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Yankees officially eliminated from postseason contention

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It was something the fans knew for the last few weeks and today it became a reality: The Yankees were eliminated from postseason contention after falling to the Baltimore Orioles 9-5. With the Yankees being eliminated, Joe Girardi declared Carlos Beltran and Jacoby Ellsbury have been shut down for the remainder of the season and ...

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Joe Girardi feels Jeter’s place is second in the lineup

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Joe Girardi was once again asked by reporters today if he felt the team suffered because Derek Jeter batted second and played shortstop almost the entire season. It felt like a ridiculous question considering Jeter only have five more games before he retires, but like any good manager does, Joe Girardi answered it anyway. “No,” Girardi ...

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Mark Teixeira returns to the lineup following cortisone shot

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Mark Teixeira has returned to the Yankees lineup following a third cortisone shot in his surgically repaired wrist and he's aiming to play the rest of the season with hopes that his injury doesn't flair up again. “I’ve gone through all the basic tests, and it seems to have taken,” Teixeira said. “Unless something crazy happens ...

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Tanaka takes the hill in series finale vs. Jays

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Earlier this morning, I voiced my concerns on the Yankees using Masahiro Tanaka for today and if all goes well at Fenway Park in Boston. While everyone is concerned about Tanaka, Joe Girardi insists that this is the only way the team could get a look at him and make sure he's ready for next ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury likely done for season with hamstring injury

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Jacoby Ellsbury left the game after the fourth inning with a hamstring injury and if you're a Jacoby Ellsbury fan, you might not like the news I'm about to give you. During his post game press conference, Joe Girardi said there was a "distinct chance" Ellsbury would be done for the season after tests showed he ...

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Ellsbury’s blast propels Yankees to 5-3 win over Blue Jays

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The Yankees are realistically out of the Wild Card race, but they mathematically have been helping their odds. In order to keep the playoff hope alive, the Yankees rallied for a 5-3 victory at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees got on the board in the bottom of the first on a Brian ...

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Yankees fall to Rays 4-3

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In a night where the Yankees needed to win, they did just the opposite, falling to the Rays 4-3 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees got on the board in the fourth inning on a Jacoby Ellsbury solo-home run. In the fifth inning, Chris Young hit a two-run single, scoring Chase Headley ...

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Yankees shut out 2-0 on Derek Jeter Day

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Well, this isn't a way for the Yankees to honor the Captain on his own day. On Derek Jeter Day, the Yankees were shut-out 2-0 to the Kansas City Royals, wasting a start from Shane Greene and the Yankees bullpen. The Yankees only were able to muster four hits: one by Jacoby Ellsbury, Derek Jeter, Carlos ...

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