Tag Archives: Mark Teixeira

Offense can’t help Tanaka as O’s blank Yanks 8-0


Masahiro Tanaka has been the Yankees best pitcher since the beginning of the season and he had another good outing this afternoon. Unfortunately, the Yankees offense couldn't capitalize on Tanaka's start as they were blanked by the Orioles 8-0 at Yankee Stadium, in the Bronx, New York. I usually write about the Yankees offense first, but ...

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Nuno gives up three home runs as Yanks fall to Orioles 6-1

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Today wasn't Vidal Nuno's worst start of the year, but the alarming fact he gave up 13 home runs at Yankee Stadium this season proves he's the weakest link in the rotation. The Yankees were unable to bring their magic from last night into tonight's game as they fell to the Orioles 6-1 at Yankee ...

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Beltran homers in walk-off fashion as Yankees beat Orioles 5-3


For the first eight innings, nothing was going the Yankees way. Hiroki Kuroda had pitched an okay game, but the offense wasn't able to do much. But, in the 9th inning everything seemed to click. The Yankees were able to get rid of all their frustrations and they were able to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 at ...

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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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