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Yankees Fall to 2nd Place

The Yankees lost their third straight game and with their 8-2 loss tonight they have fallen a game in back of the Tampa Bay Rays and are now in 2nd place in the AL East. Here are some notes: Dustin Moseley wasn’t terrible outside of a couple of mistakes that hurt him big ...

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Yankees Notes: Recap, Thames, Hughes, Posada, All-Stars

The Yankees won a wild one yesterday. They took a two run lead, fell behind by two runs, took the lead in the 7th, coughed it up in the 9th, and then Marcus Thames got his second walk-off hit of the year as the Yankees won 7-6 in 11 innings. All of that ...

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Yankees Injury Updates: Johnson, Aceves, Thames, Mitre

A lot of teams have been dealing with injuries and fortunately the Yankees injuries have been relatively mild. Here is a rundown of a couple of players and how they've been doing: Nick Johnson - Out with a wrist injury, he has been hitting off a tee this week with hitting coach Kevin Long. No ETA ...

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Yankees Notes: Gardner, Moseley, Thames, Aceves, Mitre, Rivera, and Outfield Grass

The Yankees have played back-to-back games against the Mariners and have not faced one reliever. A night after Cliff Lee went the distance and beat the Yankees, Felix Hernandez got a complete game shutout and won 7-0. Javier Vazquez didn't pitch especially well or bad, but he is on hook for the loss. Here are some ...

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Yankees Notes: Hughes, Jeter, Burnett, Aceves, Thames

Yesterday was a showdown between two young starters with 9-1 records and the Yankees Phil Hughes came out on top of the Mets Mike Pelfrey as the Yanks beat the Mets 5-3. Now 10-1 Hughes looks like a strong candidate for the All-Star game. Here are some notes: Unfortunately for Hughes he may not be able to ...

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Yankees Notes: 1st Place, Hughes Rules, A-Rod, Aceves, Thames

The Yankees are back in 1st place after they beat the Astros 9-5 yesterday behind a mostly strong performance by Phil Hughes, another Jorge Posada grand slam. Here are some notes: The Yankees record is now 40-23, tied for the best in baseball. Posada is the first Yankee to hit Grannies in back-to-back games since Bill Dickey in ...

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Yankees Notes: Thames, Huffman, Posada, and Vazquez

The Yankees are going for the sweep today against the Houston Astros after beating them 9-3 yesterday behind a strong performance by Javier Vazquez and a grand slam by Jorge Posada. Here are some notes: Vazquez is 5-2 in his last seven appearances. He has a 2.93 ERA in 40 IP during that time. Posada has struggled since ...

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Yankees Notes: Holding onto Rivera, Thames, Winn, and the Draft

The Yankees lost to the Blue Jays 3-2 yesterday in the 14th inning. Chad Gaudin was on the mound when they lost with Mariano Rivera fully rested and waiting in the bullpen. I'll never understand why you would ever use such an inferior reliever with Mo waiting. Play for the win, not the statistic. I ...

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