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McCann’s two home runs fuel Yankees past Red Sox in 7-4 victory

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In the first 11 games of the season, the Yankees had seven home runs. Today they had five home runs, including two from Brian McCann who was struggling, going 1-for-17 coming into this game. The five home runs plus Hiroki Kuroda's effective outing led the Yankees to a 7-4 victory at Yankee Stadium in the ...

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Sabathia implodes in the sixth as Yanks fall to Red Sox 4-2

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For the first five innings, CC Sabathia was cruising along and it seemed he was the CC of old. Unfortunately, he imploded in the sixth inning, giving up four runs as the Yankees fell to the Red Sox 4-2 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. CC Sabathia went seven innings, giving up four runs on six ...

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Tanaka pitches seven solid innings in 5-4 loss to Orioles

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Masahiro Tanaka made his first start at Yankee Stadium and mimicked his performance in Toronto; he gave up a home run (this time in the second inning) and then settled down to be very effective. In the end, the Yankees met their fate in the ninth inning in a 5-4 loss to the Orioles at ...

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Nova tagged for seven runs as Yanks fall to Orioles 14-5

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Ivan Nova had a bad yet effective start his last outing, but this time he was all bad as he only went 3.2 innings in a 14-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Nova gave up seven runs on 10 hits with 3 strikeouts in 3.2 innings of work before he ...

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Jeter guides Yankees to 4-2 victory over Orioles in final home opener

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In Derek Jeter's final home opener of his career, he lingered for a few moments before entering the batters box, letting the crowds cheers surround him. This was the final time he would step into the batters box during a Yankees home opener, and he wanted to take in all the emotions. But he also ...

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Yankees could possibly lead league in Stolen Bases

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For the past few years, Brett Gardner had been the only Yankees player in his prime who could swipe a base on a consistent basis. The Yankees were never considered a real "speed" team; instead they relied on power to score runs. With the signing of Jacoby Ellsbury, the Yankees now look like a team ...

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Kuroda has quality start but Yanks fall to Astros 3-1

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Hiroki Kuroda did everything right on the mound (minus a few mistakes), and hoped the Yankees offense would be able to help him. Unfortunately the Yankees were 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position as they fell to the Houston Astros 3-1 at Minute Maid Park in Houston Texas. Kuroda went six innings giving up two runs ...

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Hiroki Kuroda gets the start tonight

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Opening Day didn't go to plan for the Yankees, so they're turning to Hiroki Kuroda to try to get the Yankees into the win column. Kuroda has been an effective pitcher for the Yankees early in the season but has the tendency to falter once September comes around. That's why this season, Kuroda will be ...

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