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Reds vs. Yankees pitching matchups

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Friday, July 18 Yankees: David Phelps (3-4, 3.94 ERA) Reds: Mike Leake (7-7, 3.54 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network/WFAN Who's Hot vs. Leake: Brett Gardner (1-for-3, .333 AVG), Kelly Johnson (2-for-5, .400 AVG), Brian McCann (2-for-8, .250 AVG) Who's Not vs. Leake: Francisco Cervelli (0-for-3, .000 AVG), Brendan Ryan (0-for-4, .000 AVG) Saturday, July 19 Yankees: Brandon McCarthy (3-10, 4.80 ERA) Reds: Alfredo Simon (12-3, 2.70 ERA) Time: 1:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network/WFAN Who's Hot ...

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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: Starting Rotation

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Yesterday, I graded the Yankees position players and today is probably the toughest task: the starting rotation. I'll start by grading the five original pitchers in the rotation and finally, I'll grade David Phelps and Chase Whitley (I can't really grade Shane Greene or Brandon McCarthy because they didn't make enough starts for consideration. It ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury gets start at DH

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When you look at the lineup, the first thing that jumps out at you isn't Kelly Johnson playing left field...it's Jacoby Ellsbury as the Yankees DH. It turns out, Ellsbury becoming the Yankees DH wasn't an accident. “He just needed it,” Girardi said. “Physically he needs it.” Ellsbury had a day-off before the Yankees hit the road, but ...

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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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Yankees vs. Orioles pitching matchups

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Friday, July 11 Yankees: Hiroki Kuroda (6-6, 4.20 ERA) Orioles: Miguel Gonzalez (4-5, 4.22 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network/WFAN Who's Hot vs. Gonzalez: Brett Gardner (5-for-15, .333 AVG), Kelly Johnson (4-for-11, .364 ERA), Jacoby Ellsbury (3-for-9, .333 AVG) Who's Not vs. Gonzalez: Mark Teixeira (0-for-3, .000 AVG), Brian McCann (0-for-3, .000 AVG) Saturday, July 12 Yankees: Shane Greene (1-0, 2.84 ERA) Orioles: Ubaldo Jimenez (3-8, 4.52 ERA) Time: 4:05 p.m. T.V./Radio: YES Network/WFAN Who's Hot ...

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Bullpen implodes in 9-3 loss to Indians

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David Phelps pitched well enough to get the win, handing the ball off to Matt Thornton. Unfortunately, Phelps's lead and any chance of a Yankees win disintegrated when the bullpen imploded, sending the Yankees to a 9-3 loss against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Yankees scored early, getting two runs in the ...

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Yankees hold on for 9-7 win over Twins

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This series against the Twins has not been easy, that's for certain. After scoring nine runs in the first four innings, the Minnesota Twins came back with seven unanswered runs. Luckily, David Robertson was able to shut the door on the Twins rally, resulting in the Yankees defeating the Twins 9-7 at Target Field in ...

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