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Yankees Notes: Expanded Rosters, Berkman, Aceves, the Rotation, and more

Today is September 1st and the Yankees are sitting alone in 1st place. The Rays are just one game back though and have proven that they will not back down this season. The Yankees are also eight games up on the Red Sox for the Wild-Card lead, but with six head-to-head games left against them ...

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Yankees Notes: A-Rod, Berkman, Aceves

The Yankees are taking on the A's again today and might not need as much offense with Phil Hughes on the mound. A strong start today would probably go very far in easing the fear of the playoff rotation. Here are some notes: Alex Rodriguez went through a pregame workout with no problems yesterday. It ...

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Yankees Notes: A-Rod, Burnett, Berkman, and Matchups

The Yankees are back in the Bronx for a 10-game homestand starting with a four-game set against the Oakland Athletics today. Here are some notes: Alex Rodriguez will begin taking batting practice today and unless there are any setbacks he'll be returning to the lineup as soon as he is eligible on September 5th. A.J. Burnett ...

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Yankees Notes: Recap, Nova, and Injury Updates

Two things that have been going well for the Yankees lately, CC Sabathia and their bullpen, both struggled last night, but when your offense scores 12 runs those kind of things are forgiven. Here are some notes: Sabathia went 7 innings, but allowed 5 runs and David Robertson and Joba Chamberlain only managed to ...

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Yankees Notes: Burnett, Pettitte, Aceves, Berkman, and Nova

A.J. Burnett allowed four runs in the first inning and never settled in as he gave up eight earned runs and the Yankees lost 9-4 in the first game of a three game series against the Chicago White Sox. Here are some notes: Since May 9th, the Yankees are 6-14 when Burnett starts. His numbers during ...

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Trades of Kearns and Wood Working Out; Berkman Not So Much

The Yankees made three deals at the July 31st trade deadline acquiring Lance Berkman, Kerry Wood, and Austin Kearns. So far Berkman hasn't entirely worked out and has been on the DL, but Wood and Kearns have been big contributors since coming to the Bronx. Kearns was acquired primarily for his outfield defense ...

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Back In The New York Groove: Yankees Finally Win First Series In August

The Yankees concluded a four game series against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, winning 11-5, and thus winning their first series in the month of August. Phil Hughes looked shaky early on, surrendering a two run home run to Miguel Cabrera in the first inning, but that would be all the damage he would allow, ...

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Berkman Placed on DL; Nunez Called Up

Via The Star-Ledger: The Yankees placed designated hitter Lance Berkman on the disabled list before Thursday's game with the Tigers and called up infielder Eduardo Nunez from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. "There's only so long you can feel comfortable going without a backup infielder," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said. The Yankees have essentially been playing short, with ...

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