Triple-A as a result. The Yankees will have to make a 40-man roster move on Solarte, but they aren't required to do so until Tuesday. Girardi explained Solarte was the better choice because ...

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Kuroda and Tanaka shutout Marlins as Yanks win 3-0

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Hiroki Kuroda and Masahiro Tanaka combined to shutout the Miami Marlins as the Yankees won 3-0 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. The Yankees were no-hit until the eighth inning by Marlins pitching but they were able to scratch a run out in the fourth when Brett Gardner got on base with an error, ...

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Francisco Cervelli wins the backup catcher role

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The hit T.V. show "Survivor" and the Yankees backup catching competition have one huge thing in common: The contestants are eliminated one by one until there is one competitor remaining.  In a way, the Yankees catching competition was it's own game of "Survivor". John Ryan Murphy was eliminated yesterday when he was optioned to minor ...

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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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With one week till Opening Day, there’s still work to be done

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Exactly one week from today the Yankees will be in Houston for Opening Day as they square off against the Houston Astros to begin their 2014 season. The Yankees seemed to have found their fifth starter (it will be announced later today), and the questions going into Spring Training have been answered for the most ...

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Sabathia’s velocity causes concern as Yankees fall to Nats 3-2

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CC Sabathia was out-dueled by Jordan Zimmerman during today's 3-2 loss to the Washington Nationals and he simply said this when he was asked about his start: “I sucked today. We can leave it here in Vero or Viera or wherever we are; just go on to the next one.” Sabathia gave up three runs on four ...

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