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Yankees fans reflect and say goodbye to Derek Jeter

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Derek Jeter has meant so much to Major League Baseball, but he's also meant so much to the New York Yankees and their fans. Yesterday, I asked Yankees fans this question: "How would you describe Derek Jeter in 140 characters or less?" (the 140 characters because the question was asked on Twitter). First off, thank you to ...

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Yankees officially eliminated from postseason contention

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It was something the fans knew for the last few weeks and today it became a reality: The Yankees were eliminated from postseason contention after falling to the Baltimore Orioles 9-5. With the Yankees being eliminated, Joe Girardi declared Carlos Beltran and Jacoby Ellsbury have been shut down for the remainder of the season and ...

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Joe Girardi feels Jeter’s place is second in the lineup

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Joe Girardi was once again asked by reporters today if he felt the team suffered because Derek Jeter batted second and played shortstop almost the entire season. It felt like a ridiculous question considering Jeter only have five more games before he retires, but like any good manager does, Joe Girardi answered it anyway. “No,” Girardi ...

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Mark Teixeira returns to the lineup following cortisone shot

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Mark Teixeira has returned to the Yankees lineup following a third cortisone shot in his surgically repaired wrist and he's aiming to play the rest of the season with hopes that his injury doesn't flair up again. “I’ve gone through all the basic tests, and it seems to have taken,” Teixeira said. “Unless something crazy happens ...

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What will the Yankees do for Derek Jeter’s final home game?

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Last year, the Yankees caught Mariano Rivera off-guard in the final home game of his career when the team sent Andy Pettitte and Derek Jeter to the mound in order to make a pitching change. Rivera was so overcome with emotion that he wept on the mound for a heartbreaking five minutes. Fast forward to a ...

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Pineda holds Orioles to one hit in Yankees 5-0 victory

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Coming off the heels of taking three-out of-four against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Yankees turned to Michael Pineda in order to give them a quick head start in their series against the Orioles. Pineda's pitching and the bats of Derek Jeter and Jose Pirela propelled the Yankees to a 5-0 victory at Yankee Stadium ...

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McCann and Gardner’s blasts give Yankees 5-2 victory over Blue Jays

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In Masahiro Tanaka's first start since July, he was dominant, he was Tanaka of old and he looked as if he never missed a beat. Brian McCann and Brett Gardner provided the offense and that combination gave the Yankees a 5-2 win over the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees ...

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Tanaka takes the hill in series finale vs. Jays

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Earlier this morning, I voiced my concerns on the Yankees using Masahiro Tanaka for today and if all goes well at Fenway Park in Boston. While everyone is concerned about Tanaka, Joe Girardi insists that this is the only way the team could get a look at him and make sure he's ready for next ...

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