Tag Archives: Mark Teixeira

Day 5 of HOPE Week honors Quai and Vaida Jefferson

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As parents get older and they reach their golden years, they hope their children are kind enough to take care of them in their time of need. No parent wants to see their children take on the parental role earlier than they should. When Quai Jefferson was only 6 years old, his mother Vaida Jefferson was ...

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Can somebody turn the power on?


When the Yankees signed Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran during the Yankees offseason, they envisioned their bats would be perfect for the short porch in right field, which could guarantee them at least 20 home runs a season and a drastic power boost from 2013. We're one-third of the way throughout the season and whatever ...

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Gardner and Tanaka propel Yankees to 3-1 victory over Blue Jays


The Yankees had to feel pretty good about their situation this evening: they had Masahiro Tanaka on the mound, who has been their best player by far. Tanaka didn't pitch a complete game, but his six innings and Brett Gardner's home run was just enough for the Yankees to beat the Blue Jays 3-1 at ...

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Yankees will find out if they’re AL East contenders or pretenders

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For the last six weeks, the Yankees had played teams outside the American League East division, including wrapping up a long West Coast trip where the Yankees finished 5-4. However, the Yankees real test lies starting this week as they'll face opponents that they're quite familiar with, considering they play them about 19 times a ...

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Gardner homers in 10-5 loss to Athletics


Well, the Yankees were trailing 10-0 after four innings so you knew they were going to lose. At least they made things interesting, scoring five unanswered runs in a 10-5 loss at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. Let's start with the pitching, considering that was the worst part of the game, mainly Vidal Nuno. Nuno only went ...

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Teixeira back in the lineup after being late scratch last night

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Before we get to the pregame notes, I'd like to wish every dad out there a very, very Happy Father's Day, including mine. If we're being honest, if it weren't for my dad, I never would have been interested in the New York Yankees and without his guidance, I could have very well ended up ...

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Yankees send Vidal Nuno to the mound in rubber match


The Yankees have had a decent road-trip so far: they got off to a sluggish start by only taking one of the three games against the Kansas City Royals, but they swept the series against the Seattle Mariners and they split the first two games against the Oakland Athletics. 5-3 on the road trip isn't ...

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Whitley, Nuno and Phelps hold down fort as rotation replacements


The beginning to the Yankees season has not been pretty and when they lost 60% of their rotation by mid-May, it seemed all hope was lost...until Chase Whitley, David Phelps and Vidal Nuno stepped in and held down the fort for the Bronx Bombers in their time of need. "They've kept us afloat," Mark Teixeira said ...

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