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Pineda shines but offense can’t score as Jays blank Yanks 4-0

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Michael Pineda made his first start in two seasons and looked outstanding, but the Yankees were unable to give him offense as they fell to the Blue Jays 4-0 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada. Pineda went six innings giving up one run on five hits while striking out five in his first start since ...

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Hiroki Kuroda gets the start tonight

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Opening Day didn't go to plan for the Yankees, so they're turning to Hiroki Kuroda to try to get the Yankees into the win column. Kuroda has been an effective pitcher for the Yankees early in the season but has the tendency to falter once September comes around. That's why this season, Kuroda will be ...

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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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Francisco Cervelli’s trade value is low

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You would think having a .500 batting average with four home runs this would have everyone calling the Yankees and expressing their interest in acquiring you, wouldn't it? Well, despite Francisco Cervelli's strong Spring, it doesn't seem his trade value would be high enough for the Yankees to get a legitimate piece for their roster. "At ...

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Phelps stuns Red Sox as Yanks win 3-2

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Michael Pineda is the favorite to win the fifth rotation spot, but David Phelps didn't make Joe Girardi's decision any easier as he stunned the Boston Red Sox "A-Lineup" in a 3-2 victory at JetBlue Park. Phelps went six innings giving up two runs on four hits while walking two and striking out three, leading the ...

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Nova sparkles as Yankees shut out Braves 7-0

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Ivan Nova went six and change scoreless innings and Carlos Beltran had a three-hit performance as the Yankees defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Champion Stadium. Nova, who had an up down Spring Training, went 6.1 innings allowing no runs on two hits and five strikeouts with the curveball being his go-to pitch. He only allowed ...

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Yankees sweep split squad in Tampa and Panama

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While yesterday was a low day for the Yankees, they promptly turned it around and took both of the Split Squad games, winning 7-3 over the Atlanta Braves in Tampa, Florida and 7-0 over the Miami Marlins in Panama City, Panama. Yankees 7, Braves 3 recap GMS Field: Tampa, Florida Masahiro Tanaka had the start for the Yankees ...

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Nova struggles as Yanks fall to Phillies 6-2 in Clearwater

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Ivan Nova had a rocky third inning in another rocky start as the Yankees fell to the Phillies 6-2 in game one of a split squad series. Nova went five-innings giving up three runs on nine hits with six strikeouts, but his troubles occurred in the third inning when he gave up an RBI single to ...

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