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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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Soriano leads offensive attack as Yankees defeat Red Sox 8-1 in Tampa

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Michael Pineda went 4.1 innings and Alfonso Soriano had four RBI's on the day as the Yankees defeated the Red Sox 8-1 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. Pineda continues to make a strong case for the fifth spot in the rotation, going 4.1 IP with no runs on four hits and five strikeouts. ...

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Michael Pineda to make Spring debut tonight

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Ladies and gentlemen...the wait is over. Michael Pineda will make his Spring appearance against the Tigers tonight, as he tries to win the competition to be the Yankees fifth starter. Hiroki Kuroda is starting tonight's game and David Robertson will follow Kuroda; Pineda will pitch after Robertson. There has been some anticipation from Yankees fans as ...

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Ichiro plans to play for “many” seasons following 2014

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Ichiro Suzuki's contract with the Yankees might end after this season, but he doesn't have any plans to stop playing baseball after the 2014 season concludes. Ichiro told ESPN New York that he plans to continue playing beyond the 2014 season, and retirement is not an option for him. “Retirement from baseball is something I haven’t even ...

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Tanaka dazzles as Yankees shutout Phillies 4-0

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Masahiro Tanaka's Major League debut came in the fifth inning of today's 4-0 victory against the Phillies, and it was safe to say, Tanaka was nervous about facing Major League hitting for the first time in his career. "I was nervous, but it was a really good nervous," Tanaka said through an interpreter. "It's the first ...

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Spring Training: Day 6 Notes

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Derek Jeter stole the show today when he had a press conference to discuss his retirement (the pitchers joked they weren't going to get any attention today because of the conference) but let's end the day with some notes from camp that involve Jeter's teammates: -- Ichiro Suzuki uses a translator when he speaks to the ...

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Yankees designate Vernon Wells for assignment

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I guess the Bronx will no longer be Vernon. According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Yankees designated Vernon Wells for assignment in order to create room on the 40-man roster. In a response to the news, Wells tweeted: Thank you @Yankees for the opportunity to be a part of such a storied franchise. #Blessed #NextChapter With the ...

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