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Around The Diamond: Second Base

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Yesterday, we glanced at first base and evaluated Mark Teixeira along with the lack of depth at the position. Today, we focus on second base where the Yankees have a few legitimate options on the roster and in the minor leagues.  1. Martin Prado Martin Prado was one of the trades the Yankees made during the 2014 season and unlike ...

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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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With Joe Girardi as manager, rookies are beginning to get a chance

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On October 9, 2013, the Yankees announced manager Joe Girardi had signed a four-year contract, and assuming he'll complete his entire deal in pinstripes, he'll have managed the New York Yankees for a full decade. Girardi has seen some changes since managing the team in 2008; he won one World Series championship, missed out on the postseason ...

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Yankees finish 2014 season and Derek Jeter’s career with 9-5 victory over Red Sox

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Derek Jeter took two at-bats, and two at-bats was all he needed to end his glorious career. On the final day of the season, the Yankees were able to come away with a 9-5 victory on Derek Jeter's final day in the big leagues against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The ...

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Tanaka, Yankees get crushed in 10-4 loss to Red Sox

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In the penultimate game of the 2014 season, the Yankees were hoping to get a look at Masahiro Tanaka before the offseason. Well, they got a look at him all right--he went 1.2 innings giving up seven runs in a 10-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Yankees didn't ...

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Derek Jeter has Hollywood ending to Yankee Stadium career

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Derek Jeter's entire career has been like a Hollywood movie; just when you think Jeter can't top himself, he does. Everyone was wondering how Derek Jeter's final game in Yankees pinstripes would end. Would Derek Jeter cry on the field? Would he continue to have a stoic demeanor as he's had for years past? Well, ...

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Pineda holds Orioles to one hit in Yankees 5-0 victory

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Coming off the heels of taking three-out of-four against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Yankees turned to Michael Pineda in order to give them a quick head start in their series against the Orioles. Pineda's pitching and the bats of Derek Jeter and Jose Pirela propelled the Yankees to a 5-0 victory at Yankee Stadium ...

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Four home runs lead Yankees past Tigers in 7-4 win

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The Yankees displayed power earlier this afternoon, hitting four home runs as the Bronx Bombers cruised past the Detroit Tigers 7-4 in Lakeland. Yankees newcomer Brian McCann, Gary Sanchez, Yangervis Solarte and Jose Pirela all hit home-runs in the game; McCann and Sanchez hit solo shots, Pirela hit a two-run shot and Solarte hit a three-run ...

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