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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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Masahiro Tanaka prepares for start on Sunday, despite the risks

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Masahiro Tanaka was spotted throwing in the outfield earlier this afternoon and his main goal is for him to be ready for his start on Sunday, his first start since being diagnosed with a UCL tear. There's a chance the Yankees could postpone Tommy John Surgery or there's a chance Tanaka's elbow will blow out. ...

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Derek Jeter’s days as a Yankee are numbered

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With the Yankees beginning an eight game home stand tonight, the attention will land on the Yankees captain Derek Jeter, who's career is slated to end next Sunday at Fenway Park. The home finale for the Yankees will be next Thursday, and while Jeter's days as a Yankee are now numbered, Joe Girardi doesn't expect the ...

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Derek Jeter begins final home stand of his career

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When Derek Jeter told everyone in February that 2014 would be his final season, many thought "Oh, well Jeter still has six months of baseball to play." But with the Yankees realistically out of the postseason picture, it's become clear that these 12 games the Yankees have left on the calender are Jeter's final games, and these ...

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Mark Teixeira discusses brutal second half

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Mark Teixeira has been a frustrating case this season, whether it be the constant injuries or his lack of offensive power. Sure, Texieria has reached 20 home runs, but the problem was most of his offensive work came in the first half of the season. He's been absolutely brutal in the second half, and he's ...

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Carlos Beltran leaves Yankees to attend family matters

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The Yankees lost one more player, but this time it wasn't due to injury. According to River Avenue Blues, Carlos Beltran had left the Yankees after last night's game in order to take care of personal matters. The news was confirmed by Joe Girardi last night during his post game press conference. Girardi said Beltran would ...

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Why do the Yankees want Tanaka to start Sunday?

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It's no secret the Yankees want Mashairo Tanaka to start on Sunday, months after he was shut down due to a UCL tear that wasn't surgically repaired. Some fans are hesitant about having Tanaka in a game out of fear Tanaka could blow out his arm and miss all of next season and some fans believe ...

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