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Yankees place Cervelli on DL, call up Murphy & Sizemore

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The Yankees have made a roster move, and it unfortunately involves us not seeing Francisco Cervelli for a long time. Cervelli was placed on the 60-day disabled list with a Grade 2 hamstring strain. The Yankees called up John Ryan Murphy in his place. There was a lot of speculation as to who would be the second ...

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Nova dominates, Beltran homers as Yankees beat Red Sox 3-2

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Ivan Nova needed a good outing to redeem his past two starts, and that's exactly what he did as the Yankees beat the Red Sox 3-2 and took the series three games to one at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Nova went 8.1 innings giving up two runs on eight hits while striking out four before ...

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Francisco Cervelli injures his hamstring

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Well, here goes another injury. Francisco Cervelli left the game in the fourth inning of tonight's Yankees/Red Sox game with a hamstring injury. The play was Cervelli had grounded to second where it appeared to be a double play. On the play, Cervelli grabbed at his hamstring and fell to the ground, unable to get up ...

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Nova tagged for seven runs as Yanks fall to Orioles 14-5

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Ivan Nova had a bad yet effective start his last outing, but this time he was all bad as he only went 3.2 innings in a 14-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Nova gave up seven runs on 10 hits with 3 strikeouts in 3.2 innings of work before he ...

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Francisco Cervelli to play first base

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The last time Francisco Cervelli played at first base, he was 15 years old. Now, he gets his first Yankees start at first base while Kelly Johnson takes the day off and Mark Teixeira is shelved on the disabled list. Despite it being years since he's played first in a game, Cervelli has taken ground ...

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MLB, we have a problem: home plate rules aren’t clear

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Before the season started, Major League Baseball enforced the rule of a catcher being unable to block the plate to prevent injury. Although they enforced the rule, today's Yankees/Blue Jays game proved the rule wasn't entirely crystal clear. During the third inning of play, Francisco Cervelli tried to score from second base on a single by ...

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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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