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Morning Notes: Anna, Billings, McCann, Soriano

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Good morning everyone! Today's a pretty big day; not only is it the series finale between the Yankees and the Twins but tonight we'll find out the players who are going to the All-Star Game (you can find that in a post later this evening on the blog). For now, let's start the day off ...

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Yankees finish bizarre road trip

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I've seen the Yankees play in many road trips and there were instances where bizarre things happened. However, this has to be the first road trip where something bizarre happened in every single game. There were blowouts, there were position players on the mound,  there was a triple play, there were ejections, there were ...

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Ivan Nova to have Tommy John Surgery

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The Yankees had a hunch Ivan Nova was going to need Tommy John Surgery, but Nova went to search for a second opinion. Unfortunately, there wasn't much Dr. James Andrews could tell Nova except that his season is over. The Yankees announced Ivan Nova will have Tommy John Surgery on Tuesday in Alabama. The surgery will ...

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12th inning rally helps Yankees win 5-1 over Rays

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The Yankees aimed to gain some momentum in the pitching department after the pitching staff gave up 27 runs in two games against the Tampa Bay Rays. Today, Vidal Nuno and the Yankees bullpen were able to keep the Rays in check, with the Yankees rallying to win 5-1 in the 12th inning at Tropicana ...

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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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