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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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Tanaka feels rusty following simulated game

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Following Masahiro Tanaka's simulated game, he wasn't confident that his next step would be a Major League game. He was hit hard, but no runs scored and while he felt he had a bad outing, Larry Rothschild and Joe Girardi thought different. “I thought he was good,” Rothschild said. “I said all along if he comes ...

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Masahiro Tanaka throws a simulated game

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Masahiro Tanaka has just finished throwing a simulated game at the minor league complex in Tampa, Florida and to no one's surprise, it went well. Here was Tanaka's final line: 5 IP, 0R, 6H, 4K, 65 pitches. This is also worth mentioning...Tanaka's arm didn't fall off and it's still intact. Joe Girardi will meet with the media ...

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Some thoughts going into the Rays/Yankees series

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Followed by a disastrous series against the Baltimore Orioles, the Yankees are packing their bags and heading to Tampa in order to face the Tampa Bay Rays in a three game set. Here's a few thoughts as the Yankees continue to cling on to their dim Wild Card hopes. -- As we all know, David Robertson ...

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Jeter reflects on Cal Ripken Jr. in his final game at Camden Yards

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Tonight marks Derek Jeter's final game at Camden Yards, and like he does at every stadium he visits for the final time, he had a press conference prior to the first pitch. To say he had a history with the Orioles is an understatement. There's the Jeffery Maier game, the rivalry with the Orioles and of ...

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Yankees hand the ball to Michael Pineda in series finale

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Since Michael Pineda returned to the disabled list, he hasn't allowed more than two runs in his last five starts, not to mention he has a 1.80 ERA in nine starts entering tonight's match-up against the Tampa Bay Rays. In a game the Yankees need to win, they feel more than comfortable handing Pineda the ball. “He’s ...

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Yankees have injuries to worry about in 2015

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When the Yankees came into Spring Training earlier this season, they had to deal with a fair amount of injuries, the main injury being Mark Teixeira and his wrist. As the season comes to a close, the Yankees have more injuries to worry about when they go into Spring Training in 2015. Keeping the roster healthy ...

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