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Yankees fall to Orioles 3-2

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There's nothing more to say than to describe this loss as heartbreaking and crushing. Just when it looked like the Yankees were going to leave with a split, a walk-off hit by former Yankee and now Oriole Kelly Johnson sent the Yankees to a 3-2 loss at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. In the top of the ...

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Stephen Drew prepared to play second base

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Stephen Drew has been a shortstop for all of his Major League career, but he does have some experience at second base. How much? Eight weeks while in the 10th grade. “I played two months in 10th grade at second base on varsity,” Drew said. “It’s going to be a challenge. I pride myself on defense, ...

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Roster Moves: Wheeler, Almonte, Prado

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Here's a few minor moves before tonight's game. I'll be back with the pre-game notes in a little bit. -- The Yankees have announced they have optioned Zelous Wheeler and Zoilo Almonte back to Triple-A Scranton to make a roster move for Stephen Drew and Martin Prado. Kelly Johnson being traded to Boston cleared a spot ...

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Reviewing the Yankees trade transactions

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Throughout July, the Yankees had made multiple transactions with hopes of making the team better and turning them into a contending (possibly wild card) team. Let's look at every trade the Yankees made this month and weigh in. July 6, 2014 The New York Yankees have acquired RHP Brandon McCarthy and cash considerations from the Arizona Diamondbacks ...

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Yankees solid at the trade deadline but Red Sox show em how it’s done

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This year's Yankees team has been fairly unimpressive with injuries decimating the pitching staff and an offense that largely hasn't lived up to the hype. Despite a -30 run differential, they are only three games out of a wild-card spot which, in Hal Steinbrenner's world, means ignore the mediocrity and go for it. So rather than be ...

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Report: Stephen Drew traded to Yankees for Kelly Johnson

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This just in, ladies and gentlemen: According to Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston, the Boston Red Sox have traded Stephen Drew to the New York Yankees for Kelly Johnson,  making this the first Yankees/Red Sox trade since 1997. Kelly Johnson currently is on the disabled list, but he didn't perform to the Yankees standards when they ...

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Michael Pineda to begin rehab assignment Sunday

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Michael Pineda...you are officially on the rehab clock. Pineda threw a 45-pitch simulated game today in Tampa and Joe Girardi heard Pineda was "very good". The next game Pineda will throw will be a rehab game, and that will start Pineda's 30 day clock before he can return to the Yankees. “He will make a start somewhere,” Giradri ...

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Yankees put Kelly Johnson on the DL

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The New York Yankees have placed Kelly Johnson on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain. As a corresponding move, the Yankees have called up LHP Chris Leroux from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. To make a move for Leroux on the 40-man roster, the Yankees have designated RHP Bruce Billings for assignment. Johnson was pulled ...

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