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Random thoughts going into the Red Sox series

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With the off day today, I thought I would take time to reflect on the Yankees as they prepare for a three game series where the Boston Red Sox come to town. -- After coming off another bad start where Nuno  gave up multiple home runs (again), he's going to face the Boston Red Sox who have dangerous home ...

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Yankees avoid sweep with 5-3 victory over Blue Jays

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One night after the Yankees lost a heart breaker, they were able to leave Toronto with a good taste in their mouth, beating the Blue Jays 5-3 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario. After trailing 1-0, the Yankees were able to put up a four-spot on the Jays in the fourth inning with a Francisco ...

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Would the Yankees been better off with Cano and Granderson?

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We all know the story of the 2013 off season: Robinson Cano left the Yankees to go to the Seattle Mariners for a 10-year contract and Curtis Granderson went crosstown to the New York Mets. To try to compensate their loss, the Yankees signed Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann and Jacoby Ellsbury. Well, we're almost in ...

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Sabathia optimistic on road to recovery

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CC Sabathia threw a bullpen session as if he was going to start today, leaving it all on the field while testing the his knee. The next stop for Sabathia is a live batting practice session in Tampa and hopefully he'll get to move onto facing hitters in a simulated game. “I got after it a little bit, ...

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Brett Gardner has “no regrets” avoiding free agency

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With the way Brett Gardner is playing this year, he's having close to an All-Star year. If he were in his walk year, he would almost be guaranteed a huge payday for an opposing team. He could have taken the route fellow center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury took, leaving the Boston Red Sox to come to the Yankees ...

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Yankees get the series sweep with 6-4 win over Blue Jays

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With a depleted bullpen, the Yankees turned to David Phelps to ask him to go the distance and lead the Yankees to victory. Luckily they were able to get the series sweep as they defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York The Yankees took an early lead in the first ...

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Kelly Johnson is back in a groove

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In the beginning of the season, Kelly Johnson saw his playing time diminish simply because he wasn't hitting and it was becoming a question on whether Johnson would be simply a bench player or possibly a trade chip. Well, with Yangervis Solarte slumping, Johnson is seeing more playing time and his bat has heated up ...

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Has Adam Warren grown accustomed to the pen?

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The Yankees continue to stand by their decision of leaving Vidal Nuno in the Yankees rotation, but Nuno has a 5.90 ERA and hasn't won a game since May 7th. Media have suggested that the Yankees move Adam Warren from the bullpen to the rotation, and for now both Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi downplayed ...

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