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Yankees end 5 game losing streak, avoid sweep

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The Yankees barely managed to avoid back-to-back sweeps over the weekend as they held on to beat the Angels 6-5 on Sunday, but ran their losing streak up to five games before that as they lost on Friday and Saturday nights. To make things worse, much worse, the Yankees had to remove Mark Teixeira from the ...

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Youkilis has made A-Rod’s return necessary for Yankees

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When the news broke that Alex Rodriguez needed hip surgery that would keep him out until at least the All-Star break the Yankees scrambled to find a replacement. They found one in Kevin Youkilis, a guy that would provide them with insurance on just a one-year deal. It was perfect and it looked that way in ...

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Notes from the weekend: roster moves, Pineda, Girardi, Stewart, and Pettitte

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The Yankees game is in danger of being rained out Monday night. Here is a quick update of the news that happened over the weekend. • Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis were activated from the DL on Friday and Vidal Nuno and Ivan Nova were sent down to make room for them on the roster. • David Huff was ...

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Yankees drop rain shortened weekend series to the Red Sox

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The rain kept the Yankees from even having a chance to mount a late comeback against the Red Sox on Sunday giving the boys from Boston the weekend series two games to three in the Bronx as the Yankees continued their recent slide. The Yankees have now lost seven of their last eight and nine of ...

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No more fairy dust: What happened to Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells?

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The Yankees were much better than expected during the month of April and a large reason for that was the superb play of both Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells. However, since May Hafner both players have gone in the tank and the Yankees offense has followed it. Just take a look at the difference: Hafner in April: ...

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What it means to have Teixeira and Youkilis returning on Friday

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Both Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis played in a rehab game for the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Wednesday, they both played seven innings and went 0-for-2 with a walk, and both are expected to return to the Yankees on Friday, Brian Cashman said. It's a little surprising to hear that both are coming back so soon ...

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David Huff, we hardly knew ye: Yankees activate Joba Chamberlain

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BBD is back after taking a couple of days off for Memorial Day and to watch the return of Arrested Development, which I've enjoyed very much. I wasn't gone long, but it might have been just long enough to miss the entire Yankees career of David Huff, who was designated for assignment to make room ...

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Jesus Montero demoted as Michael Pineda, finally, gets close to return

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Jesus Montero made a big splash when he joined the Yankees for 18 games in 2011 and hit .328/.406/.590. That's why it was so hard to see him traded for a pitcher who almost immediately landed on the DL with a major injury almost immediately. However, in the year and a half since Michael Pineda went ...

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