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What do the Yankees need to do to become contenders?

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There are 68 games left of the 2014 season, and the Yankees are in between on the "contender/pretender" scale. They have a chance to make a postseason run, but with them at the .500 mark to begin the second half of the season, the Yankees need to improve before they can even think about trying to ...

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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Bullpen

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  Yesterday, I graded the Yankees starting rotation. Today, I will take a crack at grading the Yankees bullpen, including the newest Yankees closer. Let's grade the pen! David Robertson: David Robertson took over the closer role from Hall-of-Fame legend Mariano Rivera and to say he's done a good job is an understatement. Sure, he had one bad ...

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Derek Jeter and Dellin Betances prepare for All-Star Game

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During tonight's All-Star Game, all eyes are going to be on none other than Derek Jeter, the future Hall-of-Famer who is making his 14th and final start as an All-Star shortstop. However, Derek Jeter isn't the only Yankee in tonight's All-Star game; Dellin Betances who had an impressive first half of the season is making ...

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Yankees fall to Orioles 3-2 in extra innings

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The Yankees got the start they envisioned from Hiroki Kuroda but with a lagging offense, the Yankees fell in extras with a 3-2 loss at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. The Yankees two runs came in the second and third innings; Brian Roberts hit one in his first at-bat in Camden Yards since becoming a member of ...

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Ellsbury’s blast lifts Yankees over Indians 5-4 in 14 innings

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Brandon McCarthy's Yankees debut was overshadowed by the injury to Masahiro Tanaka and it was once again overshadowed by the 4 hour and 51 minute game. However, with Jacoby Ellsbury's go-ahead blast in the 14th inning, the Yankees were able to rally and come away with the victory in a 5-4 win over the Indians ...

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It’s easy being Greene in 5-3 win over Indians

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When the Yankees brought up Shane Greene to make the spot start for Vidal Nuno, fans weren't expecting to get much from him. I don't even think the Yankees were expecting to get much from him. Greene gave them a quality start and Dellin Betances closed the game in a 5-3 victory over the Cleveland ...

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Jeter, Tanaka and Betances earn All-Star nods

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Derek Jeter, Masahiro Tanaka and Dellin Betances? Pack your bags; you're going to Minnesota! Derek Jeter was elected into his final All-Star game while Masahiro Tanaka and Dellin Betances were elected into their first All-Star games earlier this evening and they couldn't have been excited about the opportunity. Here were their reactions on being told they were ...

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Brian McCann and Brett Gardner out of today’s lineup

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First off, I apologize for the pregame notes being five/six innings late. I had a slight emergency but with everything cleared up, I now have time to write out the notes and publish it. As it turns out, Brian McCann coming out of the lineup was the Yankees main news of the afternoon. Here's a ...

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