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Some notes and tidbits before tonight’s game

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It's been pretty quiet for the Yankees before tonight's game, but there were some small notes lingering here and there before tonight's series finale. -- Joe Girardi said the other day he was going to rest Brian Roberts for a few days, mainly because he was beat up. It was odd to Roberts, considering he felt ...

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Brett Gardner’s power a nice surprise for the Yankees

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It's not surprising Brett Gardner has one of the best averages on the team, it's not surprising Brett Gardner leads the team in OBP and it's not surprising he's been one of the most clutch performers on the team. However, this number is surprising: 13. 13 represents the number of home runs Brett Gardner has hit ...

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Michael Pineda to begin rehab assignment Sunday

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Michael Pineda...you are officially on the rehab clock. Pineda threw a 45-pitch simulated game today in Tampa and Joe Girardi heard Pineda was "very good". The next game Pineda will throw will be a rehab game, and that will start Pineda's 30 day clock before he can return to the Yankees. “He will make a start somewhere,” Giradri ...

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Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran make progress

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Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran have both battled injuries recently, but there's good news for the both of them coming into the series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays. Mark Teixeira: Mark Teixera went into the batting cage and took 50 swings--25 from each side--with hitting coach Kevin Long this morning. Once Teixeira finished his swings, he ...

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Yankees get back on track at Yankee Stadium

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Before this 10 game home stand, the Yankees were under .500 while playing at Yankee Stadium this season. Coming into today's game, the Yankees are 7-1 this home stand and now have a 25-24 record at Yankee Stadium, pushing them above .500 for the first time since June 20 when they were 17-16. “We’ve played good ...

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Yankees will decide tomorrow whether to place Texieira on the DL

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The Yankees have a tough decision to make tomorrow, and it has to do with whether they will place Mark Teixeira on the disabled list. “It’s just seeing how he feels after three or four days (of rest),” Girardi said. “And then we’ll decide if we think it’s going to be in the near future that ...

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Brian Cashman views Chase Headley as a valuable rental

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Brian Cashman had been on the phone with the San Diego Padres for the last three weeks, discussing a potential deal for the free agent-to-be Chase Headley. After three weeks of trying to iron out a deal, the Yankees and Padres pulled the trigger, and just like that Chase Headley became a New York Yankee ...

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Greene and McCarthy help injured riddled Yankees rotation

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This was the Yankees rotation just before the first game of the 2014 season: CC Sabathia Hiroki Kuroda Masahiro Tanaka Ivan Nova Michael Pineda Fast forward to July 22nd and this is current rotation going into tonight: Brandon McCarthy Hiroki Kuroda Shane Greene Chase Whitley David Phelps The point of the small exercise above was to show just how much the rotation had changed in a short ...

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