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Gardner goes yard as Yankees beat Blue Jays 6-4 for series win

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Going into today's game, the Yankees didn't have a home run this season, which was slightly hard to believe. Well, if you had Brett Gardner in your pool as to who would hit the first Yankees home run of the season (I did), you'd be right. That home run made the difference as the Yankees ...

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Tanaka solid in first start as Yanks win 7-3 over Blue Jays

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It was an inauspicious start to Masahiro Tanaka's career in the Major Leagues. He gave up three runs in the first two innings and it left many fans wondering if Tanaka had his prized pitch, the splitter. But he was able to give the Yankees seven effective innings and in the end he surely didn't ...

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Yankees could possibly lead league in Stolen Bases

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For the past few years, Brett Gardner had been the only Yankees player in his prime who could swipe a base on a consistent basis. The Yankees were never considered a real "speed" team; instead they relied on power to score runs. With the signing of Jacoby Ellsbury, the Yankees now look like a team ...

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CC struggles as Yanks fall 6-2 to Astros on Opening Day

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After 17 scoreless innings in Spring Training, CC Sabathia was hoping to make a good start on his planned come back in 2014. Instead, he gave up six runs in the first two innings as the Yankees fell 6-2 to the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Sabathia who was making his 11th ...

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2014 Yankees over/under scenarios

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With first pitch approximately three hours away, I thought I'd do an over/under article on some of the scenarios the Yankees would face during their 2014 season. Here's a few of them (if you have any others, you could put them in the comments for discussion). Wins: 90 Over or Under: Over Reason: The Yankees have a ball club that ...

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Opening Day is here!

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Well, the day we thought would never come has finally arrived! Opening Day is here! This Opening Day is slightly sentimental since this will be the final Opening Day of Derek Jeter's career--just one of the many lasts for Jeter this season. Not only will there be lasts, but there will also be firsts. This is the ...

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Yankees healthy to begin season, unlike last year

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As the Yankees broke camp on Saturday to head to Houston, they were proud to report there were no major injuries during the course of Spring Training (well, except for Jacoby Ellsbury's sore calf, but he'll be in the lineup on Tuesday). They couldn't say the same thing this time last season. Last season the Yankees ...

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Girardi explains Gardner hitting seventh in potential Opening Day lineup

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This was how the Yankees lineup shaped out today before the Spring Training finale was rained out: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran DH Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Alfonso Soriano RF Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Kelly Johnson 3B If you switch the positions between Beltran and Soriano, that would be your 2014 Opening Day Lineup. Now, before the season began, ...

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