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Girardi explains (again) reason for not skipping rotation


For the last three days, Joe Girardi had been asked the same question over and over: "Why didn't he skip Vidal Nuno today which forces Masahiro Tanaka to pitch tomorrow?" He was asked that question once again before the game started and Girardi became irritated. However, his irritation let him to give a thorough answer--even ...

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Yankees avoid sweep with 5-3 victory over Blue Jays


One night after the Yankees lost a heart breaker, they were able to leave Toronto with a good taste in their mouth, beating the Blue Jays 5-3 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario. After trailing 1-0, the Yankees were able to put up a four-spot on the Jays in the fourth inning with a Francisco ...

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Yankees hope to salvage final game of series vs. Blue Jays

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When the Blue Jays came to Yankee Stadium, the Yankees were able to sweep them in their home ballpark. Fast forward to a week later and the Yankees are about to face the same fate at the Rogers Centre. Before we look ahead to tonight, let's rewind to yesterday's game for a moment. Last night's game ...

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Yankees end up on opposite end of walk-off as they fall 7-6 to Blue Jays


When the Yankees were able to tie the game at six by the seventh inning, it seemed there was hope that the Yankees could actually come away with a victory. Unfortunately, the Yankees (literally) threw the game away in the bottom of the ninth, sending them to a heartbreaking walk-off loss by a score of ...

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Yankees vs. Blue Jays pitching matchups


Monday, June 23 Yankees: Chase Whitley (3-0, 2.56 ERA) Blue Jays: Marcus Stroman (3-2, 5.17 ERA) Time: 7:07 p.m. T.V/Radio: YES Network/WFAN Who's Hot vs. Stroman: Kelly Johnson (2-for-2, 1.000 AVG), Brett Gardner & Jacoby Ellsbury (1-for-2, .500 AVG) Who's Not vs. Stroman: Brian McCann, Brian Roberts & Ichiro Suzuki (0-for-2, .000 AVG), Mark Teixeira (0-for-1, .000 AVG) Tuesday, June 24 Yankees: David Phelps (3-4, 3.86 ERA) Blue Jays: Mark Buehrle (10-4, ...

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Red-hot Gardner leads Yankees to first place showdown vs. Blue Jays

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The last time these two teams met, the Yankees were able to sweep the Blue Jays in a three game showdown. Now, the Yankees go to the Rogers Centre with one goal on their mind: taking first place in the American League East. It's hard to believe with the way the Yankees are playing that they're in ...

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Beltran homers in walk-off fashion as Yankees beat Orioles 5-3


For the first eight innings, nothing was going the Yankees way. Hiroki Kuroda had pitched an okay game, but the offense wasn't able to do much. But, in the 9th inning everything seemed to click. The Yankees were able to get rid of all their frustrations and they were able to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 at ...

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Yankees vs. Orioles pitching matchups


Friday, June 20 Yankees: Hiroki Kuroda (4-5, 4.32 ERA) Orioles: Ubaldo Jimenez (2-8, 4.86 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V./Radio:  My9/WFAN Who's Hot vs. Jimenez: Carlos Beltran (5-for-13, .385 AVG), Jacoby Ellsbury (4-for-7, .571 AVG), Alfonso Soriano (4-for-11, .364 AVG) Who's Not vs. Jimenez: Brett Gardner (2-for-10, .200 AVG), Mark Teixeira, (1-for-16, .063 AVG), Derek Jeter (1-for-6, .167 AVG) Saturday, June 21 (Tino Martinez Day) Yankees: Vidal Nuno (1-3, 5.90 ERA) Orioles: Bud ...

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